Fighting rages after Syria rebels retake northwest Idlib village

World May 23, 2019

Fighting rages after Syria rebels retake northwest Idlib village

Syrian opposition fighters said Wednesday they recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria that had been seized two weeks earlier by government forces in an offensive that wrecked a months-old cease-fire in the densely populated area. State TV Al-Ikhbariya later ...

Israel says site found for Golan 'Trump' settlement

World May 13, 2019

Israel says site found for Golan 'Trump' settlement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that a site for a promised new settlement to be named after U.S. President Donald Trump had been chosen and formal approval was underway. "I promised that we would establish a community named after President Trump," Netanyahu said ...

Syrian ground troops capture key Hama rebel enclave in challenge to cease-fire

World May 9, 2019

Syrian ground troops capture key Hama rebel enclave in challenge to cease-fire

Syrian troops pushed their way into a northwestern rebel-held enclave Wednesday, clashing with insurgents and capturing a strategically located village at the southern edge, widening an offensive that had previously involved mainly aerial bombings and shelling. The pro-government Central Military Media said the troops entered ...