Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Tag Archives: Syria

Clooneys to help 3,000 Syrian children in Lebanon

LEBANON: George and Amal Clooney plan to help nearly 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says around 200,000 Syrian refugee children are out of education. More than one million Syrians – including over 500,000 children – are registered as refugees in ...

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Israeli prime minister accidentally admits Syria strikes

BUDAPEST: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught on Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union’s “crazy” insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties. Netanyahu was meeting with leaders of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia at a regional summit. Netanyahu ...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warn US against terrorist designation

BEIRUT: A senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned the United States on Monday that if it designated the group a terrorist organization and applied new sanctions its action could be perilous for US forces in the region. US officials said earlier this year that President Donald Trump’s administration was ...

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Iran urges U.S. statesmen to learn from past

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that the U.S. statesmen should learn from the past and talk about Iranians respectfully. His comments came after the U.S. President Donald Trump called Iran a “threat” and “rogue regime” in a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron ...

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IS leader Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike

MOSCOW: The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday it is checking on information indicating that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria. Russian Su-34 aircraft and an Su-35 multirole fighter carried out airstrikes near the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold of Raqqa ...

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FBI woman spy married Islamic State terrorist

NEW YORK: An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance married a key ISIS operative she was assigned to investigate in 2014, and served two years in prison before being released last year, CNN reported on Monday. Daniela Greene, who joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2011 and worked ...

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UK Lawmakers Seek To Revoke British Citizenship Of Assad Wife

LONDON: Lawmakers in Britain are urging the government to revoke the U.K. citizenship of the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in response to her support for her husband’s government during the six-year civil war. Tom Brake, a Liberal Democratic member of Parliament, on April 16 accused Asma al-Assad of ...

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Teenage girl charged with ISIS related terror offences in London

LONDON: A 17-year-old girl has been charged with terrorism offences, the Metropolitan Police Force has said. She is accused of communicating with a person in so-called Islamic State, possessing a flight booking to Istanbul with the intention to travel to Syria, and self-radicalising. The offences allegedly occurred between 1 January ...

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