European Union moves toward better way to deal with migrants

Apr 7, 2016

European Union moves toward better way to deal with migrants

The European Union took its first steps Wednesday toward a fundamental reform of its defective migration policy, which has heaped huge pressure on some nations like Greece as over a million migrants and refugees surged into the continent over the past year. Yet almost ...

Apr 6, 2016

'Heart-eating' al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel killed: report

A Syrian fighter who appeared in a gruesome video cutting out the heart of a regime soldier and eating it has been shot dead by rival rebels, a monitoring group said. Known by his nom de guerre “Abu Sakkar,” the rebel reportedly joined the ...

Rebels shoot down second Syrian jet in a month

Apr 6, 2016

Rebels shoot down second Syrian jet in a month

Rebels shot down a second Syrian warplane in less than a month on Tuesday and a monitoring group said they captured its pilot in an area near Aleppo where heavy fighting has erupted in recent days despite a cessation of hostilities agreement. The Syrian ...

U.S. behind Syria strike that killed top Nusra Front militant

Apr 5, 2016

U.S. behind Syria strike that killed top Nusra Front militant

The United States has carried out an airstrike that is believed to have killed a prominent leader of the Nusra Front, al-Qaida’s Syria wing, U.S. officials said Monday. Islamist rebel sources said , Abu Firas al-Souri, who was a former Syrian Army officer discharged ...