Wednesday, September 9, 2015
A Royal Air Force (RAF) drone last month killed a British jihadist in Syria who was planning attacks on Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday.
Turkish ground forces crossed into northern Iraq on Tuesday for the first time since 2011 in a "short-term" operation to hunt down Kurdish rebels, a Turkish government official said, as Turkish jets carried out more airstrikes against rebel camps in the region.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The mother of a Palestinian child killed in the July firebombing of the family's home has died from her wounds, renewing calls on Monday for Israel to crack down on Jewish extremism.
Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obaidi escaped unharmed as a sniper fired on his convoy Monday near a town where security forces have been battling jihadists, the ministry said.
Monday, September 7, 2015
Thirteen militants were killed by Tajikistan security forces on Saturday, the government said, a day after 22 people died in bloodshed blamed on a former deputy minister.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he would not allow Israel to be "submerged" by refugees after calls for the Jewish state to take in those fleeing Syria's war.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry raised U.S. concerns about reports of "an imminent enhanced Russian military buildup" in Syria, in a phone call Saturday to his counterpart in Moscow, the U.S. State Department said.
Airstrikes from a Saudi-led coalition destroyed a key rebel encampment in the country's capital on Sunday, rocking downtown with blasts that also hit a school, restaurants and embassies, according to witnesses and officials from both sides of the conflict.
Syrian authorities have detained a member of al-Qaida affiliate al-Nusra Front who admitted the group's responsibility for a double bomb attack in the country's Druze heartland, state media said Sunday.
A Dutch journalist based in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast was detained Sunday while reporting from the region where the military is waging a relentless campaign against Kurdish rebels.