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NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Feb. 5 that Russia’s air strikes in Syria targeting rebel forces are “undermining” efforts to find a peaceful solution to the five-year war
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli police entered one of Islam's holiest places -- annexed east Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque --- on July 26 to tackle suspected Palestinian rioters, police said
Footage of Turkey's airstrikes against three Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria for 13 minutes early July 24 has emerged
ISMAILIA, Egypt - Reuters
The first cargo ships have passed through Egypt's New Suez Canal in a test-run before it opens next month, state media reported, 11 months after the army began constructing the $8 billion canal alongside the existing 145-year-old Suez Canal.
ARBIL, Iraq - Reuters
U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter called Iraq's Kurdish fighters a model for the kind of force needed to defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as he made an unannounced visit on July 24 to the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region
BEIRUT - Reuters
ISIL militants have detonated explosive laden trucks in two villages near the Kurdish-controlled Syrian border town of Tel Abyad, with reports of casualties, a monitor that tracks the war said.
BEIRUT – Agence France-Presse
The humid summer air of Beirut has started to reek as uncollected trash piles up in the streets after protesters shut down Lebanon’s largest landfill at a time of political paralysis
Turkish PM has accused those who 'abused' the Kurdish peace bid. Slamming the government for moving to abort the process, the HDP has called for dialogue and the PKK has said the truce 'has no meaning anymore'
Three Turkish F-16s carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria for 13 minutes early July 24, destroying two ISIL headquarters and one rallying point with guided missiles, Turkish Prime Minister's Office says. The jets did not enter the Syrian airspace, according to Turkish media.
Turkish warplanes launched attacks on camps of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq late on July 24 while also launching a second wave of airstrikes against ISIL
BAGHDAD - Agence France-Presse
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter flew to Baghdad Thursday for talks on Iraq’s war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, whose “caliphate” is shrinking but is ramping up deadly car bombings
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