BERLIN: More than 20,000 Kurds protested against the Islamic State group in the western German city of Duesseldorf Saturday, according to the police.
BAGHDAD: On the western edge of Iraq’s capital, Islamic State group militants battle government forces and exchange mortar fire, only adding to the sense of siege in Baghdad despite airstrikes by a US
CAIRO: After 16 years, Egypt has completed the restoration of a famous Cairo landmark — the Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Church, also known as the Hanging Church.
ADEN: An explosion near a military checkpoint in Yemen’s southeastern Hadramawt region killed two soldiers and injured four others, a local official said, adding to a wave of attacks hitting the count
SURUC, Turkey: Kurdish fighters halted a thrust by Islamic State group jihadists toward the heart of the battleground Syrian town of Kobani Saturday, after the UN warned thousands of civilians risked
GENEVA: Thousands of people “will most likely be massacred” if Kobani falls to Islamic State fighters, a UN envoy said on Friday, as militants fought deeper into the besieged Syrian Kurdish town in fu
JERUSALEM: Envoys from dozens of countries will gather Sunday for a conference that aims to raise billions of dollars to rebuild conflict-battered Gaza, despite fears of renewed violence and “donor fa
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of waging “state terror,” equating the crimes of the Damascus regime with those of Islamic State milita
GENEVA: A spike in clashes between rival militias in Libya has pushed the number of people driven from their homes to an estimated 287,000, the United Nations’ refugee agency said Friday.
ALGIERS: Algerian soldiers killed four gunmen during anti-militant operations, the Defense Ministry said Friday, a day after raiding the suspected hideout of militants behind the beheading of a French
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