NUSA DUA, Indonesia/UN: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday slammed “brutal killings of civilians” by IS rebels in northern Iraq, saying the group was tearing apart whole communities.
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia: Tunisian rescuers Friday recovered the bodies of at least 14 people from the sea near Libya’s maritime border, in an area that has seen many boatloads of illegal migrants capsiz
WASHINGTON: It’s estimated that the three-year conflict in Syria has drawn foreign fighters to its frontlines at a rate faster than any such war in modern memory, including the struggle of the Afghan
UNITED NATIONS: A group of 43 UN peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights have been detained by militants fighting the Syrian army and the world body is working to secure their release, the
JERUSALEM: Both Israel’s prime minister and Hamas declared victory Wednesday in the Gaza war, though their competing claims left questions over future terms of their uneasy peace still lingering.
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Life in Gaza resumed some semblance of normality Wednesday as a long-term truce took hold following a deal hailed by Israel and Hamas as ‘victory’ in the 50-day war
GAZA/JERUSALEM: An open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza war held on Wednesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel over a costly conflict with Palestinian fighters in whi
ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday pledged that the policies of his ruling party would not change as he prepared to take the presidency and hand the job of premier to For
WASHINGTON: US defense officials say the Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islami
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