Middle-East






Egypt says top militant killed

CAIRO: Egyptian armed forces killed a leading member of the country’s Daesh affiliate in a shootout outside his North Sinai home, the army spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.



PKK urged to leave northern Iraq

ISTANBUL: Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed Saturday, as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels p



Al-Nusra Front executes 10 in Syria’s Aleppo

BERIUT: At least 10 people were executed on Saturday in Syria’s Aleppo city on the orders of a court dominated by Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front, a monitor said.



Exiled Yemen PM, officials return to Aden to lead restoration

ADEN: Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah flew into the devastated port of Aden from Saudi exile Saturday, two weeks after loyalist forces ousted Shiite rebels from the city.





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