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.”
The unlucky thief tried to hide under a shelf but the old man discovered him and beat him with a broomstick.
Ijaz Hussain, a 56-year-old Pakistani, considers UAE as his home. All the UAE’s national events are as close to his heart as the those of his country. His family celebrates all of them.
The Dubai Court of Appeal upheld a ruling by the Court of First Instance, sentencing a gang of three Asians to three months in jail to be followed by deportation after being convicted of attempting to steal electrical cables of an estimated value of Dhs50,000 from the warehouses of a trading company.