UNITED NATIONS, United States: Islamic State fighters accused of atrocities in Syria are expected to be added to a list being drawn by the United Nations of possible war crime indictees, the chief rig
TRIPOLI: Black plumes of smoke marked shell blasts and bulldozed earthen barricades mapped out the frontlines around Tripoli’s largest airport, now at the heart of a standoff between the country’s pow
BEIRUT: Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush on Friday, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories Israeli fire on Gaza killed a pregnant woman and a senior Islamic Jihad figure Friday, as the Palestinian death toll from 18 days of violence exceeded 850, emergency
GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Friday for a humanitarian corridor to be set up in Gaza to allow aid workers to evacuate the wounded and bring in life-saving medicines.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: International efforts for a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza ramped up on Friday, as tensions erupted in the West Bank where four Palestinians were killed by Israeli
RAMALLAH, West Bank/CAIRO: Israeli soldiers shot and killed three Palestinian protesters and wounded about 100 on Thursday in confrontations with several thousand people demonstrating in the occupied
BAGHDAD: Islamic extremist militants blew up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah in Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul, on Thursday, residents of the
JERUSALEM: Britain is “gravely concerned” by the high number of civilian casualties resulting from Israel’s military operation in Gaza, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Thursday.
GENEVA: The United Nations, expressing deep concern, said on Thursday that militant group Islamic State had ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to undergo female ge
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