Teacher Reem Zeidan (front) tries to get order as Syrian students play during the break time at Sehit Duran primary school in Adana. Ozan Kose / AFP
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 President Bashar Al Assad.
Attacks by two extremist groups killed at least 17 Syrian government troops and militiamen in the northern province of Aleppo early on Saturday, a war monitor said. Thirty others were wounded in the assaults by Al-Qaeda’s former Syria branch,
Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from the area killed one Turkish soldier.
During the past week the Western press has reported Russian and Syrian bombing of north-western Idlib province and the flight of thousands of civilians from targeted villages. Writers complain that Moscow and Damascus have been violating the “de-confliction” deal reached last year
A Senegalese woman television presenter was in custody after her allegations of rape against minority Fulanis sparked protests outside her studio, her employers and police said.
This video shows the King, Queen Rania and their children having a simple Iftar. Queen Rania captioned the clip, “Wonderful to have the whole family together for Iftar.”
Indian PM Narendra Modi on Sunday received a telephone call from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan who congratulated him on the BJP's historic victory in the Lok Sabha elections and his re-election to the highest office in India.