Passersby look at bodies of Iraqi Sunni tribal fighters and soldiers who were executed by a group of gunmen on a main street of the town of Hit, 140 kilometers west of Baghdad, on Wednesday. The photo has been cropped to remove the gory portion. (AP Photo)
SANLIURFA, Turkey: Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrived in southeastern Turkey early on Wednesday ahead of their planned deployment to the Syrian town of Kobani to help fellow Kurds repel an Islamic State
BAGHDAD: Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday, an official and residents said, the latest mass killing carried out by the group since its advance
ARBIL: Dozens of Kurdish peshmerga fighters left a base in northern Iraq on Tuesday headed for the battleground Syrian town of Kobani, an AFP journalist reported.
MANAMA: Bahrain has suspended the activities of the country’s main opposition group, Al-Wefaq, for three months, a court ruling showed on Tuesday, ahead of a November parliamentary election which the
ANKARA, Turkey: Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace s
TUNIS: Foreign observers on Tuesday praised Tunisia’s landmark “free” elections, after the Islamists conceded defeat in a vote that raised hopes of a peaceful transition in the birthplace of the Arab
IRBIL, Iraq: Dozens of Kurdish peshmerga fighters left a base in northern Iraq on Tuesday headed for the battleground Syrian town of Kobani, an AFP journalist reported.
JERUSALEM: Israel’s attorney general is questioning an edict issued by the country’s defense minister this week that would effectively bar thousands of Palestinian laborers traveling home to the West
BAGHDAD: A suicide car bomber driving a military Humvee struck a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government militiamen south of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 27 people, officials said.
TUNIS: Tunisia’s Ennahda party, the first Islamic group to secure power after the 2011 “Arab Spring” revolts, conceded defeat on Monday in elections that are set to make its main secular rival the str
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