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War-ravaged South Sudan at a glance

South Sudan is the world's youngest country and also one of the poorest, crippled by a devastating civil war that has left tens of...

Israel claims air strikes near Syrian capital Damascus

Israel said Sunday it struck bases of the Islamic Jihad militant group near Damascus, while Syria claimed that its air defences shot down "enemy...

Number of US troops wounded in Iran attack now at 110: Pentagon

The number of US troops who sustained traumatic brain injury when Iran launched missiles at their base in Iraq last month has risen to...

Saudi jet ‘downing’ in Yemen stirs alarm over Huthi weaponry

Claims that Yemeni rebels shot down a Saudi warplane have spotlighted the increasingly potent Huthi arsenal -- cause for alarm in Riyadh as fighting...

NATO Iraq plan could satisfy Trump: US official

A plan for NATO to expand its Iraq mission by taking personnel from the anti-IS coalition could satisfy President Donald Trump's call for more...

Saudi ship on suspected weapons voyage arrives in France

A Saudi cargo ship on a suspected mission to collect weapons for use in the war in Yemen arrived in the French port of...

Trump confirms killing of AQAP chief in Yemen

President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday that the US had killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- days after the terrorist group...

Deadly strikes hit Syria rebel bastion as army advances

Air strikes killed 10 civilians near a bakery and a medical clinic in Syria's rebel-held Idlib region on Thursday, as government forces kept up...

US bombing of Afghanistan hits 10-year high

American warplanes dropped more bombs on Afghanistan in 2019 than at any other time in at least a decade, according to the US Air...

Three rockets hit US embassy in protest-hit Iraqi capital

Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq's capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as...