IS abducts 70 people from Iraqi province
IS abducts 70 people from Iraqi province

 Islamic State terrorists have kidnapped dozens of Sunni tribesmen in northern Iraq, media reported on Saturday.

Iran says it will support results of UN Yemen talks

The deputy foreign minister of Iran, whose country is accused of siding with rebels in Yemen, said Tuesday that Tehran will support the outcome of this week`s UN peace talks.

Hezbollah announces battle with IS on Syria-Lebanon border

 Pakistan on Wednesday said that India should not have any misconceptions about Islamabad since it is different as compared to Myanmar, an official statement said.

Iran condolences for Saudis in suspected poisoning accident

Iran on Wednesday offered condolences to the families of four Saudis who died from an apparent accidental chemical poisoning during a pilgrimage in Iran, after Riyadh summoned Tehran`s ambassador over the incident.

Iraqi troops, militias repel IS attacks in Anbar province

Government forces and Shiite militiamen repelled two Islamic State group attacks in Anbar province on Saturday, officials said. In one attack, they used anti-tank missiles to stop four would-be suicide car bombers, officials said, as violence continues to roil the war-torn country.
 

Iran pilgrims prevent nuclear protest outside mosque

Iranian pilgrims at a Shiite holy site near the city of Qom intervened against the distribution of leaflets opposing Tehran`s nuclear talks with world powers, state news agency IRNA reported on Wednesday.

Fighters battle Houthis in Yemen's southern city of Aden

 Heavy fighting erupted in southern Yemen near Aden airport on Friday when local militia attacked Shiite Houthi rebels in a push to drive them from the district, residents and fighters said.

Shiite name of Iraqi operation `not helpful`: US

The Pentagon expressed disappointment on Tuesday over a decision by Iraqi militias to impose an explicitly Shiite name for a military operation in Iraq`s Sunni heartland, saying it could aggravate sectarian tensions.

Baghdad blast targeting Shiite pilgrims kill six

A bomb blast and two mortar rounds targeting Shiite worshippers marching to a Baghdad shrine killed six people Tuesday in the Iraqi capital, security and medical sources said.

Baghdad blast targeting Shiite pilgrims kill six

A bomb blast and two mortar rounds targeting Shiite worshippers marching to a Baghdad shrine killed six people Tuesday in the Iraqi capital, security and medical sources said.

Bahrainis jailed, stripped of nationality, for 'terrorism'

Three Bahrainis have each been jailed for 15 years and stripped of their citizenship for "terrorist acts", a senior judicial official in the Gulf kingdom said on today.

Iraq minister says Tikrit massacre burial sites found
Iraq minister says Tikrit massacre burial sites found

Iraqi forces which retook Tikrit from the Islamic State group found burial sites on Wednesday believed to hold victims of a June massacre in which hundreds of army cadets were executed.

Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of central Tikrit: PM

Iraqi troops aided by Shi`ite paramilitaries have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday, but the fight to retake all of Saddam Hussein`s home town continued.

Twin car bombings in Baghdad kill at least 9 in Iraq capital Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a pair of car bombings in a Baghdad suburb has killed at least nine people.

Saudi navy evacuates diplomats from Yemen`s Aden

Saudi warships evacuated dozens of foreign diplomats from Yemen`s main southern city Aden hours before the kingdom launched an air war on advancing Shiite rebels, state media announced on Saturday.

Yemen militia send reinforcements to south

Yemen`s Shiite militia has sent reinforcements to the south, security sources said Monday, amid warnings the Arabian Peninsula country is on the brink of civil war.

Torn Yemen bleeds in Saudi-Iran proxy war: Analysts

Torn between a north controlled by Shiite rebels and a south dominated by the embattled president`s allies, Yemen is mired in a proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia, analysts say.

Bombs in Iraq, including twin blasts on busy street, kill 31

A series of bombings in Iraq, including twin blasts in a busy street in a Baghdad suburb, killed at least 31 people and wounded dozens on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said.

Yemen leader meets governors after fleeing capital

Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi led a meeting of governors in the southern city of Aden on Sunday as he resumed some of his duties after escaping house arrest in Sanaa.

Militia seizes 30 US vehicles as diplomats quit Yemen

Shiite militiamen seized some 30 vehicles used by US embassy staff from Sanaa's international airport shortly after their departure from Yemen, diplomatic and airport sources said.