Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces in the village of Baghouz on Friday. Agence France-Presse
International donors are gathering in Brussels hoping to drum up $9 billion to help Syrians uprooted by the country's bloody civil war, as European countries warn the money must not prop up President Bashar Al Assad.
The biggest UN humanitarian convoy yet to operate inside Syria has successfully distributed aid to 40,000 desperate people in a hard-to-access desert camp near the country’s southern border with Jordan, the Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) announced on Friday.
Even as it fought Daesh, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces also came under threat from Damascus, which has sworn to retake the third of the country the SDF controls.
The UAE has pledged $65 million as part of its efforts in 2019 to alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people. This was announced by Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State, while addressing the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria
An Asian carpenter and a blacksmith stole a mobile phone from another person by tricking him into giving it and when the latter chased him, they threatened him at knifepoint if he would not stop chasing them.
The launch of ‘Sun of Tolerance’, a unique piece of art that combines the words of 110 prominent authors of different fields, has captured the attention of all visitors at the Sharjah International Book Fair of the Expo Centre Sharjah. The book is dedicated to the ‘Year of Tolerance 2019’, highlighting the UAE as a global capital for tolerance and its approach to be a bridge of communication between people of different cultures.
Spain’s Socialist party pledged on Monday to act fast to form a government after its leader and acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez gambled on a repeat election that on Sunday night resulted in no clear winner but a surge for the far right.