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Turkey’s military attack against Kurds could redraw map of Syrian conflict

Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain...

Turkey’s military attack against Kurds could redraw map of Syrian conflict

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16:52, 2019-10-18

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15:28, 2019-10-16

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20:44, 2019-10-11

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23:16, 2019-10-17

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22:12, 2019-10-14

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64,000 flee ground offensive on Syria's Kurds as Turks say they have killed 277 militants Turkish ground forces led by 1,000 members of Syrian Arab militias have begun occupying several towns and villages inside the Turkish-Syrian ­border ...
12:44, 2019-10-11

'Betrayal leaves a bitter taste': spurned Kurds flee Turkish onslaught As they seek safety away from Turkish shells, Syrian Kurds burn with anger at Donald Trump’s betrayal Waiting at a roadside depot, Hussein Rammo, a s...
13:56, 2019-10-11

NBC reporter: Kurds believe Trump 'gave the green light' for Turkey to commit genocide NBC News reporter Richard Engel warned that Turkey is planning a long-term genocidal campaign against the Kurds, who believe President Trump gave the...
18:44, 2019-10-12

Kurds had back channel open to Syria, Russia over fears of U.S. pullout: officials The Kurds opened a back channel to the Syrian government and the Russians in 2018, with those talks ramping up significantly in recent weeks....
00:32, 2019-10-16

Nato: Cyber-attack on one nation is attack on all The military alliance says a serious hack attack would trigger a defence from all 29 members....
18:32, 2019-08-27

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict ‘are higher’ UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict “are higher than they have been in several d...
20:56, 2019-06-12

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at ...
11:52, 2019-06-30

Conflict over resources: 164 activists killed last year Over 160 people were killed for trying to protect the environment in 2018, says NGO Global Witness. While the Philppines tops the list with 30 deaths...
08:52, 2019-07-30

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 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 I...
20:36, 2019-05-09

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has...
18:52, 2019-07-16

Trump on Turkey-Syria conflict: 'It's not our border' Donald Trump has said that Turkey's military campaign against Syrian Kurds is not Washington's problem. However, he has imposed economic sanctions ag...
22:32, 2019-10-16

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-China trade blowup was a long time coming. And it won’t be easily resolved, not even if U.S. and Chinese negotiators...
22:16, 2019-05-15

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subje...
12:52, 2019-05-01

AFL-CIO's Own Employees Weigh in On Brewing Leadership Conflict Last night, the personal and professional dispute that has gripped the highest ranks of the AFL-CIO’s leadership was joined by another relevant party...
16:44, 2019-05-03

Underage fighters are drawn into Indonesian conflict JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The long-simmering conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenage...
08:20, 2019-06-23

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict...
21:44, 2019-07-09

Iran-US conflict: Tehran's asymmetrical approach As tensions between the US and Iran escalate, it appears Washington has backed down and Tehran is in control. The Iranian regime is using an unconven...
19:08, 2019-06-23

Denmark: Syrian man gets jail for terror planning COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Syrian asylum seeker in Sweden has received a 12-year prison sentence for planning to explode one or more bombs in Copen...
14:52, 2019-05-20

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ah...
13:36, 2019-07-30

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. ...
02:00, 2019-06-03

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the human...
12:24, 2019-05-02

Iran oil tanker sought by US seen off Syrian coast Gibraltar released the Adrian Darya 1 tanker in mid-August after Iran promised it would not discharge its 2.1 million barrels of oil in Syria. The ve...
09:37, 2019-09-07

Kurdish Syrian man sets himself on fire outside UNHCR Police have said the 31-year-old man was too injured to establish a motive, but suspected it was political. He is receiving treatment at a nearby bur...
15:55, 2019-10-23

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at ...
13:24, 2019-05-29

Trump's decision to abandon the Kurds in Syria sends a dangerous message to US allies around the world Associated Press President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Kurds in Syria to a Turkish invasion sends a dangerous message to US allies. The Ku...
18:44, 2019-10-07

Trump defends his Syria retreat as 'strategically brilliant,' saying the Kurds are 'no angels' and that they have 'a lot of sand they can play with' Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the Kurds are "no angels" as he defended his decision to withdraw US troops from northeast Syr...
18:32, 2019-10-16

Erdoğan threatens to 'crush the heads' of Kurds if they do not leave buffer zone agreed to in ceasefire Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he will “crush the heads” of Syrian Kurds if they don’t withdraw from a buffer zone within the five days ...
21:20, 2019-10-19

Lindsey Graham says Congress will call for Turkey to be suspended from NATO and hit it with sanctions if it attacks Kurds Joshua Roberts/Reuters Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday said he expects bipartisan, veto-proof sanctions against Turkey if it attacks the Kur...
17:44, 2019-10-07

Trump suggested the Kurds were releasing ISIS prisoners, but US officials say Turkish-backed forces are actually doing this Evan Vucci/AP Turkish-backed Syrian Arab forces have deliberately released ISIS prisoners amid Turkey's invasion into northern Syria, two US official...
22:00, 2019-10-14

