The trial opened on Monday of almost 50 suspects accused of plotting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel on the night of the...
Eleven defendants in a 2012 Egyptian football stadium riot in which 74 people were killed have had their death sentences upheld by an Egyptian court.
The Israel branch of Swedish furniture giant IKEA has apologised for publishing a catalogue that doesn’t feature any female models.
Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study has...
Two former Obama administration officials say the Israeli prime minister rejected an initiative a year ago to resolve the conflict with the Palestinians.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says he has no issues with the media, unlike his boss Donald Trump who says the media are "the enemy of the American people".
Iraqi forces seized 10 villages from the Islamic State group Sunday, launching a daunting operation to retake west Mosul which aid groups warned will put...
Deeper defence ties between Australia and the UAE could lead to $A1 billion in military sales to the emirates, Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne says.

Iraqi forces advance towards Mosul

US-backed Iraqi forces have begun moving towards Mosul airport following Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's formal announcement of a ground offensive.
The battle for Mosul in Iraq is reaching a critical point, Iraqi forces say.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced the start of a military operation to drive IS from the western side of Mosul.
Syrian jets have bombarded Syria's rebel-held Homs, killing at least two people and raising the death toll from nearly two weeks of air strikes to 20.
The Muslim cleric suspected to have orchestrated the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Centre has died in a US prison.
A car bomb has killed a child an wounded 17 others in the Turkish province of Sanliurfa.
The death toll from an Islamic State car bomb that went off in Baghdad has climbed to 59.
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