Farhan Ahmed

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Aleppo, Syria, could soon be under siege by government troops

Syrian troops are on the brink of surrounding the rebel-held portion of Aleppo, a major setback for the opposition, which has increasingly found itself on the defensive and losing territory in the war.<p>The outgunned antigovernment fighters are pessimistic about their ability to stave off an advance …

Middle East

Islamic State relaxes vetting of foreign jihadists in a bid to boost recruits

Exclusive: safe house operatives working for Isil tell the Telegraph they have dropped security restrictions in order to swell the ranks joining the caliphate<p>The Islamic State in the Levant has relaxed "vetting" procedures for <b>foreign jihadists joining the group</b>, and expanded military training camps …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Israeli bulldozers destroy Hamas tunnels in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel said it widened its ground offensive early Sunday, sending more troops into Gaza after demolishing more than a …

Egypt proposes Israel-Gaza ceasefire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1092000/1092931_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527360668_930bb8b5073b07c31385f98c43ec51c5<p><b>Egypt has proposed a ceasefire to end a week of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel.</b><p>The initiative urges a ceasefire starting …

Israel

Israeli Cabinet to consider cease-fire

The Israeli Cabinet will meet early Tuesday to consider a cease-fire proposal that could provide a possible breakthrough in the ongoing crisis.<p>The proposal, put forward by Egypt, calls for all sides to cease hostilities in Gaza. It also calls for the opening of border crossings, once the security …

Israeli troops launch first incursion in Gaza

Israeli marines clashed with Hamas gunmen in the first reported ground incursion in the Gaza Strip, after the deadliest night of violence in Israel's latest offensive in which 18 members of the same family were killed.<p>The Israeli army said at least four soldiers were "lightly injured" on Sunday, as …

Israel Tells Residents of Northern Gaza to Leave Ahead of Strikes

The Israeli military Saturday ordered Palestinians living in the northern Gaza Strip to evacuate the area "for their own safety" ahead of what officials said was a planned heavy offensive over the next 24 hours to combat rocket fire. In a statement Saturday, the military said it would send messages …

Israel

While the conflict in Gaza flares, Tel Aviv remains 'in a bubble'

More than 100 Gazans are dead and there's no sign of an end to the killing

Even the elementary-school kids living in the Gaza Strip have been through it all twice before. The current round of violence between Israel and the Palestinian enclave is the third such outburst in just five years — nd nobody is talking about putting a stop to it any time soon.<p>Israel has attacked …

Rockets Fired From Lebanon Into Israel [Report]

Israeli media outlets reported air raid sirens in the area and cited residents as saying they heard explosions.<p>However, no official confirmation of the attack was given either by the Israel Defense Forces, UNIFIL or other organizations.<p>The attack comes on the heel of rocket attacks from Lebanon …