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Turkey raids ship carrying 276 migrants; 8 smugglers held

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish authorities on Tuesday foiled an attempt to smuggle 276 migrants to Europe on board a ship, and detained eight...

France-Turkey spat over Libya arms exposes NATO’s limits

BRUSSELS (AP) - The festering dispute between France and Turkey over a naval standoff in the Mediterranean Sea has shone a glaring searchlight on...

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) - Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate...

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) - Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate...

UN demands halt to key global conflicts to tackle COVID-19

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council demanded an “immediate cessation of hostilities” in key conflicts including Syria, Yemen, Libya, South Sudan and...

Syria donors gather as virus, economic chaos deepen crisis

BRUSSELS (AP) - Donors from around 60 countries and international agencies are meeting Tuesday to drum up financial aid for Syria as the coronavirus...

Putin, Macron discuss closer cooperation in video call

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed international crises during a video call Friday and vowed to cooperate...

US hits Syria’s elite with new economic and travel sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday ramped up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad, his wife, Asma, and his inner circle with...

US hits Syria’s elite with new economic and travel sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday ramped up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle with a raft of...

US hits Syria’s elite with new economic and travel sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday ramped up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle with a raft of...