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Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah

Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah

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Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's ...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the ...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Syria insurgents recapture village from government forces BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. Na...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghol...
19:48, 06/06/2019

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a ...
13:32, 06/15/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, ca...
11:32, 06/16/2019

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories Lebanon Hezbollah leader says he rejects U.S. conditioning of its mediation over demarcating a Lebanese-Israeli land and maritime borders on his grou...
01:16, 06/01/2019

Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, 98, a Voice for Lebanese Christians, Dies Cardinal Sfeir, the Maronite Catholic patriarch, supported a compromise that ended Lebanon’s 15-year civil war but resulted in 15 years of Syrian occ...
03:16, 05/16/2019

Hezbollah leader says U.S. seeking to talk The leader of Hezbollah said on Friday that Washington was seeking to open channels of communication despite ramping up sanctions against the Iran-ba...
12:32, 07/13/2019

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, ...
20:16, 06/03/2019

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to de...
00:32, 07/13/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
20:32, 07/09/2019

Trial begins for man feds say was Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A Bronx man who is accused of working as a deep-cover “sleeper” agent for Hezbollah — appearing to lead an otherwise normal life while secretly condu...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Reporter's Notebook: Inside Hezbollah’s attack tunnels Amid new regional tension with Iran, reports indicate the tunnels were meant to be used by the Iranian proxy Hezbollah in a ground operation against ...
00:16, 05/31/2019

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliamen...
23:48, 07/09/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says banks have duty to help cut cost of public debt The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement said on Thursday Lebanese banks had a "national and moral duty" to help the government resolve its high co...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Former Uggs salesman found guilty of being Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A former Uggs salesman with a rocky marriage has been found guilty of working as a “sleeper” agent for an arm of Hezbollah while living in the Bronx ...
02:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the ce...
05:32, 06/01/2019

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mi...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Argentina brands Hezbollah terrorist organization, freezes assets Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah, which it blames for two attacks on its soil, a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freez...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Argentina freezes Hezbollah assets, brands group terrorist organization Argentinian authorities ordered the freezing of Hezbollah assets in the country on Thursday and effectively designated the Lebanese Islamist group, w...
16:16, 07/18/2019

30 German mosques and cultural centers tied to Hezbollah: intel report The intelligence agency for the northern German city-state of Hamburg revealed in a hair-raising report on Monday that 30 mosques and cultural center...
20:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. Treasury sanctions Hezbollah operative over 1994 Buenos Aires attack The U.S. Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on a senior Hezbollah operative it said coordinated the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Arg...
17:48, 07/19/2019

Argentina Designates Hezbollah Terrorist Group on 25th Anniversary of Bombing The designation, which came a day before a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, coincided with the anniversary of a 1994 attack on a Jewish commu...
01:16, 07/19/2019

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and A...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" fro...
14:32, 07/10/2019

U.S. Offers $7 Million Reward for Hezbollah Operative on Anniversary of Jewish Center Attack That Killed 85 (WASHINGTON) — The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of its pres...
22:32, 07/19/2019

Maduro's top confidant tried to sneak Hezbollah into Venezuela, made deals with drug lords, became rich as nation struggled Venezuela’s ex-vice president and now the top confidant of Nicolas Maduro is said to have tried sneaking in Hezbollah militants into his country, mad...
14:16, 05/04/2019

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Id...
04:32, 05/22/2019

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the vill...
01:00, 07/08/2019

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on ...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rig...
03:16, 06/02/2019

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged population...
19:16, 04/28/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government ai...
06:32, 06/01/2019

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night...
07:00, 07/04/2019

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and...
23:48, 06/27/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrori...
20:48, 06/10/2019

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British royal marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of European Union sa...
09:16, 07/04/2019

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and c...
19:32, 06/03/2019

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans...
15:16, 07/01/2019

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria, which would violate both US and EU sanctions. Iran has summoned the Br...
21:16, 07/04/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps acro...
23:16, 06/05/2019

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian ...
23:00, 06/13/2019

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart...
19:32, 07/13/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria and Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 former Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained...
10:16, 06/24/2019

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the...
15:48, 07/13/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partne...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first orga...
07:16, 06/24/2019

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is warning that an all-out conflict in the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province "could g...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria neede...
12:00, 07/17/2019

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two mu...
07:32, 06/22/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is "optimistic" an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new const...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to elections in the war-torn...
02:16, 05/30/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekl...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe...
19:00, 05/21/2019

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies nee...
05:32, 07/07/2019

