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Ghana-Newspaper

May 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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RABAT -- Citing Tehran's support to separatists in Western Sahara, Morocco announced on Tuesday to sever ties with Iran, only a few years after...
Islamic State

Feb. 8 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- Two Turkish soldiers were killed, 15 others wounded during clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in town Al-Bab of northern Syria, Turkish...
Iraq

Security forces repel IS attack in Iraq’s Salahudin

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Iraqi government forces repelled an attack by extremist Islamic State (IS) group militants on Wednesday against military posts in Iraq's Salahudin province, a provincial...
Iraq

Iraqi governor warns of security setback in Salahudin

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The governor of Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin warned on Monday of a possible security setback with increasing attacks from Islamic State (IS)...
Iraq

Iraq recovers 89 bodies of IS-executed soldiers at mass grave

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Iraqi authorities found Saturday the remains of some 89 bodies believed to be for soldiers of Speicher Camp who were executed by the Islamic...
Iraq

4 Killed in Iraqi Bomb Explosion

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The blast took place in the morning when a roadside bomb planted by the Islamic State (IS) militants apparently targeted civilians fleeing the militant-seized...

Sept. 7 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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SKOPJE -- A small German plane crashed Tuesday afternoon near Macedonian capital Skopje, killing six people onboard, local media reported. The plane...
United Nations

Aug. 19 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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MOGADISHU -- At least one person was killed and four others injured in a car explosion in Mogadishu Thursday night, police have confirmed. ...
Iraq

Aug. 18 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ISTANBUL -- Turkish police on Thursday launched simultaneous operations against 204 companies in 18 cities across the country, as the purge continues in the...
Yemen

Aug. 7 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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TEHRAN -- Iran's Judiciary on Sunday confirmed the execution of Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri on espionage charges, state IRIB TV reported. ...
referendum vote

Aug. 7 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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BANGKOK -- Updated tallying results have shown that the majority of voters across Thailand approved a new draft constitution and an additional question in...

July 8 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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MOSCOW -- Russia's Arms Committee at the Russian Federation Council, or the upper parliament house, on Friday warned that missile units could be deployed...
Britain

July 8 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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LONDON -- British Justice Secretary Michael Gove has been eliminated from the Conservative Party leadership ballot, leaving Home Secretary Theresa May opposing the Energy...
Egyptian soldiers patrol near the sites attacked on Jan. 29, in Arish, North Sinai Province, Egypt, on Jan. 31, 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday strongly condemned Thursday's terrorist attacks in Sinai, Egypt, of which the death toll rose to 33. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

May 31 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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ARISH, Egypt -- At least six Egyptian soldiers were killed and six others wounded Tuesday as two improvised explosive devices targeted their two armored...
Iran flag

May 31 Middle East news summary at 2400 GMT

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TEHRAN -- The Iranian legislators picked Ali Larijani as the speaker of new Majlis (parliament) on Tuesday. Out of 276 votes,...

IS militants in Salahuddin province of Iraq raided by US forces

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The pre-dawn operation involved a number of U.S. helicopters dropping troops by a building in a village in Tikrit, where forces then captured several...
Iraq

IS miltants take control of key spots in Iraq’s Salahudin

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The attacks occurred in the afternoon when groups of IS militants attacked the areas in west of Baiji, some 200 km north of the...

IS planned attack on Tikrit thwarted by security forces of Iraq

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Iraqi security forces foiled an attack Sunday by Islamic State (IS) militants against the city of Tikrit, killing five IS militants, a provincial security...
Iraqi security forces

Iraqi forces bring Tikrit looting and arson to a stop

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Iraqi security forces on Saturday stopped a wave of looting and burning of public facilities, houses and shops by groups of Shiite militias in...

Tikrit fighting destroyed Saddam?s tomb

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The mausoleum in al-Awja has been reduced to a pile of rubble Footage filmed by the Associated Press shows all that remains of the once-lavish...

Iraqi security forces continued offensive on Tikrit

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Iraqi security forces continued their offensive on Tuesday to free the city of Tikrit, but were slowed by fierce clashes with the Islamic State...
Islamic State

Iraqi forces launch offensive to free Tikrit from Islamic State

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Iraqi security forces launched Tuesday a major offensive to free the city of Tikrit, the capital of Salahudin province, from the Islamic State (IS)...