Latest in Tag: Syria Highlight
Latest in Tag: Syria
Attacks on children in Syria have become “commonplace,” the UN body said. It called for the conflicts’ parties to protect children, saying at least 6 million of them were in dire need of assistance.
Russian and Syrian government planes have targeted rebel-held areas of Aleppo in a bid for the rebel’s last supply line. Meanwhile, hundreds have fled “Islamic State”-held areas of northern Syria amidst mass abductions.
Hundreds of young people choose to go to Syria, despite their vastly more comfortable lives in Europe. But why does “Islamic State” attract so many Europeans? Radicalization expert Maarten van de Donk explains.
The Jordanian army said that a car bomb targeting a military location early on Tuesday came from the refugee camp in Al Rakban area.
Hundreds of civilians have reportedly escaped from a besieged jihadi stronghold in northern Syria. In a blow to “Islamic State” militants, a US-backed alliance has surrounded the town and cut off a main supply route.
This is the first humanitarian aid that Egypt deliverd “but it won’t be the last”, says embassy’s chargé d’affaires
Two bombs have exploded in the Syrian capital, killing and injuring dozens of people. The suspected terror attacks took place near the country’s holiest Shiite shrine, the Sayeda Zeinab mosque.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has accused Riyadh of exerting “undue pressure” to get the Saudi-led battle group in Yemen deleted from a UN child violator blacklist. He says Saudi funding for millions of children was at stake.
Both the Syrian army and US-backed rebels have launched fresh attacks against ‘Islamic State’ (IS) fighters. President Bashar al-Assad’s forces may have made significant gains in one of the group’s main strongholds.
Service sector attracts most investments, while tourism is the least attractive
The attacks are the first of their type in the coastal city where a Russian military base is located
Militant groups in Syria have refused to abide by the truce unless government troops stop the violence within 48 hours. The statement comes after President Assad’s army bombed rebel strongholds around Damascus.
The US secretary of state will attend a NATO meeting about security challenges, addressing Libya in particular, on Wednesday
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Several lawsuits were filed against Adam for claiming what is happening in Aleppo is exaggerated by the media and mocking martyrs
Five men have been arrested on suspicion of trying to leave Australia illegally on a small boat to sail to Indonesia. Officials believe the men wanted to join jihadis in Syria and ‘engage in hostile acts.’
Russian defence ministry announced Saturday that a truce in Aleppo and Latakia will be extended for three days
This year’s edition of the Armed Conflict Survey has been released. DW’s Matthias von Hein spoke with its editor about the rise of foreign fighters and how climate change could stoke conflicts around the globe.
US officials have announced the extension of a truce to Syria’s war-torn northern city. Officials at the United Nations, meanwhile, have accused the Assad regime of war crimes.
There is growing concern in Europe about the prospect of suspected war criminals from Syria entering the asylum system. Tom Rollins reports on the case of one man who says he’s been unfairly targeted.
The Syrian military has extended its ceasefire around the capital although fighting is still going on in the country’s north. Meanwhile,US Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to revive peace talks.
The death toll in the Al-Quds hospital attack has risen to 50, according to Doctors Without Borders.
Special forces will not be leading the fight on the ground, but they will be essential in providing training, says Obama
Riyad Hijab, head of the opposition’s Supreme Negotiations Committee, criticized UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura saying violence has increased since he took the position
A delegation from the Egyptian Foreign Ministry headed to Geneva to monitor the talks
Russia has accused Turkey of using three humanitarian organizations to funnel weapons and supplies to IS and other jihadist groups in Syria. Moscow also called for Turkey close the porous border to extremists.
Since Russia was declared to officially be present in the Middle East, and following the extended presence of its military in Syria, speculations splashed media platforms around the globe. Observers saw Russia’s decision to enter Syria as a long-term strategy, so the abrupt announcement of Russian president Vladimir Putin to withdraw most of his forces …
Eighty percent of ruins in the city of Palmyra are ‘”in good shape,” despite the damage inflicted by IS jihadists, Syria’s antiquities chief says. But some experts are less upbeat in their assessment.
Shoukry and Kerry also tackled bilateral relations between Egypt and the US, as Kerry affirmed the US’ commitment to support stability and economic development in Egypt, according to a statement from the ministry
Regime forces backed by Russian airstrikes have taken full control of Palmyra after a three week battle, state media has reported. A monitoring group says hundreds of extremists have been killed.