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)
BEIRUT: Daesh militants have beheaded two women in eastern Syria accused of “witchcraft and sorcery,” a monitor said Tuesday, in the group's first decapitations of female civilians.
CAIRO: Egypt’s top public prosecutor died on Monday of wounds sustained in a car bomb attack on his convoy as it was leaving his Cairo home on Monday in a marked escalation of militant attacks on the
ASHDOD, Israel: Israel’s navy on Monday halted a flotilla seeking to defy its blockade of Gaza without the deadly force that marred a similar attempt in 2010 and was escorting one of the vessels to sh
ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chaired a top security meeting Monday as media speculated that Ankara was planning a military intervention in Syria, following gains there by Kurds again
ABU DHABI: A United Arab Emirates court sentenced an Emirati woman to death on Monday after convicting her of the jihadist-inspired murder of an American teacher, Abu Dhabi newspaper The National repo
SKHIRAT, Morocco: UN envoy Bernardino Leon said Monday he hoped Libya’s rival parliaments would endorse his proposals for a unity government later this week after they failed to do so at the weekend.<
BERLIN: The UN’s cultural agency said Monday the destruction of antiquities and heritage sites in conflict zones by the Daesh and other extremist groups could amount to war crimes.
KUWAIT CITY: Authorities on Sunday identified the suicide bomber behind an attack on a Shiite mosque that killed 27 people and injured 227 as a Saudi citizen who flew into the Gulf nation just hours b
BEIRUT: Daesh has executed over 3,000 people in Syria, including hundreds of civilians, in the year since it declared its self-described “caliphate.”
VIENNA: A senior US official acknowledged Sunday that Iran nuclear talks will go past their June 30 target date, as Iran’s foreign minister prepared to head home for consultations before returning to
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