You are here:
Syria
#

Syria

Get Alerts

Articles

View all

US carries out 22 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq

Oct 26, 2014

US carries out 22 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq

The US military has carried out 22 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) positions in Iraq and one in Syria over the past two days, the US Central Command said Saturday. #World #US #Syria #Iraq #World Politics #air-strike #islamic-state
Islamic State earns $1 mn a day, now world's richest terror group

Oct 24, 2014

Islamic State earns $1 mn a day, now world's richest terror group

The Islamic State has become the world's wealthiest terror group, earning tens of millions of dollars a month from illegal oil sales and ransoms, officials said today. #Syria #rich #islamic-state #ISIL #oil sale
ISIS's own air force Why India, US should be very concerned

Oct 24, 2014

ISIS's own air force Why India, US should be very concerned

The ISIS is getting super ambitious and seems intent on acquiring its own air force, a development that should be a cause of concern for not just India. #United States #Syria #diplomacy #Iraq #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria - police

Oct 24, 2014

Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria - police

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital had a criminal record and recently applied for a passport, planning to travel to Syria after undergoing a "radicalization process," police said on Thursday. #facebook #India #Japan #Syria #Technology #France #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Turkey's Erdogan says 200 Kurdish fighters from Iraq to enter Kobani

Oct 23, 2014

Turkey's Erdogan says 200 Kurdish fighters from Iraq to enter Kobani

RIGA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday agreement had been reached on sending 200 Kurdish peshmerga fighters from Iraq through Turkey to help defend the Syrian border town of Kobani against Islamic State militants. A senior official in Iraq's Kurdistan region told Reuters the peshmerga would be equipped with heavier weapons than those being used by Kurdish fighters in Kobani, who say they need armour-piercing weapons to fend off Islamic State. #India #China #Japan #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Mexico

BLOG POSTS

View all

How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Mar 04, 2014

How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Editor's note: This is a reader we received on the piece 'Another Cold War? India cant ignore Crimea crisis in Ukraine'. As per Firstpost policy, the comment has been lightly edited for spellings and grammar. #India #China #Barack Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Cold War #LetterstoFP #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #US-Russia ties #Crimea
Life in Israel Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights