Twenty Syrians treated in Jordan after ‘Russian’ air strikes near border

AMMAN — At least 20 Syrians, who were wounded in air strikes by jets believed to be Russian a few kilometres from Jordan’s northeastern...

Bangladesh attack: Twenty hostages killed, army says

Twenty foreign hostages were killed at a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, the army said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State of...

Iraqi forces hunt Daesh in Fallujah and eye Mosul

FALLUJAH, Iraq — Iraqi forces hunted down holdout militants in Fallujah Saturday after retaking the city centre and trained their sights on Mosul, the...

Bomb kills 10 west of Daesh’s besieged Libyan stronghold

  TRIPOLI — A suicide car bomber hit a Libyan police station west of the besieged Daesh stronghold of Sirte on Thursday, killing 10 people...

Palestinians move into new city, part of statehood dream

  RAWABI, West Bank — After years of setbacks, Palestinians are proudly starting to move into their first planned city being built in the West...

UN concerned about ‘Israel’s excessive use of force’

'   The year 2015 marked the highest number of deaths and injuries among West Bank Palestinians by Israeli forces in a decade, a United Nations...

Child marriage on the rise among Syrian refugees

AMMAN — Salma, a 13-year-old Syrian refugee, was playing with friends outside her tent when her step-mother asked her to come inside and told...

US-backed fighters in Syria close roads around Daesh stronghold

BEIRUT — US-backed fighters in Syria on Thursday closed off all major roads leading to the northern Syrian town of Manbij, a stronghold of...

Fallujah refugees say forced to join ISIS in exchange for food

  Refugees who managed to flee the ISIS-occupied city of Fallujah after the Iraqi army advanced said they had had to live on stale dates...

Residents flee Daesh-held Syrian town as US-backed forces close in

  BEIRUT — Thousands of civilians on Tuesday fled a key town along the Daesh terror group's supply lifeline in northern Syria as US-backed fighters...