Politics

Turkey targets Kurdish militias in north-east Syria - 11/24/2019

DAMASCUS/ISTANBUL, dpa correspondents (dpa)– Turkey's armed forces targeted Kurdish militias in a north-eastern Syrian town near the Turkish border on Saturday in retaliation for alleged mortar...

Former Trump adviser: Republicans' Ukraine conspiracy is untrue - 11/23/2019

WASHINGTON, Shabtai Gold (dpa)- A former national security adviser to US President Donald Trump told Congress on Thursday that a Republican-pushed conspiracy theory, alleging that Ukraine...

Infant son of killed IS supporter arrives in Denmark from Syria - 11/22/2019

COPENHAGEN (dpa)- The 11-month-old son of an Islamic State supporter killed in Syria arrived in Denmark on Thursday, according to the family's lawyer. He was initially taken to a third country on...

New acting Homeland Security head insists border wall will be built - 11/22/2019

DONNA, TEXAS, Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times (tca/dpa)- President Donald Trump promised during his campaign to "build the wall." But nearly three years later, the only new barrier erected...

Russia raises concerns after Turkey suggests resuming Syria offensive - 11/20/2019

MOSCOW (dpa)- Russia expressed concern on Tuesday about Turkey's suggestion that it could resume an offensive in north-eastern Syria, near the Turkish border. Such action could "raise tensions in...

Condemnations pour in over US reversal on Israeli settlement policy - 11/20/2019

AMMAN, dpa correspondents (dpa)- Several countries and global bodies made an effort to distance themselves from Washington on Tuesday after the Trump administration announced that it no longer...

Israel carries out 'wide-scale strikes' on Syrian and Iranian targets - 11/20/2019

DAMASCUS, dpa correspondents (dpa)- Israel said it carried out "wide-scale strikes" on "Iranian and Syrian terror targets," in the early hours of Wednesday, after explosions were reported around the...

Trump bashes former top envoy to Ukraine as she testifies to Congress - 11/16/2019

WASHINGTON, Shabtai Gold and Gretel Johnston (dpa)- US President Donald Trump launched a broadside attack on the ousted ambassador to Ukraine, just as she was testifying about a "smear campaign"...

Russian pressure feared as UN conducts narrow probe of Syria bombings - 11/16/2019

NEW YORK (dpa)- A United Nations investigation into dozens of airstrikes on hospitals in Syria is limited to seven sites, an internal UN document shows, with US media reporting that Russia was...

Israeli army: Missiles intercepted from Gaza, new strikes on Hamas - 11/16/2019

TEL AVIV (dpa)- Israel's military said it was striking Hamas targets in Gaza in the early hours of Saturday morning, after rockets were fired in the night towards an Israeli city. Two rockets were...
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