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Gas tanker attacked near key shipping...

Gas tanker attacked near key shipping...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

A small vessel had approached the tanker and fired a rocket propelled grenade (RPG)

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

Some 3,000 to 5,000 IS fighters are believed to be inside Mosul, Iraq's second city, alongside more than...

Threatened in Mosul, IS uses alternative...

Threatened in Mosul, IS uses alternative...

World

Tue, Oct 25 2016

The Kirkuk assault was carried out by more than 50 sleeper cells. They struck targets in and around the...

Myanmar army forces hundreds of Rohingya...

Myanmar army forces hundreds of Rohingya...

World

Tue, Oct 25 2016

The area around Maungdaw Township, near the border with Bangladesh, is under military lockdown and journalists...

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...

Mosul refugees trapped under IS fire...

Mosul refugees trapped under IS fire...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

The wait is long- this group has been stuck on a stretch of Syrian border for 10 days, with IS-held Iraqi...

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...

Afghan opium cultivation skyrockets...

Afghan opium cultivation skyrockets...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

93% of the cultivation has taken place in the southern, eastern and western parts of the country

UN picks Wonder Woman as women's...

UN picks Wonder Woman as women's...

World

Sat, Oct 22 2016

The UN tabbed the fictional super-heroine to lead a year-long campaign for the "empowerment of women...

UN urges Sri Lanka to reduce army's...

UN urges Sri Lanka to reduce army's...

World

Thu, Oct 20 2016

Government forces still maintain a large presence in the former conflict zones and keep a close watch...

Iraqi couple who rescued Yazidi girls...

Iraqi couple who rescued Yazidi girls...

World

Thu, Oct 20 2016

Khaleel Aldakhi and his wife Ameena Hasan risked their lives to help Islamic State captives

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...

Military lockdown cuts off UN aid to...

Military lockdown cuts off UN aid to...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The Myanmar military has declared the area an "operation zone" and has tightly controlled the flow of...

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...

Syria rebels capture emblematic IS stronghold...

Syria rebels capture emblematic IS stronghold...

World

Sun, Oct 16 2016

The defeat for IS came as US Secretary of State John Kerry was due to meet European allies in London...

Suicide bombers hit Turkey near Syria...

Suicide bombers hit Turkey near Syria...

World

Sun, Oct 16 2016

3 police officers were killed by the explosion of Gaziantep, at least 10 people, including civilians...

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...