AL-QOSH, Iraq: Iraqi Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes have retaken the country’s largest dam from Islamic State (IS) militants, as Sunni Arab tribesmen and security forces fought the militants
TRIPOLI: The United Nations condemned a new round of fighting between rival militias around Tripoli international airport, saying the clashes were undermining Libya’s political process.
ISTANBUL: A statue of a former militant commander of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) who planned the first attacks of its 30-year insurgency against the Turkish authorities has been unveiled in sout
BAGHDAD, Iraq: Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes pushed back jihadists around Iraq’s largest dam on Sunday, as Sunni Arab tribesmen and security forces fought the militants west of Baghdad.
CAIRO: A Palestinian negotiator said Sunday his side is “less optimistic” about indirect talks with Israel over the Gaza war as a deadline on a temporary cease-fire looms.
GAZA CITY: Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are poised to resume indirect talks with Egyptian mediators on reaching a more permanent cease-fire before a current truce expires at midnight on Monday.
TRIPOLI: Heavy fighting erupted on Saturday between rival militias in Libya’s capital, hours after the new UN special envoy said he planned to visit Tripoli as early as next week to try to broker a ce
ISTANBUL: The outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party’s 30-year conflict with Turkey is coming to an end, the group’s jailed leader said on Saturday, hailing the start of a new democratic process in the coun
BEIRUT: Syrian rebels on Saturday were defending Marea, one of their main strongholds in the north, against a rapid advance by militants, a monitoring group and an activist said.
BAGHDAD: Kurdish forces backed by US warplanes battled Saturday to retake Iraq’s largest dam from Islamic State jihadist fighters, whose latest atrocity was a massacre in a Yazidi village.
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