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Tag Archives: syria

Pope issues Christmas Day prayer for Syria, Libya peace – Call for unity against militant atrocities

VATICAN CITY, Dec 25, (Agencies): Pope Francis issued a Christmas Day prayer that recent UN-backed peace processes for Syria and Libya will quickly end the …

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Saudi King Salman blames Assad for ISIS rise in Syria – ‘Security, economy top priorities’

RIYADH, Dec 23, (Agencies): Saudi King Salman accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Wednesday of having aided the rise of the Islamic State group and called …

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UN backs Syria peace plan – OPPOSITION REACTS COOLLY TO INITIATIVE

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 19, (Agencies): The UN Security Council’s unanimous support of a peace process for Syria that is set to begin next month with …

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2 brothers get 7-year jail for joining militant group – Ex-MP imprisoned

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Abdallah Al-Othman, sentenced two brothers to seven years in prison with hard labor …

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Car bomb near hospital in Syria’s Homs kills 16 – Vehicle carrying 330 pounds of explosives

DAMASCUS, Dec 12, (AFP): A powerful car bomb exploded near a hospital in the central Syrian city of Homs Saturday, killing 16 people and wounding …

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Foreign fighters to Iraq, Syria doubled

HONG KONG, Dec 8, (AFP): The number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria has more than doubled since last year to at least 27,000, …

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Regime bombing in Syria kills 56 – Opposition seeks unified stance in Saudi

BEIRUT, Dec 4, (Agencies): Heavy government bombardment across Syria Friday killed at least 56 civilians, more than a fourth of them children, a monitoring group …

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Kuwait invites int’l community to take part in Syria donors’ confab

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): Kuwait invited the international community to participate in Kuwait’s fourth donors’ conference in February in London to support the Syrian …

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Momentum builds for joining Syria strikes – Protests in Britain, Spain

LONDON, Nov 28, (Agencies): Some 5,000 people protested in London Saturday against potential British participation in Syria airstrikes, as political momentum mounted to broaden the …

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Don’t let Syria be a ‘Somalia’

STARTING from Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and then Libya and Yemen, the United States of America has shouldered the responsibility of maintaining security and stability in …

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