Smoke billow from the Syrian town of Kobane, as seen from the Turkish side of the border in Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Thursday. (AFP PHOTO)
In this still image taken from video captured on a CCTV camera, made available Thursday, June 25, 2015, an explosion is captured by a camera on the Turkish side of the border, in the Kurdish town of Kobani, Syria. Islamic State militants staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which famously resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants. The attack involved a suicide car bombing that wounded scores. (AP Photo)
Turkish Kurds gather in Suruc in Sanliurfa province on the Turkish-Syrian border to show support for the people of the Syrian town of Kobane on Thursday. (AFP PHOTO)
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait’s first-ever legislation on the rights of domestic helpers is a “major step” that other Gulf states should follow, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
KUWAIT: Kuwait has arrested two police officers as part of a security crackdown on militants launched after last week’s deadly bombing on a mosque claimed by Daesh, newspapers reported on Wednesday.
TUNIS: All 38 victims of the Tunisian beach resort massacre have been formally identified, among them 30 Britons, the health ministry said Wednesday.
BEIRUT: Daesh terrorists have threatened to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organization that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficient
CAIRO: An Egyptian police raid on an apartment in Cairo killed nine wanted men including senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Nasser Al-Houfi on Wednesday, security officials and the Brotherhood said.
BEIRUT: Fighters from a Syrian insurgent group appear to have killed more than a dozen Daesh captives with gunshots to the head, according to a video posted online on Wednesday, which evoked a simi
EL-ARISH, Egypt: Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killi
SANAA: Around 1,200 prisoners escaped during clashes at a jail in central Yemen on Tuesday, among them Al-Qaeda suspects, officials and security sources said.
SOUSSE: Tunisian authorities have arrested a group of suspects associated with the gunman who killed 39 people, mainly British tourists, in a beach hotel attack claimed by Islamic State, the interior
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait’s interior minister said on Tuesday that the Gulf state has busted a “terror cell” responsible for the suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque and is hunting for others.
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