Kosovo brings back dozens from Syria

Created by BBC News at 20-04-2019 18:14:02 +0000

More than 100 Kosovans, including mothers, children and several suspected IS fighters, are flown home.

Kosovo repatriates 110 citizens from Syria

Created by RTE at 20-04-2019 16:17:06 +0000

Kosovo has repatriated 110 of its citizens from Syria, mostly mothers with their children having followed their partners who went to join jihadist groups in the war-torn country.

Syria's Assad discusses peace talks, trade with Russian envoys

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 20-04-2019 15:46:37 +0000

Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in Syria's war and about half the pre-conflict population of 22 million has been displaced.

Kosovo returns families of jihadists from Syria

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 20-04-2019 01:45:18 +0000

Anti-terror police officers guarded the cargo building at the Pristina airport and an airplane with a U.S. flag on its tail was seen at the airport.

Moscow adamantly denies reports it removed Eli Cohen's remains from Syria

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 18-04-2019 14:08:59 +0000

Denial comes two weeks after Russia publicly admitted role in return of Baumel remains.

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Did Israel use the supersonic Rampage to strike Iranian targets in Syria?

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 18-04-2019 07:53:26 +0000

Israel allegedly struck an Iranian missile factory in Syria's Masyaf on Saturday.

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Lebanese FM meets with senior Israeli officials in Moscow - report

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 18-04-2019 05:53:03 +0000

Saudi newspaper 'Elaph' reported that the two "discussed borders" and mutual interests including Syria and Iran.

There's only one reason the children of Australian jihadis can't come home

Created by ABC News (AU) at 17-04-2019 05:17:09 +0000

There is no excuse for governments to abandon children and other nationals held without charge in squalid conditions.

Flowers bloom in war-torn Syria's battered cities

Created by Reuters at 16-04-2019 12:36:15 +0000

A mantle of gold smothers Aleppo's ruins, hiding the rubble and filling the craters with wild flowers that for a moment seem to transform a landscape scarred by war, destruction and death.

Shamima Begum lawyers say 400 jihadists are already back in UK as they prepare taxpayer-funded right to return bid

Created by The Telegraph at 15-04-2019 20:39:00 +0000

Shamima Begum is to claim she must be allowed to return to the UK because Theresa May has already allowed 400 jihadists to return from Syria without revoking their citizenship.

UniCredit agrees to pay $1.3bn to settle US sanctions probes

Created by Financial Times at 15-04-2019 18:23:09 +0000

Penalties relate to alleged violations related to Iran, Libya, Sudan, Syria, Cuba and Burma

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Red Cross reveals secret ISIS hostages

Created by Daily Mail at 15-04-2019 13:25:49 +0000

New Zealand-born Louisa Akavi, 62, was traveling in a Red Cross convoy in Idlib, north-western Syria, when she and several other volunteers were taken hostage by gunmen on 13 October 2013.

Sharrouf children reunited with grandmother after five years with IS

Created by ABC News (AU) at 15-04-2019 09:09:46 +0000

After five years, countless phone calls, online messages and two failed rescue missions, Sydney grandmother Karen Nettleton is reunited with her grandchildren in a refugee camp in north-east Syria.

Red Cross seeks news on fate of three staff missing in Syria since 2013

Created by Reuters at 15-04-2019 08:22:05 +0000

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appealed for information on the fate of three employees abducted in Syria more than five years ago and last known to have been held by Islamic State.

Plea for abducted Red Cross staff in Syria

Created by BBC News at 15-04-2019 08:15:12 +0000

One of three staff abducted in 2013 is thought to be in the hands of the Islamic State group.

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Red Cross, New Zealand hope for info on nurse held in Syria

Created by Associated Press at 15-04-2019 08:00:29 +0000

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's foreign minister confirmed Monday that a New Zealand nurse has been held captive by the Islamic State group in Syria for almost six years, information...

Rumors fly that body of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen was found

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 15-04-2019 07:45:22 +0000

Israeli officials silent after flimsy social media accounts claim his body was on it's way from Syria to Israel.

Satellite images show possible Iranian missile factory in Syria destroyed

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 15-04-2019 04:32:00 +0000

“The main industrial structures were completely destroyed, including the main hangar and the adjacent three production hangers and buildings."

ICRC appeals for news of team abducted in Syria in 2013

Created by RTE at 15-04-2019 01:13:42 +0000

The International Committee of the Red Cross has appealed for news of three staff members abducted in Syria in 2013 -- a New Zealand nurse and two Syrian drivers.

ISIS bride Shamima Begum 'gets legal aid to fight for British citizenship back'

Created by Mirror at 14-04-2019 22:51:47 +0000

Shamima Begum fled London for Syria in 2015 - but is now fighting to return to Britain after the collapse of ISIS

'We didn't choose to come here': Sharrouf children say they're no threat to Australia

Created by ABC News (AU) at 14-04-2019 19:08:07 +0000

The three remaining children of notorious Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf say they had no choice in going to Syria with their parents and they wanted to leave for years.

Satellite shows destruction of possible Iranian missile factory in Syria

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 14-04-2019 15:28:53 +0000

Israeli PM Netanayhu:When Israel's security is at stake, we are operating at full force, and whoever puts us at risk is in a much greater danger.

Shamima Begum 'member of feared Isis morality police' while in Syria

Created by Metro at 14-04-2019 07:13:13 +0000

The teenager previously told journalists she was 'just a housewife' and hadn't done 'anything dangerous'.

Shamima Begum 'was member of feared Isis morality police' in Syria

Created by Independent at 13-04-2019 22:00:31 +0000

Prime minister reportedly briefed on claims teenager sewed bombers into suicide vets

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Reports in Syria: The Israeli Air Force attacked, at least two were killed

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 13-04-2019 11:16:00 +0000

The Syrian media reported the attack attributed to Israel near an army base controlled by Iranian forces. A number of buildings were destroyed and two soldiers were killed.

Dozens of British children stranded in Syrian campsites after growing up under rule of Islamic State

Created by The Telegraph at 12-04-2019 20:30:00 +0000

More than 30 British children who grew up in the Islamic State are languishing in camps in Syria, including three young girls taken by their mother four years ago, a Telegraph investigation can disclose.

Plenty of fight left in Syrian conflict

Created by RTE at 11-04-2019 12:14:17 +0000

Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin looks at the multi-layered conflict in Syria and examines what the future holds for the various fighting factions.

Egypt's Mubarak: Golan could have been Syria's if it recognized Israel

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 10-04-2019 13:49:58 +0000

Former Egyptian strongman said Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to give up all of the Golan Heights in 1998.

German police raid Islamic organizations over suspected Hamas support

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 10-04-2019 07:33:43 +0000

The organizations say on their websites that they collect donations for people in Gaza, Somalia, Syria and other countries.

Suicide bombers attack Syrian army post, several dead - media

Created by The Jerusalem Post at 09-04-2019 07:31:24 +0000

The attack north of Hama city adds to pressures on Russian-Turkish agreements that have contained the war in northwestern Syria, the last major foothold of the insurgency against Bashar Assad.