Dec 26, 2016

Turkey beefs up forces on border with Syria

Turkey on Sunday deployed more tanks and artillery to the border with war-torn Syria, where Ankara is pressing a campaign to capture an Islamic State group bastion, reports said. Several tanks, military transport vehicles and at least 10 artillery units including cannons were sent ...

Fall of Aleppo shines harsh light on United Nations

Dec 23, 2016

Fall of Aleppo shines harsh light on United Nations

The warning from the U.N. envoy could not have been starker: Pounded by a near-daily barrage of airstrikes, Aleppo would be totally destroyed by Christmas unless the United Nations stopped the carnage. During the weeks that followed Staffan de Mistura’s distress call in early ...