The parliament in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region yesterday elected its first ever woman speaker as a temporary stop-gap while deep political rifts persist more than four months after legislative elections.
Twin explosions in the bustling centre of the rebel-held northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Monday killed at least 15 people and injured scores, medics and witnesses said.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Monday it has arrested three ‘terrorists’ involved in last week's deadly suicide bomb attack on security forces in southeastern Iran.
A former official of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s regime sentenced to death in 2015 was released yesterday for “health reasons”, his family said.
Iran yesterday launched a new locally-made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country’s latest show of military might at a time of heightened tensions with the US.
Diehard militants have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group “caliphate” in Syria, US-backed forces fighting them said yesterday, preventing hundreds of civilians from fleeing.
A Sudanese fruit seller died on Sunday after choking on tear gas fired at protesters in the market where he worked in Khartoum, his family members told Reuters.
President Bashar al-Assad warned Syria's Kurds Sunday that their ally the United States would not protect them against any Turkish offensive as Washington looks to withdraw it troops.
A Kurdish-led faction that has played a key role in fighting Islamic State in Syria has welcomed a call by US President Donald Trump for Europe to take in hundreds of Islamic State fighters captured in the war-torn country.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated a new domestically-built submarine armed with cruise missiles at a time of rising tensions with its arch-enemy the United States.
US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat ...