Ten members of the Egyptian security forces were killed in a blast during a counterterrorism raid in Sinai, an armed forces spokesman said Friday.
Israel is likely to try to retain the existing status quo in Syria since it has benefited from the ongoing conflict in the war-torn neighboring nation, political analyst Sergei Balmasov asserted, saying that Tel Aviv's combat missions are not aimed at President Bashar al-Assad, but are rather meant to prevent the crisis from being resolved.
Four Yak-152 primary trainer aircraft have been constructed so far for trials by the Russian Defense Ministry, Irkut Corporation President Oleg Demchenko told Sputnik.
Russia’s center for Syrian reconciliation has delivered several tonnes of humanitarian aid to over 3,000 Syrians in the past 24 hours.
Representatives from nearly 70 countries gather this week in Washington to take part in the so-called “Anti-Daesh Summit,” the first gathering of the US-led Middle-East coalition since the election of Donald Trump as the American president. Radio Sputnik’s Brian Becker noted that some countries have been left behind.
ZTE Corporation has admitted in court that it has been violating US sanctions on technology sales to Iran, the Department of Justice claimed.
Binali Yildirim urged the international community to unite in countering terrorism and warned against associating it with Muslim countries.
Now in its 16th year, the US war in Afghanistan is poised to escalate, as top leaders in the country call on Washington to increase its military footprint in the nation, both on the ground and in the air.
US Senator John McCain claims that the United States will have to decide to what extent it can support the Kurdish forces during the offensive to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa as the country also has to ensure cooperation with Turkey.
Jabhat Fatah al Sham as well as allied groups, have attacked several villages to the north of the city of Hama, a source reported.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Norwegian Ambassador Vegard Ellefsen, following Norway’s decision to grant asylum to five Turkish nationals.
Kurdish People's Protection Units General command spokesperson says that continuous shelling of villages in Syria’s Afrin by the Turkish military has resulted in ten civilian casualties.
Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel and the United States have achieved progress in the talks concerning the Israeli settlements on the West Bank territory.
More than 30 Syrian civilians were killed when the US-led coalition bombed a school in the town of al-Mansour in the Raqqa province, Turkish Anadolu news agency reported.
As many as 545 members of the Syrian armed opposition in the al-Waer district of the city of Homs decided to lay down arms in compliance with President Bashar Assad’s Amnesty Decree, local media reported Wednesday, citing a source at the reconciliation committee.
The Iraqi government troops liberated more than 60 percent of western Mosul from the Daesh terror group, outlawed in numerous countries, local media reported on Wednesday, citing spokesman for the Iraqi Joint Special Operations Command Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasul.
The armed groups which do not observe the ceasefire regime in Syria shelled the civilian districts of the country’s capital Damascus, including al-Mazraa, where the Russian embassy is located, a witness told Sputnik Wednesday.
The US-led coalition against the Daesh terror group banned by numrous countries has airdropped partner forces to the vicinity of Tabqah dam near the Syrian city of Raqqa, US Central Command spokesperson Maj. Josh Jacques told Sputnik on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reaffirmed that Tel Aviv will continue to carry out operations aimed at disrupting weapons transfers from Iran to Hezbollah, the Lebanon-based Shia movement which Israel considers to be one of the top threats to its security.
Most of the deputies of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of Daesh, have been killed by the US-led coalition against the terror group, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at the coalition ministerial in Washington on Wednesday.
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