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Suicide bombers attack power station north of Baghdad, killing seven people

TIKRIT, Iraq - Suicide bombers struck a state-run power station north of Baghdad early on Saturday, killing seven people and forcing the facility to...

Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott

GENEVA  - Qatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organization on Monday to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arthe United Arab Emirates sector of Qatar's...

Islamic State cornered in Mosul as Iraq prepares victory celebrations

Islamic State fighters were battling to hold on to the last few streets under their control in the Old City of Mosul on Monday,...

Syria says Israeli Air strike kills civilians

Israel said on Saturday it had targeted Syrian military installations after shells landed in the occupied Golan Heights but a Syrian military source said...

If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era...

If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both...

Russian navy launched missile strikes on IS target in Syria –...

Russian naval vessels launched missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria's Hama province, destroying command points and weapon and ammunition stores, RIA news...

Arab states sends 13 demands to Qatar to end crisis.

Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and...

ISIS blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraqi...

The historic landmark was where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a "caliphate" in 2014. However, IS claims that US aircraft destroyed the mosque, in...

U.S. air strike in Syria hit ‘military point’, caused deaths: military...

A military source on the Syrian government side said on Friday that a U.S. air strike against a Damascus-backed militia the day before hit...

Hezbollah says future war would be on Israeli territory

Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday that any future conflict between the Shi'ite group and Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, as tensions rise...

U.S. to supply arm to Syrian Kurds battling Islamic State

Despite fierce opposition from NATO ally Turkey, U.S. President Donald Trump has approved supplying arms to Kurdish YPG fighters to support an operation to...

East Libyan forces launch assault in Benghazi, 12 killed

East Libyan forces pushed on Monday into two districts of Benghazi where they still face resistance, losing at least 12 men in clashes and...

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