Smoke billow from the Syrian town of Kobane, as seen from the Turkish side of the border in Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Thursday. (AFP PHOTO)
In this still image taken from video captured on a CCTV camera, made available Thursday, June 25, 2015, an explosion is captured by a camera on the Turkish side of the border, in the Kurdish town of Kobani, Syria. Islamic State militants staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which famously resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants. The attack involved a suicide car bombing that wounded scores. (AP Photo)
Turkish Kurds gather in Suruc in Sanliurfa province on the Turkish-Syrian border to show support for the people of the Syrian town of Kobane on Thursday. (AFP PHOTO)
DUBAI: The world’s largest Muslim organization has thrown its weight behind Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup, hitting back at Western criticism of the Gulf Arab state’s dealings with FIFA amid a
BAGHDAD: Daesh said on Thursday it had shot down an Iraqi fighter plane north of the city of Ramadi in Anbar Province.
LONDON: The cost of violence around the world reached a record $14.3 trillion in 2014, equivalent to the combined economies of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and the UK, a global security repo
SANAA: Al-Qaeda’s Yemeni branch has killed two men accused of spying for the United States and hung their bodies off a bridge.
BAGHDAD: Daesh has killed five policemen in a town near Iraq’s biggest refinery, in an attack that may help ease pressure on some of its fighters trapped in the strategically important facility, a sec
GENEVA: The United Nations on Wednesday scrambled to get Yemen peace talks in Geneva moving with both the legitimate government and the Iran-backed Yemeni rebels accusing each other of trying to sabot
DOHA: Qatar expressed “deep concern” on Wednesday over a death sentence handed down by an Egyptian court against ousted President Muhammad Mursi and called for his release.
SANAA/GENEVA: Four car bombs hit three mosques and the political headquarters of the Houthi movement in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a security official said, killing and wounding dozens of
RAMALLAH: The Palestinian unity government resigned on Wednesday in a deepening rift with Gaza as the blockaded territory’s de facto rulers Hamas held separate, indirect talks with Israel.
ISTANBUL/AKCAKALE: Turkey accused Kurdish militia in northern Syria of persecuting civilians on Tuesday and said it saw signs of “a kind of ethnic cleansing,” drawing a parallel to the actions of Daes
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