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Jun 23, 2017
PARIS — France no longer sees the departure of President Bashar Assad as a priority in the Syrian conflict, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday, making the policy official for the first time. The new French leader said instead that fighting extremists such as the Daesh terror group had to be the international community’s number one goal in ...
Jun 23, 2017
MOSUL, Iraq — Mosul’s trademark leaning minaret was missing from its skyline for the ...
Jun 23, 2017
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories — The Gaza Strip’s sole power station has been fir ...
Jun 23, 2017
DOUMA, Syria — The scene in Syria’s besieged rebel-held town of Douma is almost surreal — tables laden with food to break the Ramadan fast a ...
Jun 23, 2017
ISTANBUL — Turkey on Thursday sent a first ship loaded with aid for its embattled regional ally Qatar, which has been hit by sanctions from ...
Jun 23, 2017
TUNIS — The leader of a protest movement in northern Morocco was "severely" beaten and verbally abused by police during his arrest, Human Ri ...
Jun 23, 2017
MOGADISHU — Five people were killed and 10 were wounded on Thursday when a car packed with explosives rammed into the wall of a police stati ...
Jun 22, 2017
DOHA — Qatar on Tuesday accused “neighbouring countries”, which have cut ties with it, of being behind the alleged cyber attack on Doha’s st ...
Jun 22, 2017
BAGHDAD — Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday accused Kurdish authorities of delaying thousands of Iraqi civilians fleeing from extremist- ...
Jun 22, 2017
UNITED NATIONS, United States  — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appealed for the protection of Syrian civilians in ...
Jun 22, 2017
ERBIL, Iraq — Aid workers are preparing for a potentially massive outflow of civilians from Mosul’s Old City, the UN refugee agency’s repres ...
Jun 22, 2017
ISTANBUL  — A Turkish man assaulted a young woman on an Istanbul bus for wearing shorts during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan ...
Jun 21, 2017
MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi forces said Tuesday they were fighting fierce battles with the Daesh terror group and rescuing escaping civilians as the ...

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