TOKYO: Japan was studying the latest message purportedly from the Islamic State group, which extends the deadline for Jordan’s release of an Iraqi prisoner, while officials worked feverishly Thursday
KOBANI: Rubble strewn streets, gutted buildings: The ferocious battle for the Syrian border town of Kobani has wrought massive destruction, according to a team of AFP journalists who arrived on the sc
MAJIDIYA, Lebanon: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Lebanon’s Hezbollah it will pay the “full price” after missiles killed two Israeli soldiers Wednesday in an attack that raised fears of anot
AMMAN: Jordan offered Wednesday to free a female terrorists in exchange for a Jordanian pilot held by the Islamic State group, which is threatening to execute the airman and a Japanese journalist.
DOHUK, Iraq: Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more than three million displaced Iraqis and Syrians l
PARIS: "You will discover hell on earth, and will die alone” — that is the stark message from the French government in a new social media campaign aimed at discouraging would-be jihadis.
JERUSALEM: Mortar bombs hit an Israeli military position in the occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, the Israeli army said, shortly after a military vehicle nearby on the Lebanon border was hit by an
DUBAI: Several airlines have suspended flights to Baghdad after a passenger plane arriving from the Mideast’s busiest airport in Dubai came under fire as it landed in the Iraqi capital.
BEIRUT: Kurdish fighters expanded their offensive Tuesday after driving Islamic State (IS) militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani the previous day, to retake dozens of surrounding villages st
TRIPOLI: As many as eight people, including five foreigners, were killed when gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday, a local security official said.
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