BEIRUT (AP) -- Kurdish fighters, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that has been a key stronghold of the Islamic State group and planted their flag on the edge of the town, Syrian activists and Kurdish officials said....
ISLAMABAD, Feb 27 (APP):Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Prof Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said that vision 2025 focused on reoriented and repositioned human resources, deployment of new technologies, restructuring of institutions.
CAIRO: Libya’s internationally recognised premier threatened new air strikes with Egypt against the Islamic State group in his country, warning Friday that the jihadists were poised to widen their presence there. Abdullah al-Thani was referring to February 16 air strikes on the IS stronghold of Derna after the group released a video showing the beheading [...]
DOHA: Wimbledon semi-finalist Lucie Safarova breezed through to her first ever Qatar Open final, comprehensively beating Carla Suarez Navarro in straight sets on Friday. Left-hander Safarova won 6-3, 6-2 in a semi-final which she totally dominated and lasted little over an hour. The Czech broke the Spaniard’s serve in the second game of the first [...]