World  /  Published 18.09.18

Syria missiles shot down aircraft: Russia

A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile c, the Russian defence ministry said. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israel...
By AP in Moscow

World  /  Published 16.03.19

8 years after Syria war, stories of loss and hope

War is personal. And in Syria, after eight years of a grinding conflict, there are as many stories of loss, dispossession and desperate hope as there are people.What started as peaceful protests in 20...
By AP in Baghouz (Syria)

World  /  Published 18.02.19

The English voice of ISIS comes out of the shadows

More than four years ago, the FBI appealed to the public to help identify the narrator in one of the Islamic State group’s best-known videos, showing captured Syrian soldiers digging their own grave...
By Rukmini Callimachi/NYTNS in Hasaka (Syria)

World  /  Published 17.02.19

UK teen who joined ISIS has baby in Syria: Family

By AP in London

World  /  Published 12.02.19

US-led coalition hits mosque in Syria used by Islamic State

The US-led coalition says it has hit a mosque used by the Islamic State group as a command and control centre in eastern Syria.The coalition said on Tuesday that it launched the strike in support of t...
By AP in Beirut


World  /  Published 01.01.19

Reacting to pushback, Trump slows Syria troop withdrawal

President Donald Trump has agreed to give the military about four months to withdraw the 2,000 US troops in Syria, administration officials said on Monday, backtracking from his abrupt order two weeks...
By Eric Schmitt and Maggie Haberman/NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 28.12.18

Syria military takes control of Kurdish-led town

Syria's military announced on Friday that it has taken control of the flash-point Kurdish-held town of Manbij, where Turkey has threatened an offensive.The announcement was quickly welcomed by the Kre...
By AP in Beirut

World  /  Published 27.12.18

We've knocked them silly: Trump on IS militants

President Donald Trump has returned to the US from an unannounced trip to Iraq, his first visit to a danger zone abroad.Air Force One landed at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, at 5.12 am.Trump had been ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 21.12.18

US to pull half its troops from Afghanistan

The Trump administration has ordered the military to start withdrawing roughly 7,000 troops from Afghanistan in the coming months, two defence officials said on Thursday, an abrupt shift in the 17-yea...
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Mujib Mashal/NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 09.10.19

Kurds mobilise in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack

Warning of a 'humanitarian catastrophe,' Syrian Kurdish forces who are allied with the United States issued a 'general mobilization' call on Wednesday in northeastern Syria, along the border with Turk...
By AP in Beirut


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