BAGHDAD: Survivors tell the same story: They were taken from their homes by men in uniform; heads down and linked together, then led in small groups to a field, made to kneel, and selected to be shot
SANAA, Yemen: Yemen’s Shiite rebels took over a key military base south of Sanaa where US advisers had previously trained counter-terrorism forces, officials said Thursday.
EL-ARISH, Egypt: Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous attacks involving a car bomb and mortar rounds on Thursday, killing at leas
WASHINGTON: The US Senate Banking Committee approved a controversial measure Thursday that would ratchet up sanctions on Iran, a legislative weapon Congress could wield after March if international nu
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.
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