Friday, October 2, 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015
U.S. airstrikes hit Taliban positions overnight around a key northern city seized by insurgents this week as Afghan troops massed on the ground Wednesday ahead of what is likely to be a protracted battle to retake Kunduz.
The Palestinians will raise their flag at the United Nations on Wednesday in what president Mahmud Abbas calls a beacon of hope at a time of growing despair of achieving an independent state.1 Comment
Iran's top leader on Wednesday warned Saudi Arabia of "harsh" measures if the kingdom fails to promptly repatriate the bodies of more than 200 Iranian pilgrims killed in last week's hajj stampede.
Sixteen Turkish workers kidnapped from a construction site in Baghdad and held for nearly a month were released on Wednesday, Turkey's prime minister and Iraqi officials said.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for gunning down an Italian on the street in the diplomatic quarter of Bangladesh's capital, according to an intelligence group monitoring jihadist threats.
Clashes between Turkish security forces and autonomy-seeking Kurdish rebels have claimed nearly 60 lives in the southeast and across the border in northern Iraq, officials said Tuesday.
Russia and the United States intend to seek joint ways of fighting the Islamic State group, Moscow said Tuesday, in a major coup for Vladimir Putin as he tries to shake off Western isolation.
Sporadic clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians hit Jerusalem's Old City and a checkpoint outside Ramallah Tuesday, with tensions heightened as Jews celebrated their Sukkot holiday.
At least 23 civilians, including eight children, were killed in regime air raids on a market in a jihadist-held city of eastern Syria on Monday, a monitoring group said.