May 24, 2017

Lives of 24 million children threatened by conflict: UNICEF

Violence and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa threaten the lives of over 24 million children, most of them in Yemen, Iraq and Syria, the United Nation’s children agency said in a report Wednesday. From cholera in Yemen to attacks on hospitals ...

Apr 26, 2017

France says has proof Syria regime launched 'chemical attack'

French intelligence services have scientific proof that the Syrian regime was responsible for a suspected chemical attack that killed 87 people, France’s foreign minister said Wednesday. Jean-Marc Ayrault said analysis of samples taken at the scene of the April 4 attack in rebel-held Khan ...

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Apr 5, 2017

Russia probes metro bomber as dead mourned

Russia on Wednesday probed the potential motives of the alleged bomber behind a blast in the St. Petersburg metro that killed 14 people, as the grieving city mourned its dead. Investigators have identified the attacker as 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, believed to be a Russian ...

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 ...