Turkish army forces and allied militants from the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) have seized control of a town in Syria's northwestern Afrin region that has been the target of a military campaign over the past weeks.
The Russian military says Washington is flouting a UN resolution on Syria by failing to prevent the militants it controls from launching daily raids on the Syrian army troops in Eastern Ghouta and shelling the capital Damascus.
The Russian military says militants continue to indiscriminately target civilians in Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, which has witnessed deadly violence over the past few days.
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed anti-Damascus militant group, has claimed that in a cross-border attack it targeted military positions in neighboring Turkey, which is leading a month-long war against a Kurdish-controlled enclave in war-torn Syria.
Iraqi security services have published the names of 60 people wanted on suspicion of affiliation to Daesh and al-Qaeda Takfiri terrorist groups as well as the Ba'ath Party of slain dictator Saddam Hussein.
Nine members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have been killed when Turkish military aircraft carried out a string of aerial attacks against the militants’ positions in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
Egypt hanged 15 men convicted of attacks that killed security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources said on Tuesday, in what appears to be the largest number of executions on a single day since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office in 2014.
Egyptian security forces have killed at least 14 militants in two separate operations in the wake of the massacre at a mosque in the northern part of the restive Sinai Peninsula last week that killed over 300 people.
At least 18 police forces, including a general, have been killed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after militants ambushed their convoy, in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the restive region since January.