NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 09:26 2019-06-12

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harr...

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south

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Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
21:39 2019-06-01

Israel strikes at Iranian forces in Syria to foil attack: military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that were planning to launch armed drones at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
05:00 2019-08-25

Israel hits Iranian force in Syria to stop 'killer drones': military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that had been planning to launch "killer drones" at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
05:00 2019-08-25

Israeli air strikes hit Palestinian military position in Lebanon: reports, security source Israeli air strikes hit a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in Lebanon, near the Syrian border, early on Monday, a security source and Lebanon's An-Nahar news said....
11:00 2019-08-26

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus....
13:00 2019-08-25

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed several civilians.“Israeli authorities are increasingly practising state terrorism,” the foreign minis...
15:52 2019-07-02

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
17:26 2019-07-01

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
00:01 2019-05-28

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria The Israeli military says it has attacked targets near Damascus in what was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity in the region...
00:39 2019-08-25

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
22:39 2019-05-27

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere....
13:52 2019-08-25

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:13 2019-06-02

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus in what officials say could be a spillover of an Israeli strike on Syria and a counter response.The impact occurred at about 1am (10pm GMT) in the area ...
15:13 2019-07-01

Pompeo voices support for Israel after Israeli air strikes in Syria U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Israeli air strikes in Syria, expressed Washington's support for Israel's right to defend itself from the threat posed by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the State Department said on Sunday....
23:00 2019-08-25

Israel on edge after Syria strikes, Lebanon 'drone attack' Israel is at the center of heated diplomatic rhetoric surrounding recent military operations in Gaza, Syria and Lebanon. Iran's expanding influence, Israel's response to it and the war in Syria have heightened tension....
17:13 2019-08-27

Several Rockets Fired From Syria, They All Fell Short, Says Israel Army Israel said Monday several rockets were fired at its territory from Syria by an Iranian-backed force in what would be a rare incident, but they all fell short....
13:13 2019-09-09

Israel says jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israel's military has said it thwarted an "imminent" Iranian attack involving killer drones. The announcement came unusually quickly on the heels of the airstrikes. President Benjamin Netanyahu had strong words for Iran....
03:00 2019-08-25

Iraq Shi'ite militia blame Israel for deadly air raid near Syria border Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary groups blamed Israel on Sunday for raids by unmanned aircraft which they said killed at least one of their fighters near to the Syrian border....
23:00 2019-08-25

Hezbollah leader says Israel should be on high alert after Beirut, Syria attacks The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah vowed to down any Israeli drones in Lebanese airspace and warned Israel's military to be ready for a response after what he said was an Israeli drone attack in Beirut on Sunday....
23:00 2019-08-25

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its comba...
01:26 2019-05-28

Pompeo backs Israel's right to defend itself from Iran threats after Syria airstrike Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he supports “Israel’s right to defend itself from threats posed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps,” after the Israeli military carried out an attack on targets inside Syria on Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a “very imm...
07:26 2019-08-26

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria to Prevent 'Killer Drone' Attack Israel said it struck military facilities in Syria to prevent suspected planned attacks from Iranian forces, raising the risk of a clash with Tehran amid a broader Israeli campaign to counter the military activities of the Islamic Republic....
13:26 2019-08-25

Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very imminent" Iranian drone strike....
02:39 2019-08-25

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
23:39 2019-05-27

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives, the army said on Sunday.Although Israel operates...
05:52 2019-08-25

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and Israel....
15:52 2019-05-21

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:26 2019-06-08

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
00:39 2019-05-29

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding by its commitments under a truce deal....
16:26 2019-08-05

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, according to multiple Western intelligence sources....
19:13 2019-09-03

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel attacks being launched from there....
18:00 2019-06-03

Thousands are trapped in a desert settlement in Syria, a US military base is just 10 miles away Shukri Shehab and his wife have not slept in two nights. Their three-week-old granddaughter will not stop crying. She needs simple medicine for bloating, Shehab says, but it is nearly impossible for them to find....
19:52 2019-08-01

U.S. military strike targets al-Qaida leaders in Syria, at least 40 reported dead The U.S. military said it conducted a strike in Syria against al-Qaida leaders in the rebel-held Idlib province, located in the north west of the country....
06:39 2019-09-01

Missiles Fired Into Israel From Lebanon, Israeli Military Says Irael’s military said a number of antitank missiles were fired from Lebanon toward a military base and vehicles in the country and some struck targets, raising fears of a broader conflict as the military responded to the attack....
20:13 2019-09-01

Israeli planes struck east Syria, says Hezbollah military media unit Israeli planes hit a Syrian army camp under construction in eastern Syria early on Monday without casualties, said a military media unit run by Lebanon's Hezbollah, a Syrian government ally....
01:13 2019-09-10

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
04:00 2019-07-09

England vs South Africa: Ben Stokes plays down wonder catch - 'I was in the wrong position!' Ben Stokes has revealed that his wonder catch during England's Cricket World Cup victory over South Africa was only a result of him being caught out of position in the first place....
22:26 2019-05-30

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
01:26 2019-07-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and keep two-State solution alive; Idlib in Syria suffers more deadly attacks on ci...
00:00 2019-07-24

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and keep two-State solution alive; Idlib in Syria suffers more deadly attacks on ci...
03:26 2019-08-04

Position U: Which schools produce the most talent at each position Which school is the real QBU? What about DBU? ESPN Stats & Info did the math and broke down which colleges can lay claim to producing the best at each position in the BCS and CFP eras....
14:39 2019-07-23

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
11:52 2019-05-26

Israel, South Korea forge free trade deal Israel and South Korea concluded three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement on Wednesday, hoping to build on a more than 15% jump in bilateral trade last year to $2.5 billion....
02:39 2019-08-22

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of conduct breach....
13:13 2019-08-01

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ‘Appalling’ conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia A recap of Wednesday’s top stories: ‘Inhumane conditions’ in Syria’s Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost development....
23:39 2019-09-11

Tlaib hits back at Bill Maher for comments on BDS, compares Israel to apartheid South Africa Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., suggested Saturday that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO talk show after he devoted a segment of Friday's program to bashing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement....
08:13 2019-08-18

North Korea fires two more ballistic missiles, the South’s military says The missile test is the second in a week after North Korea signaled its anger at planned U.S.-South Korea military exercises. President Trump played down the significance of last week’s test, saying many countries test short-range missiles....
18:39 2019-07-31

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
02:00 2019-08-06

U.S. and South Korea Prepare Military Drills Despite Warnings From Pyongyang (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea and the United States are preparing to hold their annual joint military exercises despite warnings from North Korea that the drills could derail fragile nuclear diplomacy, Seoul’s military said Monday. Choi Hyun-soo, spokeswoman of Seoul’s Defense...
23:26 2019-08-05

Trump: Kim's letter complained about U.S.-South Korea military exercises President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's letter was dedicated to "complaining about the ridiculous and expensive" joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea....
22:39 2019-08-10

