An air operation conducted by Turkey destroyed 14 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, the Turkish Armed Forces said on Wednesday.
US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford claims that the idea to increase intelligence cooperation between the United States and Russia to fight terrorists in Syria is still immature.
A cartoon published by London-based Saudi newspaper Al-Hayat is receiving backlash after depicting foreign workers as rats.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel has a solid evidence that the recent UN Security Council resolution condemning the building of settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem was adopted as a result of the efforts taken by the Barack Obama administration.
The United States and its allies are set to provide additional intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance support to Turkish forces in northern Syria.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim had a two-day visit to Baghdad and Erbil over the weekend. Sputnik spoke in an interview with the Deputy Chairman of the parliamentary faction of the ruling Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP) Bulent Turan regarding the visit and its effect on the fight against terrorists in the region.
Libya has more than tripled its oil output over the past six months, which may undermine the plans of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to raise petroleum prices by jointly decreasing oil production, media reported Tuesday.
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi will be hard to capture alive as, according to the intelligence, he is sleeping in a suicide vest, the spokesman for the US-led coalition’s Combined Joint Task Force in Iraq said Tuesday.
Russian military has delivered more than 3 metric tons of humanitarian aid to the residents of the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
There is almost no risk of Iran exceeding the cap on heavy water set in its nuclear deal with world powers.
Turkey currently considers the possibility to grant the country's citizenship to the Syrian refugees currently being in Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday.
A total of 213 families have left western parts of the Iraqi province of Anbar bordering Syria since the start of the operation to liberate it from Daesh, Iraq’s Ministry of Migration and Displacement said Tuesday.
The United States has added United Kingdom national Alexanda Amon Kotey, also known as Abu-Salih al-Baritani, to the terror list and imposed sanctions on him for membership in a Daesh execution cell known as "The Beatles," the US Department of State said in a press release on Tuesday.
The Russian and Turkish monitors in the Syria ceasefire commission registered a total of 14 truce violations across seven provinces in Syria in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
Around 5,000 French Jews emigrated to Israel in 2016, continuing an aliyah trend that has seen 40,000 Jewish citizens of France quit the country in a decade.
Iran is currently producing 3.9 million barrels of oil daily, Deputy Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Gholamreza Manouchehri said Tuesday.
The US-led coalition carried out 26 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on Monday, including seven near the Iraqi city of Mosul that destroyed numerous Daesh supply routes, the Operation Inherent Resolve joint task force said in a press release.
The Ankara authorities have banned public gatherings for a month starting Tuesday amid security concerns.
The Turkish police killed a suspected suicide bomber in the country’s southeast, local media reported.
A leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Murat Karayilan, has promised to withdraw his troops from the Sinjar area in northern Iraq, saying that he will be continuing negotiations with the region's ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Sputnik spoke with prefect of Sinjar, Mehma Khelil in an interview.
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