WASHINGTON: The United States has carried out more air strikes in Iraq, a senior US defense official said Wednesday amid a threat by Islamic militants to execute a second US journalist.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Several thousand Palestinians fled their homes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, weighed down with bags of clothes, pillows and mattresses after Israel and Palestinian
GAZA CITY: Israel hauled its negotiators back from talks in Cairo and warplanes hit Gaza Tuesday after Palestinian rockets smashed into the south as the two sides were observing a 24-hour truce.
BAGHDAD: Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by U
NICOSIA: Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday urged authorities in Iran to release immediately and unconditionally dozens of prisoners jailed in a northern city “for exercising their basic rights.”
ANKARA: Turkish authorities on Tuesday arrested at least 25 police officers in the latest nationwide swoop to detain suspects alleged to have illegally wiretapped key government figures including Prim
GAZA CITY: The Gaza death toll rose over 2,000 Monday as the clock ticked toward a midnight deadline and negotiators in Cairo strove to hammer out a decisive end to weeks of bloodshed.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured Iraq’s biggest dam from Islamist militants with the help of US air strikes to secure a vital strategic objective in fighting that threatens to break up the
JERUSALEM: The Israeli army said Monday it had destroyed the homes of two of three Palestinians suspected of involvement in the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June.
GAZA/CAIRO: Talks in Cairo on ending the Gaza war showed no signs of a breakthrough on Monday, with Israel and the Palestinians entrenched in their demands hours before the expiration of a five-day ce
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