Trump suggests Kurds are letting ISIS militants escape to draw US back into Syria President Trump on Monday suggested that Kurds are allowing Islamic State militants escape from prisons to lure the US back into Syria – a day ...
14:36, 2019-10-14

Expect more policy lurches like on Syria's Kurds unless Trump is called to account | Michael H Fuchs Acting on impulse, the president took a complicated issue and made it dramatically worse – making the US again look incompetent and unreliableDonald ...
13:04, 2019-10-09

The Latest: UN chief says world can’t afford Gulf conflict OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The U.N. chief says the world canR...
04:56, 2019-06-28

How we stay together: productive conflict, commitment and 48-hour holidays Mary Crock and Ron McCallum were engaged just six weeks after their second date. Over three decades later, they share what has made it workNames: Mar...
22:12, 2019-10-04

US-Iran conflict would hit energy supplies, says Iranian general Gen Saleh Jokar also says Iran’s missiles could easily reach US warships in GulfIranian missiles could easily hit US ships in the Gulf, and any confl...
20:52, 2019-05-17

South Sudan tries to protect wildlife after long conflict BIRE KPATOUS GAME RESERVE, South Sudan — Charles Matthew secures his beret, slings a rifle over his shoulder and prepares a team for an overnight foo...
19:40, 2019-07-29

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed ...
17:28, 2019-06-21

CNN’s Democratic Debates Give Conflict a Reality-TV Boost Facing elimination in the next round, candidates sought to stand out by lashing out, and the network played up the drama....
17:44, 2019-08-01

'There will be conflict': Huawei founder says US underestimates company's strength Founder Ren Zhengfei says 5G plans will be unaffected and suggests US leaders have miscalculatedThe founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, has said the US ...
06:08, 2019-05-21

New report shows 41 million displaced by conflict, tensions GENEVA (AP) — A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced...
11:00, 2019-05-10

Attacks in Burkina Faso — a simmering Islamist conflict Six people killed in a Sunday church service were the latest victims of terrorist attacks in northern Burkina Faso. While the attacks haven't made he...
19:40, 2019-05-13

Democrats walk out of Trump meeting about Turkey conflict WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic congressional leaders say they walked out of a briefing with President Donald Trump on Turkey after hearing little but i...
02:40, 2019-10-17

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. Trump has the potential to "bring the ...
00:16, 2019-07-23

Dominic Cummings accused of conflict of interest over NHS fund Boris Johnson’s aide was consultant for AI startup that could win share of £250m fund Boris Johnson’s most senior aide, Dominic Cummings, is facing c...
13:56, 2019-10-11

There is an answer to the world's deadliest human-elephant conflict Sri Lanka has the world's highest rate of human-elephant conflict – last year alone, it killed 70 people and 300 elephants. A simple solution can mak...
14:52, 2019-10-21

Oil tanker attacks will inflame conflict between the US, its allies and Iran The explosions, on a vital passageway for the world’s oil supply, may prove Trump’s policy of coercion has backfiredThe explosions were bigger and th...
19:28, 2019-06-13

Water wars: How to avoid conflict over our most precious resource Climate change is altering weather patterns, endangering the water supply of over half of humanity. New thinking is required to avoid things boiling ...
12:12, 2019-08-05

Hezbollah-Israel tension heightens fear of conflict Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has openly threatened Israel with attacks as the group has increased its military might. Two weeks before Israeli p...
22:44, 2019-09-04

Red Sox move up game start to avoid Stanley Cup conflict BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox will move up the start of Wednesday’s game against the Texas Rangers by more than three hours to 4:05 p.m. to ...
01:48, 2019-06-11

NY judge resigns after conflict of interest in divorce case A respected long-time upstate judge agreed to resign after he was caught dishing out orders from the bench — on a divorce case in which he priv...
22:04, 2019-08-12

New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict Research group Forensic Architecture collected images to use in ECHR caseNewly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conf...
15:16, 2019-08-18

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their ...
08:36, 2019-06-19

Dr. David Hamburg, Leader in Conflict Resolution, Dies at 93 As a behavioral scientist and president of the Carnegie Corporation, he took on policy issues that bring about “hatred and violence and ignorance.”...
23:28, 2019-04-23

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missi...
18:56, 2019-06-11

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up ...
08:36, 2019-07-29

US warns Syrian government over renewed chemical weapons use The State Department thinks the Syrian government has renewed its use of chemical weapons....
04:48, 2019-05-22

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib...
19:20, 2019-05-10

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
08:16, 2019-06-15

Turkish forces capture key Syrian border town Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn according to Turkey’s Defense Ministry, marking the most significant gain since the invasion began Wednesda...
13:36, 2019-10-12

Syrian government has few options to battle fuel sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government is scrambling to deal with its worst fuel crisis since the war began in 2011, aggravated by U.S. sanctions target...
15:56, 2019-05-03

Photos by Syrian child refugees displayed in Birmingham Photographer Kate Green says she witnessed "immeasurable hardship" at a refugee camp in Jordan....
14:48, 2019-09-12