UN envoy for Syria visits Moscow for talks The U.N.’s special envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, is focusing his efforts on hostilities in the northwestern province of Idlib and attempts to draft...
15:48, 07/05/2019

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest Syria Insurgents fired rockets into a government-held Christian town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, killing six people, including five children who were ...
16:32, 05/12/2019

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last ma...
02:48, 06/08/2019

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring coun...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets...
01:00, 06/18/2019

| Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters: monitor Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor says, after weeks of regime bomba...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Syria says insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that insurgents have shelled a government-held town in the country’s northwest, killing ...
15:32, 05/12/2019

France: 9 children among returned citizens who fled Syria PARIS (AP) — A dozen French citizens – nine of them children – who fled the Syria-Iraq war zone have been transferred back to France. Two...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp Syria state TV says six people were killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people's camp in the country's nort...
23:48, 05/14/2019

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Se...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged wit...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media sa...
13:00, 06/02/2019

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian g...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have...
05:48, 06/02/2019

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in re...
15:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian govern...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signa...
22:00, 05/31/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war mon...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that...
22:16, 05/27/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor...
00:00, 05/21/2019

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign ministe...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forc...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling fo...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are l...
17:16, 06/03/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civi...
16:16, 05/17/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria ‘humanitarian nightmare’ U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would “unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlik...
21:16, 05/17/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare u...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after ...
02:32, 06/03/2019

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries con...
14:32, 05/28/2019

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Ira...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and woundin...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly a...
17:16, 04/29/2019

Violence escalates in northwest Syria, claiming more lives DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says insurgents in the country’s northwest are preparing for an attack on government-held are...
15:00, 05/05/2019

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus i...
12:16, 07/01/2019

Syria replaces security chief: news reports Syria's government has replaced one of its top security chiefs Jamil Hassan, a subject of Western sanctions, pro-Damascus social media sites reported...
17:16, 07/08/2019

Russia and Turkey landgrab 'behind fresh Syria bombardment' Twelve healthcare centres destroyed in bombardment of Idlib provinceRenewed bombardment in north-west Syria that has displaced 200,000 people and des...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the re...
19:48, 07/01/2019

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said ...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Airstrikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria kill 4 BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists say government forces have intensified their bombardment of rebel-held towns and villages in northwestern Syria, s...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near fu...
20:32, 07/08/2019

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous agg...
01:16, 07/03/2019

2-month Idlib campaign nets little for Syria’s Assad 2 months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal se...
13:16, 07/05/2019

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two co...
11:00, 06/29/2019

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin which Turkish-backed rebel groups captured from Kurdish f...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying...
00:48, 07/05/2019

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be...
02:00, 07/14/2019

Maduro slams 'imperialist' forces Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria....
20:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, ...
02:48, 05/22/2019

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly an...
04:16, 05/22/2019

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozen...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Syria rebels repel limited attack on enclave despite truce Syrian rebel fighters repelled an attack by government forces following brief clashes Friday at the southern edge of the last rebel-held enclave in S...
20:16, 05/03/2019

Chemical weapons watchdog members voice concerns over Syria Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog are voicing concern that Syria may still possess such weapons after inspectors discovered trace...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Intensifying fighting in Syria's Idlib threatens fragile ceasefire The lives of 3 million civilians in jihadi-controlled Idlib are at risk due to an escalation in Syrian and Russian attacks. The fighting threatens a ...
22:16, 05/03/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Russia: Militants in Syria launch attack, have toxic agents MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that militants in northwestern Syria have launched an attack on Syrian government forces. Maj. Gen. Viktor Ku...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
16:16, 07/04/2019

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants C...
12:16, 07/08/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people inju...
10:00, 07/07/2019

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fi...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that t...
01:48, 07/05/2019

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two...
07:00, 05/18/2019

IS claims bomb attack targeting US-backed force in Syria A spokesman for a U.S.-backed force in Syria says a suicide bomber from the Islamic State extremist group detonated his explosives in northern Syria ...
23:32, 05/20/2019

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Ni...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in t...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Irani...
18:16, 05/31/2019

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the res...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Kremlin says onus is on Turkey to rein in militants in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday that it was Turkey's responsibility to stop militants in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian target...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Omani foreign minister makes rare visit to Syria Oman’s foreign minister has made a rare visit to Damascus to discuss with President Bashar Assad ways of restoring stability and security in the regi...
14:32, 07/07/2019

Satellite images reveal strikes on Syria's Idlib province Airstrikes and fighting in Syria's last rebel-held province have left a trail of damage visible from space. In satellite images from May 20 and May 2...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire New satellite images show fields, orchards and olive groves burning in northwest Syria, where the army has waged an assault against rebels in their l...
18:48, 05/28/2019

