DAMASCUS: Daesh militants have blown up several of ancient Palmyra’s famed tower tombs as they press their demolition of the UNESCO-listed world heritage site, Syria’s antiquities chief said Friday.
AMMAN: The UN food agency said on Friday it has ceased assistance to 229,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan because of a lack of funds, but will continue to provide for 211,000 others.
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey: A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syr
BEIRUT: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad is ready to hold parliamentary elections and share power with a “healthy opposition” in order to end t
BEIRUT: The civil campaign that has organized protests against Lebanese politicians in Beirut called on Friday for a nationwide mobilization against a government they say is too corrupt to function.
BEIRUT: Conflicts across the Middle East and North Africa are preventing more than 13 million children from attending school, leaving their hopes and futures shattered, the United Nations Children’s F
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday lashed out at EU states for turning the Mediterranean into a “cemetery” for migrants, accusing Europe of being responsible for the death of
TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader said Thursday “there will be no deal” if world powers insist on suspending rather than lifting sanctions as part of a landmark nuclear agreement, and said it is up to Ira
DIYARBAKIR: Four Turkish police were killed Thursday in a bomb attack on their vehicle in the country’s southeast blamed on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), sources told AFP.
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