Turkish army says its commandos are engaged in operations in Hakurka and Kani Rash region in northern Iraq and at least 15 caves and 30 shelters used by terrorists have been destroyed.
Iraqi and Indian officials say the bodies were found buried in mass graves near the village of Badush, northwest of Mosul. New Delhi had maintained for years that it believed the Indian workers were alive and it was trying to secure their release.
Several gun repair and manufacturing shops have sprung up in Azaz city, and one particular weapon is in demand—the AK-47, locally referred to as the "Bin Laden".
Syrian revolutionaries have survived the Assad regime, Russia and Iran. They have also made several mistakes over the last seven years. But the main reason the revolution has failed is because the world has repeatedly failed Syrians.
The war in Syria is far removed from the ambitions of the protesters in Damascus in 2011. How did it get to this point and is there any hope left for the revolution?
As the Syrian civil war entered its eighth year, the Daesh terror group has lost all major cities under its control, creating an opening for the PKK-affiliated YPG terror group.
The international military battle to defeat Daesh in major cities may be over. But its ideology still lingers as the foreign fighters return to their homes.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also criticised the Global Coalition Against Daesh as it has started to work with another terrorist organisation to defeat the group in Syria.
German security agencies on alert for signs of violence against Turkish facilities in Berlin, Stuttgart and other cities as Ankara warns Berlin over recent upsurge in PKK violence against Turkish mosques in Germany.
Azad Osman and Sefira were arrested for protesting against former Syrian president Hafez al Assad in 1987. Since then they've beat the odds and are now a living testimony of everything that has gone wrong with Syria.
Former co-leader of the PYD, Salih Muslum is spotted in Berlin last week, where he also participated in a demonstration organised by the PKK supporters.
Friday's attacks in Ouagadougou on the French embassy and the country's military HQ left 12 people seriously injured while eight assailants were killed, along with the soldiers. A Mali-based affiliate of al Qaeda claimed responsibility.
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