Sunday, July 15, 2018

Putin, Erdogan discuss joint steps on Syria: Kremlin

Putin, Erdogan
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed joint steps on the settlement of the Syrian crisis over the phone, the Kremlin said Saturday.

Hamas says ceasefire with Israel reached to end Gaza violence

Hamas says ceasefire with Israel reached
Hamas said Saturday it had reached a ceasefire with Israel brokered by Egypt after a wave of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip and dozens of rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Iraq: Protests rage over poor public services, unemployment

Iraq has placed its security forces on high alert after protests against high unemployment and a lack of basic services in the country's southern provinces spread to the capital, Baghdad.

Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

Thousands protest in Barcelona
Thousands of Catalans have protested in Barcelona for the release of separatist leaders held over their role in the region's secession bid and the return of those who fled abroad into self-exile.

2 dead, dozen injured as Israelis, Palestinians trade airstrikes, rockets

2 dead, dozen injured as Israelis, Palestinians trade airstrikes, rockets
Israel launched a barrage of airstrikes toward Gaza and Palestinian militants responded with rockets and mortar fire Saturday, killing two teenagers in Gaza and leaving injuries on both sides of the border, officials said.

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...