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

World  /  Published 28.10.19

Riddle: How did he hear the whimper?

In describing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday, Donald Trump used dramatic, even cinematic language to portray the daring American commando raid that brought down the Islamic State leader w...
By Helene Cooper, Julian E. Barnes and Thomas Gibbons-Neff/New York Times News Service in Washington


World  /  Published 18.09.18

Russia frowns at Israel 'friendly fire'

By Reuters in

World  /  Published 21.10.19

Erdogan’s ambitions go beyond Syria

Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He says he wants the bomb.In the weeks leading up to his order to launch th...
By David E. Sanger and William J. Broad/New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 17.10.19

Erdogan snubs US, seeks Russia help

President Putin is to oversee the carving up of northern Syria, as President Erdogan snubbed a US intervention on Wednesday and instead sought Moscow’s help to end the crisis caused by his incursion...
By Richard Spencer, Hannah Lucinda Smith and Boer Deng/Reuters in Istanbul

World  /  Published 10.10.19

India seeks Turkey restraint

India on Thursday urged Turkey to exercise restraint and respect Syria’s sovereignty a day after Ankara, with US President Donald Trump’s approval, attacked a Syrian militia that had helped Washin...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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