Shelling and airstrikes kill 8 in Syrian city of Aleppo

Rebels seized part of Aleppo city in 2012.

29 militants killed in Afghanistan airstrikes

 At least 29 militants were killed in two airstrikes in Afghanistan on Monday, authorities said.

Tested mid-range ballistic missile two weeks ago: Iran

Tested mid-range ballistic missile two weeks ago: Iran

Iran successfully tested a medium-range ballistic missile two weeks ago, a senior military planning official was quoted as saying by the Tasnim news agency on Monday.

At least 31 killed as violence spikes in Syria

Syrian government strikes hit opposition-held areas near the capital and in the country's largest city, Aleppo, while rebels fired mortars in escalating violence that left at least 31 people killed and shattered a relative quiet in Damascus that has held since the teetering cease-fire took effect in late February.

41 militants killed in Afghanistan in 24 hours

 At least 41 militants were killed and 23 others injured in clashes with security forces and government airstrikes in the last 24 hours, the Afghan Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

North Korea preparing 5th nuclear test: South Korea President Park Guen-Hye

North Korea preparing 5th nuclear test: South Korea President Park Guen-Hye

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday said North Korea appeared to be readying for a fifth nuclear test in defiance of tightened UN sanctions imposed after its last test in January.

Syria rebels vow armed response to regime ceasefire violations

Syria rebels vow armed response to regime ceasefire violations

Several of Syria's key opposition factions said Monday they were launching an armed response to what they alleged were regime "violations" of a ceasefire agreement in the war-torn country.

US mulling over new strategies to fight ISIS

US mulling over new strategies to fight ISIS

United States Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that he will talk with his commanders in the coming days to identify new ways the US can intensify the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, which including more airstrikes and cyber attacks.

Destroying ISIS group my top priority: US President Barack Obama

Destroying ISIS group my top priority: US President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that destroying the Islamic State (ISIS) group remains his "top priority" at a time when the jihadist group continues to lose ground in Iraq and Syria.

Yemeni army advances against al Qaeda in southern city

Yemeni army advances against al Qaeda in southern city

The Yemeni army backed by local fighters seized control of parts of Aden held by al Qaeda on Wednesday as part of a push to clear the hardline group from its stronghold in the southern port city, a security official said.

13 Egypt policemen killed in Sinai attack claimed by ISIS

13 Egypt policemen killed in Sinai attack claimed by ISIS

A mortar attack on a checkpoint in Egypt`s restive Sinai Peninsula killed 13 policemen on Saturday, the interior ministry said in a statement.

10 militants killed in Afghanistan operation

10 militants killed in Afghanistan operation

At least 10 militants were killed by Afghan National Army (ANA) during an operation in eastern province of Kunar, an army source said on Wednesday.

65 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least 65 civilians were killed on Tuesday in airstrikes carried out by Saudi-led coalition aircrafts that hit a crowded market in north of Sanaa.

Israeli airstrike on Hamas base kills boy nearby, say officials

Israeli airstrike on Hamas base kills boy nearby, say officials

A 10-year-old boy was killed in an Israeli airstrike that targeted a Hamas military base in the Gaza Strip, the Gaza Health Ministry said Saturday.

Ten militants killed in Afghanistan airstrikes

Ten militants killed in Afghanistan airstrikes

At least 10 militants were killed during airstrikes in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, a senior police official said on Sunday.

45 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

Witnesses confirmed that "the air bombing targeted the popular market in Nehm at first and then returned back to hit the rescuers in double tap airstrikes."

15 civilians die in US-led airstrikes in Syria

 At least 15 civilians were killed on Thursday in US-led airstrikes in Syria's northeastern province of al-Hasakah, a monitor group reported.

Missiles hit school, hospital in Syrian border town, 14 dead

Missiles hit school, hospital in Syrian border town, 14 dead

At least 14 civilians were killed when missiles hit a children's hospital, a school and other locations in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz near the Turkish border on Monday, a medic and two residents said.

Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan a serious challenge: US

Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan a serious challenge: US

A top US general has said it is difficult to destroy the "enemy" in Afghanistan if terror groups like the Haqqani network and Taliban have sanctuaries in Pakistan.

US urges Turkey to do more in fight against ISIS

US urges Turkey to do more in fight against ISIS

US Secretary of Defence Ash Carter has said Turkey could do more in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) militant group.