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Jordan skate park puts smile on faces of refugee children

Jordan hosts refugees from more than 40 countries, including over 650,000 people from Syria, according to the UNHCR.

04 Mar 2018 7:26 PM

Aid convoy blocked in Syria despite UN ceasefire order

The US representative Kelley Currie accused Syrian regime of violating the ceasefire, while Russian Ambassador Nebenzia accused the rebels.

01 Mar 2018 12:54 PM

UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria after Israel raids

Israel targeted what it said were Iranian positions inside Syria after one of its warplanes was hit by Syrian air defences and crashed.

11 Feb 2018 3:54 PM

Israeli jet crashes after attacking 'Iranian targets' in Syria

The exchange of fire was the most serious between arch foes Israel and Iran since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011.

10 Feb 2018 1:27 PM

Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane; pilot killed

The Russian plane was shot down, close to a major highway where the Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias are trying to advance.

04 Feb 2018 9:41 AM


PIO girl who tried to join ISIS sentenced

The teenager was arrested by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit (WMCTU) in June last year.

28 Jan 2018 3:37 AM

2 held over bid to sell off Kerala woman to IS after ‘forced conversion’

The two are friends of Muhammad Riyaz from Thalassery in Kannur district, the prime accused in the case.

11 Jan 2018 6:39 PM

Iran’s biggest challenge: How to beef up economy

Defeat and deprivation can be dealt with; skilled rulers can use these to build a narrative to lull population into silence.

09 Jan 2018 12:36 AM

Belgian Laurent Van der Stockt wins international photojournalism honou

He won the Visa d'Or for News, the most prestigious award handed out at the "Visa Pour L'Image" festival.

10 Sep 2017 12:05 PM

Syrian Billy Elliot ballets his way to Paris to portray ‘real picture’ of his nation

Ahmad Joudeh is set on erasing the horrifying image of Syrian youth the Islamic state group portrays through his dance.

21 Jul 2017 11:45 AM


Jihad to proliferate despite blow to ISIS

The battle to recapture Mosul, Iraq’s second city and ISIS’ capital, began in October last year.

05 Jul 2017 2:28 AM

Pope denounces ‘oppressive regimes’

Pope Francis also condemned the bomb blast on a crowded Syrian bus convoy that killed at least 112 people outside Aleppo as an “ignoble” attack.

17 Apr 2017 6:22 AM

US renews push to make Syria Assad-free

Haley, Tillerson say will work to stabilise country.

10 Apr 2017 4:48 AM

Benchmark Sensex fails to maintain 30,000 level

Major indices trimmed their gains due to weak global cues over the week.

08 Apr 2017 10:34 AM

40-50 years needed to clear weapons in Iraq, Syria: UN

The director of the United Nations Mine Action Service said that it will take decades of work to help the countries get rid of arms.

05 Apr 2017 4:31 PM


Syrian President is a political reality: US

Syria would be one of the major topics of discussion when Trump meets leaders of Egypt on April 3 and Jordan on April 5.

01 Apr 2017 11:13 AM

Matter of time before ISIS leader killed, says Rex Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson welcomed his counterparts from the mainly Western and Arab alliance to Washington.

23 Mar 2017 2:08 AM

Virtual reality brings home horror of hospital attacks

The Doctors Without Borders group is launching the film to counter surging attacks on medical facilities and workers in conflict zones.

22 Mar 2017 6:20 PM

What is ISIS up to? Be watchful...

A regional spread of Daesh satraps in West Asia, all networked into a virtual caliphate, is on the cards.

22 Mar 2017 1:27 AM

Syrian army responsible for Idlib school bombing, 21 children killed: UN

The commission said the October 26 attack on the Haas village school complex in the rebel-held province of Idlib constituted a war crime.

15 Mar 2017 8:12 AM