TIKRIT: Iraqi forces battled the last militants in Tikrit Wednesday to seal a victory the government described as a milestone in efforts to rid the country of the Islamic State group.
THE HAGUE: The Palestinian Authority joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, opening an unprecedented new front in its self-declared “diplomatic war” against Israel.
RABAT: Moroccan authorities said Wednesday they dismantled a cell in the city of Fez that was recruiting fighters for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
TRIPOLI: An unidentified warplane carried out airstrikes on the airport in Zintan, a town in western Libya allied with the internationally recognized government, and gunmen killed three guards at a ch
DAMASCUS: Militants from the Islamic State group seized control of most of the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in southern Damascus Wednesday, a local Palestinian official told AFP.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Major powers and Iran were closer to a preliminary accord on Tehran’s nuclear program as marathon talks ran into Wednesday, but were stuck over key details such as lifting UN sa
JERUSALEM: A new Israeli air defense system being developed in partnership with the United States has passed advanced tests, the Israeli Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, putting it on course for po
TIKRIT, Iraq: Iraq’s defense minister says security forces have achieved a “magnificent victory” over the Islamic State group in Tikrit.
DUBAI: Jetliners from the United Arab Emirates' two main airlines avoided a mid-air collision after they apparently got too close to each other over the Indian Ocean earlier this week.
CAIRO: Yemeni Foreign Minister Riad Yassine has called for an Arab ground intervention in the country “as soon as possible.”
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