Politics

Russia: Putin to attend trilateral Syria summit with Turkey, Iran - 09/13/2019

MOSCOW (dpa)- The Kremlin confirmed on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin would attend a trilateral summit next week with the leaders of Turkey and Iran in Ankara on efforts to resolve the...

UN chief launches inquiry into attacks in north-western Syria - 09/13/2019

NEW YORK (dpa)- United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday launched an internal inquiry to investigate attacks on civilians in north-western Syria. "The board will commence its work...

UN: Hundreds of displaced children died at Syria's al-Hol camp - 09/12/2019

GENEVA (dpa)- At least 390 children have died this year amid the inhumane conditions of the Syrian al-Hol refugee camp, where 11,000 family members of foreign Islamic State fighters are housed, UN...

Netanyahu's pledge to annex parts of West Bank triggers condemnations - 09/12/2019

RIYADH, Amr Mostafa and Ella Joyner (dpa)– Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank has unleashed condemnations. On Tuesday, Netanyahu...

Turkey blames US for stalling Syria safe zone with 'cosmetic steps' - 09/10/2019

ISTANBUL (dpa)- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday in Ankara that the United States is stalling the creation of a planned safe zone in north-eastern Syria. "There are joint...

US has 'questions' about undeclared Iranian nuclear activities - 09/10/2019

VIENNA, Albert Otti and Shabtai Gold (dpa)- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of not fully cooperating with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and said this "raises questions...

Trump fires John Bolton as national security adviser - 09/10/2019

WASHINGTON, Shabtai Gold (dpa)- US President Donald Trump has asked John Bolton, his national security adviser, to resign, he said Tuesday, citing strong differences of opinion with his hawkish...

Netanyahu speech interrupted as rockets fired at southern Israel - 09/10/2019

TEL AVIV, Tamara Zieve (dpa)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was evacuated while delivering an election campaign speech on Tuesday night in the city of Ashdod, where sirens rang out after...

US, Turkey begin joint military patrols in Syria safe zone - 09/09/2019

DAMASCUS, Khalil Hamlo and Amr Mostafa (dpa)– US-Turkish forces on Sunday began joint patrols for the first time as part of a planned safe zone in north-eastern Syria, a war monitor said, provoking...

Israeli army says rockets launched from Syria, failed to reach Israel - 09/09/2019

TEL AVIV, Tamara Zieve and Weedah Hamzah (dpa)- A number of rockets were launched from Syria towards Israel on Monday morning, but failed to hit Israeli territory, the Israeli army said in a...
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