RIO DE JANEIRO: When Hadi Bakkour fled Syria's civil war, he lost almost everything except one precious gift that gave him new life on the other side of the world: his language. Bakkour, 22, escaped Aleppo in 2014 for fear he'd be forced…
MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Saturday said its military intervention in Syria aims to liberate the war-torn nation's territory from militants while keeping President Bashar al-Assad in power. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov in an interview with…
BEIRUT: Fighting between the Syrian army and Kurdish forces intensified late on Friday and into Saturday, creating the risk of yet another front opening in the multi-sided civil war.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: All five people on board a Russian military helicopter that was shot down over Syria on Monday are believed to have died, the Kremlin said.
DAMASCUS: Syria's army has extended a nationwide truce for another three days, but continued to press its campaign against rebels in the battered northern city of Aleppo.
WASHINGTON: Exasperated US diplomats are in open revolt over Barack Obama's Syria policy, but radical change is unlikely in the twilight of his presidency.
SANAA: President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has warned Yemenis their country is heading towards civil war after the takeover of the capital by Shi'ite Muslim rebels, a move that has allowed the insurgents to dictate terms to a weakened,…
BEIRUT: At least 48 people including rebel fighters have been killed in Syrian government air bombardments around a town in the central province of Homs, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.