Tag: conflict

Almost 30,000 Afghan troops killed since 2015: Ghani

Washington: The death toll among Afghanistan's security forces is nearing 30,000 since the start of 2015, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani…

UN to convene Yemen talks in Sweden soon

United Nations: The UN envoy for Yemen said Friday he intends to convene peace talks "shortly" in Sweden in a…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in the border area of the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday,…

Coalition air strikes killed 38 in eastern Syria: monitor

Beirut: Air strikes by the US-led coalition have killed 38 people in an eastern Syria holdout of the Islamic State…

Turkey urges Israel to ‘immediately stop’ Gaza strikes

Ankara: Turkey on Tuesday called on Israel to "immediately stop" strikes against the Gaza Strip, urging the international community to…

Egypt calls on Israel to end military action in Gaza

Cairo: Egypt on Tuesday called on Israel to end its military action in Gaza, after Palestinian militants in the enclave…

Italy hosts Libya players in fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players including strongman Khalifa Haftar met with global leaders in Italy on Monday in the latest…

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket fire, Hamas TV destroyed

Gaza City: Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed three Palestinians and destroyed a Hamas TV building on Monday after a…

At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida

Hodeida: At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida, medics and a military source said…

Libyan players in Italy for fresh bid to solve crisis

Palermo: Libya's key political players meet with global leaders in Palermo on Monday in the latest bid by major powers…

US-backed force says resuming anti-IS assault in eastern Syria

Qamishli: A Kurdish-led force backed by a US-led anti-jihadist coalition said Sunday that it was resuming its offensive against the…

Clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead: officials

Gaza City: An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving six…

Palestinians mark anniversary of Arafat’s death

Ramallah: Palestinians on Sunday marked 14 years since the death of iconic leader Yasser Arafat, with their campaign for statehood…

After IS, Damascus suburb residents blocked from going home

Damascus: Abu Mohammed thought he could finally go home after jihadists were expelled from his Damascus suburb, but he says…

Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt after artillery ‘accident’

Diyarbakir: At least 25 Turkish soldiers were injured and seven were reported missing Friday after an artillery shell exploded "accidentally"…

US-led coalition strikes kill 26 civilians in east Syria: monitor

Beirut: US-led coalition air strikes killed 26 civilians including 14 children Friday in a holdout of the Islamic State group…

Qatari cash reaches Gaza in campaign to ease tensions

Gaza City: Palestinian civil servants formed long queues in Gaza on Friday to receive millions of dollars in Qatari-funded salaries,…

Syria army frees Druze hostages from IS: state media

Damascus: The last 19 Druze women and children abducted by the Islamic State group in July from the southern Syrian…

Syria army frees Druze hostages from IS: state media

Damascus: The last 19 Druze women and children abducted by the Islamic State group in July from the southern Syrian…

Libya conference in early 2019 could pave way to elections: UN

United Nations: A national conference will be held in Libya in the first weeks of 2019 to push for elections…