Jul 01, 2015
CAIRO [MENL] -- After 18 months, Egypt's counter-insurgency offensiveagainst Islamic rebels in the Sinai Peninsula has been running out of steam.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has dismissed its military chief amid the failure toadvance against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States, amid the war with Islamic State ofIraq and Levant, has authorized the delivery of F-16 multi-role fighters toIraq.
Jun 22, 2015
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States believes that President Bashar Assadwould abandon major offensives and instead pour troops into defending theruling Alawite minority.