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision riding on the behavior of troops during the test....
02:39 2019-06-19

No plan to change South Korea-U.S. military exercise, U.S. official says The United States does not plan to make changes to a military drill with South Korea, a senior U.S. defense official said on Wednesday, despite a series of North Korean missile launches intended to pressure Seoul and Washington to stop joint exercises....
02:13 2019-08-01

South Koreans protest renegotiating costs of U.S. military presence South Korean protesters gathered outside the presidential Blue House on Tuesday to voice opposition to the upcoming military cost-sharing renegotiations between Seoul and Washington....
16:39 2019-08-20

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; human rights concerns over a mass terrorism trial in B...
15:52 2019-05-21

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in East Asia....
18:26 2019-08-22

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea military exercises, though the allies played down the tests....
07:39 2019-08-07

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global supply chains for smartphones and other gadgets....
11:13 2019-08-23

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst in years....
06:39 2019-08-25

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft South Korean fighter jets fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace, the country's defense officials said....
07:52 2019-07-23

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense officials said, while Russia denied violating any airspace and accused South Korean pilots of being reckless....
12:26 2019-07-23

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew longer than 430 kilometers....
07:26 2019-07-25

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
17:00 2019-06-02

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report said....
21:00 2019-07-11

South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korea's military on Sunday began two days of drills around a tiny island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo just days after Seoul decided to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with its neighbor amid worsening relations....
06:39 2019-08-25

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace South Korean fighter jets have fired warning shots at a Russian reconnaissance plane when it entered the country's airspace. The incident led to mutual recriminations from Moscow and Seoul....
10:39 2019-07-23

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsider its self-imposed ban on long-range weapons testing....
14:13 2019-07-16

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

South Korean Jets Fire Shots in Warning to Russian Military Plane The warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials said....
09:13 2019-07-23

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
08:39 2019-06-01

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military aircraft that violated its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace....
09:00 2019-07-23

South Korea says it fired warning shot at Russian military aircraft that violated airspace The South Korean military fired a warning shot at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said....
05:00 2019-07-23

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane in its airspace The South Korean military fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense officials in Seoul said, with Chinese military aircraft also entering South Korean airspace....
08:26 2019-07-23

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with its neighbor amid worsening relations....
11:00 2019-08-25

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tuesday. Chinese military planes also intruded into South Korea's aerial identification zone on Tuesday, according to the officials. Two Russian aircraft ...
16:26 2019-07-23

South Korea begins military drills around disputed island amid feud with Japan South Korea's military will conduct two days of drills around a tiny island also claimed by Japan, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, just days after Seoul decided to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Tokyo amid worsening relations....
04:13 2019-08-25

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-05-27

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North Korea test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles on July 25, its first missile tests since lea...
03:00 2019-08-01

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training. Despite pundits decrying this move, the top US commander on the peninsula said it was a prudent decision to support diplomatic efforts. Visit INSIDE...
10:00 2019-05-24

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year during ongoing peace eff...
15:13 2019-05-24

North Korea threatens to leave South Korea out of U.S. talks over military exercises A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills between Seoul and Washington, D.C....
03:00 2019-08-12

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
16:39 2019-07-16

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the South China Sea and its theft of U.S. technology....
17:00 2019-06-03

North Korea fired projectiles from around Wonsan: South Korea military North Korea fired at least two unidentified projectiles early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
00:39 2019-07-25

North Korea bristles at joint South Korea-U.S. military exercise North Korea bristled Tuesday at joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, calling the maneuvers a violation of a series of peace agreements and warning it could seek a "new road."...
10:13 2019-08-06

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the North considers a rehearsal for invasion....
05:26 2019-08-06

North Korea says joint military drills violate agreements with U.S., South Korea: KCNA North Korea said on Tuesday that the joint military drill being conducted by the United States and South Korea violates agreements North Korea made with them, state media KCNA said....
08:13 2019-08-06

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.        ...
08:39 2019-08-06

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, which Kim said was meant to send an "adequate warning" to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills....
15:13 2019-08-07

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles....
11:26 2019-07-17

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea appeared ...
05:52 2019-06-02

North Korea says missile test was a warning to 'South Korean military warmongers' The North Korean statement was carried in state media and directed at “South Korean military warmongers.”        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A United States official has described them as "short-range." It comes as the North ramps up diplomatic pressure on Washington....
05:26 2019-07-25

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile; Israel fires back at Lebanon The exchange of fire was brief, but it showed the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah said it had exacted revenge for the deaths of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
07:13 2019-09-02

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
03:00 2019-08-17

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
15:39 2019-08-13

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
22:13 2019-06-23

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
01:13 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
00:13 2019-07-12

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
19:26 2019-08-16

What your sleeping position says about your personality Odds are if you like “Modern Family” and call yourself an early bird — you sleep on your back, according to new research. The study examined the way respondents sleep and split respondents into three groups: those who sleep on their back, side sleepers and those who sleep predominantly on their bell...
15:52 2019-08-16

| Pirates want two or three players in each position Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic wants his squad to have two or three quality players in every position to ensure the side are highly competitive....
08:39 2019-05-31

Clemson is in position to walk over everyone in the ACC After dominating Notre Dame and Alabama to the tune of 74-19 in last season’s college football playoffs (beating market expectations by almost 50 points!), the Clemson Tigers are expected to dominate the Atlantic Coast Conference and college football again in 2019. Clemson kicks off its season Thurs...
02:26 2019-08-29

A Superflex league can enhance value of the QB position Imagine going to a steakhouse where the premier cuts of meat are the cheapest choices on the menu. You pay much more for the chicken or the shrimp. Even side dishes might be more expensive. But the steaks, they’re dirt cheap. In a fantasy football steakhouse, that underpriced steak is the quarterbac...
23:26 2019-08-17

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament....
13:00 2019-05-24

Mop up duty: Position players pitching This MLB season has seen a record number of position players taking the mound. A look at some of those who did.       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

Lagarde seen in pole position to replace ECB's Draghi A shrewd negotiator who has run the IMF but has little monetary policy experience, Christine Lagarde would face the challenge as the European Central Bank's new chief of having to revive the euro zone economy with a nearly depleted policy arsenal....
18:26 2019-07-02

| Maritzburg in pole position after two playoff wins Maritzburg United took a big step towards securing their Absa Premiership safety after recording a hard-fought victory over Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila....
08:52 2019-05-23

Leclerc takes pole position for Italian GP Charles Leclerc secured a second straight pole position at the end of a chaotic qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix to give Ferrari encouragement it can end a nine-year wait for success at its home race       ...
17:52 2019-09-07

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
14:26 2019-05-29

|SABCin'dire'position,needsmoretimeandcapital,Parliamenthears The SABC needs a capital injection and between 18 to 24 months for its turnaround plan to start yielding results, group CEO Madoda Mxakwe told members of Parliament....
01:13 2019-08-29

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disarmament....
13:00 2019-05-24

