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)
TOKYO: Japan was studying the latest message purportedly from the Islamic State group, which extends the deadline for Jordan’s release of an Iraqi prisoner, while officials worked feverishly Thursday
KOBANI: Rubble strewn streets, gutted buildings: The ferocious battle for the Syrian border town of Kobani has wrought massive destruction, according to a team of AFP journalists who arrived on the sc
MAJIDIYA, Lebanon: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Lebanon’s Hezbollah it will pay the “full price” after missiles killed two Israeli soldiers Wednesday in an attack that raised fears of anot
AMMAN: Jordan offered Wednesday to free a female terrorists in exchange for a Jordanian pilot held by the Islamic State group, which is threatening to execute the airman and a Japanese journalist.
DOHUK, Iraq: Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more than three million displaced Iraqis and Syrians l
PARIS: "You will discover hell on earth, and will die alone” — that is the stark message from the French government in a new social media campaign aimed at discouraging would-be jihadis.
JERUSALEM: Mortar bombs hit an Israeli military position in the occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, the Israeli army said, shortly after a military vehicle nearby on the Lebanon border was hit by an
DUBAI: Several airlines have suspended flights to Baghdad after a passenger plane arriving from the Mideast’s busiest airport in Dubai came under fire as it landed in the Iraqi capital.
BEIRUT: Kurdish fighters expanded their offensive Tuesday after driving Islamic State (IS) militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani the previous day, to retake dozens of surrounding villages st
TRIPOLI: As many as eight people, including five foreigners, were killed when gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Tuesday, a local security official said.
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