World  /  Published 08.10.18

Syrian soldiers learn to live with their wounds

In a Damascus hospital, Haidar Hussein lifts himself up, his hands holding on to a set of bars as he cautiously steps forward, showing off his new skills walking on artificial legs as his therapists c...
By AP in Damascus

World  /  Published 01.10.18

Iran missiles in Syria, with message for US

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard launched six ballistic missiles early on Monday toward eastern Syria, targeting militants it blamed for an attack on a military parade in Iran last month whil...
By AP in Tehran

World  /  Published 20.12.18

Putin welcomes US pullout from Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed the US decision to pull its troops out of Syria, saying Thursday that 'Donald is right.'Speaking at Thursday's annual marathon news conference, Putin said he ...
By AP in Moscow

World  /  Published 23.03.19

Islamic State weaker, but not defeated

By nearly every metric, the Islamic State, also known as the ISIS, is now a diminished force compared to its height four years ago. It has far fewer fighters and far less land, and the number of attac...
By Rukmini Callimachi/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 12.01.19

Tulsi Gabbard will take on Donald Trump in 2020

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii said on Friday that she would run for President, joining what is expected to be a crowded field of Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020.Gabbard an...
By Maggie Astor/NYTNS in


World  /  Published 21.12.18

Mattis steps down as Pentagon chief after tiffs with Trump

US defence Secretary Jim Mattis resigned on Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of US troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreements over Americ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 19.12.18

Donald Trump orders full Syria pullout

President Trump has ordered a rapid withdrawal of all 2,000 US ground troops from Syria within 30 days, declaring the four-year American-led war against the Islamic State as largely won, officials sai...
By Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt and Mark Landler / New York Times News Service in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.19

Bringers of chaos

“Where America retreats, chaos follows,” said the secretary of state of the United States of America, Mike Pompeo, in Cairo recently. It’s not the sort of remark you’d expect from an American ...
By Gwynne Dyer in

World  /  Published 31.03.19

Arabs in UN protest against US Golan stand

Arab leaders said on Sunday they would push for a UN Security Council resolution against the US decision to recognise the Golan Heights as Israeli territory and warned other countries against any move...
By AP in

World  /  Published 31.10.19

IS confirms deaths, names successor

Days after the Islamic State’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and his heir apparent were killed in back-to-back attacks by US forces in northern Syria, the group broke its silence on Thursday to conf...
By Rukmini Callimachi and Karam Shoumali/New York Times News Service in New York


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