REUTERS WASHINGTON Six US air strikes on an Islamic State desert camp in Libya killed 17 militants and destroyed three vehicles, the US military said on Sunday. USAfrica Command said in a statement that strikes on Friday targeted a ..
REUTERS Deir Az Zor, SYRIA US-allied militias in northern Syria announced on Saturday the formation of a civilian council to govern the oil rich eastern province of Deir Az Zor where they are racing with the Syrian army to capture ..
REUTERS DUBAI/ISTANBUL/ERBIL, Iraq Iran halted flights to and from Kurdish regions in northern Iraq on Sunday in retaliation to a plan by the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hold a referendum on independence. It ..
The Iraqi government asked the autonomous Kurdish region on Sunday to hand over international border posts and its international airports, retaliating to a Kurdish independence referendum to be held on Monday in northern Iraq. It ..
REUTERS DUBAI A solution in Yemen's two and-a-half year-old civil war will likely come through military rather than political means, the country's Saudi-backed president said, blaming the Iran-aligned Houthis of ..
REUTERS AMMAN Russian and Syrian jets escalated strikes on rebel-held Idlib and Hama provinces, several days after jihadist rebels opened an offensive against government-held parts of northwestern Syria, rebels and witnesses ..
Cairo An Egyptian court jailed two people for life on Sunday and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo. At least 19 people died in the disaster after police fired tear gas at ..
Ramallah Former Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said Sunday he is awaiting a lung transplant in the United States, after several years of battling pulmonary fibrosis. Erekat, secretary general of the Palestine ..