Wed, 23 Oct 2019

Kurdish Fighters Say They Have Withdrawn From Northern Syria

Syrian Kurdish forces said Tuesday they have totally withdrawn from northern Syria ahead of the end of a cease-fire in ...

Syrian Chaos Breathing Life into Islamic State

Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria appears to be giving Islamic State new life, but U.S. counterterrorism officials caution the terror ...

More Syrians Escaping into Northern Iraq

AMMAN, JORDAN - Aid workers in northern Iraq say they are seeing increasing numbers of Syrians fleeing over the border ...

The 'ceasefire' in Syria is ending - here's what's likely to happen now

The five-day ceasefire negotiated by US Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan ends today.Despite the shaky ...

Fourteen Kazakhs Returned From Syria On Trial On Terrorism Charges

NUR-SULTAN -- Fourteen Kazakh citizens accused of fighting alongside the Islamic state (IS) extremist group in Syria have gone on ...

Syrians Vacate Border Towns as Cease-Fire Expires

DARBASIYAH, SYRIA - Cities and towns along the border in northeastern Syria evacuated in the final hours of their cease-fire ...

Turkey's Erdogan Warns Of Ramping Up Operation Against Kurds

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will continue with a military operation in northeastern Syria 'with greater determination' if ...

Bangladesh to Start Relocating Some Rohingya to Island Soon

COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH - Authorities in Bangladesh said Tuesday that they want to start relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to ...

Beneficiaries of DavOr's housing project sign lease agreement

DAVAO ORIENTAL - The Provincial Government's affordable housing project implemented under the Socialized Housing Finance Corporation's (SHFC) Community Mortgage Program ...

Erdogan Warns Of Ramping Up Operation Against Kurds

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will continue with a military operation in northeastern Syria "with greater determination" if ...

14 Kazakhs Returned From Syria On Trial On Terrorism Charges

NUR-SULTAN -- Fourteen Kazakh citizens accused of fighting alongside the Islamic state (IS) extremist group in Syria have gone on ...

Pakistan Army meddling in diplomatic affairs

New Delhi [India], Oct 22 (ANI): In yet another example signifying that Pakistan's state affairs is controlled by the Army, ...

Pakistan's Jailed Ex-Prime Minister Sharif Rushed To Hospital

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who has been convicted on corruption charges, has been moved from prison ...

Vice Admiral Joel Garcia, 28th PCG Commandant

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA)--President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed PCG's Deputy Commandant for Administration Vice Admiral Joel Sarsiban Garcia as ...

7,000 decommissioned combatants to benefit from OPAPP-DOLE agreement

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA)--Around 5,000-7,000 decommissioned combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and their families will benefit ...

Reporter's Notebook: Confusion and Fear in Northeastern Syria

TAL TAMER, SYRIA - Ambulances howled down the road to Ras al-Ayn, while small trucks piled with mattresses, appliances and ...

Bangladesh Official: Rohingya Families Will Move to Bhashan Char

A group of Muslim-minority Rohingya refugees have agreed to leave their camps in the Cox's Bazar region and move to ...

Senior Israeli Official Attends Bahrain Meeting Focusing on Iran

MANAMA, BAHRAIN - A senior Israeli official attended a maritime security conference in Bahrain on Monday in another sign of ...

Macron Tells Putin Syria Cease-Fire Should Be Extended

French President Emmanuel Macron has told his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, that France wants to see an extension of a ...

SDF Chief: 'Our Trust in the United States is at its Lowest'

In an interview Monday, Mazloum Abdi, the commanding general of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), told VOA's Sirwan Kajjo ...

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Israel could be forced to polls for third time this year

JERUSALEM, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, and has given up on being ...

U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...

Amnesty: Potential War Crimes Committed in Libya Fighting

Human rights group Amnesty International says it has evidence of potential war crimes committed by warring parties vying for control ...

Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader issues warning over dam

Ethiopia's prime minister has warned that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with ...

Kurdish Fighters Say They Have Withdrawn From Northern Syria

Syrian Kurdish forces said Tuesday they have totally withdrawn from northern Syria ahead of the end of a cease-fire in ...

Syrian Chaos Breathing Life into Islamic State

Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria appears to be giving Islamic State new life, but U.S. counterterrorism officials caution the terror ...

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