Category: Middle East

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staffOctober 9, 2017

5 PKK terrorists killed in SE Turkey and N Iraq

HAKKARİ, Turkey – Turkish forces killed five PKK terrorists in southeastern Hakkari province and northern Iraq on Sunday, according to ...

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staffOctober 6, 2017

Indian air force helicopter crash kills seven

An Indian air force helicopter has crashed in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, killing seven military personnel. The crash ...

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staffOctober 5, 2017

Syria violence at worst level since Aleppo – ICRC

The worst fighting since the battle for eastern Aleppo last year is raging in several regions of Syria, causing hundreds ...

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staffOctober 5, 2017

France’s Macron says Iraqi unity essential

French President Emmanuel Macron has offered to mediate between the Iraqi government and Kurds seeking independence from Baghdad, saying the ...

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staffOctober 4, 2017

Russia accuses US led forces of ‘bloody provocations’ in Syria

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov accused US-led forces of carrying out “bloody provocations” against Russian troops in Syria in an ...

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staffOctober 4, 2017

Iraqi forces in final assault to take Hawija from Islamic State

Iraqi forces on Wednesday launched the final assault to capture the town of Hawija, one of two pockets of territory ...

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staffOctober 4, 2017

Russia says its air strike injures Nusra Front leader, kills 12 field commanders

Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that a Russian air strike in Syria had killed 12 Nusra Front field commanders ...

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staffOctober 2, 2017

Monarch flights cancelled as airline ceases trading

Monarch Airlines has ceased trading and all of its future bookings have been cancelled, the Civil Aviation Authority has said. ...

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staffOctober 1, 2017

Iraqi forces liberate 25 villages from Daesh

BAGHDAD – Iraqi forces recaptured late on Sunday, a military airport and 25 villages in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk ...

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staffSeptember 30, 2017

Muslim body condemns vandalism of South African church

JOHANNESBURG – An Islamic non-governmental organization in South Africa on Saturday condemned the vandalism of a historic church in the ...