Tag archive for ‘Syria’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in Syria

ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. military officials say a soldier from Georgia has been killed in a vehicle crash in Syria. The Department of Defense on Saturday said 22-year-old Spc. Etienne J. Murphy died of injuries sustained More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Concert bomber reportedly ‘wanted revenge’ for Muslim deaths in Syria

The Manchester suicide bomber was motivated to kill by the deaths of Muslim children in Syria — which he believed came at the hands of US-led military forces, a sibling says. Salman Abedi, 22, was trying to quench More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Salman Abedi visited Libya, an ISIS training hotbed

European authorities say Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi recently visited Libya, a chaotic warring country where the Islamic State group has beckoned foreign fighters to train and link up with the larger More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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US, Russia calls increase to avoid air mishaps in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior American Air Force commander says daily U.S. military phone calls with Russia have increased as the two countries work to avoid aircraft mishaps in the increasingly crowded skies over More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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UNICEF: Lives of 26 million children threatened by conflict

BEIRUT (AP) - The United Nation's children agency says regional conflicts are threatening the lives of over 24 million children, most of them in Yemen, Iraq and Syria. The agency says that from cholera in Yemen More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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ISIS forming massive expert chemical weapon squad

ISIS is forming a “chemical weapons cell” — made up of countless experts from Iraq and Syria, a report says. A US official told CNN that the terror group is gathering all of its chemical weapons specialists More...

By Fox News On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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It’s time to ‘eliminate’ Assad: Israeli minister

An Israeli minister under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that, based on recent reports of new atrocities, it is time to “eliminate (President) Assad.” “The reality of the situation More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Trump, Erdogan mum on Kurds in vow to fight terrorism

President Trump and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan vowed to fight terrorism and stop the “horrific killing” in Syria during a joint appearance at the White House on Tuesday. “We support More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Trump, Erdogan disagree on arms for Kurdish group in terrorism fight

President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged Tuesday to step up cooperation in the fight against terrorism in the Middle East, but the Turkish leader warned he will "never accept" a Kurdish More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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The Latest: UN suspects cruel treatment in Syrian prisons

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The United Nations says the Syrian government has "systematically rejected" repeated requests to visit prisons and detention centers More...