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News that Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance, as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no panic"....
15:00 2019-06-30

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
05:26 2019-06-07

The Londoner: Political TV shows jockey for position Broadcasters battle over big beasts | Salman Rusdie's reality TV addiction | Bojo echoes Mao at CCHQ | Cerys Matthews on getting a deep voice | Fleas at ITV...
13:00 2019-08-30

How far will China go to support Pakistan's position on Kashmir? Both India and Pakistan are vying for China's support in the dispute over Kashmir. Experts say that although China is critical of India's move to control the region, it's unlikely to affect economic ties with India....
15:13 2019-08-12

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament. The statement by an unnamed North Korean foreign ministry spokesman publishe...
16:13 2019-05-24

Leclerc hopes to convert 3rd pole position into 1st GP win Charles Leclerc hopes to make it third time lucky from pole position and finally give Ferrari its first win of a difficult season in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.        ...
19:52 2019-08-31

Trump has no position on Boeing's 737 Max, but says it must be fixed to fly: Mnuchin U.S. President Donald Trump has no position on Boeing Co's grounded 737 Max aircraft except that the plane's flaws must be fixed if the company wants to win U.S. approval to fly it again, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-07-24

Raghuram Rajan A Contender For Huge UK Position Raghuram Rajan has delivered some uncomfortable economic truths in a career spanning the International Monetary Fund and powerful positions in India....
14:00 2019-06-12

Should Lapped Cars Be Able to Fight Leaders for Position? The relative merits of a driver’s ability to unlap himself by fighting for position with the leader of a race has been a pretty hotly debated subject this week after IndyCar’s race at Mid-Ohio. And I need to know what the fans think....
18:39 2019-07-31

Orange CEO Richard secures his position after acquittal A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange Chief Executive Stephane Richard of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, cementing his position at the helm of the country's biggest telecom operator....
14:52 2019-07-09

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
07:13 2019-07-19

Rooney to leave MLS for player-coach position Wayne Rooney has agreed a deal to leave Major League Soccer side D.C. United and take up a role as a player-coach at English second tier club Derby County in January....
20:13 2019-08-06

Hamilton takes pole position for French GP; Vettel 7th Lewis Hamilton again peaked when it mattered to clinch a record-extending 86th career pole position at the French Grand Prix        ...
22:26 2019-06-22

Desperate for an end to almost 18-year war, US negotiating from position of weakness with Taliban PLAYING A BAD HAND: If you’re looking for a graphic depiction of what U.S. special representative Zalmay Khalilzad is up against as he tries to bring the Taliban to the peace table with the American-backed Afghan government, the living map maintained by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Lon...
19:00 2019-08-14

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
19:13 2019-06-27

Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday, but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail soon....
22:13 2019-08-16

Raptors and Blues fans are in sports’ most enviable position For two fan bases, for two cities, this is the best time. These are the days that fill those of us in other sporting cities with such envy. Yes, the actual winning of a championship is the culmination of the fan experience. Yes, the parties that come after, the parades, the civic celebrations, those...
03:52 2019-06-09

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
06:13 2019-06-07

Andrade and Charlo in position to face off to see who steps forward Demetrius Andrade and Jermall Charlo both won on Saturday and called for bigger fights. The unbeaten middleweights could generate the necessary buzz by looking each other's way....
03:26 2019-07-02

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
08:13 2019-05-29

Relentless Ineos already in pole position for Tour glory Team Ineos are already poised for a Tour de France triumph before the race even enters the high mountains after a brutal display of strength on the eve of the first rest day....
09:26 2019-07-17

The position battles to watch in Giants-Bengals game Three things to watch when the Giants take on the Bengals in their third preseason game Thursday night: Running with a purpose Running backs Paul Perkins and Rod Smith are vying for one roster spot and are staging a competitive battle this summer. Perkins lost a fumble in the first game, Smith lost ...
16:00 2019-08-22

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and international officials....
00:00 2019-09-13

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
22:00 2019-07-19

Red Bull, Verstappen in "all to lose" position in Hungary - Horner The Red Bull Formula 1 team says there was nothing else it could have done to help Max Verstappen resist Lewis Hamilton and win the Hungarian Grand Prix...
13:13 2019-08-05

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
20:26 2019-05-27

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Hamilton would take flag for risky move to gain position Championship leader Lewis Hamilton said he would be willing to be shown a warning flag for a risky move if it meant potentially winning a race        ...
01:52 2019-09-11

Joe Biden asked for a pen. Then he reversed a position he’d held for four decades. The former vice president’s flip on taxpayer funding for abortions came after internal discussions and outside pressure on an issue that is one of several that may pose similar problems for him....
06:13 2019-06-08

John Bolton returns to former position as head of two PACs Ex-national security adviser John Bolton went back to his old job Friday as the head of a pair of political action committees, and announced $10,000 donations to five Republican candidates up for election in 2020. In a statement, Bolton said the John Bolton PAC and John Bolton Super PAC want a “depe...
05:00 2019-09-14

Verstappen takes 1st career pole position at Hungarian GP Max Verstappen produced a stunning lap at the Hungarian Grand Prix to take the first pole position of his Formula One career on Saturday       ...
17:52 2019-08-03

South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ us toward 2030 goals, UN Chief says on International Day Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, told a commemorative event for South-South Cooperation (SSC) on Thursday....
19:39 2019-09-12

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
03:13 2019-07-16

Bumrah's Hat-Trick, Vihari's Century Take India To Commanding Position Jasprit Bumrah's fifth five-wicket haul and Hanuma Vihari's maiden Test century put India in a commanding position in the second Test against the West Indies....
09:00 2019-09-01

Hamilton takes pole position at German GP; Ferrari struggles Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the German Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel's miserable form continues for Ferrari        ...
22:52 2019-07-31

Max Verstappen takes first F1 pole position at Hungarian Grand Prix • Valtteri Bottas takes second in qualifying • Lewis Hamilton will line up third on the gridMax Verstappen took pole for the Hungarian Grand Prix, the Dutchman ecstatic at claiming the top spot for the first time. He did so for Red Bull with a flawless lap, although he was pushed to the very limit b...
17:13 2019-08-03

Biden: Kamala Harris took my position on school busing ‘out of context’ Joe Biden said in a televised interview Friday that California Sen. Kamala Harris took his position on busing out of context without considering his lengthy record on civil rights when she confronted him during last week’s debate. “I was prepared for them to come after me, but I wasn’t p...
18:52 2019-07-05

‘Well, show it:’ Trudeau challenged by Quebec voters over position on Bill 21 A few people told Trudeau they disagreed with his position on the bill, one even saying in French that he didn't feel Trudeau was standing up for Quebecers. The bill bans public servants in positions of authority from wearing religious gear....
12:26 2019-09-15

The position battles that remain after Nets’ free-agency coup Free agency hadn’t even officially started Sunday and the Nets had already shaken the NBA by landing two of its biggest targets: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. And Brooklyn’s night just kept getting better, adding more pieces and losing none of what now looks like a stellar roster. How does it fit u...
22:00 2019-07-02

