DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: A US Navy spokesman says two of its supply ships briefly collided in the Gulf of Aden but that no one was injured.
JERUSALEM: Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two settlements on West Bank land annexed to Jerusalem, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a time when violence has fl
PARIS: France said on Wednesday that Rafale jets had struck Islamic State targets alongside coalition planes near the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk to help breach the group’s frontlines, and was sendin
ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday chided the United States for failing to meet Turkey’s conditions to play a bigger role in the anti-IS coalition in Syria, in a new sign of strains a
ARBIL, Iraq: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in the heart of the usually secure Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Irbil on Wednesday, a spokesman said.
JERUSALEM: Tuesday’s deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue marked a new level in the violence plaguing the city but a tough Israeli response could trigger further escalation, experts say.
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
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