SURUC, Turkey: Kurdish grocer Cuneyt Hemo remembers the moment he crossed paths with a Islamic State (IS) prisoner inside the besieged Syrian town of Kobani.
LONDON: More than 12,000 civilians have been killed in Iraq so far this year, mainly by Islamic State (IS), and minorities facing ethnic cleansing are the principal victims, according to a report publ
BAGHDAD: Four car bomb attacks and a mortar strike around Shiite parts of northern Baghdad killed 36 people and wounded 98 within a span of two hours Thursday, police and medical officials said.
DUBAI: The UAE on Wednesday isolated a passenger on a plane that arrived at Dubai airport from Liberia via Morocco and was running tests on him to check for symptoms of Ebola, WAM news agency said.
KUWAIT CITY: Arab states in the Gulf plan to launch a joint naval force, a top Kuwaiti defense official said on Wednesday, in a bid to protect waters shared with neighboring Iran.
MURSITPINAR, Turkey: Bolstered by intensified US-led coalition airstrikes targeting militants from the Islamic State group, Kurdish militiamen fought pitched street battles Wednesday with the extremis
SANAA: Yemen’s new Shiite power brokers sent fighters toward an Al-Qaeda stronghold on Wednesday, raising the possibility of a showdown between the politically ascendant Houthi movement and the hard-l
BENGHAZI: Libyan Army troops and armed local residents clashed with radical fighters in the eastern port of Benghazi on Wednesday, one day after a renegade former general who backs the government forc
ALGIERS: Algerian police tried to push their way into the president’s headquarters Wednesday in an unprecedented protest movement prompted by violence against security forces in the south.
MURSITPINAR, Turkey/BEIRUT: US-led air strikes killed at least 32 Islamic State militants in direct hits in Kobani this week because of closer coordination with Kurdish forces on the ground, a monitor
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