Vettel takes pole position ahead of Hamilton at Canadian GP MONTREAL (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning final lap to clinch pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton looked set for a career-extending 86th pole — and a record seventh in Montreal — but Vettel found extra speed in the fina...
00:00 2019-06-09

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
23:39 2019-06-04

First-time home buyer? Here’s how to boost your competitive position in the market. Increasing the deposit, if possible, can often make an offer more appealing to sellers. Writing a letter to the sellers about how much you love their home can sometimes help, too....
02:26 2019-09-10

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart later in the day....
23:00 2019-07-12

Stare in Awe at Valtteri Bottas' Record Silverstone Pole Position Lap Wow, wow, wow. Qualifying for the British Grand Prix this morning wasn’t particularly mind-blowing with excitement, but Mercedes proved it was back on top by setting a new Silverstone lap record. Valtteri Bottas stormed the circuit to produce not only pole position, but absolutely obliterate Lewis H...
00:26 2019-07-14

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night's debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With her subsequent "clarification," she has staked out the least defensible ground of any of the 2020 Democratic candidates....
18:26 2019-06-28

US Open: Brooks Koepka is in position to make history despite three bogeys Brooks Koepka shot a 2-under-par 69 at Pebble Beach to place himself well within range of winning a third consecutive U.S. Open.        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

GST Council Meets Next Week; Tax Cut To Hinge On Revenue Position: Report The GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising representatives of all states and Union Territories (UTs), is scheduled to meet on September 20 in Goa amidst a......
05:00 2019-09-14

Wiggins: Thomas in 'prime position' to win Tour in best race for years "Despite struggling behind Julian Alaphilippe for much of the 2019 Tour de France, Geraint Thomas is still perfectly poised to retain his crown, according to Bradley Wiggins in his latest Eurosport podcast."...
12:00 2019-07-22

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament. Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency on Friday carried comments...
13:39 2019-05-24

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
22:26 2019-05-22

JPMorgan in pole position to lead WeWork IPO after debt offering -sources WeWork owner The We Company has tapped JPMorgan Chase & Co to head an upcoming debt offering, putting the bank in pole position to lead a planned initial public offering (IPO) later this year, people familiar with the matter said....
08:52 2019-08-03

Justin Thomas in great position to win FedEx Cup after capturing BMW Championship title After winning the BMW Championship, Justin Thomas will start the Tour Championship finale with a two-shot lead at 10 under.        ...
06:00 2019-08-19

Joe Biden's position on abortion is upsetting the Left, but he's a lot closer to America's opinion than they are The average American doesn't have a philosophically consistent opinion on abortion. But decades of polling indicate a clear picture of how the majority of the country feels....
23:39 2019-06-05

Apple’s Rose chip will reportedly supercharge motion and position tracking A new coprocessor appears set to replace Apple's M-series chips, adding sophisticated tracking of current position and inertial data for AR and other uses.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
19:00 2019-06-10

Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
11:52 2019-08-19

German banks are in a much worse position than the rest of Europe, Citi analyst says German lenders are in a uniquely dangerous position compared to their European counterparts, according to Ronit Ghose, global head of banks research at Citi....
15:26 2019-08-16

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
12:00 2019-06-07

JPMorgan in pole position to lead WeWork IPO after debt offering: sources WeWork owner The We Company has tapped JPMorgan Chase & Co to head an upcoming debt offering, putting the bank in pole position to lead a planned initial public offering (IPO) later this year, people familiar with the matter said....
08:39 2019-08-03

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
18:13 2019-05-22

Neville Hewitt in position to start for Adam Gase in injury twist The irony is not lost on Neville Hewitt. The 26-year-old journeyman inside linebacker is playing for Jets coach Adam Gase, who happened to have released him from the Dolphins in 2017 and now happens to need him to take over for injured starter Avery Williamson. “It’s crazy how life works out,’’ Hewi...
05:00 2019-08-21

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
02:26 2019-06-11

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team Development — making her the first high-ranking African-American woman in an executive position with ...
07:39 2019-06-12

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
03:13 2019-08-10

Historians rubbish Spanish supreme court's position on Franco's reign Critics say ruling suspending exhumation of dictator’s remains legitimises 1936 coupLeading historians have rubbished the Spanish supreme court’s claim that General Franco was head of state from October 1936, almost three years before his rebellion secured victory in the Spanish civil war.The claim ...
20:13 2019-06-05

Senate's McConnell expects to hear White House position on gun control soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected to hear next week from the White House whether the Trump administration wants to move ahead with legislation to address gun violence....
14:13 2019-09-04

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast this morning if he hadn’t checked with his campaign staff and taken a peek at his polling numbers to see where bacon haters have landed....
12:26 2019-06-08

The inventor of toilet paper rolls hung them in the 'over' position — and a modern homemaking expert says he was right Darren Foreman / Flickr Melissa Maker, author of "Clean My Space," sets the record straight on the over vs. under debate. Toilet paper rolls were invented in 1891 and renderings show the tearable sheets in an "over" position. Maker told INSIDER it's all about personal preference. Visit INSIDER's ho...
00:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan in pole position to lead WeWork IPO after debt offering -sources WeWork owner The We Company has tapped JPMorgan Chase & Co to head an upcoming debt offering, putting the bank in pole position to lead a planned initial public offering (IPO) later this year, people familiar with the matter said....
08:52 2019-08-03

NASCAR notebook: Johnson weathers collision, sees Playoff position improve Nineteenth wasn't what Jimmie Johnson wanted in his first race with Cliff Daniels as his crew chief, but solid runs in the first two stages of Sunday's GoBowling at The Glen were enough to lift the seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion into a tie for 16th in the series standings, the ...
10:26 2019-08-05

2nd Test: Kohli Fifty Helps India Into Strong Position vs West Indies Virat Kohli led a workmanlike effort from India's top order with a carefully crafted innings of 76 to help India post 264 for five on day 1 of the second Test....
08:39 2019-08-31

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
00:26 2019-05-30

UPDATE 3-JPMorgan in pole position to lead WeWork IPO after debt offering -sources WeWork owner The We Company has tapped JPMorgan Chase & Co to head an upcoming debt offering, putting the bank in pole position to lead a planned initial public offering (IPO) later this year, people familiar with the matter said....
03:26 2019-08-04

Harris’s views on busing come under question after her debate criticism of Biden’s past position The California senator and presidential candidate has offered different answers recently when asked where she stands on school busing; on Thursday she again criticized Biden for his past positions....
10:13 2019-07-05

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca on Saturday, adding the kingdom "refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of...
03:00 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan in pole position to lead WeWork IPO after debt offering -sources WeWork owner The We Company has tapped JPMorgan Chase & Co to head an upcoming debt offering, putting the bank in pole position to lead a planned initial public offering (IPO) later this year, people familiar with the matter said....
16:01 2019-08-03

Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Comparing QB and skill position ADP to find the next Patrick Mahomes Ben Gretch plots quarterback Average Draft Positions against the skill position players on their teams to find situations to target in Fantasy drafts....
18:26 2019-07-16

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards adds faculty position to football duties Herm Edwards is making the leap from the practice field to the classroom. Arizona State University recently announced that its head football coach will become a “professor of practice” at the famous Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He’ll serve as a guest...
06:13 2019-06-14

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We are absolutely moving forward” — despite a S...
09:00 2019-07-04

ARM Reportedly Directs Staff to Stop Working with Huawei, Leaving Company In Awkward Position After the Trump administration placed Huawei on the U.S. Entity List due to concerns that Huawei poses a national security risk, that meant Huawei would be banned from buying products from U.S. tech organizations including big names such as Google, Qualcomm, Intel, and others.Read more......
19:13 2019-05-22

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor protection call over Hong Kong; New ‘UNComplicated’ ...
06:52 2019-09-13

'Jerry Maguire' agent says US women put federation in 'a very difficult bargaining position' amid equal pay fight The U.S. women's soccer team's blockbuster performance in the World Cup puts the federation in a tough spot amid criticism of the sport's gender pay gap, according to Leigh Steinberg....
05:13 2019-07-09

Barcelona offer Philippe Coutinho to Tottenham, Arsenal and Man Utd: Spurs in pole position to sign Brazilian Barcelona have offered Philippe Coutinho to Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham ahead of the close of the Premier League transfer window on Thursday, but Standard Sport understands the Gunners are not interested in signing the former Liverpool midfielder....
21:26 2019-08-06

Erik Jones seeks to boost NASCAR playoff position, shore up contract with Joe Gibbs Racing Erik Jones vaulted to the plus side of the playoff bubble with a strong July, now he seeks a win and a contract extension to cement his position.       ...
16:52 2019-08-01

G7 summit: Boris Johnson in charm offensive as he holds talks with leaders to position UK for post-Brexit world Boris Johnson has used the closing stages of the G7 summit to hold a series of talks with world leaders as he seeks to position Britain for a post-Brexit world....
19:00 2019-08-26

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets appeared first...
11:26 2019-05-30

Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 qualifying times: Red Bull's Max Verstappen secures first career pole position Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start on pole position for the first time in his career after finishing top of the qualifying session for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix....
19:13 2019-08-03

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the mound.       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was attacked from an area controlled by Syrian government forces....
09:26 2019-06-18

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
20:13 2019-09-03

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:00 2019-05-22

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
00:13 2019-08-21

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
17:39 2019-05-22

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
06:13 2019-06-01

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
04:00 2019-08-08

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infra...
18:13 2019-05-21

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker headed toward Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters, but the United States later said the ship was sailing to Syria....
04:13 2019-08-31

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
04:39 2019-06-28

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
02:39 2019-06-02

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civilians were killed in this attack led by Government f...
04:26 2019-07-08

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
00:39 2019-07-13

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
02:52 2019-07-14

Dallas man charged with joining IS in Syria A federal judge indicted a Texas man Thursday for traveling to Syria to aid the terrorist organization Islamic State, the Department of Justice said....
20:52 2019-08-02

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
01:00 2019-08-11

A Journey to Explore What ‘Victory’ Looks Like in a Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, three New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
16:13 2019-08-20

Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever' A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I thought I was going to be there forever," he said....
01:13 2019-08-10

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
06:13 2019-07-17

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
23:00 2019-06-05

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary DiCarlo urged all parties to heed the Security CouncilR...
09:00 2019-08-08

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria.Hunt said I...
23:26 2019-07-13

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
10:26 2019-07-07

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
16:26 2019-07-13

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
23:00 2019-07-03

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:26 2019-06-02

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
12:26 2019-07-04

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
14:13 2019-07-04

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
00:13 2019-06-04

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
00:00 2019-08-20

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
02:26 2019-08-20

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats have discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to U.N.-supervised elections in the war-torn country that could allow a Syrian government “to move back into the international community.” A...
21:39 2019-05-29

Turkey says it has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreement on the issue needs to reached as soon as possible because Ankara has no patience left....
15:39 2019-07-24

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
04:13 2019-07-22

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
18:00 2019-08-07

Canadian man held in Syria is freed in Beirut A Canadian citizen held by the Syrian government since last year was released in Lebanon on Friday and broke down in tears at a news conference, saying he thought he would be held forever....
14:52 2019-08-09

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan and also wounded more than 30 people, according t...
13:13 2019-07-22

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees....
02:52 2019-09-08

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
16:52 2019-06-13

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
06:13 2019-06-24

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or best friends, they say. So the Iraqi-born, Irish ci...
15:26 2019-06-22

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40 dead....
02:39 2019-09-01

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
19:39 2019-06-10

Turkey's Erdogan says won't allow U.S. stalling in Syria deal President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's deal with the United States to set up a "safe zone" in northeast Syria was a correct step and that Ankara would not let Washington delay the plan, CNN Turk reported on Thursday....
03:13 2019-08-29

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
15:13 2019-05-21

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilities exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with ex...
18:13 2019-05-21

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias. The ministry said Sunday the damage was discovered after divers checked to see what was behind oil leakage, adding ...
20:39 2019-06-23

The hunt for Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
14:39 2019-05-21

UN says war crimes may have been committed by US, Russian forces in Syria GENEVA – Airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Nations investigators said on Wednesday. Syrian government and allied Russian warplanes are also condu...
04:26 2019-09-12

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months after negotiations were launched to form a committ...
22:39 2019-06-27

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned...
14:13 2019-07-01

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday, as a Syrian and Russian bombing campaign against civilian sites in the rebel-held province intensi...
22:26 2019-07-22

Air strikes hit rebel-held northwest Syria, nine killed Jets believed to be Syrian or Russian on Wednesday struck a main rebel-held city in northwest Syria, killing at least nine civilians, in stepped up strikes on the last rebel bastion in that part of the country, residents and rescuers said....
03:13 2019-08-29

Iranian Tanker Seen Near Syria ‘Unloaded Its Cargo,’ Tehran Says Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of oil to President Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria....
15:13 2019-09-09

Hospitals deliberately targeted in Syria's Idlib province Sky News has seen documents which suggest the deliberate targeting of hospitals in Syria - which can be used as evidence of an international war crime - as regime troops close in on Idlib....
19:13 2019-08-29

British-Iranian relations strained as oil tanker is seen off Syria Adrian Darya, previously called Grace 1, photographed near Russian navy facilityBritain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in breach of written undertakings given by Tehran to authorities in Gibraltar.Iran’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that a tanker seized by British Mari...
22:00 2019-09-08

Airstrikes Kill More Than 40 Civilians In Syria's Northwest: Monitor Regime and Russian air strikes killed 43 people in northwest Syria on Monday, most of them in a crowded market, a war monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the opposition bastion....
02:00 2019-07-23

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.”...
03:26 2019-07-05

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
05:52 2019-08-08

Turkey says Washington is stalling on Syria 'safe zone' Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Washington is stalling the implementation of an agreement to create a "safe zone" in northeast Syria....
13:00 2019-09-10

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-07-10

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-ravaged Syria. A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. IranR...
00:52 2019-07-05

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others....
05:26 2019-06-02

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating already high tensions between Tehran and Washington....
10:52 2019-07-05

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
20:39 2019-05-29

Syria: new Idlib clashes sow 'total panic' among civilians, UN says Senior official says government offensive would be ‘playing with fire’ after truce collapsesFresh fighting around Syria’s jihadi-controlled enclave of Idlib has triggered “total panic” among civilians in recent days, according to a senior UN official who warned that a feared government offensive in ...
21:26 2019-08-08

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
03:26 2019-06-18

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in Syria's Afrin city, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a monitor said....
19:52 2019-07-11

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
12:26 2019-05-22

Don’t call them Syria’s child casualties. This is the slaughter of the innocents As violence escalates, more children have died in rebel-held areas in the past month than in all of 2018. But does anybody care?Murdered children are no longer news. International media coverage of the war in Afghanistan, where child deaths reached an all-time high last year, is sporadic at best. In...
16:00 2019-08-03

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
23:13 2019-05-31

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
03:00 2019-06-08

U.S. envoy Jeffrey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib A ceasefire is needed in Syria's Idlib province, which has seen a recent upsurge in violence, and the United States is working toward a halt to the clashes, which have put tremendous pressure on civilians there, U.S. envoy James Jeffrey said on Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-22

Iran Oil Tanker Blacklisted By US Off Lebanon, Syria Coasts The Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 blacklisted by the United States has been off the coast of Lebanon and Syria for the past 24 hours, maritime monitors said on Monday....
07:26 2019-09-03

No air strikes in northwest Syria after ceasefire: monitor, rebel A ceasefire in northwest Syria reduced violence in the rebel bastion, a monitor said, with no air strikes on Friday after a three-month-long army offensive killed hundreds while yielding no big territorial gains....
17:13 2019-08-02

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
11:00 2019-05-22

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department were captured two days earlier while on a hiking tr...
14:26 2019-06-18

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
04:26 2019-05-23

Syria: Russia denies responsibility for deadly air strikes Russia's Defense Ministry dismissed activist reports that it had carried out the strikes in a rebel-held area of Idlib province. The United Nations considers the area one of the most dangerous regions in the world....
18:26 2019-07-22

Iranian tanker seized by Gibraltar 'photographed off Syria' Adrian Darya 1, formerly the Grace 1, was only released on condition it did not discharge its load of 2.1m barrels of oil in SyriaThe Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute between Tehran and western powers has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian port of Tartus, a US ...
11:13 2019-09-07

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
17:26 2019-07-08

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
17:39 2019-06-03

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
02:00 2019-05-24

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon. Michel Aoun says, however, that his count...
17:00 2019-06-19

Turkey not satisfied by US proposal for a Syria safe zone Turkey’s foreign minister says a new U.S. proposal concerning the creation of a possible “safe zone” in northern Syria is not “satisfactory” and suggests Turkey will launch a new offensive in Syria if an agreement is not reached soon...
14:00 2019-07-24

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
21:13 2019-05-31

Turkey will carry out operation in northern Syria: Erdogan Turkey will carry out an operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria, in an area controlled by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
18:39 2019-08-04

Syria Says it Agrees to Cease-fire in Rebel Stronghold The decision came hours after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in the rebel-held enclave, following a petition from 10 members of the U.N. Security Council....
23:26 2019-08-01

Syria: Idlib insurgents pull out of key rebel town Jihadists and allied rebels have withdrawn from the last major rebel-held bastion in Syria. Government troops have expanded their presence in the area, according to Syrian state TV....
04:39 2019-08-21

Russia denies its troops are fighting in northwest Syria: RIA Russia on Thursday denied allegations by Syrian rebels that Russian special forces or ground troops were fighting in the campaign for the rebel-held region of Idlib, the RIA news agency reported....
13:01 2019-07-18

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow......
15:39 2019-06-05

Four killed, several wounded in Syria motorcycle bomb attack Four people were killed and several were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb-laden motorcycle exploded in a street in the southwestern Syrian province of Sweida, Syria's state TV said....
21:39 2019-07-03

Russia accuses US of risking Syria ceasefire in Idlib Russian officials said the US launched an attack during a ceasefire "in violation of all agreements." The US justified the strike, saying it targeted al-Qaida leaders "responsible for attacks threatening US citizens."...
19:00 2019-09-01

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21. State news agency SANA said the Israeli warplanes fired missiles early Monday from Lebanese airspace. SANA said the dead included a baby and that...
07:39 2019-07-01

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city: monitor A car bomb exploded in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, a war monitor and opposition news channel said, as air strikes hit its outskirts in a government offensive on the last major opposition bastion....
15:39 2019-08-24

U.S. Poised to Send 150 Troops to Patrol Northeastern Syria The new deployment is part of an expanding series of military and diplomatic steps the United States has taken to defuse tensions with Turkey, a NATO ally....
02:00 2019-09-13

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
16:52 2019-08-18

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction assistance and sometimes using it to “entrench repressive policies.” Human Rights Watch calls on donors and investors to ensure their contri...
12:00 2019-06-28

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
01:52 2019-06-03

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
06:39 2019-05-29

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the town of Khan Sheikhun, where 92 people died in a 2017 sarin gas attack, one of the war’s most infamo...
22:52 2019-08-19

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
04:52 2019-07-14

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
02:26 2019-06-03

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest and the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area...
17:52 2019-06-11

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
12:13 2019-07-22

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
14:33 2019-05-21

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
04:00 2019-08-20

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two countries had maintained contacts about the Middle East nation....
12:26 2019-06-29

Belgian Terrorist Suspected Of Beheading 100 People Captured In Syria An ISIS terrorist suspected of beheading more than 100 people in Raqa and with possible links to the Paris and Brussels attacks has been captured in Syria, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces......
02:39 2019-09-01

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
03:39 2019-05-22

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria....
09:13 2019-06-06

| Syria Kurds hand over three ISIS-linked children to Nigeria Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria has handed over three siblings linked with the Islamic State group to Nigeria, the first such repatriation to the African country, an official says....
21:26 2019-09-05

UAE firms scout trade at Syria fair, defying US pressure A delegation of at least 40 businessmen from the United Arab Emirates attended a state-backed trade fair in Syria's capital, defying U.S. warnings against doing business with the government and associates of President Bashar al-Assad....
23:13 2019-08-31

US blacklists Iranian tanker Mike Pompeo says is heading to Syria Vessel seized by Britain and held in Gibraltar for six weeksAdrian Darya’s captain also sanctioned by USThe US has blacklisted the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya, saying it had “reliable information” it was transporting oil to Syria in defiance of wide-ranging sanctions on the regime of Bashar al-Assad...
22:52 2019-08-31

