Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 6:06am
Iraq's air force struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time on Friday as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul, the last major urban stronghold held by the Sunni militant group in Iraq.
Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 5:58am
Two attacks near a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from the Islamic State group killed at least 60 people, mostly civilians, and two Turkish soldiers on Friday, as the group retreats from one of its last remaining strongholds in northern Syria, Turkey's news agency and Syrian activists said.
Nqobile Ntshangase, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 5:47am
Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon Friday as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests broke out in South Africa's capital, while President Jacob Zuma condemned anti-foreigner violence and appealed for calm.
Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 5:37am
Tunisia's unhappy distinction as one of the world's primary jihadi exporters is coming home to haunt the country, where young men trained by the Islamic State group have killed tourists, soldiers and even an unfortunate shepherd.
The U.N. human rights office said Friday it's "deeply disturbed" by the "lenient" 18-month prison sentence handed down by a Tel Aviv military court against an Israeli soldier who killed a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground.
Omer Farooq, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 4:41am
The shooting of two Indians in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in the investigation into the crime.
Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron started revealing his campaign program at last Friday, saying he wants to slash 60 billion euros in spending but invest 50 billion euros in re-training and other stimulus programs.