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-...
18:48, 2019-08-22

At least 27 killed by airstrikes in rebel-controlled Syrian town The high death toll marked a sharp increase in the escalation between the two sides amid intense fighting....
18:00, 2019-07-22

Syrian troops capture northwestern village from rebels BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say government troops have captured a northwestern village known for its medieval fortress as they move deeper toward ...
12:32, 2019-05-09

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
17:56, 2019-06-17

Syrian troops capture 2 villages in last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say their troops have captured two villages and a nearby hill in the last rebel stronghold in the country&#...
15:08, 2019-05-13

The cat man of Aleppo: rescuing battle-weary Syrian strays Mohammad Aljaleel looked after homeless cats during the aerial bombardment of Aleppo. He has since set up a dedicated sanctuary and veterinary clinic...
10:32, 2019-08-06

ABC News airs purported Syrian war video — but it’s really from Kentucky ABC News issued an apology after mistakenly airing purported footage of Turkish forces bombing the Kurds in Syria — video that appears to have ...
16:12, 2019-10-15

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in ...
12:00, 2019-05-10

Gavin Extence: Sheffield author on his Syrian refugee novel Gavin Extence's fourth book The End of Time follows two Syrian teenagers on their journey to the UK....
01:28, 2019-09-23

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in ...
16:12, 2019-05-27

Turkey accused of defying Syrian border ceasefire Turkish forces have reportedly shelled the northeast border town of Ras al-Ayn despite a 5-day truce agreed by Ankara and Washington. The pause is me...
12:52, 2019-10-18

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border t...
13:44, 2019-07-01

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time...
19:12, 2019-05-16

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm BEIRUT (AP) — Syria activists and media say government forces are expanding their ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel...
15:48, 2019-05-11

Syrian universities weakened by 'brain-drain', says report Syria's war is near an end but its universities are struggling to help the country's recovery....
01:40, 2019-06-18

Syrian ground troops push into rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say troops have pushed their way into a rebel-held enclave in the northwest, clashing with insurgents and w...
13:44, 2019-05-08

Turkey wants Syrian forces out of border areas: aide Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Turkey exchanged blame on Saturday for fighting that has rattled a U.S.-brokered cease-fire in northeastern Syria, as t...
01:08, 2019-10-20

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to en...
08:52, 2019-06-20

Syrian army captures key Idlib town from rebels Russian-backed Syrian regime forces have taken an important town in the rebel stronghold province of Idlib. The regime's three-month campaign has kil...
12:56, 2019-08-11

‘The Cave’ is the harrowing tale of an underground Syrian hospital What is it really like to be in northern Syria when the bombing starts? Few people are better equipped to tell you than Feras Fayyad, whose documenta...
19:56, 2019-10-17

Turkish strikes are causing chaos on the Syrian border — here's what you need to know After President Donald Trump announced his decision late Sunday night to pull US troops from northeastern Syria, Turkey began an invasion of territor...
19:28, 2019-10-10

Trump's latest conspiracy theory is that the Kurds released ISIS prisoners to pull the US back into Syria Associated Press President Donald Trump suggested Kurdish forces intentionally released ISIS prisoners to pull the US back into northeast Syria. Trum...
19:00, 2019-10-14

The US is preparing to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria as the Turkish offensive against the Kurds moves forward DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US is "preparing to evacuate" its remaining 1,000 troops in northern Syria, as...
16:32, 2019-10-13

Long before the US pulled out, Kurds in Syria were keeping back channels to Russia and Assad wide open Associated Press Despite their longtime partnership with the US, Kurdish fighters in Syria were wary of abandonment. Those fighters opened a backchan...
01:00, 2019-10-16

Trump's latest tweets on Syria show he has absolutely no plan to help the Kurds as Turkey boasts about killing over 100 of them Tweets from President Donald Trump on Thursday showed he has no plan to help Kurdish fighters facing a Turkish military incursion in Syria. "I say hi...
17:00, 2019-10-10

US flexes muscle in Ukraine dispute, warns of new 'conflict' in Europe The Trump administration is taking new moves to flex its diplomatic muscle to calm escalating tensions over Russia’s effort to bully Ukraine and its ...
20:36, 2019-07-23

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the sa...
16:32, 2019-07-08

Trump heads for the golf course as leaders gather to mark conflict Dominic Raab leads British delegation to the Polish capital, while Vladimir Putin is not invitedEuropean leaders, including Germany’s Angela Merkel, ...
10:40, 2019-09-01

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and livi...
23:04, 2019-06-21

Yo-Yo Ma’s concert at the border was a beautiful prayer amid an ugly conflict “In culture we build bridges, not walls,” the renowned cellist said before free performance....
20:40, 2019-04-15

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US ...
19:32, 2019-07-23

Cameroon: Kids bear the brunt as armed conflict continues In the English-speaking communities of Cameroon hit by a prolonged conflict, some children have not been to school for three years. Home schooling is...
12:00, 2019-07-27