Iranian Tanker Prepares to Offload Oil to Syria-Bound Ships The Iranian oil tanker released from Gibraltar over U.S. objections earlier this month is set to offload its cargo to smaller vessels that will take the crude to Syria, potentially violating the terms of its release, according to people familiar with its plans....
04:13 2019-08-31

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorting to chemical weapons to target civilians while thousands of ISIS fighters move back and forth acro...
19:39 2019-05-23

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has killed hundreds of people since late April, according to the UN....
14:13 2019-08-23

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the terrorist group “consolidated its insurgency in Iraq and resurged in Syria” during the spring and summer this year....
12:52 2019-08-07

Cease-fire brings temporary calm to Syria’s Idlib A Syrian war monitor says government airstrikes and artillery attacks have stopped following a unilateral cease-fire declared by the government in the northwestern province of Idlib...
13:26 2019-08-31

UAE firms scout trade at Syria fair, defying U.S. pressure A delegation of at least 40 businessmen from the United Arab Emirates attended a state-backed trade fair in Syria's capital, defying U.S. warnings against doing business with the government and associates of President Bashar al-Assad....
17:52 2019-08-31

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra....
21:39 2019-05-21

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants Chancellor Angela Merkel to commit to a bigger military role in the Middle East....
12:39 2019-07-08

After heavy air strikes, calm in Syria's Idlib as ceasefire declared Syria's Idlib region saw a lull in air raids that have been pounding the insurgent territory, a monitor and rebel official said on Saturday, after the government said it was ceasing fire....
17:52 2019-08-31

Blast kills 11, wounds many in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a monitor said....
00:52 2019-07-12

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels' last stronghold in the country's northwest has been repaired after insurgents bombed the facility the night before, kicking it off line....
13:26 2019-05-23

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
06:00 2019-05-23

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
04:52 2019-05-22

Germany takes back four Islamic State children from Syria Germany has for the first time allowed children whose parents were suspected members of Islamic State to return to Germany from northern Syria and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said it will push for more such children to come to the country....
13:00 2019-08-20

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children: court A Berlin court has ruled that Germany's foreign ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State fighter, in what a court spokesman said was the first such ruling against the government....
19:52 2019-07-11

Russia accuses US of risking Syria cease-fire in Idlib Russian officials said the US launched an attack during a cease-fire "in violation of all agreements." The US justified the strike, saying it targeted al-Qaida leaders "responsible for attacks threatening US citizens."...
22:39 2019-09-01

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
19:52 2019-06-15

American Family With Ties to ISIS Repatriated to U.S. From Syria, Officials Say Two American women and six children from families with suspected connections to the Islamic State were repatriated from Syria this week, Reuters reports. Kurdish-led authorities said the eight Americans were sent back to the U.S. Wednesday at Washington’s request. The Americans were among thou...
08:13 2019-06-06

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
15:26 2019-05-31

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs...
16:39 2019-05-31

UN experts: Islamic State aims for resurgence in Iraq, Syria U.N. experts say leaders of the Islamic State extremist group are aiming to consolidate and create conditions for an “eventual resurgence in its Iraqi and Syrian heartlands.”...
03:52 2019-08-01

Hospitals among seven health centres attacked in Syria’s north-east  Seven health centres in Syria’s north-west have been reportedly attacked in recent days and two of them have been destroyed, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. ...
22:52 2019-09-02

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that the Libyan situation was deteriorating....
01:00 2019-07-05

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters....
18:26 2019-07-10

Iranian oil tanker pursued by U.S. turns off tracker near coast of Syria The disappearance of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, follows a pattern of Iranian oil tankers turning off their Automatic Identification System to try and mask where they deliver their cargo amid U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's energy industry....
02:52 2019-09-04

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
01:26 2019-05-28

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
21:13 2019-06-18

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process between the Assad government and opposition....
13:00 2019-08-20

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria....
10:13 2019-06-01

Russia says U.S. strikes in Syria's Idlib put ceasefire at risk: reports Russia's military said the United States had mounted air strikes in Syria's Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a ceasefire there, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday....
15:52 2019-09-01

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eight-year war that has devastated Syria. An all-out offensive by Syrian governmen...
09:13 2019-06-01

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his crackdown....
20:39 2019-06-08

U.S. State Department welcomes news of ceasefire in northwest Syria The U.S. State Department on Saturday said it welcomed news of a ceasefire in Northwest Syria - the last rebel bastion in the country - and urged for an end to attacks on civilians....
04:26 2019-08-04

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive “without delay.” The U.N. chief expres...
21:00 2019-06-18

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system and the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, a foreign ministry source said on Saturday....
15:52 2019-07-20

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
22:13 2019-08-01

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the rebel offensive Thursday afternoon began with a volley of rocke...
18:39 2019-06-06

Erdogan and Putin meet as Syria offensive pummels Idlib Turkey says the Russian-backed Syrian offensive violates a truce deal between Moscow and Ankara. The advance has exacerbated Syria's humanitarian disaster and threatened Turkey with mass refugee flows....
17:13 2019-08-27

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government forces, Turkey's defense ministry said on Saturday, adding that there were no casualties....
22:13 2019-06-29

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to United States President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib claimed scores of casualties....
09:39 2019-07-23

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from the region....
23:52 2019-08-13

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Idlib, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russian fighter jets....
05:52 2019-08-28

Air strikes kill at least 20 in rebel-held city in Syria, rescuers say Air strikes on a popular market and residential neighborhoods killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on one of the main opposition-held cities in northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
10:13 2019-07-22

Chemical weapons watchdog members voice concerns over Syria Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog are voicing concern that Syria may still possess such weapons after inspectors discovered traces of what could be a byproduct of a nerve agent or poison gas...
14:39 2019-07-09

Minister: Turkish-US command room for northeast Syria active Turkey’s defense minister says a joint operation room with the United States has begun its activities as part of a deal to establish a safe zone in northeastern Syria....
18:13 2019-08-24

SDF and Kurdish YPG forces to pull from Turkey-Syria border strip: SDF The Kurdish YPG militia and U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are set to withdraw from a 5-14km wide strip along the border with Turkey, SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali said on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-08-27

Two American women, six children repatriated to U.S. from Syria: Kurdish-led authority Two U.S. women with Islamic State ties and six children were repatriated from northeast Syria, Kurdish-led authorities told Reuters on Wednesday, saying their return came at the request of the U.S. government....
14:39 2019-06-05

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post. This marks the first Turkish death in a Syrian go...
12:00 2019-06-28

Gibraltar detains Syria-bound super tanker with Iranian oil Authorities in Gibraltar said they have intercepted a super tanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria...
15:13 2019-07-04

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
15:52 2019-07-04

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
14:00 2019-07-04

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
11:00 2019-06-13

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
23:01 2019-06-02

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor reported that 10 people were killed, including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.Israel’s army said ...
17:52 2019-06-02

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a local official and a war monitor said....
01:00 2019-07-04

