Syrian army kills top al-Qaeda leader

BEIRUT: The Syrian army carried out an operation that killed the military commander of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front on Thursday in northwestern Syria, Syrian state media reported. Abu Humam al-Shami was

Ayesha Ali murder court case

Reckoning for child killer mother

A mother who abused, tortured and killed her eight-year-old daughter while under the spell of her sadistic lesbian lover faces years behind bars when she is sentenced later. Polly Chowdhury, 35, and


ISIS bulldoze ancient Iraqi city

Islamic State militants have bulldozed an ancient Iraqi city using heavy military vehicles in their latest attack on the country’s historical heritage. The jihadists have reportedly smashed up 3000 year-old winged statues