Post Article 370, Pakistan facing policy crises on Kashmir; creating unrest in Valley to internationalise issue Islamabad's last arrow
Pakistan wants to do something spectacular to pump oxygen into the Kashmir issue that is fast becoming redundant due to fatigue and, also, losing legitimacy, with its sharp turn towards Islamic State-styled caliphate jihadism
Turkish soldier killed, three injured during operation against Kurdish militia in northern Syria, says Ankara
Three more soldiers were injured in the 'operation region', the defence ministry said in a statement after clashes with the militia on Thursday, but gave no further details
Donald Trump switches from threatening to 'obliterate' Turkey economy to inviting its president to visit White House
In a span of 24 hours, President Donald Trump moved from threatening to obliterate Turkey's economy if it invades Syria to inviting its president to visit the White House
US military says order to withdraw American troops from Syria signed; Donald Trump, Recep Erdogan agree to coordinate pullout
The order to withdraw American troops from Syria has been signed, the US military said Sunday, after President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart agreed to prevent a power vacuum in the wake of the controversial move.
Human Rights Watch says US should not transfer suspected jihadists from Syria to Iraq 'if they will be at risk of torture or unfair trial'
The New York-based watchdog said the United States had transferred suspected members of the Islamic State group for trials in Baghdad. "The US should not be transferring IS suspects from Syria to Iraq or elsewhere if they will be at risk of torture or an unfair trial," HRW's Nadim Houry said.
Iraq elects veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih as its new president; government-formation to take place soon
Iraq's parliament elected veteran Kurdish politician, Barham Salih, as the country's new president on Tuesday in a step toward forming a new government nearly five months after national elections.
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Syria's Bashar al-Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds, says Americans should leave the country
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned US-backed Kurdish forces he would not hesitate to use force to retake the third of the country they control
As Islamic State caliphate nears its end, control of oil-rich Deir al-Zor province becomes prominent
Latest reports and analysis of Islamic State territory show liberation forces closing in on caliphate territory, but it also means fight over Islamic State spoils and territories is just beginning
Hawijah, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, was at the centre of a pocket of mainly Sunni Arab towns that were among the final holdouts from territory seized by the jihadists in 2014.
US refuses to recognise Kurdistan's independence referendum, calls for focus on fight against Islamic State
The US announced on Friday that it did not recognize the outcome of the referendum on independence held by the Iraqi Kurdistan region on Monday
Kurdish referendum: Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats from Baghdad, Ankara to hold independence vote
Iraqi Kurds voted in an independence referendum on Monday as tensions rose with Baghdad and neighbouring countries over the historic vote.
Iraqi Kurds voted in an independence referendum on Monday in defiance of Baghdad which has warned of measures to defend Iraq's unity
The Parliament is scheduled to discuss referendum on independence of the Kurdish region
Berlin: Police in Germany's capital say nine people have been slightly injured when a smoke bomb went off at an event by the Kurdish community.
More than 330,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it started six years ago, around a third of them civilians, a monitor said
At least 32 people were killed on Tuesday in an Islamic State group attack near a refugee camp on the Syrian side of the border with Iraq, a monitor said.
The US has described as "ludicrous" a claim by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that it supported Islamic State militant group in Syria.
The conflict in Syria took another ugly turn on Monday night, after a 22-year-old Turkish policeman, Mevlut Mert Altintas, fatally shot the Russian Ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov in broad daylight.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the evacuees sought refuge in the Masaken Hanano neighborhood in eastern Aleppo,