Middle East & Turkey

Photo: Turkey sends 87-trucks full of aid supplies to Iraq / Turkey

Turkey sends 87-trucks full of aid supplies to Iraq

26 July 2014, 21:27

Turkish agencies have sent 87-truck convoy of humanitarian aid to violence-hit Iraq over the last 45 days, according to information from Turkey's Prime Ministry public diplomacy office. Food parcels,...

Photo: Baghdad official taken by gunmen / Iraq

Baghdad official taken by gunmen

26 July 2014, 14:22

Iraqi police officers say gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs have seized the head of the Baghdad Provincial Council, AP reported. The two officers say Riyadh al-Adhdah, a Sunni medical doctor and member of the Iraqi...

Photo: Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter
 / Arabic region

Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter

26 July 2014, 17:09

Syrian rebels have shot down a helicopter gunship over a slum in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least four people, activists said Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the...