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Aug 22, 2017
BEIRUT — Dozens of civilians have died in two days of intense US-led strikes on Raqqa, a monitor said Tuesday, as fighting to retake the Syrian city from extremists nears its densely populated centre.The coalition acknowledges it has pounded the city and surrounding area with more than 250 air strikes over the past week alone, in support of the Syr ...
Aug 22, 2017
TAL ABTA, Iraq — Iraqi forces on Tuesday recaptured from the Daesh terror group the f ...
Aug 22, 2017
ANKARA — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed Turkey would thwart any atte ...
Aug 21, 2017
BEIRUT — US-led coalition strikes on Sunday killed 27 civilians in part of Syria's Raqqa city held by the Daesh terror group, the Syrian Obs ...
Aug 21, 2017
TAL AL HESSAN, Iraq — Iraqi forces closed in Monday on Tal Afar on the second day of an offensive against the last major bastion of the Daes ...
Aug 21, 2017
ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint Turkish-Iranian operation against Kurdish militants was "always on the ...
Aug 21, 2017
ERBIL — As Iraqi forces pressed their offensive to retake Tal Afar on Monday, a Yazidi politician urged them to quickly rescue the many Yazi ...
Aug 21, 2017
RIYADH — Three Syrian opposition camps met in Riyadh on Monday to try to forge a unified front for what the UN hopes will be a substantive r ...
Aug 21, 2017
GAZA — For Palestinian fisherman Jihad Al Soltan, it was a surprise summer catch — a message in a bottle that he netted off a Gaza beach.It ...
Aug 20, 2017
TAL AFAR AIRBASE, Iraq — Iraqi forces on Sunday pounded the Daesh terror group in Tal Afar, one of its last bastions in the country, in a ne ...
Aug 20, 2017
AMMAN — Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Sunday his country had foiled Western designs to topple him but his army had not yet won the f ...
Aug 20, 2017
BAGHDAD/ERBIL  — Five weeks after securing victory in Mosul, Iraqi forces have moved into positions around the city of Tal Afar, t ...
Aug 19, 2017
SIDON, Lebanon — Palestinian security forces on Saturday battled radical Islamist gunmen in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp near ...

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