Syrian Assault Flouts U.S.-Backed Cease-Fire and Sets Off New Exodus

Syrian Assault Flouts U.S.-Backed Cease-Fire and Sets Off New Exodus

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Syrian authorities assault on one of many nation’s final two rebel-held territories has pushed 160,000 individuals from their houses throughout southwestern Syria, violating a United States-backed cease-fire and threatening to entangle Israel and Jordan within the battle. Government troops, backed by Syrian and Russian airstrikes and barrel bombs, have steamrollered by […]

U.N. Report Left Out Damning Details on Syria Chemical Attack

U.N. Report Left Out Damning Details on Syria Chemical Attack

GENEVA — A United Nations panel concluded on Wednesday that Syrian authorities forces and their allies had dedicated battle crimes and crimes in opposition to humanity — together with the hunger of civilians and indiscriminate bombardments — after they recaptured a Damascus suburban space, often called jap Ghouta, from rebels this 12 months. Critical because […]

New Bombing Hits Afghanistan Before Taliban Cease-Fire Expires

New Bombing Hits Afghanistan Before Taliban Cease-Fire Expires

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — A day after President Ashraf Ghani introduced that the federal government would prolong its cease-fire with the Taliban, the lull within the long-running struggle gave the impression to be all however over on Sunday. A lethal explosion rocked town of Jalalabad, in Nangarhar Province, as insurgents, authorities officers and civilians mingled collectively […]

Battles Rage Around International Airport in Strategic Yemeni City

Battles Rage Around International Airport in Strategic Yemeni City

AL HUDAYDAH, Yemen — Fighting raged Saturday across the worldwide airport outdoors the Yemeni port of Al Hudaydah as fighters with a Saudi-led Arab coalition pressed their four-day-old offensive to grab management of the rebel-held metropolis that’s the gateway for meals provides to famine-stricken Yemen. Officials loyal to Yemen’s exiled authorities claimed the coalition had […]

The Wounds of the Drone Warrior

The Wounds of the Drone Warrior

To learn how heavy the burden of killing truly was, Maguen, who’s now a workers psychologist on the V.A. Medical Center in San Francisco, started combing by way of databases through which veterans of conflicts courting again to the Vietnam War have been requested if that they had killed somebody whereas in uniform. In some […]

Opinion

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Standing by. That’s about all of the Trump administration is doing as America’s allies on the Arabian Peninsula put together to accentuate Yemen’s distress. A coalition led by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia is poised to assault the Red Sea port of Al Hudaydah, the house to 600,000 Yemenis and the lifeline for […]

U.N. and Red Cross Pull Out of Yemeni City, Fearing Assault by Arab Coalition

U.N. and Red Cross Pull Out of Yemeni City, Fearing Assault by Arab Coalition

The United Nations and the International Committee for the Red Cross withdrew their employees members from the besieged Yemeni port metropolis of Al Hudaydah, fearing that an assault by forces led by the United Arab Emirates was imminent, officers stated Monday. Frantic diplomacy to stave off an assault on town of 600,000 folks and avert […]

Israeli Video Portrays Medic Killed in Gaza as Tool of Hamas

Israeli Video Portrays Medic Killed in Gaza as Tool of Hamas

An identical public relations battle erupted after the death of an 8-month-old girl, Layla Ghandour, who died after having been uncovered to tear gasoline on the Gaza protest final month. The Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry mentioned she had been killed by the tear gasoline. The Israeli authorities and others pushed again, saying the kid’s pre-existing […]

One Family’s Toll on a Cruel Day: 7 Children With Amputated Legs

One Family’s Toll on a Cruel Day: 7 Children With Amputated Legs

The unpaved paths within the kids’s village are removed from wheelchair pleasant. But for these with above the knee amputations, a wheelchair is the one near-term prospect for mobility, the docs stated. So far, hospital officers and relations stated, they haven’t had any affords of out of doors assist. “We have not received anything from […]

U.S. Strikes Killed Nearly 500 Civilians in 2017, Pentagon Says

U.S. Strikes Killed Nearly 500 Civilians in 2017, Pentagon Says

But the deaths raised questions on rising American army involvement in Somalia after President Trump accredited expanded operations, usually in help of Somali forces, in opposition to the Shabab, an extremist group linked to Al Qaeda. The American-led coalition that’s preventing the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria stated this week in its newest month-to-month […]