A man, carrying a gun, walks past cattle at the Kirgui village in Udier, South Sudan. Agence France-Presse
US-backed forces battled Daesh group on Saturday as the holdout militants clung to the last dregs of their crumbling “caliphate” in eastern Syria.
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.
Fighters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces raised their yellow flag in Baghouz, the remote riverside village where diehard militants of a variety of nationalities made a desperate, dramatic last stand.
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.
One tearful woman whose makeshift home was burned told reporters in a televised comment that the dowry for her daughter's marriage she worked for years to build was gutted by the blaze in minutes.
Records show the row occurred after the victim asked her husband to get her a mobile phone recharge card so she could speak to her family in her home country.
Former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona meets Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who thanked the icon for his 'unconditional support.'