Stories Tagged 'Syria'
The U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State added to confusion surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Syria on Friday by saying it had started the pullout process, but officials later clarified that only equipment, not troops, were being withdrawn.
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Oil prices edged higher on Friday, heading for their largest weekly gain since July after US President Trump’s comments about possible military action in Syria and reports of dwindling global oil stocks.
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After seven years, the Syrian war has reached the level of atrocity and barbarity rarely ever witnessed in the history of civilisations before.
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Syrian or Russian air strikes killed more than a dozen people and severely damaged a hospital in and around a town in rebel-held Idlib province on Tuesday, local medical workers and a monitoring group said.
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The death toll among Russian forces in Syria during a period of intense fighting to retake the city of Palmyra now stands at 21, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, after information emerged about the deaths of three military contractors.
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A huge car bomb has blasted a convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, killing at least 45 people.
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