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the Worl...
01:12, 2019-06-12

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig the...
19:40, 2019-06-08

Controversy and conflict clouds Israel-hosted Eurovision 2019 The Palestinian-led BDS movement, which promotes boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, has called on performers to pull out of the music...
00:08, 2019-05-13

New NCAA enforcement model contains glaring conflict of interest from the jump With no appeals allowed and some questionable committee members, the NCAA should have done better...
16:36, 2019-08-02

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon offi...
21:44, 2019-07-20

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers ...
18:12, 2019-07-02

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was...
20:48, 2019-07-11

US briefing: Syria conflict, Trump shooting video and #MeToo at two Monday’s top story: Syrian and Turkish forces on a collision course in Kurdish territory. Plus, the nepotism and partisanship crisis in the US civil ...
12:28, 2019-10-14

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world pow...
00:32, 2019-06-13

Twenty One Pilots forced to cancel show because of NBA playoffs conflict Not everyone in Toronto was pleased with the Raptors win in the NBA’s Eastern Conference Final on Saturday....
13:08, 2019-05-29

More than 12,000 children killed, injured in armed conflict in 2018: UN report The deaths and injuries were among more than 24,000 "grave violations" against children verified by the United Nations....
02:52, 2019-07-30

'Our Boys' powerfully puts faces on Israeli-Palestinian conflict The language and pacing in "Our Boys" reflect its Israeli roots, but the emotional core of this powerful fact-based miniseries hinges on tribalism, t...
20:52, 2019-08-12

In ‘Derry Girls,’ the Lighter Side of Life in a Conflict Zone The sitcom set in Northern Ireland takes place in a maelstrom of sectarian violence and adolescent angst. It’s funny, too....
14:00, 2019-07-31

Germany: Syrian man who posed with severed head charged with war crimes The 33-year old claims he did not kill and then desecrate the body of an opposing fighter. The suspect is already in prison for lesser crimes....
20:56, 2019-08-23

Explosions heard in Syrian capital apparent Israeli strikes DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country’s air defenses...
21:40, 2019-05-17

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a bu...
14:32, 2019-05-30

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to aveng...
09:16, 2019-05-30

Rebels withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have withdrawn from Khan Sheikhun in...
14:24, 2019-08-20

Syrian families returning home from IS camp face hostility RAQQA, Syria — After two years on the run with the Islamic State group, Um Mahmoud just wanted to return home. When she finally made it to Raqqa with...
21:12, 2019-09-23

Report: ‘Foreign bodies’ enter Syrian airspace from Israel DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that “foreign bodies” have entered Syrian air space from Israel in the countryR...
23:12, 2019-05-18

Review: In ‘Power Strip,’ a Syrian Story Both Bleak and Striking Sylvia Khoury’s insidiously sharp new play arrives as the eight-year-old conflict is making fresh headlines in the United States....
04:08, 2019-10-22

Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town Turkey’s military entered the key Syrian border town of Ras al Ain Saturday as its offensive against Kurdish fighters reached its fourth day de...
19:20, 2019-10-12

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring anothe...
21:12, 2019-05-27

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of...
13:56, 2019-06-08

Syrian troops enter Kurdish fight against Turkish forces Deal to support Kurds in exchange for key cities set to open new front in civil warSyrian troops have begun sweeping into Kurdish-held territory on a...
10:52, 2019-10-14

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Fig...
14:48, 2019-05-19

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect...
12:40, 2019-04-29

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after author...
17:12, 2019-06-09

What matters to Canada’s new Syrian-born citizens in this federal election? Excited to have the chance to vote, these new Canadians say immigration policy is an important factor in deciding who they choose on election day....
01:12, 2019-10-05

Syrian army moves to confront Turkish forces as U.S. withdraws The deal between Syria’s Kurds and its government is a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdr...
16:00, 2019-10-14

Syrian residents pelt retreating US troops with food and insults Angry scenes demonstrate sense of betrayal amid rushed US withdrawalPelted with fruit and hounded by insults, the American military’s exit from Syria...
18:40, 2019-10-21

Storms and snow in Lebanon worsen plight for Syrian refugees Storm-force winds and snow across Lebanon have worsened the plight for tens of thousands of Syrian refugees who’ve been forced from their homes by ne...
15:47, 2019-04-09

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitAn American family has been removed from a Syrian detention cen...
20:24, 2019-05-22

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where ...
16:52, 2019-05-21

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playgr...
14:04, 2019-05-15

Satellite images appear to show Iranian oil tanker off Syrian coast A once-detained Iranian oil tanker appears to have made its way to Syria, even as the United States sought to squeeze off Tehran’s ability to move oi...
15:32, 2019-09-07

In a Syrian Town Under Siege, a Secret Library Kept Dreams Alive “Syria’s Secret Library,” by Mike Thomson, tells the story of a hidden book collection in a bombed-out building that functioned as “an oasis of norma...
12:00, 2019-09-28

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militan...
12:36, 2019-05-26

