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Spokesperson says no civilians were killed
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki on Thursday announced that Baghdad was buying more than a dozen of the warplanes from Russia in a deal that could be worth up to $500m
The militant onslaught has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, alarmed world leaders, and put Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki under pressure at home and abroad.
The explosion happened at around midnight near an army checkpoint and a cafe where football fans were watching a World Cup match.
Kerry met with Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki and was to hold talks with Iraqi leaders across the political and communal spectrum.
The air raids came after the 13-year-old son of an Israeli defence ministry contractor was killed on the Golan on Sunday morning.
AFP – Some 17 Yemeni policemen were wounded in an ambush by Shiite Huthi rebels as fighting between government forces and the rebels neared the capital, officials said on Sunday. The Huthis – also known as Ansarullah – have been pushing out of their northern mountain strongholds towards Sanaa in a suspected bid to expand …
Security forces in Mosul wilted in the face of the onslaught, in some cases abandoning uniforms and even vehicles in their haste to flee.
An army major confirmed that the town and its surrounding areas were in insurgent hands.
The militants, spearheaded by the powerful jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), have overrun all of one province and chunks of three more since they launched their offensive late last Monday.
AFP – A bomb attack targeting a weapons bazaar in eastern Syria close to the Iraqi border killed 30 “terrorists” on Saturday, state television reported. “A big explosion hits a terrorist arms market in Mayadeen, killing 30 terrorists and wounding dozens of others,” the television reported. Just 80 kilometres (50 miles) from the Iraqi border, …
The attack at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport began just before midnight Sunday and around dawn, the military said that all 10 attackers had been killed.
South of Baghdad, a roadside bomb near a secondary school in Mahmudiyah killed a male pupil, and a car bomb near a Shi’a mosque in Iskandiriyah killed two people.
Haftar says his campaign against the Islamists aims to purge the restive city of “terrorist” groups, but he has been denounced by the authorities in Tripoli of trying to stage a coup — a charge he denies
AFP – A powerful jihadist group battling Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria has sharply criticised the global terror network’s leader in a statement, rejecting his call for them to leave the war-ravaged country. The audio recording, purportedly made by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant spokesman Abu Mohammed Al-Adnani, also urged Ayman Al-Zawahiri to remove …
The hostage, Mohamed ben Sheikh, is shown crying during the five minute video as he calls on Tunisia’s president to help rescue him
Operations targeted areas described as “hotbeds of terrorism” across both North and South Sinai
AFP- Attacks in Iraq left 12 people dead Tuesday while security forces said they killed 25 militants near Baghdad amid worries insurgents are encroaching on the capital weeks ahead of elections. The latest violence is part of a protracted surge in nationwide bloodshed that has left more than 2,400 people dead since the start of …
Posters went up around Baghdad and across the country as candidates vie for one of 328 parliamentary seats.
The army arrests more than two dozen suspected militants on Monday
Bomb disabled in Alexandria courts complex
The Brotherhood denounced the killing of five military police conscripts and demanded that authorities bring the assailants to justice
Armed forces, Ministry of Interior and Central Security Forces engaged in coordinated campaign to eradicate militants from Sinai in response to escalating violence
The crisis in Kiev has evolved into a Cold War-style standoff between Moscow and the West over the future of the strategic nation sandwiched between them.
The bombing is the 20th time the pipeline has been attacked since the 2011 ouster of Hosni Mubarak
Dar Al-Eftaa warns of the severity of extremist fatwas
Perpetrator of deadly 2012 checkpoint attack killed during military operation
Sinai pipeline attacked for third time this month, while army destroys “militants’” tunnels and cars
Five houses and 24 huts destroyed
Suspected militants have bombed a natural gas pipeline Tuesday