TUNIS: Tunisians went to the polls on Sunday to vote for their first directly elected president, in the final step to be taken to full democracy after the 2011 revolution that ended the rule of Zine e
JERUSALEM: Human Rights Watch called on Israel Saturday to stop razing the homes of Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis, saying the practice can constitute a war crime.
MANAMA: Voters in Bahrain cast ballots Saturday in the kingdom’s first full parliamentary election since disturbances nearly four years ago.
BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants have killed 25 members of a Sunni tribe during their assault on a provincial capital west of Baghdad, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal
FISHERS, Indiana: Muslims in Indiana held a funeral service for Abdul- Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria after being held captive for a year.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of the city of Ramadi seized by Islamic State group militants, an official and residents said.<
ISMAILIA, Egypt: Egypt has indefinitely shut schools in two border towns in northern Sinai as the army prepares to intensify a battle with militants that turned the daily trip to lessons into a “journ
WASHINGTON: The US and its allies have staged 30 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq since Wednesday, the US Central Command said.
BAGHDAD: The Islamic State group launched a major attack on the Iraqi city of Ramadi Friday, attempting to seize one of the last urban pockets under government control in troubled Anbar province.
BEIRUT: Militants who attacked parts of Lebanon this year could have drawn it into civil war, Army chief Gen Jean Kahwaji said in an unusually direct and political speech published on Friday.
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