World  /  Published 14.01.22

Syrian ex-officer found guilty of war crimes

A court in Germany found a former Syrian security officer guilty on Thursday of crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison. He is the highest-ranking Syrian official to be held accoun...
By Ben Hubbard

World  /  Published 21.10.21

14 killed in Syria army bus blast

A blast on an army bus in Damascus on Wednesday killed 14 people, state media reported, the deadliest bombing in the Syrian capital in years, including killing four children and a teacher on their way...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 10.07.21

Ready to support Syria: India at UN

Expressing concern over the involvement of external actors in Syria, India has said it is committed to advancing a Syrian-led and Syrian-owned UN-facilitated political process to bring long-term secur...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

World  /  Published 29.06.21

US airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

The US carried out airstrikes early on Monday morning in Iraq and Syria against two Iranian-backed militias that the Pentagon said had conducted drone strikes against American personnel in Iraq in rec...
By Eric Schmitt in Washington

World  /  Published 16.03.21

Shamima ban: UK accused of racism

For the last couple of years, Shamima has been confined to the al-Roj camp in Syria. All three of the children that she had with Yago Riedijk, an IS fighter of Dutch origin, have died from medical ne...
By Amit Roy in London


Entertainment  /  Published 05.03.21

Gianfranco: Notturno is universal

War affects everyone and Notturno affected me in many ways because it talks so succinctly about the human cost of war. Was there a specific trigger that made you want to make this documentary? My pre...
By Priyanka Roy 

World  /  Published 27.02.21

US strikes hit militants in Syria

US airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed at least one fighter and wounded several others in what US officials said was a calibrated response to rocket attacks against America...
By Reuters in Baghdad

World  /  Published 22.02.21

Covid vaccine is new bargaining chip

When a young Israeli woman was released from detention in Syria this week, after having been arrested for crossing illegally into Syria, the official story was that she had been the beneficiary of a s...
By Patrick Kingsley, Ronen Bergman, Andrew E. Kramer in Jerusalem

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.20

Unique problem with Arab World

Ten years ago this month, Mohamed Bouazizi, a street vendor in Tunisia, set himself alight in front of a government building in rage at the corrupt dictatorship that had ruined his young life. His sac...
By Gwynne Dyer

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.20

War against education in South Asia

Students in Kabul demanded protection from the government after gunmen attacked Kabul University in early November. The assaulters took students and teachers hostage and killed 22 people. The attack o...
By Sanjeev Rai


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