Nearly 7,000 Syrians will be allowed to remain in the United States for another 18 months, the Trump administration has said, but no more Syrian citizens will be able to apply for the special protection programme.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have signalled the prospect of increased co-operation in Syria after what the White House described as a "very good" phone discussion that included a focus on setting up safe zones in the war-torn nation.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
The increase of Israeli settlements has "gotten so substantial" that it is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state", Barack Obama has said in his final interview as US president.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
France has struck a compromise with Russia on a United Nations resolution that it said would prevent "mass atrocities" in besieged areas of Aleppo, Syria, where thousands of trapped civilians and rebel fighters await evacuation in freezing temperatures.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016