Aug 13, 2016

U.S.-backed Syrian force captures key IS stronghold

U.S.-backed fighters have seized a key Islamic State stronghold in northern Syria after two months of heavy fighting and freed hundreds of civilians the extremists had used as human shields, Syrian Kurdish officials and an opposition activist group said Saturday. Nasser Haj Mansour, of ...

Four Australians detained in Lebanon on kidnapping suspicion

Apr 7, 2016

Four Australians detained in Lebanon on kidnapping suspicion

Lebanese authorities have detained four Australians, including journalists, on suspicion they were involved in the abductions of two children in Beirut, police officials and Australian media said Thursday. The officials added that a British citizen has been detained as well on suspicion that he ...

Noted AP video journalist Simone Camilli killed in Gaza

Aug 14, 2014

Noted AP video journalist Simone Camilli killed in Gaza

Simone Camilli was a consummate storyteller — a passionate, talented newsman with an eye for detail and the ability to convey events with powerful video images that touched people around the world. As an Associated Press video journalist, he covered popes in the serene ...