A Syrian fighter fires a heavy artillery gun from the rebel-held Idlib province against regime positions in Hama on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s mission is to “make Turkey great again” by restoring some of the Ottoman empire’s liberated territories and winning over populations
Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Al-Moualem on Saturday demanded an immediate withdrawal of all US and Turkish troops from his country and warned that Syrian government forces had the right to take countermeasures if they refused.
“If I don’t buy masks or medicine, I may die or survive, but if I don’t buy bread for the family, we will all die of starvation,” says a retired 68-year-old teacher in Damascus, explaining why he does not have masks, sterilisers or medicines. “We need two bundles of loaves every day which costs us at least 600 Syrian pounds (24 US cents), but if we buy masks, they will cost us about 1000. The choice is between bread and masks.”
A duststorm swept most areas of the UAE on Tuesday evening, causing a decrease in the level of horizontal visibility due to the influence of dust and sand raised by the blowing winds
The militias are mostly lightly armed, using rudimentary rifles and homemade explosives to fight the well-equipped military, which has been accused by the United Nations of using heavy weapons and air strikes against civilian populations.
The ship, carrying more than 550,000 liters of smuggled fuel, was seized in Gulf waters and escorted to harbour, where it was handed to judicial authorities for the necessary investigations, the agency added.