THE HAGUE: The Netherlands will broaden its role in the US-led coalition against Daesh to include the bombing of terror targets in Syria, the government said on Friday.
NEW YORK: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has recruited thousands of Afghans, some by coercion, to fight in Syria’s war alongside forces loyal to President Bashar Assad, Human Rights Watch said Friday.
GENEVA/BEIRUT: The first Syria peace talks for two years were a “complete failure” before they started on Friday, a Western diplomat said, after the United Nations announced it would press ahead with
SANAA: The Daesh affiliate in Yemen has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Thursday that killed seven people and targeted the presidential palace in Aden, where the internationally recogn
BEIRUT: The Syrian opposition blamed those responsible for the “bombardment and starvation of civilians” for obstructing the start of peace talks the United Nations aims to convene on Friday.
ANKARA: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan laid out his case for a new constitution and a more powerful presidency on Thursday, saying it was not a matter of personal ambition but a necessity in a count
GAZA: Seven Hamas members were killed when a tunnel collapsed close to the Gaza Strip’s eastern border with Israel, the militant group’s armed wing said on Thursday.
BAGHDAD: The top US general in Iraq warned Thursday of the potential collapse of Mosul Dam in the country’s north, saying such an event could prove “catastrophic.”
CAIRO: Daesh claimed responsibility on Thursday for a bomb attack outside the residence of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi which killed seven people.
ANKARA: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday it was wrong to view his desire for a new constitution and a more powerful presidency as a matter of personal ambition, and that a head of sta
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