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Oct 16, 2017
RAQQA, Syria — US-backed militias battled foreign fighters defending the last pocket of the Daesh extremist group’s one-time Syrian capital of Raqqa on Monday, bringing their four-month campaign for the city to the brink of victory.A Reuters correspondent saw smoke rising above the city and heard machinegun and mortar fire.A field commander of the ...
Oct 16, 2017
MOGADISHU — Tears streamed down Abduweli Osman's cheeks as he stood in the sticky hea ...
Oct 16, 2017
LISBON — The queue outside Lisbon's first Syrian restaurant on its opening day showed ...
Oct 16, 2017
BAGHDAD/KIRKUK — Iraqi government forces captured the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish vote on independence wi ...
Oct 15, 2017
AIN ISSA, Syria/BEIRUT — US-backed militias said they had launched their final assault on Syria's Raqqa on Sunday after a convoy of Daesh ex ...
Oct 15, 2017
BAGHDAD — Kurdish Peshmerga fighters rejected a warning from an Iraqi paramilitary force to withdraw from a strategic junction south of Kirk ...
Oct 15, 2017
SANAA — Classrooms in Yemen's capital and rebel-held north remained largely empty on the first official day of school Sunday, as war, hunger ...
Oct 15, 2017
MOGADISHU — The death toll from a massive weekend truck bomb in a busy shopping district of Mogadishu surged to at least 137, police said Su ...
Oct 14, 2017
BAGHDAD —Tension flared on Saturday in the ethnically mixed Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu after a clash between Kurdish and Shiite Turkmen poli ...
Oct 14, 2017
AIN ISSA, Syria/BEIRUT — The Daesh terror group is on the verge of defeat in Syria’s Raqqa and the city may finally be cleared of the extrem ...
Oct 14, 2017
DAMASCUS — Syrian troops and allied forces captured the city of Mayadeen from the Daesh terror group on Saturday, state media said, in the l ...
Oct 14, 2017
THE HAGUE — Two tigers rescued from an abandoned zoo in the war-torn Syrian town of Aleppo are to be given a new home in a Dutch sanctuary, ...
Oct 14, 2017
KIRKUK, Iraq — A rush of anxiety is spreading across Kirkuk city where residents fear a showdown between Kurdish fighters and Iraqi troops w ...

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