How 'document hunters' spirited thousands of government files out of Syria Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected in 2012. He fled to abroad, but eventually his history caught up with him. H...
15:00, 05/28/2019

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil t...
20:00, 07/13/2019

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts thei...
09:16, 06/01/2019

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the t...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alle...
20:32, 07/10/2019

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to p...
22:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children- court A Berlin court has ruled that the Foreign Ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State fight...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed ca...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels' last stronghold in the country's northwest has been repaired after insurgents bo...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Blast kills 11, wounds many in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighter...
00:16, 07/12/2019

7 kids of Nordic IS couple killed in Syria return to Sweden COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The grandfather of seven children of a Swedish-Norwegian couple that had joined the Islamic State group and were killed in...
12:32, 05/15/2019

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive ...
14:32, 05/28/2019

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib pro...
22:00, 06/18/2019

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners s...
08:32, 06/08/2019

Turkey and Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce ten...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-back...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of...
10:00, 06/07/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Is...
20:48, 05/14/2019

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest t...
08:00, 06/06/2019

American Family With Ties to ISIS Repatriated to U.S. From Syria, Officials Say Two American women and six children from families with suspected connections to the Islamic State were repatriated from Syria this week, Reuters repo...
07:32, 06/06/2019

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a ...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest...
06:16, 06/09/2019

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive tha...
00:00, 06/11/2019

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-hel...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of...
17:00, 06/15/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests in east Syria could endanger US plans The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeated the Islamic State group in Syria in March, but the Kurdish-led force is now facing protests by loca...
09:48, 05/09/2019

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government ...
02:00, 06/30/2019

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State g...
12:32, 06/14/2019

Parents of militant in Syria spared jail over sending cash LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British man who converted to Islam and supported the Islamic State group in Syria were given suspended prison sentence...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked ...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus An errant missile struck Cyprus early on Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what authorities de...
13:16, 07/01/2019

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib ...
09:32, 06/04/2019

Gibraltar detains Syria-bound super tanker with Iranian oil Authorities in Gibraltar said they have intercepted a super tanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Irania...
14:32, 07/04/2019

Rocket strike on Syria refugee camp kills 10 civilians: U.N. At least 10 civilians were killed and 30 wounded in Syria by a rocket strike on the Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees close to the city of Aleppo ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the nationa...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attac...
16:48, 05/04/2019

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
20:32, 06/18/2019

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Asks For Prayers Against ‘Dark Forces’ FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s outgoing lieutenant governor has asked for prayers in her fight against unnamed “dark forces” afte...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the militaryR...
17:00, 06/02/2019

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, U...
01:16, 07/05/2019

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Finland’s new cryptocurrency regulation forces AML on industry Cryptocurrency businesses in Finland will now have to register with the country’s financial watchdog. As a result of the ACT OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY PROV...
17:32, 04/29/2019

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four ...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Sudan security forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capi...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum's sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military's headquarters in the capi...
14:00, 06/02/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military said on Tuesday that there were possible imminent threats to U.S. troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert, and unders...
23:48, 05/14/2019

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' commit...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Forces That Drive Equity Select Sectors Equity sectors moved in tandem until 2014 when they drifted apart as their correlation weakened. Find out the fundamental and financial forces behind...
14:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. Deploys Forces to Mideast to Deter Iran The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and a number of bombers to the Middle East to serve as a deterrent to Iran based on new intelligence tha...
05:32, 05/06/2019

Sudanese forces storm barricades at sit-in demo At least nine people have been injured at a pro-democracy sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, eyewitnesses say, as violence continued in the cou...
06:16, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Tariff Barrage Forces the EU Into a Corner Former WTO chief Pascal Lamy says Europe should try to build a global trading system that cuts out the Americans. That’s a tall order for a soft powe...
17:48, 07/02/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more ...
21:32, 05/30/2019

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the Un...
22:32, 05/30/2019

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in t...
01:32, 06/19/2019

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate...
16:32, 06/17/2019

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last...
21:48, 06/03/2019

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province...
23:48, 06/03/2019

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Uni...
13:48, 07/04/2019

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, st...
00:48, 05/29/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make ...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, L...
22:32, 07/13/2019

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which ...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 ci...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive ag...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France Transfer of children, oldest of whom is 10, took place in Ain Issa on Sunday, says officialThe Kurdish administration in north-eastern Syria has hand...
14:16, 06/10/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranea...
06:32, 07/05/2019