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
16:52 2019-06-02

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. War monitors say they are targeting residential areas, hospitals, markets and infrastructure to break the population’s will and force it ...
09:26 2019-06-07

Satellite images reveal strikes on Syria's Idlib province Airstrikes and fighting in Syria's last rebel-held province have left a trail of damage visible from space. In satellite images from May 20 and May 26, swathes of fields in northwestern Idlib appear blackened, the neat lines of city streets and blocks become blurs of debris, and plumes of smoke dot ...
07:52 2019-05-29

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said....
08:13 2019-06-14

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago, according to rights groups and rescuers.Russian ...
06:39 2019-07-07

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage tensions between US-backed Kurdish militia and Turkish forces in northern Syria.The announcement from the Turkish government came after...
22:39 2019-08-07

Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire New satellite images show fields, orchards and olive groves burning in northwest Syria, where the army has waged an assault against rebels in their last major stronghold....
18:13 2019-05-28

Satellite images show Iran oil tanker sought by US off Syria Satellite images appear to show the once-detained Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya-1 near the Syrian port of Tartus, despite U.S. efforts to seize the vessel...
06:52 2019-09-07

Turkey, US To Set Up "Joint Operation Centre" For North Syria: Ministry Turkey and the United States have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage the tensions between Kurdish and Turkish forces in northern Syria, Ankara said Wednesday....
05:26 2019-08-08

Parents of militant in Syria spared jail over sending cash LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British man who converted to Islam and supported the Islamic State group in Syria were given suspended prison sentences for trying to send him money. Organic farmer John Letts, 58, and ex-Oxfam fundraiser Sally Lane, 56, say they were acting as any parents would have d...
19:13 2019-06-21

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest...
15:00 2019-06-20

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civilian deaths the past two days....
22:00 2019-05-27

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt Britain's foreign minister said he had told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria....
18:13 2019-07-13

Omani foreign minister makes rare visit to Syria Oman’s foreign minister has made a rare visit to Damascus to discuss with President Bashar Assad ways of restoring stability and security in the region...
14:39 2019-07-07

Airstrikes target Turkish convoy in Syria, raising tensions Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding 12 others, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
03:13 2019-08-20

How 'document hunters' spirited thousands of government files out of Syria Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected in 2012. He fled to abroad, but eventually his history caught up with him. He's one of the first big catches for investigators who have smuggled hundreds of thousands of government documents out of war zones....
04:39 2019-05-29

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result of bombing in the war....
21:39 2019-05-21

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Defense Department watchdog warned...
19:00 2019-08-08

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts occurred in two different locations in the city that was once the de facto capital of the Islamic State group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory fo...
01:26 2019-06-02

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that has so far killed hundreds of civilians, according to residents and civil rescuers....
00:52 2019-06-11

Turkey says deal with US for safe zone in Syria a good start Turkey says the deal it has reached with Washington to set up a so-called safe zone in northeastern Syria is a good start but warned against delays in implementation...
21:00 2019-08-08

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
18:13 2019-05-30

Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France Transfer of children, oldest of whom is 10, took place in Ain Issa on Sunday, says officialThe Kurdish administration in north-eastern Syria has handed over 12 orphans born to French jihadists to a government delegation from France, an official has said.The children, the oldest of whom is 10, had be...
13:13 2019-06-10

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
13:13 2019-06-15

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
13:13 2019-06-13

Trump calls on Russia, Syria to stop bombing Idlib province U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Russia and Syrian government forces to stop bombing Syria's Idlib province, following a Friday Kremlin statement that signaled Moscow would continue to back a month-long Syrian government offensive there....
06:00 2019-06-03

Crop yields are up in Syria, but higher prices still cause major strain: new UN report A new UN report on Thursday shows that while improved security and rainfall across Syria's farming areas have boosted the country’s harvests, higher prices mean that many citizens are still struggling to feed their families....
01:00 2019-09-06

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
17:00 2019-09-10

Britain Accuses Iran Of Selling Adrian Darya 1 Tanker Oil To Syria Britain said Iran had sold the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 to Syria, breaking assurances it had given over the vessel which had been detained in Gibraltar for a suspected breach of European......
21:26 2019-09-10

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave of the country....
02:39 2019-07-19

German court rejects plea to repatriate suspected jihadi from Syria A German court has found the government isn't responsible for repatriating a citizen imprisoned by Syrian Kurds on suspicion of joining the "Islamic State." The ruling was based on a technicality....
01:26 2019-09-11

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last Syrian-opposition stronghold, amid fears the Assad government and Moscow are planning an all-out offensive to recapture the area....
18:26 2019-06-03

U.S., Turkey committed to accelerated progress on roadmap for Syria's Manbij: statement The United States and Turkey are committed to accelerated and concrete progress on the roadmap agreed upon for the northern Syrian town of Manbij, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-24

UN report on Syria conflict highlights inhumane detention of women and children As the people of north-west Syria face intensifying violence, tens of thousands of women and children continue to be kept in “inhumane conditions” in a remote camp on the other side of the country, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Wednesday....
21:39 2019-09-11

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
04:26 2019-07-14

Turkey says all its observation posts in Syria will remain place, support to continue All of Turkey's observation posts, formed under an agreement with Russia and Iran, will remain in place and support will continue to be provided to the posts, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-08-21

Ancient City and Citadel of War-Torn Aleppo Are Syria’s Golden Age Legacy A quick look up of Aleppo on any search-engine will bring up hundreds of articles about the conflict in Syria and sadly the name has become a byword for the horrors of war. ...
15:52 2019-09-02

Syria air base blast kills dozens of regime fighters: monitor More than 30 Syrian government fighters have died in a blast at a military airport in central Syria, according to a monitoring group. The airfield was the alleged origin of a chemical attack on a rebel-held town in 2017....
21:26 2019-08-03

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday that “we are faced with a humanitarian disaster un...
01:39 2019-06-19

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
22:52 2019-05-30

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
22:00 2019-08-22

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
01:39 2019-05-24

Erdogan vows Syria operation in weeks if US delays safe zone Turkey’s president has threatened to launch a unilateral offensive into northeastern Syria if plans to establish a so-called safe zone along Turkey’s border fail to meet his expectations...
18:13 2019-08-31

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions....
12:39 2019-07-04

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
04:26 2019-07-05

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the United Nations, over the past three and a half month...
13:52 2019-08-16

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
04:39 2019-06-28

Gibraltar Seizes Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
16:39 2019-07-04

Turkey will not allow Syria safe zone agreement to be delayed: foreign minister Turkey will not allow efforts to establish a safe zone with the United States in northeast Syria to stall in the same way that their agreement on control of the Syrian town of Manbij has been delayed, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
15:00 2019-08-08

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
16:00 2019-07-05

Revolutionary Guards commander denies Iranian targets hit in Syria air strikes A senior Revolutionary Guards commander denied on Sunday that Iranian targets had been hit in Israeli air strikes in Syria, the semi-official ILNA news agency reported....
12:13 2019-08-25