Middle East
  • Turkey’s cross-border operation against Kurdish Y.P.G. militia drew sharp criticism from its N.A.T.O. ally, the U.S., which called on Ankara to stay focused on fighting Islamic State militants in northern Syria. 

    Kurdish Y.P.G. fighter in Syria
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2016, 2:08 AM EDT
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    Islamic State-affiliated Amaq news agency reported that the group’s chief strategist and spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed while surveying IS operations in Syria’s Aleppo.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 31, 2016, 6:49 AM EDT
  • Security forces at a military base in Yemen's southern embattled city of Aden.

    A suicide car bomb struck a gathering of new recruits at an army camp in Yemen’s port city of Aden, killing at least 40 military personnel and injuring several others on Monday. 

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2016, 4:39 AM EDT