Reuters | Updated at 08:20pm on October 17, 2017
US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a...
Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on October 17, 2017
Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence with a bold lightning strike...
Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:15pm on October 16, 2017
Iraqi forces said Monday they had taken control of roads and infrastructure from Kurdish fighters near the disputed city of Kirkuk as tensions soar following...
Reuters | Updated at 09:20am on October 16, 2017
At least 24 militants and six soldiers were killed on Sunday in attacks on military outposts in North Sinai, the Egyptian military said in a...
Reuters | Updated at 02:21pm on October 15, 2017
President Donald Trump’s hardened stance on a multinational nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers will not have much impact on...
Reuters | Updated at 09:55am on October 15, 2017
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters rejected a warning from an Iraqi paramilitary force to withdraw from a strategic junction south of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, a...
Reuters | Updated at 11:45am on October 14, 2017
Iran, US allies in Europe and Russia on Friday defended the 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran and said they would stick by it, after US...
Reuters | Updated at 01:34pm on October 12, 2017
Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over political reconciliation, Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh said in a statement on...
Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:36am on October 09, 2017
Qatar’s government announced measures to help private sector businesses on Saturday after its economy was hurt by sanctions imposed by other Arab states..
Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:25am on October 08, 2017
A gunman shot dead two Saudi guards and wounded three others at the gate of the royal palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah...