JERUSALEM: Mortar bombs hit an Israeli military position in the occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, the Israeli army said, shortly after a military vehicle nearby on the Lebanon border was hit by an
DUBAI: Several airlines have suspended flights to Baghdad after a passenger plane arriving from the Mideast’s busiest airport in Dubai came under fire as it landed in the Iraqi capital.
BEIRUT: Kurdish fighters expanded their offensive Tuesday after driving Islamic State (IS) militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani the previous day, to retake dozens of surrounding villages st
TRIPOLI: As many as eight people, including five foreigners, were killed when gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday, a local security official said.
TOKYO: Senior Japanese officials were meeting late on Tuesday after a video emerged purporting to show Kenji Goto, a Japanese captive of Islamic State (IS) militants, saying he had 24 hours to live un
Tokyo: Japan said Wednesday it was asking the Jordanian government for help after the Islamic State jihadist group released a new video saying a captured Japanese journalist had 24 hours to live.
BAGHDAD: A bullet hit the fuselage of a flydubai airliner on its descent into Baghdad, prompting a suspension of flights by UAE carriers to the Iraqi capital.
BAGHDAD: Sunni politicians and tribal chiefs from Iraq’s eastern Diyala province accused Shiite militias on Monday of killing more than 70 unarmed civilians who had fled clashes with Islamic State mil
BEIRUT: Kurdish fighters have expelled Islamic State (IS) group militants from inside the Syrian border town of Kobani, a monitor said Monday, dealing a key symbolic blow to the terrorists’ ambitions.
TOKYO: Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries Monday in its race to save a hostage held by the Islamic State (IS) group, with no signs of progress on securing his release.
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