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US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

US resumes airstrikes against Islamic State as Turkey reopens air base

 The US resumed airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) after Turkey opened its airbase which was closed in the wake of a failed attempted coup on July 16.

Kurdish militant bomb attacks on Turkish army outpost kill six

Two bomb attacks by Kurdish militants ripped through a military outpost and an army vehicle in southeast Turkey on Sunday, killing six members of the armed forces, the military said, showing no let-up in a conflict which flared a year ago.

UN blacklists Saudi Arabia-led coalition over child deaths in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition is reportedly responsible for 60 percent of the total 785 children who were killed and 1,168 wounded last year in Yemen.

Barack Obama confirms death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, says chance for peace

Barack Obama confirms death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, says chance for peace

U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed on Monday the death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour and said he hoped his removal would lead to the Taliban joining a peace process.

Taliban chief Mullah Mansour killed by US airstrike in Pakistan? - Barack Obama authorised the strike

Taliban chief Mullah Mansour killed by US airstrike in Pakistan? - Barack Obama authorised the strike

Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was likely killed in an airstrike in Pakistan late Saturday, a US official told CNN.

Wanted Australian ISIS recruiter killed in US airstrike in Iraq

Wanted Australian ISIS recruiter killed in US airstrike in Iraq

Australian ISIS recruiter Neil Prakash, who called on his countrymen to start attacking before being attacked, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in northern Iraq's Mosul city.

Airstrike kills 12 in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

At least 12 people were killed on Tuesday in government airstrikes against areas in the rebel-held province of Idlib in northwestern Syria, a monitor group reported.

Istanbul on edge after suicide attack blamed on ISIS

Istanbul on edge after suicide attack blamed on ISIS

Turkey on Sunday named the bomber behind a suicide attack in a busy Istanbul shopping and entertainment hub that killed four foreigners as a Turkish jihadist with links to the Islamic State group.

Turkey deadly bombing: In Pics

A car bomb exploded in Kizilay district in the Turkish capital Ankara late Sunday killing at least 37 people.

Airstrike on school kills 12 children in Syria's Aleppo

At least 12 school children were killed on Monday in an airstrike on a school in Syria's Aleppo province, a monitor group reported.

Mexico demands probe into Egypt's 'accidental airstrike'

Mexico demanded Egypt launch a "swift and in-depth" investigation into the "accidental airstrike" on tourists including 15 Mexicans.

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 120; deadliest in Yemen conflict

 Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike against civilians since the March offensive began, security and medical officials said.

15 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

 Despite a UN-brokered truce, Saudi-led coalition forces bombed Houthi targets in several provinces of Yemen on Sunday killing at least 15 people, sources said.

40 killed in clashes, airstrikes against IS in Iraq

At least 40 people were killed on Thursday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and airstrikes by Iraqi and US-led coalition aircraft in the Iraqi provinces of Anbar and Salahudin, a government statement and provincial security sources said.

Military kills 23 militants in Egypt

At least 23 militants were killed today in airstrikes by army on militant hideouts in Egypt's restive North Sinai, a day after heavily-armed IS terrorists launched simultaneous suicide attacks on army checkposts in the Peninsula, killing at least 70 people, mostly soldiers.

UNESCO condemns ancient houses` destruction in Sanaa `strike`

UNESCO condemned the destruction Friday of ancient houses described as a "jewel" of Islamic urban landscape in an alleged Saudi-led air strike on the Yemeni capital`s old quarter that killed five people.

Israel launches air strike on Gaza after militant rocket salvo

Israeli aircraft struck the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to a rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled territory that hit southern Israel, the Israeli military said.

28 IS militants killed in Iraq airstrikes

 Iraqi security forces on Saturday continued their battles against Islamic State (IS) militants in the western Anbar province, while air strikes killed 28 IS militants, including senior leaders, security sources and official television said.

61 IS militants killed in airstrikes, clashes in Iraq

At least 61 members of the Islamic State (IS) militant group were killed in US-led airstrikes and clashes with Iraqi security forces in Iraq on Saturday, while security forces freed a small town as they are advancing to recapture a major city in Anbar province from the IS, security sources said.

School children killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

 A Saudi-led airstrike hit a Shia Houthi-controlled military base in the central Yemeni province of Ibb on Tuesday, destroying the base and damaging a nearby school where two students were killed, officials and residents told Xinhua.