Associate
Sponsor
Saturday, April 18, 2015| Latest E-book
You are here:
Syria
#

Syria

Articles

Saddam aide, Iraqi insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed| Reuters

Apr 17, 2015

Saddam aide, Iraqi insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed| Reuters

BAGHDAD/ERBIL (Reuters) - Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, former right-hand man to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, has been reported killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias. #Business #Economy #United States #India #Syria #Technology #France #science #Africa #United Kingdom #Mexico
Putin says S-300 sale to Iran prompted by progress in nuclear talks| Reuters

Apr 17, 2015

Putin says S-300 sale to Iran prompted by progress in nuclear talks| Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Iran's drive to find a solution in talks over its disputed nuclear programme had spurred his decision to renew a contract to deliver S-300 missile defence systems to Tehran. #Politics #Economy #United States #China #Syria #Middle East #science #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion #lifestyle
U.S., allies focus on Iraq in latest air strikes on Islamic State - statement| Reuters

Apr 17, 2015

U.S., allies focus on Iraq in latest air strikes on Islamic State - statement| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies staged 20 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in a period from Wednesday to Thursday morning, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement. Nineteen of the strikes occurred near eight Iraqi cities and hit tactical units, fighting positions, vehicles, weapons and buildings, the statement said. Another attack near al Hasakah, Syria, destroyed to fighting positions and hit a tactical unit #Politics #Business #Sports #Syria #Technology #Middle East #Africa #United Kingdom #Mexico
New Yemen VP says he hopes to avert Saudi invasion| Reuters

Apr 17, 2015

New Yemen VP says he hopes to avert Saudi invasion| Reuters

RIYADH/ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's newly-appointed Vice President Khaled Bahah, a widely respected figure named this week to shore up the legitimacy of the exiled Saudi-backed government, said on Thursday he hoped to avert a Saudi-led invasion to restore unity to the country. Arab military exercises planned for Saudi Arabia have raised speculation that Riyadh is considering land operations in Yemen, after three weeks of air strikes that failed to halt advances by Shi'ite fighters now in control of most of the country. #Politics #Business #Economy #Sports #United States #Syria #Technology #France #markets #Africa #lifestyle
Islamic State gains ground near Iraq's Anbar province

Apr 16, 2015

Islamic State gains ground near Iraq's Anbar province

Islamic State militants gained ground in western Iraq on Wednesday, overrunning several villages on the edge of the capital of Anbar province, police sources and local officials said. #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #militants #Anbar #islamic-state #Several villages #local officials
Islamic State gains ground near capital of Iraq's Anbar province| Reuters

Apr 16, 2015

Islamic State gains ground near capital of Iraq's Anbar province| Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants gained ground in western Iraq on Wednesday, overrunning several villages on the edge of the capital of Anbar province, police sources and local officials said. Iraqi police came under attack from the insurgents at dawn in Albu Ghanim and withdrew from the area, about 5 km (3 miles) northeast of the provincial capital Ramadi, sending hundreds of families fleeing. The militants blew up the police station in Albu Ghanim and advanced further towards Ramadi, seizing the villages of Sofia, Albu Khalifa and Sor, police sources and members of the provincial council said #Politics #Sports #Syria #France #Middle East #science #Iraq #Mexico #opinion #lifestyle
War, poverty deprive 21 million children of education in Middle East| Reuters

Apr 16, 2015

War, poverty deprive 21 million children of education in Middle East| Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worsening conflicts, poverty and gender discrimination in the Middle East and North Africa are driving 21 million children and young adolescents out of school, two United Nations agencies said on Wednesday. One in four children are either not in school or are at risk of dropping out in a region that has otherwise made significant progress in attendance rates, according to a joint report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute of Statistics. #Politics #United States #India #Syria #Technology #France #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #opinion
Iraq PM says Yemen could stoke regional war, slams Saudi operations| Reuters

Apr 16, 2015

Iraq PM says Yemen could stoke regional war, slams Saudi operations| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Wednesday the fighting in Yemen could engulf the region in war, and suggested after talks in Washington that U.S. leaders shared his concerns and "want to stop this conflict as soon as possible." Abadi, who met with U.S #Business #Economy #Barack Obama #Syria #Middle East #science #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Iraq #Entertainment #opinion
U.S., allies conduct 23 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State - military| Reuters

Apr 15, 2015

U.S., allies conduct 23 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State - military| Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces targeted Islamic State militants in Syria with six air strikes and conducted another 17 strikes against the group in Iraq from Tuesday to Wednesday morning, the U.S. military said. In Syria, there were two strikes involving attack and fighter aircraft near Al Hasakah and four near Kobani, it said in a statement released on Wednesday. #Business #India #Syria #Middle East #science #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Iraq #Mexico
Islamic State seizes village in Iraq's Anbar province| Reuters

Apr 15, 2015

Islamic State seizes village in Iraq's Anbar province| Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants gained ground in western Iraq on Wednesday, overrunning another village near the capital of Anbar province in a dawn raid, police sources and local officials said. Hundreds of families fled Albu Ghanim after security forces came under attack from the militants overnight and withdrew from the area, around 5 km (3 miles) northeast of the provincial capital Ramadi #Politics #Business #Economy #Syria #France #Middle East #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment