U.S. service member killed in northern Iraq: military statement
WASHINGTON A U.S. service member died on Thursday from wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Iraq, the U.S.-led military coalition said in a statement.
MOSCOW Russia's foreign ministry confirmed on Wednesday that three Russian nationals had been detained by Turkish police over suspected links to Islamic State militants.
(Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Christian Lowe)
AMMAN The Syrian military said on Thursday a unilateral ceasefire backed by Russia had come into force to allow people to leave besieged eastern Aleppo, a move rejected by rebels who say they are preparing a counter-offensive to break the blockade.
JERUSALEM Israeli troops on Thursday shot dead a Palestinian whom they suspected had thrown rocks at them as they patrolled a main West Bank road, the military said.