Syrian Network for Human Rights says 2,223 killed in country during May

Statistics do not include death toll of Daesh militants or regime forces, Syrian Network for Human Rights says ISTANBUL - At least 2,223 Syrians were...

Pro-Houthi forces, vigilantes clash in Yemen’s Aden

Clashes erupted early Monday between army units loyal to Yemen's Shiite Houthi movement and vigilantes supporting President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi  in various spots...

Nine killed, 19 injured in violence across Iraq

Several explosions hit Baghdad and Diyala BAGHDAD – Nine Iraqis were killed and 19 others were wounded in Baghdad and Diyala on Saturday, police sources...
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Iraqi air force ‘dropped weapons to Daesh by mistake’

Iraqi weapons drop to besieged security forces in Baiji oil refinery goes awry, claims MP BAGHDAD – The Iraqi air force has dropped weapons to...

US to ask Middle East partners to do more against Daesh

US President Obama says he is sending his defense chief Carter to the Middle East to secure more military contributions in the fight against...

Houthis kidnap 15 pro-Brotherhood party members in Yemen

A pro-Muslim Brotherhood party said Saturday that Shiite Houthi militants kidnapped 15 of its junior members and activists. SANAA –  Al-Islah Party said the 15...

Turkish FM undersecretary, intel chief arrive in Baghdad

Visit comes amid diplomatic row over Turkish troops training Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq BAGHDAD  – Turkish Foreign Minister’s Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu and the head of the...

Last Peshmerga forces leave Kobani

Plane carrying fourth group of fighters takes off for Iraq from southeast Turkey. ERBIL, Iraq - The last group of Kurdish peshmerga forces fighting Daesh...
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‘Taliban’ militants storm appeals court in Afghanistan

- At least two policemen and four assailants were killed in attack against court in Wardak province KABUL, Afghanistan - A group of suspected Taliban suicide...
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Air raid on Aleppo school kills 10, says Syrian Civil Defence

Four teachers among victims of attack after 'vacuum bomb' dropped on school in Aleppo. ALEPPO, Syria  - At least 10 people including four teachers have...
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Iraq: Senior Shiite militia commander killed by Daesh

Five other militia fighters were injured in attack in northern Iraq. SALADIN, Iraq – A senior leader of the al-Hashid al-Shaabi Shiite militia was sniped by Daesh...

UPDATE 3 – Anadolu Agency journalist killed in Syria suicide bombing

Saleh Mahmoud Laila killed Thursday near Aleppo ALEPPO, Syria - Anadolu Agency photojournalist Saleh Mahmoud Laila was killed in a suicide car bomb attack in...

Thirteen dead in flash floods in SW Pakistan

A vehicle carrying 20 passengers was reportedly washed away by flash floods caused by heavy rains in Balochistan province. By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan - Flash floods...

Tunisian appellate court cancels Jerusalem flights

Court in Tunisia rejects appeal against earlier ruling cancelling two flights to flashpoint city SOUSSE, Tunisia – An appellate court in Tunisia’s eastern Sousse province on Monday threw...

Clashes recorded in the wake of Iraqi forces advancement into Kurdish held areas

Baghdad announced that it would carry out an operation to obtain control of the oil fields and bases in the conflict-laden area. Disputes and fights...

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