Morocco Says to Bolster Security in the Face of 'Threats'

Morocco, which has frequently reported the arrest of jihadists and is concerned over the number of its citizens fighting in Syria and Iraq, announced Saturday plans to bolster its security.Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said new measures will be deployed progressively to \"confront the different threats facing the kingdom,\" according to his...

 

U.S.-led Strikes Pound IS Jihadists in Iraq, Syria

U.S.-led warplanes bombarded the Islamic State group Friday with new air strikes as heavily armed Iraqi Kurdish fighters were set to reinforce the besieged Syrian border town of Kobane.Kurdish forces, backed by U.S. air power, have been holding out for weeks against an IS offensive around Kobane, which has become a high-profile symbol of efforts to...

 

Iran Acid Attack Suspects Freed over 'Lack of Evidence'

Several Iranian men arrested on suspicion of committing horrific acid attacks on women have been released due to insufficient evidence, the interior minister revealed Saturday.The attacks in Isfahan, Iran's top tourist destination, have shocked the public and provoked a major protest there Wednesday from citizens who demanded better security and...

 

3 Turkish Troops Killed in Restive Kurdish-Majority Southeast

Masked gunmen on Saturday shot dead three Turkish soldiers in the restive Kurdish-majority southeast of the country, the army said, blaming separatist \"terrorists\" for an attack that threatens to undermine a fragile ceasefire.  The three soldiers were shot dead on the street in the town of Yuksekova in Hakkari province of Turkey's extreme...

 

Kerry Urges Moscow to Implement Ukraine Peace Deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Moscow to fully implement last month's ceasefire agreement on Ukraine, the State Department said in a statement Saturday.The peace deal reached last month in the Belarussian capital Minsk between Kiev, Moscow and the pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine includes monitoring and verification by the...

 

N. Korea Lashes Out at U.S. over Human Rights 'Racket'

North Korea on Saturday vowed strong action to counter a U.S. attack on its human rights record and issued fresh warnings that the United States was in range of its nuclear weapons.The threat follows a damning U.N. inquiry into North Korea's human rights record, with the judge who led the investigation urging the world body this week to seek war...

 

Army pounds militant hideouts in north Lebanon

Two soldiers were killed Saturday in north Lebanon during a brief clash with militants while five others escaped a kidnap attempt, the Lebanese Army said.

 

طوافة عسكرية تنقل جريحاً من حلبا الى بيروت

نقلت طوافة عسكرية تابعة لسلاح الجو أحد الجرحى العسكريين من مركز اليوسف الاستشفائي في حلبا، إلى احدى المستشفيات في بيروت لمعالجته. وهو الجريح الثاني الذي يتم نقله اليوم إلى بيروت بواسطة طوافة...

 

الجيش نعى ملازماً اول ورقيبا وجنديين ومجندين استشهدوا في معارك طرابلس وجوارها

نعت قيادة الجيش – مديرية التوجيه، العسكريين الذين استشهدوا في الإشتباكات، التي خاضها الجيش ضد المجموعات الإرهابية المسلحة في مدينة طرابلس وجوارها، وهم: الملازم الأول الشهيد فراس محمود...

 

بالصور: الجيش يعلن توقيف 20 مسلحاً بطرابلس وجوارها ومقتل وجرح آخرين

اعلنت قيادة الجيش انه بنتيجة المواجهات التي خاضها الجيش ضدّ الجماعات الإرهابية في عدد من أحياء مدينة طرابلس وجوارها، تمكنت قوى الجيش من إحكام سيطرتها الكاملة على مناطق الزاهرية والأسواق...