GAZA/CAIRO: Talks in Cairo on ending the Gaza war showed no signs of a breakthrough on Monday, with Israel and the Palestinians entrenched in their demands hours before the expiration of a five-day ce
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya: Unidentified war planes flew over the Libyan capital Tripoli and explosions were heard early on Monday, residents said, in what could mark a sharp escalation of more than a mo
BEIRUT: The extremist Islamic State group shot and beheaded hundreds of tribesmen from eastern Syria over the past two weeks after crushing an uprising they led amid the country’s civil war, activists
BAGHDAD: The Mosul dam is the biggest in Iraq and a strategic site that provides water and electricity to more than a million people in the north of the country.
JERUSALEM: Israel warned on Sunday it would not countenance any long-term truce deal that did not answer its security needs as Gaza cease-fire talks resumed in Cairo.
ADEN: Six suspected Al-Qaeda militants and three Yemeni troops died in clashes Sunday in the southeastern province of Hadramawt, scene of frequent attacks on the army, a local official said.
AL-QOSH, Iraq: Iraqi Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes have retaken the country’s largest dam from Islamic State (IS) militants, as Sunni Arab tribesmen and security forces fought the militants
TRIPOLI: The United Nations condemned a new round of fighting between rival militias around Tripoli international airport, saying the clashes were undermining Libya’s political process.
ISTANBUL: A statue of a former militant commander of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) who planned the first attacks of its 30-year insurgency against the Turkish authorities has been unveiled in sout
BAGHDAD, Iraq: Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes pushed back jihadists around Iraq’s largest dam on Sunday, as Sunni Arab tribesmen and security forces fought the militants west of Baghdad.
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