Latest in Tag: Syria Highlight
Latest in Tag: Syria
Reports suggest Russia struck civilian targets in northern Homs
“Iranian/Russian” strikes favour Al-Assad’s criminal Alawite regime
Béji Caïd Essebsi is the first Tunisian president to visit Egypt since the spark of the 2011 Arab Spring
As Russia embarks on an anti-“Islamic State” bombing campaign in Syria, President Vladimir Putin seems to be reverting to tried and true tactics. Fiona Clark reports from Moscow
Airstrikes come as Egypt’s relations with Russia improve, but support likely to remain rhetorical
German Chancellor Merkel has said that Turkey’s proposal for a “safe zone” in northern Syria may risk the lives of refugees housed there. Her statement comes as Germany struggles to cope with the migrant influx.
Amnesty International tells UN not to be “fooled” by Egyptian President’s empty promises
Egyptian president also held talks with Panama counterpart on cooperation between canals authorities
Everyone is talking about the refugee crisis overwhelming Europe; everyone apart from the League of Arab States that is. To date it has had little to say on the topic and, as far as I can tell, has no plan to help alleviate the problem. Why have there not been any emergency summits announced? Where …
Inevitably, the mass exodus of refugees from conflict areas was going to provoke the spilling into Europe of multiple disputes in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. Spanish football is the first to feel the weight of the baggage that has turned vast numbers into destitute refugees. Kurdish rebels have accused a Syrian coach …
Permanent ambassador to the UN says criticisms of Egypt are simply unjustified
Russia may soon bolster the Syrian army by deploying ground troops, allowing Moscow to expand its influence on the developments in the Syrian war. Western states are doing less and less to resist Russian policies.
The Foreign Minister says he finds questions of human rights violations by Egyptian army “strange”
Foreign community is wrongfully accusing Arab states of refugees’ negligence, says Secretary General
At least 38 people have been killed in a rebel bombardment of Aleppo, many of them children. As “Islamic State” presses an offensive in the north, France and Russia are considering military options
By Duke Omara It is becoming increasingly clear that the civil war in Syria is now at a stalemate, as no one side seems to have been able to strike a decisive blow against its adversaries. The regime of Bashar Al-Assad appears to have exhausted most of the military advantages that come with being a …
De Mistura, El-Araby discuss efforts to execute political solution for Syrian crisis
A group monitoring the conflict in Syria says Russian forces are expanding a major airport in Latakia province. Russia has reiterated its support for the Syrian regime, but denies it is staging a military build-up
Comments on refugee crisis were made by the president during a speech in Ismailia
France, Australia and the UK are considering joining a US-led coalition flying air strikes in Syria. They cite the refugee crisis as justification for military intervention, but can bombing put an end to the conflict?
Canadian mayors, provincial premiers and federal opposition parties, as well as numerous faith groups and even a retired military general have all jumped head-first into the refugee crisis, with many calling for Canada to increase the numbers it takes in of people displaced by Syria’s four-and-a-half-year-old war
The two hostages have been identified as 48-year-old Norwegian Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad, and 50-year-old Fan Jinghui, a freelance consultant from Beijing