Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says

Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says

Israeli kids play next to an Israeli flag next to the Israeli Syrian border at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DAMASCUS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International airport and other positions south of … Read more

Ten killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Ten killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register More lives lost in nearly two-year conflict TPLF says Eritrean troops return to the war Hospital lacks oxygen, medicines for wounded NAIROBI, Sept 14 (Reuters) – A second day of air strikes against the capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed 10 people on Wednesday, hospital … Read more

Two Russian embassy staff dead, four others killed in suicide bomb blast in Kabul

Two Russian embassy staff dead, four others killed in suicide bomb blast in Kabul

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KABUL, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Two Russian embassy staff in Kabul were among six people killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives near the entrance of the embassy, in a blast that injured at least 10 others, the Russian Foreign Ministry and Afghan officials said on … Read more

Sadr calls on supporters to end Baghdad protests after violent clashes

Sadr calls on supporters to end Baghdad protests after violent clashes

Sadr appeals to supporters to end protests Iran closes border ahead of Shi’ite pilgrimage next month 22 people killed in Baghdad clashes; worst in years Violence erupted after Sadr announced withdrawal from politics BAGHDAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Iraq’s powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr ordered his followers to end their protests in central Baghdad on Tuesday, … Read more

At least 12 killed in Somalia hotel siege, intelligence officer says

At least 12 killed in Somalia hotel siege, intelligence officer says

MOGADISHU, Aug 20 (Reuters) – At least 12 people have been killed in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu after al Qaeda-linked militants attacked a hotel, seizing control in a siege that authorities are still battling to end, an intelligence officer told Reuters on Saturday. The attackers blasted their way into the Hayat Hotel on Friday evening with … Read more

Palestinian rockets reach west of Jerusalem on third day of Gaza fighting

Palestinian rockets reach west of Jerusalem on third day of Gaza fighting

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Palestinian militants fired rockets toward Jerusalem on Sunday, causing no casualties but signalling new reach and resolve as Israel pressed air strikes in the Gaza Strip and admitted Jewish visitors to a contested mosque compound. The Islamic Jihad faction said it targeted Jerusalem in retaliation for Israel’s killing overnight of … Read more

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

Bomb blast in Kabul kills eight, injures more than 20

KABUL, Aug 6 (Reuters) – A bomb blast in a busy shopping street in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least eight people and injured 22, hospital officials and witnesses said. The bomb exploded in a western district of the city where members of the minority Shi’ite Muslim community regularly meet. Islamic State, a … Read more

Air strikes, rocket attacks push Israel, Gaza into second day of fighting

Air strikes, rocket attacks push Israel, Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen killed, at least 110 wounded -Palestinian Health Ministry At least 160 rockets fired toward Israel -military Israel killed Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israel struck in Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets at Israeli cities on Saturday after an Israeli operation against the Islamic Jihad militant group ended … Read more

Militants attack Mali’s main military base, situation ‘under control’

Militants attack Mali’s main military base, situation ‘under control’

KATI, Mali, July 22 (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist militants on Friday attacked the main military base where Mali’s interim president lives outside the capital Bamako, but the armed forces said they had repelled the assault and had the situation under control. Militants linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State have repeatedly attacked army bases across … Read more

Turkey rejects responsibility for attack on Iraq’s Dohuk that killed eight

Turkey rejects responsibility for attack on Iraq’s Dohuk that killed eight

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, July 20 (Reuters) – Iraq’s government will call back the Iraqi charge d’affaires in Turkey for consultation after accusing Ankara of carrying out a strike on a mountain resort in the northern province of Dohuk, the state news agency INA reported. read more Turkey rebutted claims by Iraq that it had carried out … Read more