NO LETUP IN BARBARITY: A Syrian emergency services worker runs in front of a burning building following a reported barrel bombing attack on Aleppo. Once Syria’s economic hub, Aleppo has been divided between regime control in the west and rebel control in the east since shortly after combat began there in mid-2012. (AFP)
MOSCOW: Russia is offering to sell Egypt modern helicopters and air defense systems in a landmark deal reportedly worth $2 billion that would mark a revival of large-scale military cooperation, a Russ
LONDON: Some of the world’s biggest broadcasters on Friday urged the UN Security Council to take greater action over the killing of journalists in conflict zones.
ANKARA: Turkey on Friday warned that it would not accept this week’s declaration of provisional self-rule by Kurds in neighboring war-torn Syria.
BEIRUT: A Syrian airstrike has killed a senior commander of the Liwa Al-Tawhid rebel brigade in Aleppo and wounded its chief and another leader, a watchdog said Friday.
BEIRUT: Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria have admitted beheading a fellow rebel by mistake after believing him to be an Iraqi fighting alongside regime forces, a watchdog said on Friday.
VIENNA: Iran has not expanded its nuclear facilities in the last three months, a UN atomic watchdog report said Thursday, in a possible confidence-building measure by Tehran before talks next week.
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama’s top national security aide on Thursday blamed Israeli settlement expansion announcements for some of the latest tensions between Israel and the Palestinia
TIRANA, Albania: Thousands of Albanians demonstrated on Thursday against a reported plan for Syrian chemical weapons to be destroyed in their country.
KARBALA: Attacks against Shiites, including a suicide bombing that ripped through a procession, killed 41 people in Iraq Thursday despite massive security deployed.
ANKARA: Turkish Parliament has lifted a ban on women lawmakers wearing trousers in the assembly, shortly after a major government reform allowed them to don Islamic head scarves.
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