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)
IERAPETRA, Greece: More than 700 people, most fleeing Syria, were disembarking Thursday on the Greek island of Crete after a harrowing journey on a smuggling ship that which broke down in gale-force w
GAZA CITY: As the wind whistles through gaping holes in her ruined house, 62-year-old Suad Al-Zaza and her daughter huddle together for warmth on a bed made of a wooden door laid on breeze blocks.
BAGHDAD: Residents in the militant-held Iraqi city of Mosul say militants with the Islamic State group have blocked all mobile phone networks in the town.
JERUSALEM: Israel claims to have thwarted a planned attack by the Palestinian group Hamas on Jerusalem’s biggest football stadium, arresting 30 suspected militants commanded from Turkey.
National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah returned to Riyadh on Wednesday following a visit to the United States where he met with President Barack Obama and senior US officials and discussed
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.
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