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic Stat...
05:36, 2019-06-20

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded do...
14:16, 2019-05-04

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mus...
01:00, 2019-06-20

Trump called Turkey’s president to demand an end to Syrian invasion President Trump called Turkey’s president Monday to demand he halt the country’s incursion into Syria and enact an immediate ceasefire, Vice Pr...
04:24, 2019-10-15

Russian troops patrol between Turkish and Syrian forces on border Soldiers’ presence underlines Moscow’s role as power broker after evacuation of US personnel Russian units have begun patrolling territory separating...
16:52, 2019-10-15

Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian border BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding t...
18:40, 2019-05-23

Residents of Syrian city pelt retreating US troops with food Scenes in Kurdish city demonstrate sense of betrayal amid rushed US withdrawalResidents pelted apparently retreating US troops with potatoes as they ...
15:08, 2019-10-21

The Latest: Turkey says Syrian troops violate cease-fire BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian gove...
19:20, 2019-05-10

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in fede...
12:52, 2019-06-21

U.K. journalists take cover after being ‘tracked, targeted and fired upon’ by Syrian forces “We had suddenly become the new targets,” wrote Sky News journalist Alex Crawford of the incident....
02:40, 2019-05-24

Syrian government documents show reach of Assad’s agencies BEIRUT (AP) — A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of P...
13:20, 2019-05-21

Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fighting People run to take cover after mortars fired from Syria, in Akcakale, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. An Associated Press journalist said at least t...
17:20, 2019-10-10

Syrian foreign minister demands withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops There are around 1,000 U.S. troops in Syria on a mission to combat Islamic State militants....
23:00, 2019-09-28

Fighting in Kurdish-held Syrian town despite cease-fire Shelling and gunfire could be heard in and around Ras al-Ayn as smoke billowed from locations near the border with Turkey....
12:40, 2019-10-18

Stung by criticism he’s stabbing Kurds in the back, Trump tries to change green light to yellow on Turkish assault TANKS ON THE BORDER: Turkey has massed forces on its southern border with Syria, as it prepares to make good on its plans to carve out a “safe zone” ...
13:44, 2019-10-09

London Bridge terror attack inquest: Banker stabbed in 'brief but furious' attack as he tried to fight off terrorists A banker tried to fend off the London Bridge terrorists with his skateboard before he was fatally stabbed in a "brief but furious assault", an inques...
13:12, 2019-05-08

Scheer proposes 25% cut to foreign aid, redirecting funds to kids in conflict zones Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the savings would go toward his party's plans for a universal tax cut and various tax credits....
16:24, 2019-10-01

Trump authorizes sanctions on Turkey as Syria conflict intensifies – live Mike Pence said Trump has asked Turkey to stop invasion into northern Syria and begin immediate ceasefireSign up to the US briefing and get a new per...
01:20, 2019-10-15

You could make a sharp satire about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but Tel Aviv On Fire isn’t it To make a movie about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is, necessarily, to work with volatile materials. And from its title alone, Tel Aviv On Fire, ...
19:36, 2019-07-30

Egypt teaches marriage conflict resolution in universities as divorce skyrockets A new government project called Mawadda, meaning affection, offers lessons to university students about how to pick the right partner and how to hand...
20:56, 2019-05-14

Venezuela and Colombia border tension fuels fear of armed conflict A large-scale military exercise and the invoking of a regional defense pact have Venezuela and Colombia on edge. How likely is a military confrontati...
23:04, 2019-09-17

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
23:00, 2019-06-20

Chinese state media calls for ‘people’s war’ as US trade conflict escalates Chinese state media launched a propaganda offensive Tuesday amid the mounting trade war with the US – as Beijing calls for a “people’s war” against W...
17:08, 2019-05-14

‘Fauda’ co-creators on hit show depicting Israel-Gaza conflict: ‘We’re here to tell the story’ Fox News met with crew members of the hit show in an underground parking lot in Tel Aviv as they wrapped up filming season 3....
17:32, 2019-06-04

Conflict, superstition and inadequate funds hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo International aid organizations are warning that the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could worsen in the face of instability, public distrust and a critic...
19:24, 2019-05-17

Trudeau violated ethics law in conflict of interest case, watchdog rules Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics ...
21:12, 2019-08-14

New UN report shows record number of children killed and maimed in conflict A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highest numbers killed or...
19:56, 2019-07-30

UN report on Syria conflict highlights inhumane detention of women and children As the people of north-west Syria face intensifying violence, tens of thousands of women and children continue to be kept in “inhumane conditions” in...
22:36, 2019-09-11

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic ro...
16:56, 2019-08-05

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that...
00:00, 2019-08-02

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc backed ...
14:24, 2019-06-01

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a ...
23:12, 2019-08-01

Global neglect of millions forced from their homes by conflict branded 'pitiful' Top official condemns lack of focus on record 41 million people left homeless in their own countries after fleeing violenceRecord numbers of people h...
13:48, 2019-05-10

