Fierce clashes as Syria battles IS in Aleppo

Israel hits Syrian artillery after Golan fire

The Israeli army attacked Syrian government artillery on Saturday after fire across the armistice line hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and warned it would...
Chinese paramilitary policemen

Echoes of war as South Korean grannies on protest front lines

A powerful US missile system installed in South Korea to defend it from the nuclear-armed North made international headlines this year. But the stars...

Clashes between Iraqi, Kurdish troops close to Kirkuk city

Iraqi and Kurdish forces exchanged artillery fire early Monday south of the city of Kirkuk, after central government forces began a “major operation” to...

Moscow says US ‘pretending’ to fight IS in Iraq

Moscow on Tuesday accused the United States of reducing its air strikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq to allow militants to enter...

Yemen rebels claim drone shot down near Sanaa

Yemen's Huthi rebels, who are locked in a deadly war with the Saudi-supported government, on Sunday said they had downed a drone on the...

US carries out more airstrikes in Libya

WASHINGTON: The US military has carried out more air strikes against the Islamic State group in Libya, killing several fighters, the US Africa Command...

US Sending 3,000 More Troops to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is sending another 3,000 troops to Afghanistan, an increase of over 25 percent in the number of...
North Korea

US warns North Korea will be ‘destroyed’ if threats continue

Donald Trump's administration ramped up the pressure on North Korea on Sunday (Sep 17) ahead of a week of high-stakes diplomacy at the United...

Japan PM urges stronger defence amid North Korea worries

Japan's prime minister on Monday (Sept 11) called for a boost to the country's defences in the face of North Korean threats, warning that...

US could sell South Korea billions of dollars of arms amid tensions

US President Donald Trump on Monday (Sep 4) told his South Korean counterpart Washington was willing to approve arms sales worth "many billions of...