Rebels evacuate Syria's last besieged enclave as civilian deaths surge

World May 8, 2018

Rebels evacuate Syria's last besieged enclave as civilian deaths surge

Hundreds of rebels left the last major besieged opposition enclave in Syria on Monday, with thousands more expected to follow, responding to months of pressure by a Russian-backed government offensive, the army, rebels and residents said. A first convoy of buses with hundreds of rebels ...

Pakistan blast claimed by banned Sunni group kills at least 24

World Dec 14, 2015

Pakistan blast claimed by banned Sunni group kills at least 24

A blast killed 24 people and injured 70 in the northwestern Pakistani city of Parachinar on Sunday, officials said, and a banned Sunni Islamist group claimed responsibility for the attack. "This is revenge for the killing of Muslims by the Syrian president and Iran," said ...