Tens of thousands of Iranians called for “revenge” yesterday at the funeral of 27 Revolutionary Guards killed in a suicide attack perpetrated by militants.
US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged the United States to put its weight behind the investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and not to set the matter aside because of its ties with Riyadh.
Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Friday that the United States is committed to defeating Islamic State in the Middle East and beyond, but officials said European allies are sceptical of Washington's pledges.
Turkish police believe the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been burned, Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday, citing a police report.
President Hassan Rouhani vowed revenge on Thursday against the "mercenary group" behind a suicide bombing which killed 27 troops in southeastern Iran and accused the US and Israel of supporting "terrorism".
The ferocious battle for the Islamic State group's last bastion in eastern Syria entered its fifth day on Wednesday, as exhausted families left the ever-shrinking scrap of land where holdout jihadists have been boxed in by Kurdish-led forces.
Exhausted families trudged out of the Islamic State group’s last bastion in eastern Syria yesterday, as Kurdish-led forces boxed holdout militants into an ever-shrinking pocket.