MURSITPINAR, Turkey: The Islamic State group was taking heavy losses in the Syrian battleground of Kobani Sunday as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists buoyed by US backing for top government security a
SURUC, Turkey: Turkey would not agree to any US arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying Sunday, as the extre
WASHINGTON: US war planes struck more than two dozen times in Syria and Iraq on Friday and Saturday, hitting Islamic State and oil infrastructure they control.
MURSITPINAR: Kurdish forces in the Syrian town of Kobani repulsed a new attempt by Islamic State (IS) fighters to cut off the border with Turkey Saturday as troops battled the militants in neighboring
TRIPOLI: The United Nations has urged rival militias in western Libya to observe a truce for at least four days from Saturday to facilitate humanitarian aid for civilians trapped by the fighting.
SANAA: Houthis rebels sweeping across Yemen met deadly resistance from both local tribesmen and Al-Qaeda Saturday as they pushed south into mainly Sunni areas with the security forces largely absent.<
TEHRAN: Two Iranian border guards and a Pakistani paramilitary officer were killed in a shooting incident, sources on the two sides said Friday, as Tehran said rebels tried to infiltrate the country.<
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: The Palestinian Liberation Organization called for a comprehensive strategy against Islamic extremism while addressing the conflict with Israel, alluding to controve
LONDON: Families of two British aid workers killed by the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday urged people of all faiths to unite against the militants’ “hateful acts.”
BEIRUT: U.S-led forces which are bombing Islamic State militants in Syria killed ten civilians in two recent air strikes, a group monitoring the violence said on Saturday.
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