Sep 13, 2016

Israel denies its aircraft harmed after air raid in Syria

The Israeli military struck artillery positions in Syria on Tuesday after a projectile from that country’s civil war hit the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights, but denied a Syrian claim that Syrian forces shot down two Israeli aircraft in the assault. The incident ...

Syria truce to start but opposition yet to sign on

Sep 12, 2016

Syria truce to start but opposition yet to sign on

An internationally brokered cease-fire in Syria was due to begin at sundown on Monday but, with only hours to go, the country’s opposition forces had yet to sign on. The cease-fire deal, announced on Friday after marathon talks between Russia and the United States, ...

Turkish airstrikes kill 20 Islamic State fighters, 13 Kurd militants

Sep 12, 2016

Turkish airstrikes kill 20 Islamic State fighters, 13 Kurd militants

Turkey’s military said Sunday that its warplanes killed 20 Islamic State group fighters in an attack on targets in northern Syria, while Turkey’s president renewed a pledge to destroy the group. Warplanes had struck three buildings identified as belonging to IS, the Chief of ...