Libya’s Tobruk govt says negotiating arms deals

The Prime Minister of Libya's Tobruk-based government, Abdullah al-Thinni, said Sunday that he started negotiating arms deals with foreign arms suppliers. "I have held talks...

Policeman wounded in attack on northern Egypt church

A policeman was wounded late on Sunday when unidentified militants opened their gunfire on a church in the northern coastal city of Alexandria, a...

U.S. drone strike kills 12 Afghan Taliban

Taliban commander responsible for highway attacks killed in drone strike KABUL, Afghanistan  – A U.S. drone strike killed at least 12 Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan,...

Anadolu Agency, AzerTac to increase cooperation

Anadolu Agency to train AzerTac staff as Turkish and Azeri news agencies plan closer future. BAKU – Turkey’s Anadolu Agency and Azerbaijan’s state-run news provider AzerTac...
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More than 50 feared dead in Afghanistan landslide

– Afghan authorities struggling to reach landslide victims in remote northern villageBy Shadi Khan Saif KABUL – More than 50 people are feared dead...

UPDATE – Turkey revised military engagement rules in 2012

When Syria shot down a Turkish aircraft in international airspace without any warning on June 22, 2012, Turkey revised its rules of engagement UPDATES WITH...

Russian claims over Turkey-Daesh oil trade refuted

Russian claims that jet was operating on Daesh oil delivery to Turkey before it was downed, are ridiculuous: Energy experts ANKARA - Russian claims that...

Eight Iranian soldiers killed near Pakistan border

Attackers killed Iranian security forces in Sistan-Baluchestan region. TEHRAN, Iran - At least eight Iranian security forces were killed by gunmen in the Sistan-Baluchestan region, which borders...

Gaza union urges Egypt to release detained fishermen

The workers' union in the Gaza Strip called on Sunday on Egyptian authorities to release nine fishermen allegedly detained two days ago by Egyptian...

Hadi urges UNSC action under Chapter 7 in Yemen

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi on Sunday urged the UN Security Council to halt the "aggression" of Shiite Houthi militants through Chapter 7...

Israeli forces raid Jenin refugee camp

Eyewitnesses report claims of seeing live ammunition fired RAMALLAH, Palestine – At least 27 Palestinians were injured and three were arrested after Israeli forces stormed...

Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes in Yemen’s capital

Planes still flying over Sanaa in face of anti-aircraft missiles from Houthi and pro-Saleh forces, eyewitnesses say ANKARA -- Saudi Arabian-led coalition airplanes launched intense...
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Iraqi Ministry of Defense says Daesh’s second man killed

U.S.-led international coalition targets meeting of group's senior members in Tal Afar area west of Mosul. ANKARA – The Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in...

14 die in bomb blast in Afghanistan’s south

Taliban suspected of carrying out attack on civilian bus in Helmand province KABUL - At least 14 civilians -- majority of them women and children --...

UN airdrop delivers aid to besieged Syrian city

Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria under seige from Daesh, residents starving, UN By Fatih Erel GENEVA - The UN has carried out its first successful...

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