Canadian military planes flying over Syria
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Canadian military planes flying over Syria

PERSIAN GULF — Canadian military personnel involved in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are waiting to see what shape their mission will…

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Canada opens its hearts to Syrian refugees
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Canada opens its hearts to Syrian refugees

Even as the United States debates its policy toward the tide of refugees from Syria, our neighbor to the North is taking steps to offer more and more…

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Syrian Government Forces Continue Attack on Damascus Outskirts: Reports
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Syrian Government Forces Continue Attack on Damascus Outskirts: Reports

Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus’s outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16…

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Hero’s welcome for Briton Ryan Lock killed fighting IS in Syria
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Hero’s welcome for Briton Ryan Lock killed fighting IS in Syria

Image caption Ryan Lock’s family described him as a “caring and loving boy” The body of a Briton who died after travelling to Syria to fight so called…

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Syria ceasefire opens door for political solution, UN says
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Syria ceasefire opens door for political solution, UN says

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/19/middleeast/syria-ceasefire-un-peace-talks/

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Former Obama national security adviser blasts decisions in Syria as a ‘colossal mistake’
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Former Obama national security adviser blasts decisions in Syria as a ‘colossal mistake’

Retired Gen. Jim Jones, President Obama’s first national security adviser, on Sunday blasted the former president’s decisions on Syria, saying “it was a colossal mistake to draw a…

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Libya, not Syria, will be the foundation of Trump and Putin’s new world order
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Libya, not Syria, will be the foundation of Trump and Putin’s new world order

BRUSSELS: The focus of Nato’s conference in Brussels, the first since Donald Trump got to the White House, was on the message he sent to an organisation of…

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Syria Fires Rockets on Rebel-Held Areas Near Damascus
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Syria Fires Rockets on Rebel-Held Areas Near Damascus

BEIRUT —  Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus’s outskirts Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to…

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Body of Briton who died while fighting Isis in Syria arrives in UK
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Body of Briton who died while fighting Isis in Syria arrives in UK

The body of a British man who died after travelling to Syria to join Kurdish militia in the fight against Islamic State has arrived back at Heathrow airport…

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Iran’s Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned
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Iran’s Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned

MUNICH Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, pointing to Sunni Islamist militants in Syria fighting against its allies in Damascus, told the Munich Security Conference that the use…

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