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanc...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with ...
23:00, 07/04/2019

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicti...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Trump calls on Russia, Syria to stop bombing Idlib province U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Russia and Syrian government forces to stop bombing Syria's Idlib province, following a Friday Kremlin st...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth mor...
17:00, 07/05/2019

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dram...
01:48, 07/05/2019

Shares in Germany's Brenntag drop on dual-use chemicals sale to Syria Shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag dropped on Wednesday on a report that the company sold substances to a company in Syria that could go...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, n...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Satellite images show crops on fire in Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — New satellite photos show significant damage to Syrian villages and surrounding farmland as a result of a government offensive on the l...
12:00, 05/28/2019

How a Holocaust survivor fought back by exposing Syria’s nuclear plans In April 2007, a short, bald and burly man walked into the West Wing of the White House. He carried a small briefcase with a few folders chaotically ...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure but no definite conclusion yet: U.S. The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwes...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay ...
14:32, 05/05/2019

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Le...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Amnesty International: U.S.-backed alliance killed 1,600 Syria civilians in former IS stronghold Amnesty International and a British nonprofit said in a new study Thursday the U.S.-backed military coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilia...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in Februa...
01:16, 05/10/2019

| Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia deal Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Syrian regime of "seeking to sabotage" Ankara's relationship with Russia through its latest offens...
03:32, 05/15/2019

ISIS Chief Talks Of Syria Defeat, Sri Lanka In First Video In 5 Years ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared Monday in a video for the first time in five years, indicating that he has survived the territorial defeat ...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it fr...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Russia says Syrian troops repelled three big militant attacks in Syria's Idlib Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by militants in Syria's Idlib province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been locked away in filthy prisons where thousands were tortured to death — and the pace of arrests and executi...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Syria intercepts projectiles from Israeli territory, state media reports Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reports. Israel has previously...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontat...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on issue of Syria safe zone: foreign minister Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Tu...
13:32, 05/02/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured an...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of hom...
17:48, 07/03/2019

BMW’s falling share price forces billionaire heir to pay up Susanne Klatten, a billionaire member of the family that controls the BMW Group, pledged more shares of the German automaker to cover a real estate l...
22:48, 06/28/2019

Sudanese union says six killed in clashes with security forces KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces shot and killed six people, including an army officer, in overnight clashes with protesters behind the upr...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Travel ban forces Americans to wait years for loved ones NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration’s travel ban has forced American citizens to live apart from their husbands, wives and children for ye...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and decla...
00:48, 07/01/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump adminis...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Reports says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been t...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Iraqi forces begin operation against IS along Syrian border Iraq’s security and paramilitary forces have begun a military operation along the border with Syria aiming to clear the area of Islamic State group m...
13:32, 07/07/2019

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what a...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Palestinian forces arrest participant in US Mideast workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has arrested one of the few Palestinian participants in the White House-led Mideast peace conferen...
18:48, 06/29/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thr...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse t...
18:16, 07/01/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Amer...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Tennis: Leg injury forces Federer out of Rome quarters Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organizers said on...
15:32, 05/17/2019

Watch: Bee Attack During SL vs SA Forces Players, Umpires To Hit The Deck During the 48th over of Sri Lankan innings, every one, including fielders,batsmen and umpires, were forced to lie down on the ground after a bee atta...
21:32, 06/28/2019

Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Copa America BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Neymar is out of Copa America after suffering a right ankle injury in a win over Qatar on Wednesday night. Brazil’s soc...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Power Outage Forces Newport Aquarium To Close For The Day CINCINNATI (WLWT) —The Newport Aquarium is currently closed due to a power outage, aquarium officials said. Newport Aquarium is CLOSED for the day d...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Cuba forces dissidents into exile, advocacy group says Cuba's state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental h...
11:48, 06/19/2019

Apartment Fire Forces Evacuation In Carter County CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A massive apartment fire Saturday morning forced several families to evacuate the structure, but apparently no on...
15:16, 05/11/2019

Encounter Breaks Out Between Security Forces, Terrorists In J&K's Sopore An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Sopore town, Baramulla, in Jammu and Kashmir today. No loss of life and injuries hav...
18:48, 06/11/2019

"Progressive Forces Vs BJP-RSS Ideology": Rahul Gandhi's Take On Polls For Congress president Rahul Gandhi, the ongoing Lok Sabha elections are more an ideological fight between progressive forces and those "trying to co...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south...
15:16, 06/16/2019

