Fighting between Islamic State (IS) and Syrian rebels near the Turkish border has killed dozens of people in the last two days, as IS militants keep up an offensive that has led to rapid territorial gains, a monitoring group said on Saturday.
Turkish authorities declared a curfew in the southeastern town of Silopi on Tuesday after Kurdish militants rocketed an armoured police vehicle, killing one officer and wounding four, security sources said.
Witnesses said gunfire
At least 15 Yemeni soldiers and 14 militants have been killed in an attack by Al Qaeda on a military post in the eastern region of Hadramawt, a security source said.
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At least 47 fighters were killed in clashes between the Islamic State group and rival Syrian rebels, a monitor said on Saturday, in an area where the United States and Turkey are planning to open a new front against Islamic State militants.
The vice president of Yemen's exiled government in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has declared that the southern port city of Aden was now under the control of Saudi-backed fighters after days of battling with the country's dominant Houthi militia
At least 10 people were killed in heavy clashes in Yemen on Friday despite a five-day humanitarian truce, while aid distribution to the millions deprived of food, fuel and medicine by weeks of fighting and air strikes continued.
Police fired tear gas at demonstrators on Friday as protests overshadowed the start of the Milan Expo, a global fair the government had been hoped would help to put a new face on Italy after years of economic decline.
Hong Kong started to return to work on Monday after more than a week of pro-democracy protests disrupted the Chinese-controlled city, with the protest movement facing a test of its stamina after more clashes with police and pro-Beijing opponents
Anonymous gunmen killed three Iranian security guards in an ambush near the Iraqi border, Iran's official media reported on Wednesday.
The victims, two police officers and a sergeant, came under fire while patrolling a border
At least five people were killed in clashes in Cairo on Friday involving security forces, Muslim Brotherhood supporters and residents days after after hundreds of Islamists opposed to the military-backed government were sentenced to death.