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If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer

FILE Photo: A Man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would have been his first ...

Iraqi forces battle towards heart of Mosul’s Old City

A member of Iraqi security forces stands on the turret of an armoured car along a highway near west of Mosul, Iraq June 22, 2017. ...

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

A mosque is viewed by myself a shoreline in Doha, Qatar, June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem Zeitoon By Means Of ...

Russian navy launched missile strikes on IS target in Syria: RIA

Russian naval vessels launched missile strikes on Islamic State objectives in Syria’s Hama province, destroying command points and weapon and ammunition outlets, RIA news agency ...

North Korea tests rocket engine: U.S. official

North Korea has conducted some other take a look at of a rocket engine that the U.S. believes could be part of its application to increase an intercontinental ballistic missile, a ...

Shock and anger in Mosul after Islamic State destroys historic mosque

A still image taken from video presentations the destroyed Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul in Iraq, June 21, 2017. Iraqi Military Handout/by the use ...

After London fire, 600 tower blocks thought to have similar cladding

By William Jameshigh-rise structures in England incorporate cladding just like that used on a London tower block which caught hearth, killing at the least Seventy Nine people, officers ...

U.S. will take weapons from Kurds after Islamic State defeat: Turkey

U.S. Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis speaks at a press convention at the Australia-u.s. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) at Government House in ...

Islamic State blows up historic Mosul mosque where it declared ‘caliphate’: Iraqi military

By Using Marius Bosch and Maher Chmaytellifamous leaning minaret, an Iraqi armed forces statement stated, as Iraqi forces in quest of to expel the team from town closed in on the site. It ...

In high-level talks, U.S. asks China to do more to rein in North Korea

Through David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnickthe us pressed China on Wednesday to exert more diplomatic and economic drive to lend a hand rein in North Korea’s nuclear and missile ...