Ghana says its forces rescued two kidnapped Canadian women Ghana forces have rescued two Canadian women who were kidnapped last week outside their hostel in Ghana's second city of Kumasi, the Ghanaian governm...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Saudi forces kill 8 in shootout in mostly Shiite town Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says eight alleged terrorists have been killed in a shootout with security forces in the predominantly Shiite easter...
10:16, 05/12/2019

| Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians Two young Canadian women freed from their kidnap ordeal by Ghanaian security forces were unharmed, the government says, after the development volunte...
09:16, 06/13/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed...
04:48, 05/14/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they ...
04:48, 06/22/2019

Appendicitis forces Green out of Misano DTM, Fittipaldi drafted in Haas Formula 1 test driver Pietro Fittipaldi will contest this weekend's Misano DTM round after all, replacing Audi driver Jamie Green who is recover...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. An eyewitness, 49...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go ‘manual’ BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young says a ransomware virus that hit the city’s computer systems has forced opera...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Libyan government forces capture key town from warlord Strategically significant victory in Gharyan puts pressure on General Haftar’s backers Egypt and UAEForces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised Government ...
15:48, 06/27/2019

Indian forces say two ex-police among four militants killed in Kashmir Indian security forces killed four militants in a gun battle in Kashmir on Friday, police said, including two auxiliary police officers who fled this...
10:48, 06/07/2019

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of...
19:32, 06/07/2019

Sudanese security forces kill six in clashes with protesters Army officer is among those shot dead at Khartoum sit-inMembers of the Sudanese security forces have shot and killed six people, including an army of...
17:32, 05/14/2019

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconcili...
03:16, 06/09/2019

Sudanese union says 6 killed in clashes with security forces KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says six people have been shot and killed in overnight clashes between security forces and protesters...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for Septem...
18:48, 06/09/2019

Pakistani forces comb hotel a day after raid kills at least five Pakistani security forces searched a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar on Sunday a day after separatist insurgents stormed in, killing at least...
11:32, 05/12/2019

Unexploded bomb forces evacuation of popular beach in UK A popular British beach area was evacuated Monday after an unexploded bomb was reportedly found just offshore from a lighthouse. The device was disco...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Egyptian security forces commit war crimes in Sinai: HRW Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, ...
08:16, 05/28/2019

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informa...
19:32, 05/28/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as poss...
19:00, 04/28/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter’s forces freed CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the cou...
13:32, 05/26/2019

Ford, VW join forces on electric, autonomous cars Ford and Volkswagen joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they are looking at other areas of cooperation, deepenin...
14:32, 07/12/2019

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-lo...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke b...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Pakistani cleric who fought US forces in Afghanistan dies Maulana Sufi Mohammad, a radical cleric from Pakistan who traveled to neighboring Afghanistan to battle international forces after the 2001 U.S.-led ...
09:48, 07/11/2019

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Brexit failure forces Theresa May to announce resignation UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature p...
11:32, 05/24/2019

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering l...
05:48, 07/17/2019

Afghan forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid agains...
17:48, 05/25/2019

Trump wishes happy Memorial Day to US forces in Japan ​President Trump on Tuesday concluded his four-day state visit to Japan by saluting American forces aboard a warship at a US naval base, wishing them...
16:16, 05/28/2019

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A massive Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through abo...
20:32, 07/12/2019

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan s...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Somali security forces end al-Shabab hotel siege An al-Qaida-linked extremist attack on a hotel in the Somali city of Kismayo has killed at least 26 people, including two journalists and a UN worker...
14:32, 07/13/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one...
10:00, 07/15/2019

Protesters say clashes among security forces kill vendor A Sudanese medical union says a gunfight among security forces has erupted, killing at least a female street vendor by mistake, as protesters resumed...
17:48, 05/29/2019

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longe...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Will Increase ''Information-Sharing'' With Indian Forces: US General The Pentagon will prioritise increasing "interoperability and information-sharing capabilities" with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General ...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Hip injury forces Halep to pull out of Stuttgart Open "World number two Simona Halep said she has been forced to withdraw from the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after suffering a hip injury in t...
19:00, 05/01/2019

FBI, DHS task forces to address election security are now permanent In response to questions after a speech Friday in front of the Council on Foreign Relations, FBI director Christopher Wray called Russian efforts usi...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani About 500 km From Odisha, Armed Forces On Alert Cyclone Fani, which turned into an -extreme severe cyclonic- storm, is about 540 km from the Odisha coast, the India Meteorological Department or IMD...
05:48, 05/02/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capita...
14:16, 05/26/2019

