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  • Little Amal’s big journey

    Little Amal’s big journey

    Amal’s journey encompasses the real tales of such young refugees, all around the world.

    November 3, 2021
  • The streets of Ascalon

    The streets of Ascalon

    The wooden-wheel carts of David’s time have mostly vanished in Sergudi, but not the town crier tribe whose work it was to spread headline news such as King Saul’s death in Ascalon.

    November 30, 2019
  • Syria at UN says ‘victory is now within reach’

    Syria at UN says ‘victory is now within reach’

    Syria’s foreign minister told the United Nations today that a military victory in the six-year war was “now within reach” following a series of battleground gains by government forces. “The liberation of Aleppo and Palmyra, the lifting of the seige of Deir Ezzor and the eradication of terrorism from many parts of Syria prove that...

    September 24, 2017
  • Electoral outrage?

    Electoral outrage?

    It may not have been as devastating as previous outrages in Paris; it was nonetheless an ugly prologue to the swelling act of the presidential theme. Two days before the process began, the ISIS has claimed responsibility for Friday’s attack on the police at the iconic Champs Élysées though it might be premature to speculate...

    April 22, 2017
  • Rebel groups prevent evacuated Shias from reaching Aleppo

    Rebel groups prevent evacuated Shias from reaching Aleppo

    The Al Qaeda-linked rebel groups on Saturday prevented the evacuated Shias from reaching their destination in Syria's Aleppo city, hindering a deal with the government, a source said. Around 5,000 pro-government Shias evacuated the besieged towns of Kafraya and Foa on Friday and headed towards Aleppo under a deal between the government and rebels that...

    April 15, 2017
  • Syrian army captures majority of rebel-held areas in Aleppo

    Syrian army captures majority of rebel-held areas in Aleppo

    The Syrian forces have captured 93 per cent of the rebel-held areas in Aleppo, the media reported on Sunday.  The majority of the rebel-held areas in the eastern part of Aleppo have recently fallen to the army, which is fighting to wrest control over the few remaining neighbourhoods, Xinhua news agency reported.  Meanwhile, at least...

    December 11, 2016
  • Russia, US to talk on rebel withdrawal from Aleppo: Moscow

    Russia, US to talk on rebel withdrawal from Aleppo: Moscow

    A proposal made by US Secretary of State John Kerry to Russia about the divided Syrian city of Aleppo details the procedure for withdrawal of rebel forces, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov revealed on Monday, adding that the two countries will discuss the issue in the coming days. “During the Russian-American consultations concrete routes and timing...

    December 5, 2016
  • UN envoy warns Aleppo risks becoming ‘one giant graveyard’

    UN envoy warns Aleppo risks becoming ‘one giant graveyard’

    A top UN envoy today pleaded with the Security Council to help break the siege of Aleppo, warning residents of the Syrian city were at risk of extermination.

    November 30, 2016
  • 50,000 have fled east Aleppo as army advances

    50,000 have fled east Aleppo as army advances

    More than 50,000 people have fled rebel-held east Aleppo in the last four days as government forces advance, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday. The Britain-based monitor said more than 20,000 people had fled to western neighbourhoods of the city held by the government, with another 30,000 moving to areas held by...

    November 30, 2016
  • Syria rebels use chemical weapons in Aleppo: Russia

    Syria rebels use chemical weapons in Aleppo: Russia

    Russia's Defence Ministry said it has discovered proof of terrorists using chemical weapons against civilians and the Syrian military in Aleppo.

    November 11, 2016