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Syrian rebels say U.S. troops remain in key garrison near Iraq

Syrian rebels say U.S. troops remain in key garrison near Iraq Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

U.S. troops have not left the strategic Tanf garrison on the Iraq-Jordan border following President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Syria, the leader of a Pentagon-backed rebel group there said on Saturday.
Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians return home after military operations

Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians return home after military operations Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

 Nearly 300,000 Syrians have returned to their country after Turkey's two cross-border operations in northern Syria, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu was quoted as saying on Saturday.
Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports

Rescued migrants head for Spain after Italy closes ports Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

Spain on Saturday authorised a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya to sail to its waters after Italy and Malta refused to receive them.
Thousands protest in Serbia against populist leader Vucic

Thousands protest in Serbia against populist leader Vucic Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia, the latest protest accusing populist President Aleksandar Vucic of stifling hard-won democratic freedoms and cracking down on opponents.
Abbas says he will dissolve Palestinian parliament

Abbas says he will dissolve Palestinian parliament Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Saturday he intended to dissolve the largely defunct Palestinian parliament controlled by his rivals Hamas following a court decision ordering the move.
Sudan opposition leader says 22 killed in bread protests

Sudan opposition leader says 22 killed in bread protests Sat, 22 Dec, 2018

Sudan's main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday blamed "armed repression" for the death of 22 people in days of protests over the rising cost of bread, although officials gave a lower death toll.
EU urges Turkey to refrain from 'unilateral' Syria move

EU urges Turkey to refrain from 'unilateral' Syria move Sun, 16 Dec, 2018

The European Union's foreign policy chief on Saturday asked Turkey to forgo any unilateral military action in Syria, where Ankara has threatened a fresh offensive against a US-backed Kurdish militia.
Yemenis fear collapse of UN-backed ceasefire accord

Yemenis fear collapse of UN-backed ceasefire accord Sun, 16 Dec, 2018

Residents of Yemen's flashpoint port of Hodeida and other cities fear a UN-brokered ceasefire could collapse at any moment, saying that after four years of conflict any accord is deeply fragile.
Macron's ratings fall further after month of protests

Macron's ratings fall further after month of protests Sun, 16 Dec, 2018

A month of "yellow vest" protests have taken a further toll on the popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron, a new poll showed Sunday, with analysts saying he will be forced to change his style of governing.
Indonesia's Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash

Indonesia's Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash Sun, 16 Dec, 2018

A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, ejecting columns of thick ash as high as 7,500 meters (24,606 feet) into the sky.
Israel says 4th 'attack tunnel' found from Lebanon

Israel says 4th 'attack tunnel' found from Lebanon Sun, 16 Dec, 2018

Israel's army said Sunday it has uncovered another Hezbollah "attack tunnel" leading from Lebanon into its territory, the fourth since it started a search-and-destroy operation this month.
Yemen warring parties agree to swap hundreds of prisoners

Yemen warring parties agree to swap hundreds of prisoners Tue, 04 Dec, 2018

Yemen's Saudi-backed government and the Huthi rebels have agreed to exchange hundreds of prisoners ahead of planned peace talks in Sweden.
Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil

Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil Tue, 04 Dec, 2018

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani struck a defiant stance against US sanctions on Tuesday, renewing his threat to cut off international oil sales from the Gulf.
Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says

Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally, EU court adviser says Tue, 04 Dec, 2018

Britain should be allowed to unilaterally revoke its departure notice from the European Union, an adviser to the bloc's highest court said on Tuesday, before a landmark ruling in the coming weeks.
Filipino banned from China eSports tournament over alleged racism

Filipino banned from China eSports tournament over alleged racism Tue, 04 Dec, 2018

A professional Philippine eSports player was banned on Tuesday from a million-dollar tournament in China, embroiling the world of competitive gaming in controversy as it faces threats of a boycott.
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