Germany's Merkel insists on two-state solution in Israel-Palestine conflict German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have held talks in Berlin. Abbas called for Europe to play a greater role in ...
13:56, 2019-08-29

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. M...
16:28, 2019-07-15

New UN report shows record numbers of children killed and maimed in conflict A new UN report has found that 2018 was the worst year on record for children caught up in armed conflict; the year saw the highest numbers killed or...
19:36, 2019-07-30

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick...
20:48, 2019-07-04

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divis...
06:40, 2019-08-08

‘Tel Aviv on Fire’ Review: Mideast Conflict as Soap Opera and Farce Sameh Zoabi’s new film is less incendiary, and quite a bit funnier, than its title might suggest....
18:08, 2019-08-01

Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates says it is ‘rerouting all flights away from areas of possible conflict’ after Iran downed US ...
14:00, 2019-06-21

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
21:16, 2019-07-16

Freeland revokes appointment of Syrian consul after backlash over Assad support Canada is revoking its approval of a diplomatic appointment by the Syrian government to the country's consulate in Montreal....
17:40, 2019-09-25

Bullied Syrian schoolboy sues Tommy Robinson for £100,000 over Facebook comments Tommy Robinson is being sued for £100,000 over comments he made about a Syrian refugee who was filmed being attacked at school....
13:56, 2019-05-16

Rebels partially withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have partially withdrawn from Khan S...
10:40, 2019-08-20

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child pro...
19:28, 2019-07-01

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the dea...
14:16, 2019-08-22

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, whi...
20:36, 2019-05-29

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli mi...
08:52, 2019-07-01

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the t...
15:20, 2019-06-28

Syrian army to deploy along Turkish border in deal with Kurdish-led forces BEIRUT/AMMAN — The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in no...
23:28, 2019-10-13

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkey aims to resettle at least a third of the refugees in ‘safe zone’ within Syria, president saysThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has ...
14:28, 2019-09-05

Ben Stiller advocates for Syrian refugees in emotional testimony, urges lawmakers to 'not look away' Actor and director Ben Stiller went to Capitol Hill Wednesday to advocate for Syrian refugees and talk how the U.S. can help....
19:16, 2019-05-02

German chancellor urges Turkey’s president to stop Syrian invasion German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a Sunday phone call urged Turkey’s president to immediately halt his country’s military operations in northern Syr...
08:24, 2019-10-14

Now Canadian citizens, some Syrian refugees able to cast federal ballot for first time A few thousand people born in Syria have become Canadian citizens since 2015, and will be able to exercise their democratic right to vote this fall....
21:16, 2019-08-10

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in n...
18:44, 2019-04-18

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party...
13:32, 2019-06-17

Syrian refugee, 17, attacked on San Diego trolley by man shouting slurs, police say Assault comes amid spate of Islamophobic hate crimes in southern California, advocates sayA 17-year-old Syrian refugee was attacked on a trolley in S...
00:52, 2019-10-18

Andrew Scheer calls appointment of Syrian consul in Montreal ‘outrageous’ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says it is "outrageous'' that Ottawa has allowed a sympathizer of the Syrian president to become the honorary consu...
19:44, 2019-09-24

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic Sta...
06:40, 2019-06-15

Turkish troops, Kurdish forces battle for key town along Syrian border The United States also called on Turkey to stop the offensive and declare a cease-fire, while European Union countries moved to broaden an arms sale ...
12:40, 2019-10-15

Syrian teenager left suffering in Athens by UK Home Office 'failure' Unaccompanied Syrian fell into despair after waiting more than six months for response to applicationA Syrian teenager left suicidal after the Home O...
17:56, 2019-07-11

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B...
11:16, 2019-06-19

Syrian army prepares for clashes with Turkish forces as U.S. troops withdraw The Syrian army’s deployment near the Turkish border came hours after Syrian Kurdish forces previously allied with the U.S. said they had reached a d...
13:36, 2019-10-14

Queer Eye's Karamo Brown Reveals He and Antoni Porowski Used to Have an ''Extreme Amount of Conflict'' Queer Eye fans know and love Karamo Brown as the culture expert in the hit Netflix show. From having a Los Angeles Dodgers hat for every outfit to e...
04:16, 2019-05-16

Washington's Running Back Conflict Resolves Itself In Characteristically Grim, Destructive Fashion Washington running back Derrius Guice missed his entire rookie season after suffering a knee injury during his first career preseason game. This year...
05:56, 2019-09-13

Actress Lori Loughlin waves off attorney conflict in U.S. college scam case Actress Lori Loughlin on Tuesday waved off concerns about a potential conflict involving the lawyers who will defend the "Full House" star and her hu...
23:36, 2019-08-27

Prague prepares for England fans’ long weekend with ‘anti-conflict units’ • Six thousand England fans expected in Czech capital• Police warn of zero tolerance for violation of local lawsCzech police have been put on high al...
10:32, 2019-10-06

US-Iran conflict: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives in Jordan The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid hei...
09:20, 2019-06-08

