Hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria to join a major ground offensive on behalf of President Bashar al-Assad's government, Lebanese sources said on Thursday, a further step in the rapid internationalisation of a civil war in whic
A group tracking the Syrian war said on Saturday that Islamist insurgents shot dead 56 members of Syrian government forces in a mass execution at an air base captured from the army earlier this month in northwestern Syria.
Special funeral prayers were performed yesterday for GCC soldiers killed in Yemen last Friday.
His Majesty King Hamad took part in Friday prayers and the absentee funeral prayers (Salat Al Ghayeb) at Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque, in
A handout picture released by Emirates News Agency (WAM) shows Emirati soldiers carrying coffins of some of the UAE soldiers who died during the military operation 'Operation Restore Hope' under the Saudi Arabia-led Arab alliance in Yeme
At least 50 soldiers from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were killed in Yemen on Friday in the deadliest attack on Gulf Arab troops in the Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi forces, Gulf news agencies said.
As many as 22 soldiers from the UAE were killed in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led campaign against the Houthis, UAE state news agency WAM said on Friday.
The Houthis said they fired a rocket at a weapon
Gunmen fired on police outside an Istanbul palace and a bomb killed eight soldiers in the southeast on Wednesday, heightening a sense of crisis as Turkey's leaders struggled to form a new government.
The Istanbul governor'
Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 UN peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and the world body is working to secure their release, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia deployed 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers abandoned the area, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Thursday, but Baghdad denied this and said the frontier remained under its full control.
Saudi Arabia has deployed 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers withdrew from the area, the Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported on Thursday.
The Dubai-based satellite channel said it had obtained a vi