No increased threat from Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria: British general There has been no increase in the threat from Iran-backed militia against U.S.-led coalition forces fighting remnants of Islamic State in Iraq and Sy...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation e...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling...
07:16, 06/28/2019

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the ...
18:00, 06/08/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 ot...
12:48, 07/15/2019

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to ei...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Shares in Germany's Brenntag drop on report of dual-use chemicals sale to Syria Shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag dropped 4.4% on Wednesday with traders citing a media report that the company sold substances to Syri...
12:00, 06/26/2019

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctio...
01:32, 07/05/2019

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday...
13:16, 07/07/2019

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria beg...
13:16, 07/07/2019

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, ...
20:32, 06/14/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling...
23:16, 06/27/2019

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for Hollywood...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said ea...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over what it calls ‘the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker’A detachment of nearly 30 Royal Marines and Gibraltarian ...
19:32, 07/04/2019

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan ...
05:32, 06/01/2019

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is n...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Medical miracles: Child burn victims in Syria brought to US for last shot at life One moment, then 15-year-old Hamama was playing in the mountains with her farm animals in her poor family’s remote property in the Homs countryside. ...
12:16, 05/06/2019

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cit...
23:48, 06/12/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which ...
18:32, 05/10/2019

James Marsden might help lead the forces of niceness in CBS All Access' The Stand We don’t envy the producers of CBS All Access’ upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s beloved apocalyptic novel The Stand; not only is it one of King’...
05:32, 06/22/2019

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Worry “They’re always going to hold those mountains,” a Green Beret said of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The fear is that the group will...
09:16, 06/14/2019

UberEats to change 'unfair' contract that forces restaurants to pay all refunds After ACCC action the delivery giant agrees to stop making local restaurants pay even when they are not at faultUberEats in Australia has agreed to c...
06:48, 07/17/2019

Rockets hit Iraqi base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad: military Three rockets landed on a military base hosting U.S. forces north of Baghdad late on Monday, an Iraqi military statement said, without providing furt...
23:00, 06/17/2019

World Cup Final Drama Forces Plunkett To Believe In Luck And Destiny Apart from few brilliant individual performances, England also needed some luck and bowling all-rounder Liam Plunkett thinks they had plenty going th...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Iranian forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel this mon...
22:16, 07/19/2019

Lebanese veterans tussle with security forces in budget protest Dozens of Lebanese veterans tussled with security forces in Beirut on Friday as they tried to reach parliament in a protest against any cuts to their...
17:48, 07/19/2019

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its sur...
22:48, 06/15/2019

Saudi security forces kill some people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: TV Saudi security forces have killed some people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, Al-Hadath TV tweeted on Satur...
19:16, 05/11/2019

| WP Rugby, CT City, Cape Cobras join forces for Mandela Day WP, Cape Town City FC and the Cape Cobras will collectively give 67 minutes of their time to help the Langa Cheshire Home for the Disabled on Mandela...
18:48, 07/16/2019

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggres...
16:32, 06/19/2019

Libyan fighters seize U.S. and Chinese missiles from Haftar's forces Forces allied to Libya's internationally recognized government based in Tripoli captured sophisticated U.S. and Chinese rockets as well as drones whe...
22:00, 06/29/2019

Those Attacking Central Forces Should Be Shot On Chest: Bengal BJP Chief West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh on Sunday said that the central forces had "every right" to open fire in adverse situations,...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Each newly married, Bieber and Sheeran join forces and 'Don't Care' Less than two months after telling fans he was stepping back from new music to deal with personal issues, Canadian pop star Justin Bieber gave them s...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Gaza militants and Israeli forces lurch into new round of violence Air and tank strikes kill nine Palestinians and rockets kill three people in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spir...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning democracy must be defended and the i...
08:16, 07/11/2019

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a co...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Elbow strain forces Pirates to shut down Taillon for 4 weeks PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates ace Jameson Taillon will be shut down for at least a month because of a strained right elbow. The team placed Ta...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Cops Kept At Bay, Central Forces To Oversee Bengal Voting In Phase 5 Only central security personnel will oversee the voting process in Bengal during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 6, State Special P...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Russia to help beef up Venezuela's armed forces: RIA cites official Russia plans to take steps to strengthen Venezuela's armed forces, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on ...
12:32, 07/05/2019

Chinese forces are expanding to 'contest US military superiority,' Pentagon says The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland Chi...
10:16, 05/03/2019

"We Are Natural Friends With India," Says Maldives Defence Forces Chief India has been providing swift help to its neighbours at times of natural calamities and security threats, and it is all set to play the key role of ...
15:00, 07/05/2019

