PARIS: France will recognize a Palestinian state if its efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at an international conference fail, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday.
MADAYA: Another 16 people have starved to death in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya since UN aid convoys reached it earlier this month, according to charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
ANKARA: A Russian SU-34 jet violated Turkish airspace on Friday despite radar warnings, Turkey’s foreign ministry said on Saturday, amid ongoing bitterness between the two countries involved in Syria’
AMMAN/GENEVA: A delegation from Syria’s main opposition group flew to Geneva on Saturday to assess whether to join Damascus government officials in United Nations-brokered peace talks, an opposition r
CAIRO: Gunmen from Yemen's Houthi movement detained a local journalist and five activists after a raid on an apartment in the capital Sanaa on Saturday, activists said, the latest detention of a repor
AMMAN: Russian airstrikes on Syria have killed nearly 1,400 civilians since Moscow started its aerial campaign nearly four months ago, a group monitoring the war said on Saturday.
MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday discussed by telephone the talks underway between the Syrian government and opposition in Geneva, the Ru
ANKARA: Ten people drowned while 43 others were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s western coast, Turkish news agency Dogan reported on Saturday.
LONDON: An EgyptAir mechanic whose cousin joined Daesh in Syria is suspected of planting a bomb on a Russian passenger plane that was blown out of Egypt’s skies in late October, according to sources.<
JERUSALEM: US and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for almost 20 years, according to documents leaked by an
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