• Up to 900 militants killed in Mosul battle, US says

    Up to 900 militants killed in Mosul battle, US says

    The United States said Thursday up to 900 Islamic State group militants have been killed in the offensive to retake Iraq’s Mosul, as camps around the city filled with fleeing civilians.
  • US cracks down on India-based call centre fraud racket

    US cracks down on India-based call centre fraud racket

    US justice authorities announced action on Thursday to shut down a group of Indian call centres that had cheated victims in the United States of hundreds of millions of dollars.
  • Russian servicemen prepare a Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jet before departure on a mission at the Hmeimin military base in Latakia province, western Syria on Dec. 16, 2015. (Photo by AFP)

    No jets have flown over Aleppo for past 9 days:Russia

    :Moscow says Russian and Syrian aircraft have not carried out any sorties over Aleppo for nine days in line with their "humanitarian pause."The Russian Defense Ministry responded on Thursday a day after a monitoring group sympathetic to militants
  • Palestinians inspect the damaged house of Zaid Amer, after it was demolished by the Israeli army, in the West Bank city of Nablus, May 3, 2016. (Photo by AP)

    Israeli troops demolish three Palestinian homes in al-Quds

    Israeli troops have razed to the ground at least three houses in East Jerusalem al-Quds, in the latest demolition of Palestinian property in the occupied territories.
  • During a debate at the House of Commons in Parliament on Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May shunned answering the call of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to end the country's weapons sales to Saudi Arabia.

    UK refuses to withdraw support for Saudi Arabia

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to withdraw her support for UK weapons sales to Saudi Arabia as well as Riyadh's membership at the UN Human Rights Council despite the regime’s atrocities in Yemen.
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    ISIS kidnaps, kills 30 in Afghanistan

    Militants linked to Islamic State jihadists abducted and killed around 30 civilians, including children, in central Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, raising concerns about the group's expanding presence beyond its eastern stronghold.
  • 'US-led raids killed 300 Syria civilians'

    'US-led raids killed 300 Syria civilians'

    The US-led coalition fighting Daesh militants has not taken enough precautions to avoid civilian casualties in Syria and has underestimated the impact of its operations on civilians, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
  • Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump shake hands following the first presidential debate

    Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three

    United States (US) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia.
  • 100's dead in Turkey-backed Syria op

    100's dead in Turkey-backed Syria op

    Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in a two-month offensive by Turkey and allied rebels in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday.
  • US Secretary of State John Kerry with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif .

    US, Iranian chief diplomats win prize for Iran nuclear deal

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have won an international diplomatic prize for their part in a historic agreement on Iran's nuclear program, organisers announced Monday.
  • Iraqi forces advance toward Mosul

    Iraqi forces advance toward Mosul

    Iraqi forces are pushing on toward the center of the strategically-important al-Hamdaniya district in the northeast of Iraq’s Nineveh Province, as part of operations to liberate the province’s capital, Mosul, and its nearby areas from the Daesh terro
  • ‘Hezbollah to stay in Syria until victory'

    ‘Hezbollah to stay in Syria until final victory'

    The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the group’s fighters will remain in neighboring Syria until they achieve the final victory over foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants and purge the crisis-hit Arab country.
  • "We have 46 dead and 133 wounded, most of them members of the security services, as result of the clashes with Daesh (IS)" (Photo: Representational image/AFP)

    Daesh raid in Iraq's Kirkuk kills 46

    An ongoing attack by the Islamic State group in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has killed at least 46 people, mostly members of the security forces, security and medical sources said on Saturday.
  • A handout picture released by Russia Emergencies Ministry on October 22, 2016 shows Russian rescuers working at the site where a Mi-8 helicopter crashed. ─ AFP"

    19 dead in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

    At least 19 people were killed when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia, Russia's Investigative Committee said Saturday.Investigators said in a statement that an Mi-8 helicopter carrying 22 people had crashed Friday night.
  • Soldiers of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), the army of South Sudan, celebrate while standing in trenches in Lelo, outside Malakal, northern South Sudan, on October 16, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

    Israeli arms firms fueling S Sudan war: UN

    A United Nations (UN) panel has found evidence of “well-established networks” of arms suppliers in Israel and Eastern Europe that are fueling the ongoing civil war in South Sudan.