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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group, reported that the suspected US-led coalition airstrike hit a Syrian army post near an Islamic...

Ankara's ties to Iraq deteriorated significantly on Monday as Baghdad demanded the withdrawal of Turkish troops from its territory by late Tuesday and the...

Kabul (dpa) - Intense fighting between Taliban insurgents loyal to rival leaders has broke out in western Afghanistan Herat province, according to government officials.The...

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was shot and wounded during a meeting of militant leaders in south-western Pakistan, a Taliban source said Thursday."He's...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other top Turkish leaders are directly involved in the illegal oil trade with the Islamic State militant group, Russian...

Israeli security forces have killed Palestinian attackers, even when the latter no longer pose a threat, an Israeli human rights group charged Wednesday.Israel has...

Britain faces the "simple question" of whether to launch airstrikes against Islamic State forces in Syria or wait for the group to attack the...

The stakes are high for British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday as he pushes for a legislative vote that would reverse a 2013...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shook hands Monday at a global climate conference in Paris at their first meeting...

NATO is planning to keep about 12,000 troops in Afghanistan next year, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday, despite earlier plans to downsize the...

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu urged Moscow on Monday to reconsider economic sanctions that it issued after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane...

Tens of thousands of people on Sunday attended the funeral in south-eastern Turkey of pro-Kurdish human rights lawyer Tahir Elci, DHA news agency reported.Elci...

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius indicated Friday that his country is open to working with Syrian government troops to combat the Islamic State militant...

Representatives from North and South Korea on Thursday agreed to start high-level talks on December 11, following a turbulent period in relations between the...

Berlin (dpa) - Germany decided Thursday it could no longer stay on the sidelines of the fight against Islamic State, announcing plans to send...

President Vladimir Putin criticized Turkey on Thursday for not apologizing for downing a Russian Su-24 bomber near the Syrian border amid a growing spat...

Berlin (dpa) - Germany is ready to send Tornado jets to join allied forces in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group in...

Prime Minister David Cameron laid out his case Thursday for extending Britain's airstrikes against the Islamic State terrorist organization from Iraq to Syria.In his...

Beirut/Brussels (dpa) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Turkey of stabbing Russia in the back after its air force shot down a Russian fighter...

A Palestinian motorist rammed his car into a West Bank military checkpoint Tuesday, injuring three members from the Israeli security forces, police said, setting...

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed Michael Keating of Britain as the new head of the UN assistance mission to Somalia, Ban's spokesman said...

Syrian government forces backed by Russian airstrikes regained control Monday of two strategic towns from Islamic State, a monitoring group and state media said.The...

Israeli police Monday shot two Palestinian teenage girls suspected of carrying out a knife attack in central Jerusalem, killing one and injuring the other....

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - President Barack Obama said Sunday that the United States would not succumb to fear despite recent brazen deadly terrorists attacks...

Three Palestinians and one Israeli died Sunday after a new series of three stabbing attacks and attempts, allegedly by Palestinians targeting Israelis.The three consecutive...

US Secretary of State John Kerry plans to travel to the Middle East in the coming week to meet with officials in Israel and...

Ramallah (dpa) - Israeli military forces on Saturday raided a Palestinian radio station in the southern West Bank, confiscating equipment and ordering it shuttered...

Syrian opposition rebels on Saturday regained two northern villages close to the Turkish border from Islamic State, in a setback to the extremist militia,...

More than 400 civilians were among the 1,331 people killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria since September, a monitoring group said Friday.The Syrian Observatory...

North Korea proposed a time and place for preparatory talks with South Korea, news reports said Friday, in the latest stage of a turbulent...

The US House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday to require tightened checks of Syrian refugees, in the wake of last week's Paris attacks by...

Fighting has stopped in a zone of north-eastern Myanmar where clashes broke out in February, sparking a surge in violence with ethnic rebels across...

Moscow/Istanbul (dpa) - Major foreign powers involved in the Syrian conflict on Tuesday sidestepped long-standing differences to ratchet up pressure on the Islamic State...

"We tell the countries, which are taking part in the Crusade campaign: By God's command, you will have your day that will be similar...

Ramallah (dpa) - Two Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded early Monday when a gunfight erupted as Israeli forces demolished the home of a...

Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and several other countries reached an agreement Saturday on a political transition in Syria to end the...

The Pentagon said Friday it is "reasonably certain" that an Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" has been killed in a drone strike...

Kurdish forces, backed by a US-led air campaign, regained the strategic Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State militants on Friday, delivering a major...

Four people were killed in an overnight bomb attack in the southern Thai province of Pattani, an official confirmed Friday. Four volunteer guards in...

Many of the dozens of Palestinians who have stabbed Israelis over the past six weeks have been youths. Thirteen-year-old Ahmed Manasra, one of the...

Forces led by the Kurdish Peshmerga and backed by US airstrikes on Thursday launched the attack to retake the strategic town of Sinjar, near...

Russian state media reported Thursday that the Ukrainian military had unleashed "massive mortar fire" upon rebel positions in the eastern Donetsk region.The Ukrainian military...

Kabul (dpa) - Protesters angry at the beheadings of seven people from Afghanistan's minority Hazara community marched Wednesday to the presidential palace, climbed its...

A suspected Palestinian assailant was killed and seven people injured in three attacks in the West Bank on Sunday, as a wave of violence...

Four Israelis including a pregnant woman were injured when a Palestinian in a car allegedly accelerated into a hitchhiking station in the northern West...

The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine met Friday in Berlin to discuss next steps in ending the Ukraine conflict, amid awareness...

Russia has deployed anti-aircraft missile systems in Syria to defend against potential airstrikes against its forces, state news agency TASS reported Thursday, citing a...

The armed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) declared Thursday an end to a unilateral cessation of military activities against Turkey that it had announced last...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - US Defence Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday said he and Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein would set sail Thursday into...

The Syrian government Wednesday said it had recaptured the only road linking Aleppo to central Syria, after an attack by Islamic State jihadists left...