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Aug 17, 2017
AIN ISSA, Syria — Washington's main Syrian ally in the fight against the Daesh terror group says the US military will remain in northern Syria long after the extremists are defeated, predicting enduring ties with the Kurdish-dominated region. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of militias dominated by the Kurdish YPG, be ...
Aug 17, 2017
GAZA — An Islamist killed a Hamas security official on the Gaza Strip's border with E ...
Aug 17, 2017
DUBAI/DOHA — Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, Saudi media ...
Aug 17, 2017
MOSUL — As yet unnamed twin babies lie in an incubator in a run-down room in Mosul's main maternity hospital. ...
Aug 17, 2017
GENEVA — The United Nations hopes for a "serious negotiation" between the government and a still-to-be-formed unified Syrian opposition in O ...
Aug 17, 2017
KHARTOUM — Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir said on Thursday that the construction of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the ...
Aug 17, 2017
TUNIS — Muslim clerics in Tunisia on Thursday voiced opposition to President Beji Caid Essebsi's plan to introduce legislation granting equa ...
Aug 16, 2017
KOBAR, Palestinian Territories — Israeli forces demolished the home on Wednesday of a Palestinian who fatally stabbed three Israelis in a ne ...
Aug 16, 2017
RAQQA, Syria — The inexperienced fighters in an Arab group battling to take Raqqa back from Daesh are playing a secondary role to hardened K ...
Aug 16, 2017
BEIRUT — Lebanon on Wednesday joined other Arab nations in abolishing a law that lets rapists escape punishment if they marry their victims ...
Aug 16, 2017
ZARZIS, Tunisia — Armed with just a spade, Chamseddine Marzoug is determined to give a dignified burial to migrants who drowned in waters of ...
Aug 16, 2017
CAIRO — Egypt archaeologists have discovered three ancient tombs containing sarcophagi in the south of the country in a cemetery dating back ...
Aug 16, 2017
BAGHDAD — Iraqi warplanes carried out air strikes Tuesday against Daesh group positions in Tal Afar in preparation for a ground assault to r ...

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