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Rouhani: Terrorism and sectarianism main issues of Muslim world

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:45) - According to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, terrorism and sectarianism nare the main issues plaguing the Islamic world today. Rouhani also...

India participates in ‘largest ever’ Israeli air force drill

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (11:30 AM) - Israel has launched its largest ever aerial drill on Sunday, according to a report by the Times of Israel...

Pakistan army chief of staff in Iran for security talks

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:45 AM) - General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Staff of the Pakistani Army, has arrived in Tehran on Sunday, heading a...

In pictures: Taliban forms elite assault unit in eastern Afghanistan

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (12:35 P.M.) – In a rare photo op, the Taliban released a string of images on November 2 boasting a newly established...

CIA releases hundreds of thousands of files on killing of Osama...

The CIA has released the last of the US government’s files on the 2011 killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US special...

Iranian Air Force launches 7th round of massive war games –...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) - The Iranian Air Force held military drills in the country's central province of Isfahan as the 7th round of...

Graphic pictures: ISIS gains ground in eastern Afghanistan

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:45 A.M.) – Contrary to the military situation in Iraq and Syria, ISIS still holds battlefield momentum in Afghanistan and is on...

Russian and Qatari DMs sign agreement on military, technical cooperation

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:50 P.M.) - Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Qatari Minister of State for Defence Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah signed an...

[VIDEO] Jets and attack helicopters: Egyptian forces go all out against...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) - Egyptian forces have stepped up their anti-ISIS intervention in the war-striken nation of Libya, employing state-of-the-art combat aviation against...

Netanyahu very upset with Iraqi forces capturing Kirkuk, takes action to...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:35 A.M.) - Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is very upset with Baghdad's decision to drive back pro-Barzani forces from important cities...