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their effort...
23:32, 07/05/2019

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticke...
19:16, 05/01/2019

Flea 'invasion' forces Paris police station to close An outbreak of fleas has led to the closure of a Paris police station after officers complained they were being bitten and the parasites were "contam...
12:16, 05/06/2019

Flea invasion forces shutdown of Paris police station Police in Paris were forced to close a station in the northeast region of the city after a flea invasion made work impossible, according to a police ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Iraqi special forces kill 14 IS militants in country’s north BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi special forces say they have conducted an operation near the northern city of Kirkuk in which they killed 14 members of the Isla...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Sudanese security forces use violence to disperse student protest Sudanese security forces used violence to break up a protest in Khartoum on Monday by dozens of students demanding that the military council which ou...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border i...
04:32, 06/25/2019

Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotel; 26 dead Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo as death toll has risen to 26 people, includi...
11:48, 07/13/2019

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns ...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Opposition leader: Ethiopia, AU join forces in Sudan efforts KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition figure says the African Union and Ethiopia have joined forces in renewed efforts to mediate the ...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Friday it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation fo...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart o...
23:16, 06/27/2019

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas forc...
10:32, 07/12/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump adminis...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Guaido: 'The armed forces no longer back Nicolas Maduro' Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, says the army now backs a change of government. Guaido told DW that the military is no lo...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday nig...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on F...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candid...
19:48, 06/06/2019

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as pun...
15:16, 06/06/2019

AOC and Bernie Join Forces to Get Fired Up and Angry About Climate Change The Sunrise Movement, the youth climate activist organization that has been one of the driving forces behind the Green New Deal, held a packed event ...
00:16, 05/15/2019

| 'Wrong, outrageous': World reacts as Sudan forces attack sit-in A deadly military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, has prompted global concern with the US calling the assault "wrong" and the A...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan provi...
09:16, 06/11/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Congo forces kill 26 ADF rebels while repelling attack: army Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from the Islamist Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a group believed to be linked to Islamic State, while repelling a...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have ki...
22:32, 05/25/2019

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Egyptian security forces kill 12 suspected militants after bus bombing Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said on Monday, a day after an explosion targeti...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideratio...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad D...
01:16, 05/24/2019

In southern Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes kill up to 18 members of Afghan forces  U.S. military officials said the airstrikes, in what they described as a “tragic accident,” killed members of the Afghan security forces and Taliban ...
03:16, 05/18/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collap...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Eastern Libyan forces attack Tripoli airport for second night Eastern Libyan forces on Thursday conducted an air strike for a second night on the military section of the only functioning airport of the Libyan ca...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Israeli forces shoot 16 Palestinian protesters at Gaza frontier Thousands turn out to commemorate mass displacement of people in 1948Israeli soldiers have shot 16 people at the Gaza frontier on a day of rallies co...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Russian papers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingThree major Russian newspapers have published almost id...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into so...
01:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. looks to improve ties with Indonesian special forces, stage exercises Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan met his Indonesian counterpart on Thursday as the United States looks to improve ties with an Indonesi...
09:48, 05/30/2019

"BJP Men In Central Forces Clothing": Mamata Banerjee Alleges Conspiracy West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that supporters of the BJP and its ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Maoist rebels attack Indian government forces, wounding 11 PATNA, India (AP) — Police say Maoist rebels have triggered a blast in eastern India, wounding eight paramilitary soldiers and three police officers ...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country’s west and east, killing...
15:32, 05/28/2019

IoM TT: Rain forces Supersport postponement, Senior finale moved The second Isle of Man TT Supersport race has been postponed to Thursday due to rain, while the Senior finale has been brought forward to 1030 on Fri...
17:16, 06/05/2019

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are fin...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Turkey says Syrian government forces attacked its observation point Syrian government forces have attacked a Turkish observation point in Syria's Idlib province, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in what it ...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana rescued by security forces Eight people arrested in connection with kidnapping of Lauren Tilley and Bailey Chitty, authorities saySecurity forces have rescued two Canadian wome...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Sudanese protesters killed as security forces attack Khartoum sit-in At least 13 reported dead during attempt to disperse sit-in outside defence ministry Dozens are feared dead after Sudanese security forces launched a...
18:48, 06/03/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisisHundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drough...
05:16, 06/12/2019

