Dec 29, 2016

Jordan condemns five Islamic State 'terrorism' cell members

A court in Amman on Wednesday sentenced to death five Jordanian members of a cell linked to the Islamic State group for “terrorism. The state security court also handed down jail terms of between three and 15 years to another 16 Jordanians in the ...

Dec 27, 2016

Russia finds first black box from crashed jet in Black Sea

Russia has found the first flight recorder from a military plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, amid unconfirmed reports that authorities had grounded all aircraft of the same type. The recorder, one ...

Dec 26, 2016

Turkey beefs up forces on border with Syria

Turkey on Sunday deployed more tanks and artillery to the border with war-torn Syria, where Ankara is pressing a campaign to capture an Islamic State group bastion, reports said. Several tanks, military transport vehicles and at least 10 artillery units including cannons were sent ...