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Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces are pressing a week-old offensive on Iraq's second city, which is also...

Turkish help in Mosul offensive angers...

Turkish help in Mosul offensive angers...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

Turkish forces have made several previous ground forays into Iraq in recent years, raising tensions between...

Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

World

Wed, Oct 19 2016

Mosu had a population of about 2 million before the Sunni militants seized it in 2014. Mosul became the...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Ancient minorities have always been an integral part of Iraq's complex social fabric. Their attitudes...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The Iraqi army is attacking Mosul on the southern and southeastern fronts, while the Peshmerga carried...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 17 2016

100,000 Iraqis may flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the Iraq's military assault aimed at ousting IS...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

World

Sun, Oct 16 2016

Yemen, on the southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been in the midst of a civil war since September...

Twelve soldiers killed in Egypt's...

Twelve soldiers killed in Egypt's...

World

Fri, Oct 14 2016

At least 12 Egyptian soldiers were killed in an attack on their checkpoint in the restive Sinai Peninsula...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

Mosul, home to up to 1.5 m people, has been the headquarters of IS's self-declared caliphate in northern...

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

The strike authorized by President Barack Obama, represent Washington's first direct military action...

Western-backed coalition under pressure...

Western-backed coalition under pressure...

World

Mon, Oct 10 2016

The reproach also indirectly hands a propaganda win to Riyadh's arch rival Tehran, a Houthi ally that...

US Diplomat Blasts Washington for Yemen...

US Diplomat Blasts Washington for Yemen...

World

Mon, Oct 10 2016

J Michael Springmann, a former US diplomat to Saudi Arabia, said that Washington will never take concrete...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

World

Fri, Oct 7 2016

Iran sees Afghanistan as a primary zone of influence, much as it sees Iraq. Saudi Arabia has a long history...

Report: Islamic State chief Baghdadi...

Report: Islamic State chief Baghdadi...

World

Tue, Oct 4 2016

Four top militants, including Baghdadi, of the radical Salafist group were suffering from severe poisoning...

Void vote on migrants deals blow to...

Void vote on migrants deals blow to...

World

Mon, Oct 3 2016

The National Election Office said on its website that 98.3% of those who voted had rejected the quotas...

Moscow vows to press Syria offensive,...

Moscow vows to press Syria offensive,...

World

Thu, Sep 29 2016

Moscow and Damascus launched an assault to recapture the rebel-held sector of Aleppo this month, abandoning...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 27 2016

The UK has put its name to a call at the UN this week to set up an independent mission to report on human...

Migrant disasters in the...

Migrant disasters in the...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 25 2016

More than 10,000 dead in 3 years

Two-thirds of UK weapons sold to Middle...

Two-thirds of UK weapons sold to Middle...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 11 2016

Since 2010 Britain has also sold arms to 39 of the 51 countries ranked “not free” on the Freedom House...

Pakistan army claims it foiled IS...

Pakistan army claims it foiled IS...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 2 2016

Pakistani authorities have so far arrested 309 people associated with Islamic State (IS) on its...

In Syria, Russia and the US fight for...

In Syria, Russia and the US fight for...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 22 2016

Neither Moscow nor Washington, it’s clear, have any enthusiasm for the kind of troop-heavy missions the...