Hifter’s forces push toward Libyan capital city’s center CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes are slowly nearing the center of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to th...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarin...
06:00, 05/28/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban target security forces, killing 7 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northern Sari Pul province, killing at least seven m...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more ci...
18:16, 05/07/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Syria air defense thwart missiles on the outskirts of Damascus and Homs: state news agency Syria air defense forces thwarted missile attacks targeting the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus and the city of Homs, Syrian state news agen...
01:32, 07/01/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
19:48, 05/28/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat pla...
00:00, 05/28/2019

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from hi...
12:32, 05/29/2019

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup afte...
05:48, 06/30/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitar...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of...
20:16, 06/27/2019

Russia and Syrian army step up attacks on rebel held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and ground shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in one of the heaviest assaults on the last reb...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s nort...
23:16, 06/06/2019

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc i...
23:32, 06/10/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Women in peacekeeping, the arrest of Sudan’s leader, updates on Libya, Nigeria and Syria On Thursday, the Security Council looked at the key role played by women in the UN’s peacekeeping operations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
22:48, 06/04/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the Syria government targeted the Turkish-Russian cooperation in Id...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Somali forces end extremist siege of hotel where Americans, other foreigners died An all-night siege by extremist militants at a Somali hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo ended Saturday, but not before 26 people – including...
17:48, 07/13/2019

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Appian and UiPath join forces to drive digital automation in the enterprise Appian and UiPath have announced a new technology alliance aimed at driving fast and high-impact digital automation for enterprises.The partnership b...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 35 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 35 people were killed ...
07:00, 06/04/2019

| Venezuela's Maduro tells armed forces to be 'ready' in case of US attack Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on the armed forces to be "ready" in the event of a US military offensive against the South American count...
23:32, 05/04/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a ...
21:32, 05/30/2019

Syrian forces 'drop banned cluster bombs' and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster b...
01:32, 05/29/2019

| WATCH: Fifteen dead as Sri Lanka forces raid jihadist hideout Fifteen people including six children have died during a Sri Lankan security forces operation in the aftermath of the Easter attacks, as three corner...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW join forces to develop electrified vehicles The Jaguar I-Pace Two firms will co-develop electric drive units in a bid to lower the cost of developing EVs Jaguar Land Rover and BMW have announ...
11:32, 06/05/2019

Sudanese forces seize weapons, including explosives belts: agency Sudanese forces seized explosives belts, guns including rifles fitted with silencers, devices used to detonate explosives remotely and satellite tele...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel weekend horse racing They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course fo...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Googl...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Charity ship carrying migrants forces way into Italy, captain arrested The Sea-Watch 3 charity ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued off Libya forced its way into the Italian port of Lampedusa on Friday night after a ...
05:32, 06/30/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Righ...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Israeli and Palestinian forces reportedly reach truce after days of fighting Israeli and Palestinian forces have reportedly reached a truce in the Gaza Strip after days of fighting. The suspension of hostilities was mediated b...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four oth...
13:32, 06/04/2019

German armed forces suspend training ops in Iraq on regional tensions Germany is suspending military training operations in Iraq due to increasing regional tensions, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry said on Wednesda...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 30 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 30 people were killed ...
23:48, 06/03/2019

Latest Galaxy S10 software update freezes the phone, forces reboots The Galaxy S10 might be one of the best Android phones out there right now, but it’s only as good as the software it runs. And if you’ve ...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government receive military hardware A coalition of forces allied with Libya's U.N.-backed government of national accord (GNA) said it had received a shipment of armored vehicles and arm...
22:16, 05/18/2019

Defence Forces On Standby, 8 Lakh Evacuated In Odisha For Fani: 10 Points Cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall south of Puri in Odisha anytime after tomorrow afternoon. According to the latest forecast by the Joint T...
05:48, 05/02/2019

The U.S. Navy’s Next Submarines Will Be Drone-Carrying Super Special Forces Boats The Navy’s next tranche of attack submarines will control unmanned undersea vehicles and deploy SEAL commandos, according to U.S. Naval Institute New...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Threat Real As Security Forces Are On High Alert: US Envoy To Sri Lanka The US ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the ISIS terrorists involved in the Easter Sunday bombings on the island were likely stil...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
05:32, 05/18/2019

Sri Lankan president shakes up defense forces, says attack warnings went unheeded Sri Lanka’s president has demanded that the defense secretary and national police chief resign after the Easter Sunday suicide bombings.  ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'' Forces Air Force To Postpone BrahMos Missile Testfiring In view of the cyclone storm ''Fani'', the Indian Air Force (IAF) and BrahMos Aerospace have put on hold the testfire of the air-launched version of ...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, 13 people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least 13 people were reported killed in the worst v...
15:48, 06/03/2019