Russia seemingly caught off guard by swift Turkish military action despite mutual promises to begin closer cooperation in fight against ISIS.
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The incursion is ostensibly aimed at ISIS, but its real goal is to prevent the Kurds from consolidating the territory they hold in Syria.
Palestinians were furious when they saw photos of Saber al-Rubai, disseminated by the Israeli army.
Ahmed Halawa was suspected of planning the shooting of two Palestinian officers. Week of violence casts doubts on Palestinian Authority's control of area.
Up to 1.2 million people could be affected by an expected military offensive to retake Iraq's second biggest city from Islamic State, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said.
The Kurdish YPG militia, a critical part of the U.S.-backed campaign against ISIS, already controls swathes of northern Syria where Kurdish groups have established de facto autonomy.
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani criticizes Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan for not 'speaking properly' to lawmakers' concerns about Russia.
Hundreds of soldiers were killed by Islamic State militants after the group took over the city of Tikrit two years ago.
King Abdullah vows to maintain status quo at the holy compound, criticizes Israeli policies in Jerusalem.
Artillery fire strikes Kurdish-held Manbij and ISIS targets in Jarablus, official says. Rebels affiliated with Free Syrian Army purportedly planning to attack Jarablus from inside Turkey.