Friday, April 19, 2019

IS claims wave of attacks in Iraq that killed 56

BAGHDAD: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility yesterday for a series of attacks that rocked different parts of Iraq and killed at least 56...

IS blows up Arch of Triumph – Stepping up campaign of destruction

BEIRUT: Islamic State group jihadists have blown up the Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra, the country's antiquities chief said yesterday, stepping up their...

Syrian refugees increasingly return to war zones at home – Unable survive in exile...

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan: Growing numbers of Syrian refugees are returning to their war-ravaged homeland from Jordan because they can't survive in exile after...

Turkey warns Russia over air space violations from Syria – ‘Moscow should give up...

BEIRUT: Turkey warned Russia yesterday against violations of its airspace by warplanes straying over the border from Syria, as NATO called an emergency meeting...

Palestinians barred from Jerusalem Old City

JERUSALEM: Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem’s Old City yesterday as fears of a further escalation in violence...

Thousands attend funerals of Iranians killed in hajj – Disaster has fed the bitter...

TEHRAN: Thousands of mourners attended funeral services in Iran yesterday for pilgrims killed in a stampede during last month's hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia,...

First Iran hajj dead flown home

TEHRAN: The first bodies of Iranians killed in a stampede at the hajj arrived home from Saudi Arabia yesterday after a controversial nine-day delay...

Russia launches new wave of air raids in Syria – Airstrikes kill 39 civilians...

DAMASCUS: Russian warplanes have attacked the Islamic State group and other insurgents in central and northern Syria with a wave of new airstrikes, Syrian...

Israeli troops hunt killers of couple – EU calls for justice as well as...

BEIT FURIK: Hundreds of Israeli troops were hunting yesterday for suspected Palestinian gunmen after the killing of a settler couple as they drove through...

Thousands of Iraqis rally for reforms

BAGHDAD: Thousands of Iraqis demonstrated in Baghdad and several other cities yesterday, urging the government to deliver on its promised reform package aimed at...

Iran troops to join Syria war

BEIRUT/MOSCOW: Hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria to join a major ground offensive on behalf of President Bashar Al- Assad’s government, Lebanese...

Yemeni, Saudi forces retake strategic Red Sea strait – UAE soldier dies of injuries...

DUBAI: Loyalist Yemeni troops and Gulf Arab forces seized the Bab Al-Mandab Strait connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden from Houthi...

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