|Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?|
Added: 16.12.2017 14:32 | 15 views | 0 comments
An estimated 40,000 people traveled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in Syria and Iraq and declared a caliphate in 2014.
|Syria blame game continues after failed Geneva talks|
Added: 16.12.2017 7:35 | 7 views | 0 comments
US calls on Syrian government to 'participate fully' in Geneva talks, while Damascus blames stalemate on preconditions.
|Left on Lesbos: migrants stranded on Greek island camps are losing hope|
Added: 16.12.2017 0:34 | 12 views | 0 comments
Syrian migrant Bashar Wakaa and his heavily pregnant wife are days away from the birth of their third child, stranded on the Greek island of Lesbos in a muddy, rubbish-strewn olive grove with no running water or toilets. Nearby, three Syrian men share a flimsy tent designed for two. Like the expectant couple, they arrived by rubber dinghy from Turkey only to find the island’s migrant camp...
|Mattis warns of unsafe Russian military flights over Syria|
Added: 15.12.2017 22:49 | 5 views | 0 comments
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is warning against dangerous flights by Russian fighter jets over what is considered a safe zone in Syria, questioning whether recent close calls were mistakes or deliberate.
|Pentagon alarmed by uptick in close calls with Russia jets in Syria|
Added: 15.12.2017 21:37 | 4 views | 0 comments
December 16, 2017 5:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Pentagon is voicing growing alarm that the risky flying of Russian pilots in Syria could lead to a mishap - or even the nightmare scenario of a US jet shooting down a Russian warplane.
|'Syrian refugees improve Armenia's social fabric'|
Added: 15.12.2017 18:56 | 7 views | 0 comments
A new initiative celebrates Syrian refugees's positive impact in the South Caucasian nation's mono-ethnic society.
|Islamic State’s self-styled capital is in ruins and its population scattered. Who will rebuild Raqqah?|
Added: 15.12.2017 16:30 | 12 views | 0 comments
The crowd was seething with frustration.
“We want to go inside!” one man yelled. “They told us when Raqqah is liberated we can go home.”
Some of the U.S.-backed fighters who drove Islamic State militants from the Syrian city in October tried to reason with him. It’s not safe, they said. Scores...
|In Syria, Russia securing position as Assad presses war|
Added: 15.12.2017 14:33 | 14 views | 0 comments
With the map of Syria's conflict decisively redrawn in President Bashar al-Assad's favor, his Russian allies want to convert military gains into a settlement that stabilizes the shattered nation and secures their interests in the region.
|Latest Talks on Syrian Peace End With No Progress|
Added: 15.12.2017 4:36 | 6 views | 0 comments
The latest round of Syrian peace talks ended with no progress toward a political settlement and no pause in government offensives against opposition-held areas.
|'Golden opportunity missed': Syria peace talks falter, again|
Added: 15.12.2017 3:43 | 6 views | 0 comments
December 15, 2017 11:43 AM
GENEVA (NYTIMES) - The eighth round of Syrian peace talks brokered by the United Nations fizzled to a close Thursday (Dec 14) without progress toward a deal to end seven ruinous years of war, and with the chief mediator saying the Syrian government was not "really looking to find a way to have a dialogue".