BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters and their relatives began evacuating a key besieged town in eastern Ghouta on Thursday, marking the first such rebel surrender
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Hundreds of rebels and their relatives have started leaving a besieged t
Segei and Yulia Skripal may have suffered life-long brain damage as a result of the nerve agent attack in Salisbury, a court has heard. Mr Justice Williams told the Court of Protection that the father and daughter remain in intensive care under heavy sedation. “The precise effect of their exposure on their long term health remains unclear, albeit medical tests indicate that their mental capacity might be compromised to an unknown and so far unascertained degree,” the judge said.
The Syrian government moved closer to ending rebel resistance in Eastern Ghouta as civilians streamed out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns on Thursday and insurgents prepared to surrender another. The army assault on Eastern Ghouta, an area of towns and farmland just outside Damascus, has been one of the most intense in Syria's seven-year-old war, killing more than 1,500 people in a relentless bombardment with war planes, shells and rockets.
THE HORRORS of ethnic cleansing returned to Europe today as France’s Emmanuel Macron was accused of abandoning millions of Kurds to annihilation and displacement at the hands of the Turkish military.
Donald Trump sparked outrage this week in the US over his congratulatory phone call to Russian leader Vladimir Putin on his re-election. But his obscene indulgence of a Saudi despot in the White House hardly ruffled any concern.
Israel revealed Wednesday that it was behind a 2007 strike on a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor.
Sulaiman Waihba endured a tortuous five-hour sea crossing to Europe in a dangerously overcrowded boat. Three years later he has settled in Hove and has gained a scholarship to Oxford University.
American troops may have killed hundreds of Russian mercenaries during air strikes in Syria, a US army general has said. Up to 300 pro-regime fighters are thought to have died in American bombing that was launched in response to a surprise attack on a US-held base in the oil-rich Deir Ezzor region last month.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on a French chemical weapons expert accused of making and using such munitions for the Islamic State group in Syri