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Middle East

ISIS chief Baghdadi urges Muslims to wage ‘jihad’ in purported new audio recording

It is the first purported recording of the ISIS leader to be released since September last year.

23 Aug 2018 10:03 AM

Suicide attack kills at least six tribal militiamen in northern Iraq

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Islamic State militants operate in the area.

22 Aug 2018 4:09 PM

US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton

Bolton also said that the Trump administration was not seeking to oust Iran's leadership with its reimposition of sanctions on Tehran.

22 Aug 2018 3:12 PM

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet to deter enemies, create ‘lasting peace’

'When I speak of our readiness to defend, it means we seek lasting peace. If we lack readiness, we welcome war,' President Rouhani said.

21 Aug 2018 5:24 PM

Uri Avnery, Israeli peace activist who met Arafat, dies aged 94

In 1950, Avnery founded an independent weekly magazine, Haolam Hazeh, which he edited for 40 years.

20 Aug 2018 4:56 PM

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, no injuries

Ankara governor’s office said six shots were fired from a moving white car towards the embassy compound at 5:30 am (2:30 GMT).

20 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Turkish forces to continue counter-terrorism ops in Iraq, Syria: President

Turkish troops, along with various Syrian opposition groups took part in several military ops, mostly against Kurdish militants in Syria.

19 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles: Defence minister

Trump in May withdrew from 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that curbed Tehran’s nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief.

19 Aug 2018 1:17 PM

US supplied bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen, says report

Reportedly, the numbers on shrapnel, indicate that it was a laser-guided Mk 82 bomb manufactured by defence contractor Lockheed Martin.

18 Aug 2018 5:46 PM

New app to take care of travel plans, medical care of Hajj pilgrims

One of the five pillars of the world's fastest-growing religion, the hajj is expected to draw 2 mn people from around the globe this year.

17 Aug 2018 3:16 PM