Islamic State militants parade tanks they have captured in Raqqa, Syria in this undated image posted online by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on June 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center- File)
ANKARA: Turkey fears another two to three million Syrian refugees could cross its borders if the region of Syria’s second city of Aleppo is overrun either by extremists or regime forces, Foreign Minis
BAGHDAD: Iraq believes Islamic State militants have stolen more than one million tons of grain from the country’s north and taken it to two cities they control in neighboring Syria, the agriculture mi
BEIRUT: Kurdish fighters captured six buildings used by Islamic State militants besieging the Syrian town of Kobani on Tuesday, and seized a large amount of the group’s weapons and ammunition, a group
SANAA: A car bombing on Tuesday killed a leading member of Yemen’s powerful Sunni Al-Islah party whose supporters have been battling Shiite militias, a security official said.
JERUSALEM: Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the
BEIRUT: The Islamic State group (IS) has executed nearly 1,500 people in Syria in the five months since it declared the establishment of a “caliphate,” a monitoring group said Monday.
JERUSALEM: A Palestinian bus driver was found hanged inside his vehicle on Monday, an incident Israeli police described as a suicide but which the driver’s family said they believed was an attack.
JERUSALEM: Israel will never agree to limit its construction activity in annexed east Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday.
ISTANBUL: The chairman of Turkish football club Genclerbirligi has vowed to fine any of his players who have beards after claiming some looked like students of a madarssa.
TRIPOLI: Armed clashes broke out in Libya’s capital Tripoli closing down the city’s main working airport, local residents and an official said on Sunday.
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