Lebron James’ comment on China-Hong Kong conflict criticized by protesters The player for the Los Angeles Lakers touched a nerve among protesters for suggesting that free speech can have negative consequences...
19:56, 2019-10-15

Inside Jets chaos: Maccagnan’s final straw, Le’Veon Bell conflict Just when it appeared the Jets were the stable franchise in town, they reminded everyone no one quite does dysfunction like they do. Jets CEO Christo...
02:36, 2019-05-16

Freed filmmaker Oleg Sentsov: Ukraine, Russia conflict 'a clash of two worldviews' Free after more than five years in a Russian jail, Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov tells DW about surviving torture, the Maidan uprising and his "lit...
12:04, 2019-10-02

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, V...
23:32, 2019-08-02

Yemen: Aden's changing alliances erupt into four-year conflict's newest front War in the south as hostility between separatists and government forces points to why peace is even more elusiveEvery soldier in the Yemeni city of A...
07:52, 2019-10-01

Society could collapse by 2050 under strain of climate change and conflict, paper warns The paper discusses a doomsday scenario for climate change in order to present it as a security issue rather than just an environmental one....
19:12, 2019-06-04

Game Of Thrones sets the table for its final conflict, but forgets to clear the coffee cup Look, we’ve all been there: You’ve just staged a feature-length battle sequence, purportedly the longest ever put on screen, and you’re a little wipe...
02:44, 2019-05-07

Lin Shaye and Game Of Thrones' final conflict headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
13:24, 2019-05-11

Russian-backed Syrian forces storm Kurdish territory to counter Turks Russian-backed Syrian fighters wasted no time capitalizing on the US withdrawal from Syria Monday, deploying troops deep inside Kurdish territory sou...
20:52, 2019-10-14

Inside the Syrian camp that is a 'ticking time bomb' for another wave of ISIS violence Christian Spreitz / BILD am Sonntag A refugee camp in northeastern Syria is being flooded by the fleeing families of ISIS fighters. After ISIS was mi...
17:44, 2019-10-02

Erdogan warns Kurdish fighters to leave Syrian region before ceasefire expires The pullout occurred under the terms of a U.S.-brokered deal for a 120-hour pause in fighting expires Tuesday night....
15:20, 2019-10-22

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape as Turkish forces approach key Syrian town Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters ...
14:56, 2019-10-13

Syrian crisis is ‘clearest example’ of foreign investment in terrorism, Deputy Prime Minister says at UN Although terrorism is a “global nightmare which haunts everyone”, some countries have invested in terrorism as a tool to impose their “insidious agen...
20:24, 2019-09-28

German trial opens into group rape outside nightclub; main suspect Syrian Eleven men including Syrians have gone on trial in Freiburg, southern Germany, over alleged rapes of an 18-year-old outside a nightclub. Between now ...
11:36, 2019-06-26

German trial opens into group rape outside nightclub; main suspects Syrian Eleven men including Syrians have gone on trial in Freiburg, southern Germany, over alleged rapes of an 18-year-old outside a nightclub. Between now ...
10:44, 2019-06-26

'Dance is my passport': Syrian ballet dancer Ahmad Joudeh on dancing as home Becoming a successful ballet dancer while growing up in a refugee camp wasn't easy. DW caught up with the Netherlands-based dancer on World Dance Day...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Syrian rebel town Ariha pounded in airstrike, causing civilian casualties A busy, open-air market was targeted in an airstrike, according to monitors. The town of Ariha in Idlib province has been the focus of a Syrian offen...
20:40, 2019-07-27

Toronto Syrian restaurant owners defy death threats to stay open Owners of popular Soufi’s targeted with hate mail and threatsFamily says wave of support inspired them to reverse decisionA popular Syrian restaurant...
22:08, 2019-10-10

Russia-backed Syrian forces enter key city Manbij in northern Syria The strategic city of Manbij has come under Syrian government control after Russia and Syria moved troops into new areas of the city near Turkey's bo...
21:36, 2019-10-15

Kurdish fighters leave Syrian border town, giving Turkey control Evacuation part of US-brokered ceasefire, as Nancy Pelosi leads congressional visit to regionKurdish officials say their fighters have evacuated Ras ...
19:08, 2019-10-20

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, d...
17:36, 2019-07-26

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel appears to have expanded its fight against Iranian activities into Iraq, risking a major escalation. Several ammo depots c...
22:48, 2019-08-23

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern...
17:00, 2019-05-31

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living conflict As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that ...
21:12, 2019-09-08

Canada’s chief electoral officer to review election date, conflict with Jewish holiday Under the Canada Elections Act, the chief electoral officer's decision must be made by Aug. 1....
00:28, 2019-07-24

Memorial Sloan Kettering Leaders Violated Conflict-of-Interest Rules, Report Finds A policy review follows months of turmoil at the cancer center, which pledged an overhaul, including new rules on public disclosure and limits on out...
10:40, 2019-04-09

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...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says ...
21:24, 2019-07-10

