Fueled by rage: Palestinian lone wolf attacks continue – Three months on, violence defies...

RAMALLAH: On a recent morning, Palestinian taxi driver Shadi Kaseeb dropped off his two oldest children at school before picking up his first passenger...

Iraq forces retake large part of Ramadi from IS

BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces recaptured a large part of the city of Ramadi from the Islamic State group yesterday, officials said, scoring a significant...

Saudi executes Pakistani heroin smuggler – Sri Lankan Maid wins reprieve from death by...

COLOMBO: Saudi authorities have agreed to retry a Sri Lankan housemaid sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, her country's deputy foreign minister said...

Reckless arms transfers to Iraq ‘fuelled IS crimes’ – Human rights watchdog calls for...

BAGHDAD: Decades of irresponsible arms transfers to Iraq fuelled the Islamic State group's firepower and ability to carry out atrocities on a massive scale,...

Foreign fighters in Syria, Iraq ‘more than doubled’

HONG KONG: The number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria has more than doubled since last year to at least 27,000, a report...

Lanka pleads for housemaid sentenced to death in Saudi

COLOMBO: Colombo has expressed concern to Saudi Arabia after a Sri Lankan housemaid working in the country was sentenced to death by stoning for...

Islamic State earns $80 million a month – Half of the revenues come from...

BEIRUT: The Islamic State group is pulling in some $80 million a month, mainly from levies and confiscations, but is struggling financially as strikes...

Assad says Britain’s Syria strikes ‘illegal’

LONDON: Britain's bombing campaign against Islamic State extremists in Syria is "illegal" and will only cause "terrorism" to spread, President Bashar Al-Assad said in...

Governor of Aden killed in car bomb; IS claims attack, threatens more – New...

ADEN: A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group yesterday killed the governor of Yemen's second city Aden, a day after the UN's...

32 IS fighters dead in US-led raids – 13 civilians killed in Russian air...

BEIRUT: At least 32 Islamic State group fighters were killed yesterday in apparent US-led coalition raids on Syria as President Bashar Al-Assad slammed Britain's...

Lebanese soldier recalls Qaeda kidnap ordeal

KOBAYAT, Lebanon: Lebanese soldier George Al-Khoury cried for days after Al-Qaeda executed a fellow captive during one of the lowest points of his 16-month...

Three killed in Lebanon as militant blows himself up

BEIRUT: A suspected Islamist militant killed himself and two members of his family in northern Lebanon yesterday when he blew himself up during an...

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