Syria regime steps up airstrikes in northwest and seizes small town

World May 27, 2019

Syria regime steps up airstrikes in northwest and seizes small town

Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks ago. The bombardment helped Russian-backed government ...

Al-Shabab and Somali soldiers battle in Mogadishu

World Mar 1, 2019

Al-Shabab and Somali soldiers battle in Mogadishu

A gunbattle raged in Mogadishu on Friday between Somali soldiers and al-Shabab fighters, holed up in a building next to a hotel they had hit with a suicide car bomb the previous evening. Heavy gunfire resounded across the Somali capital through the night and as ...