UN highlights milestone of 1,000 Ebola survivors in DR Congo amid complex environment of conflict and mistrust One thousand people have survived the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): a testament to the strong leadership of the Congo...
17:32, 2019-10-04

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living in conflict As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that ...
22:08, 2019-09-08

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...
18:52, 2019-05-28

Kurdish soldiers, civilians evacuate Syrian town in first pull-back under cease-fire Sunday’s ministry statement said that Syrian Kurdish fighters have violated the three-day-old cease-fire some 20 times....
00:24, 2019-10-21

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking wit...
11:44, 2019-05-30

Syrian refugee filmed being attacked at school sues Tommy Robinson over Facebook comments Tommy Robinson is being sued for £100,000 over comments he made about a Syrian refugee who was filmed being attacked at school....
14:44, 2019-05-16

Syrian displacement poses ‘serious threat’ to Lebanon’s development goals, President tells UN Assembly While the “heated” wars in the Middle East over the last decade have recessed, the President of Lebanon told the United Nations General Assembly’s an...
20:12, 2019-09-25

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime...
14:40, 2019-05-21

Moment Syrian tank opens fire on Sky News crew and journalist Alex Crawford Sky News journalist Alex Crawford and her crew were deliberately targeted and fired upon by Syrian forces....
10:16, 2019-05-24

G20 finance leaders express concern over ‘intensified’ trade conflict, stop short of calling for resolution Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified," raising risks to improving global growth, but the...
15:00, 2019-06-09

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
19:04, 2019-04-23

Parliament suspension: Ruth Davidson resigns, acknowledging 'conflict I have felt over Brexit' – live news Petition calling for parliament not to be suspended reaches more than 1.3m signatures as Davidson quits as Scottish Tory leaderFull story: Davidson q...
12:28, 2019-08-29

Panicked First Take Host Initiates Commercial Break As Stephen A. Smith Brings Up Israel-Palestine Conflict At the tail end of First Take’s extended discussion today about the ongoing debacle between the NBA and China, Stephen A. Smith had one final take he...
23:56, 2019-10-08

A Defense Department letter appears to conflict with Trump's assessment that Ukraine wasn't doing enough to fight corruption A letter from a top Pentagon official appeared to undercut President Donald Trump's opinion that Ukraine was not doing enough to rectify what he perc...
01:52, 2019-09-26

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
16:36, 2019-04-09

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in ar...
19:56, 2019-06-11

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on M...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Conflict, climate change among factors that increase ‘desperation that enables human trafficking to flourish’, says UN chief To mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed that “human trafficking is a hei...
15:52, 2019-07-30

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transitio...
23:08, 2019-07-18

COMMENTARY: Fate of Syrian restaurant in Toronto shows hate coming home to roost in this election It’s precisely because of this dangerous climate that the Leaders’ Debates Commission should not have provided Bernier with a platform during the two...
16:04, 2019-10-11

A Syrian family had to shut down their Toronto restaurant amid death threats after their son participated in an antifa protest Vince Talotta/Toronto Star via Getty Images A Syrian family will soon reopen its beloved Toronto restaurant after receiving a deluge of hateful and x...
02:48, 2019-10-11

Photo of Rio Grande drowning evokes painful memories for aunt of Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi WARNING: This post contains content some viewers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised....
03:56, 2019-06-27

Donald Trump has 'blood on his hands' for abandoning Kurds, says retired US general President Donald Trump has "blood on his hands" for abandoning America's Kurdish allies in Syria, according to retired General John Allen....
12:36, 2019-10-14

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
22:04, 2019-06-12

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António G...
18:08, 2019-06-19

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza ov...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Yemen conflict: 'Fragile’ hopes rise, as violence decreases and life-saving humanitarian funding surges There are “small signs” of hope for Yemeni civilians caught up in fighting, following a reduction in violence, coupled with a 20 per cent increase in...
22:48, 2019-10-17

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
17:36, 2019-07-31

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
23:16, 2019-07-30

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli's lawyers slam 'baseless allegations,' deny conflict of interest motion Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's attorneys denied a government motion to be removed from the couple's case in the college admissions scandal....
20:16, 2019-06-30

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
20:24, 2019-06-12

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually u...
20:08, 2019-04-29

White House Report Card: Turk-Kurd pause in conflict and a bone to Trump's Doral club Our White House Report Card finds President Trump ending another newsy week with headlines on his plan to host the 2020 G-7 Economic Summit at his Fl...
18:40, 2019-10-19

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, ...
22:04, 2019-07-30

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security ...
21:12, 2019-08-07

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
02:32, 2019-04-25

Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan delegation to Jordan to talk Middle East peace amid the Syrian crisis Associated Press, Olivia Harris/REUTERS Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan House delegation to Jordan on Saturday to meet with a group of official...
17:20, 2019-10-20

Pakistan’s Khan warns of all-out conflict amid rising tensions over Kashmir; demands India lift ‘inhuman’ curfew In a fiery address on Friday to the UN General Assembly, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan, warned of an all-out conflict with neighboring India,...
22:36, 2019-09-27