World Bulletin / News Desk
Abu Sahin, a commander of Free Syrian Army (FSA), has claimed that the opposition groups gained control of 50 percent of Aleppo.
Speaking to AA correspondent on Wednesday, Sahin said that the clashes between al-Assad's army and FSA in Syria's economic hub, Aleppo were continuing.
Stating that FSA was taking new crucial positions in the city, "A real war is taking place in the city. We are fighting back with light weapons against artillery," said Sahin.
Syrian army is using any kind of artillery to take control of Salah al-Din neighborhood back, but they failed, stated Sahin.
Indicating that FSA confiscated the regime's military vehicles and ammunitions, Sahin claimed that the opposition groups gained control of 50 percent of Aleppo.
The trial of the Washington Post's Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian, to open in Iran on Tuesday, a senior judicial official said.
Saudi-led jets have struck the home of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa.
The UN has urged Lebanon to choose a president, a position that has been vacant since May 2014.
The Kurdish President Masoud Barzani has denounced the infighting between Kurdish fighters as 'suicide'.
A Cairo-hosted conference for Libyan tribes is scheduled to be held in the Egyptian capital from Monday through Wednesday
This is the first time pro-Muslim Brotherhood figures from Libya will attend a meeting in Cairo
A delegation from Egypt's Foreign Ministry had received the tribal leaders at the airport.
Turkey and the United States have agreed on a deal to provide air support for some forces on the Syrian opposition.
The Egyptian army has destroyed 521 entry points to the underground tunnels that border the Gaza strip.
Mohamed al-Falahgi, a former lawmaker and member of the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, died in Gamasa prison. Al-Falahgi was arrested on violence-related charges in August of 2013
The group had captured the hilltops of Quba'a and Naqar in Syria's southwestern Quinetra province
The air force carried out raids on targets including the military intelligence building and the city hospital.
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for accepting illegal payments from an American supporter, having previously been given a six-year term in a separate corruption case.
Tension is running high in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern province two days after a deadly bomb attack targeted worshipers.
Saudi Arabia's King said he was heartbroken over a suicide bombing that killed 21 people, and adding that Saudi Arabia would never stop fighting armed group.
Opposition activists have said on social media that hundreds of bodies were in the streets of the city after it was seized