{FD} Israeli military strikes anti-aircraft battery in Syria amid tensions

The Israeli military said on Monday that it struck and destroyed an anti-aircraft battery deep in Syria after it had opened fire on Israeli jets flying over Lebanon -- the first such incident of Syrian forces targeting Israeli planes since the civil war began in 2011.

{FD} Kurds withdraw as Iraqi forces launch ‘major, multi-pronged’ attack on disputed city

Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at retaking the disputed northern city of Kirkuk, causing "lots of casualties" in fighting south of the city.

{FD} Iraqi Kurds say federal forces launch ‘major, multi-pronged’ attack on disputed city

Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at retaking the disputed northern city of Kirkuk, causing "lots of casualties" in fighting south of the city.