Scorpions, Dehydration, Disease: Syrians at the Border Face Deadly Threats

Scorpions, Dehydration, Disease: Syrians on the Border Face Deadly Threats

Thousands of Syrians who fled a government offensive within the southwestern province of Dara’a are going through new, lethal dangers: scorpions, snakes, illness and dehydration. At least 15 Syrians have died in makeshift camps close to the Jordanian border due to “scorpion bites, dehydration and diseases transmitted through contaminated water,” in accordance with a report […]

Japanese Journalist, Missing in Syria Since 2015, Appears in New Video

Japanese Journalist, Missing in Syria Since 2015, Appears in New Video

HONG KONG — A Japanese journalist who went lacking in Syria three years in the past and who’s believed to be a hostage of terrorists appeared in a brand new video aired on Japanese tv on Friday. Jumpei Yasuda, a contract reporter who typically lined battle zones, disappeared after touring to Syria from Turkey in […]

ISIS May Be Waning, but Global Threats of Terrorism Continue to Spread

ISIS May Be Waning, however Global Threats of Terrorism Continue to Spread

The group’s motivations for the assaults stay unknown. It has made no public statements, nor has it claimed credit score for the assaults. But army and intelligence officers mentioned it was probably shaped in response to the acute poverty in Mozambique’s solely predominantly Muslim area. “We are at an inflection point in the broader campaign […]

Israel’s Secret Operation to Recover the Watch of a Legendary Spy

Israel’s Secret Operation to Recover the Watch of a Legendary Spy

The Mossad did uncover that the physique had been faraway from the Jewish cemetery in Damascus the place it was initially buried, and transferred as soon as or a number of occasions to different locations, apparently in an effort to maintain Israel off observe. Some Israeli intelligence officers have concluded that even Syrian intelligence not […]

Wives and Children of ISIS, Unwanted Back Home, Are Warehoused in Syria

Wives and Children of ISIS, Unwanted Back Home, Are Warehoused in Syria

ROJ CAMP, Syria — When her husband uprooted their household from Morocco to reside underneath the Islamic State in Syria, Sarah Ibrahim had little alternative however to go alongside. After he disappeared — she believes he was killed in an airstrike on a jail — she fled along with her two sons. They have been […]

Islamic State Says Its Leader’s Son Was Killed in Syria

Islamic State Says Its Leader’s Son Was Killed in Syria

BEIRUT. Lebanon — A son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the chief of the Islamic State, was killed throughout an assault by the group’s fighters within the central Syrian province of Homs, the group’s information company, Amaq, introduced Tuesday. Mr. Baghdadi’s son, Hudhayfah al-Badri, was killed in an “operation against the Nusayriyyah and the Russians at […]

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 […]

French Cement Giant Lafarge Indicted on Terror Financing Charge in Syria

French Cement Giant Lafarge Indicted on Terror Financing Charge in Syria

PARIS — One of France’s largest corporations was positioned beneath formal investigation on Thursday over allegations that it financed terrorist teams, together with the Islamic State, and aided and abetted crimes towards humanity in a bid to proceed working in Syria as a civil warfare raged there. In a uncommon transfer towards a serious French […]

Trump Travel Ban: How It Affects the Countries

Trump Travel Ban: How It Affects the Countries

To President Trump’s supporters, the Supreme Court decision upholding his journey ban from seven nations — 5 with Muslim majorities — was an affirmation by the best court docket within the land of his proper to safe America’s borders and shield it from terrorism. To opponents, the ruling validated an anti-Muslim agenda that betrayed American […]

Opinion

Opinion

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s electoral victory in Turkey on Sunday, which returned him to the presidency and gave his coalition command of most parliamentary seats, was a crushing disappointment for Turks and other people all over the world who’re alarmed by his authoritarian conduct and rejection of democratic ideas. Because of constitutional modifications narrowly accredited in […]