Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 03:57
Multiple explosions rocked Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 34 people.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 00:14
Egyptian military officials say the number of suspected militants killed by airstrikes in the Sinai Peninsula has risen to 13.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 00:44
France will broaden its military presence in Africa`s turbulent Sahel region with specialised new outposts.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 06:11
Pentagon says it will soon deliver to Iraq another installment of small arms and ammunition requested by Baghdad as it battles al-Qaida militants for control of Fallujah and cities in Anbar province.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 07:43
Members of al-Qaida`s branch in Iraq have handed out pamphlets in Fallujah, urging people to take up arms and back them in their weekslong fight against government troops for control of the city.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 05:13
The Syrian government allowed supplies to enter two contested front-line areas near the capital, a relief official said today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 02:05
Fresh violence killed 26 people in Iraq, where UN chief was on visit urging leaders to tackle issues driving fighting in western province where the army is in a standoff with al-Qaida-linked fighters.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 02:04
The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has seized a town in Syria`s Aleppo province, and executed 60 people in other areas, a monitor said on Monday.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 20:03
Iraq would face huge challenge in Fallujah assault: Experts
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 15:22
Gunmen held territory on Baghdad`s doorstep despite tribesmen and police retaking militant-held areas west of capital, as UN Security Council backed Iraq`s efforts against al-Qaida-linked extremists.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 21:55
Al Qaida-affiliated rebels battled Syrian opposition fighters along Iraq border, killing 5 people in the latest outbreak of infighting among the forces opposed to President Bashar al Assad`s regime.
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