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)
WASHINGTON: The US is looking into reports that Islamic State militants used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Gulf states are stepping up their awareness campaigns to alert young people about the dangers of extremism, said Kuwait’s Information Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah.
RAMALLAH: The Palestinians’ chief peace negotiator has laid out in the clearest terms yet plans to establish an independent Palestinian state within three years, even if it means ignoring pleas from t
TUNIS: A raid by Tunisian security forces on an armed group near the capital Friday left six suspected militants dead, including five women, fanning tensions days ahead of a landmark election.
SANAA: Tribesmen blew up Yemen’s main oil export pipeline on Friday, halting crude flows, local officials said, less than a week after it was repaired.
ISMAILIA: A car bomb killed at least 25 Egyptian security personnel in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst violence against the state since Islamist President Mu
TALLINN, Estonia: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara will allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to head to the embattled town of Kobani along the Syrian-Turkish border to help Kurdish fighte
BAGHDAD: Four former Blackwater guards found guilty for their role in the 2007 massacre of at least 14 civilians in Baghdad’s busy Nisur Square should be executed, relatives of victims said Thursday.<
WASHINGTON: The Islamic State has become the world’s wealthiest terror group, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said Thursday
MANILA, Philippines: Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates have reported being overworked, beaten or sexually abused by their employers but are often tra
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