Islamic State militants parade tanks they have captured in Raqqa, Syria in this undated image posted online by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on June 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center- File)
IZMIR, Turkey: NATO is not considering establishing a “no-fly zone” in northern Syria, something Turkey has been calling for to alleviate security and humanitarian pressures on its southeastern border
MINNEAPOLIS: One of two Minnesota men accused of planning to join the Islamic State group was stopped at an airport by FBI agents before traveling to the Middle East, but the other man slipped by auth
ANKARA: An Ankara court on Wednesday acquitted the only suspect in a case over the alleged poisoning of former President Turgut Ozal, who died in office in 1993, a defense lawyer said.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 78 minors to between two and five years in prison for taking part in demonstrations calling for the return of Muhammad Mursi, judicial sources said.
GCC labor ministers have agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestics to improve the widely criticized working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said.
RAMALLAH: The Palestinian leadership on Tuesday slammed the Israeli government’s approval of a law determining the country’s status as the national Jewish homeland, saying it “killed” Middle East peac
ABU DHABI: An Emirati court Tuesday sentenced a local man to three years in jail after he posted social media reports on the imprisonment of his father, convicted along with dozens of others.
SANAA: Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and a foreigner in a raid in which seven Al-Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country’s supreme security committee said.
TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani faced thinly veiled pressure Tuesday over a missed nuclear deal deadline and an unexpected seven-month extension of talks, with hard-liners denouncing the diplo
UNITED NATIONS: The Islamic State group, which controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq, has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year, a UN expert monitoring
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