BEIRUT: Air strikes by a US-led coalition killed 23 civilians Wednesday in a village held by the Islamic State group in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said. "At least 23 civilians, among them eight children and six women,…
BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters reached an agreement on Friday to stop fighting in northern Iraq, the media office of the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition said. A spokesman for the coalition in Baghdad told…
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: Iraqi security forces were "ahead of schedule" after the first day of an offensive for the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, a Pentagon official said Monday. A US-led coalition has for months been helping train…
BEIRUT: Air strikes blamed by Moscow and Damascus on the US-led coalition hit a Syrian army position in the east on Saturday, killing more than 60 soldiers, the Russian army said.
OTTAWA: Canadian police shot dead an alleged Islamic State sympathiser who was about to activate an explosive device in Ontario late on Wednesday, media reports said as police confirmed thwarting a "potential terror threat".
BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces advanced Tuesday into the centre of Ramadi city, which has been under the control of Islamic State group jihadists since May, a security official said.