Tag archive for ‘Syria’
By news On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

World War 3: Israel to act against Iran as Netanyahu calls it world’s greatest threat | World | News

And Mr Netanyahu warned Tehran’s ambition was to build a “continuous empire” in the Middle East, describing it as a “very dangerous situation”. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Holding More...

By news On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

World Chess Federation says Swiss accounts frozen over Syria sanctions

ATHENS (Reuters) – The World Chess Federation (FIDE) says its Swiss bank accounts have been frozen because its president – with whom the FIDE secretariat is embroiled in a power struggle – is More...

By news On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Traditional music returns in Syria’s war torn Aleppo

ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) – Traditional musicians in Syria’s Aleppo say their art is flourishing again 13 months after fighting in the city ended, as new students learn the techniques of “Qoudud” singing. More...

By news On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Least powerful passport in the world revealed to be Afghanistan | Travel News | Travel

The least powerful passport for 2018 has been revealed by a new study. Analysing how many countries can be visited visa-free, the ranking determined by Henley & Partners lists them in order from strongest to More...

By news On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Ancient statues return to Lebanon as war on smuggling intensifies

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Ancient sculptures that were missing for decades after being stolen during Lebanon’s civil war are to go on display in Beirut thanks to a global fight against antiquities smuggling that More...

By news On Monday, January 29th, 2018

Strava Fitbit map: GPS map showing fitness app data reveals ‘secret military bases’ | World | News

Investigators frantically combed a world map released by satellite navigation service Strava which show where users have been located – potentially revealing the locations of secret military bases. Analyst More...

By news On Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Foreign aid scandal: Britain hands £1.39bn to the world’s most corrupt nations | World | News

The UK dished out the money via the Department for International Development, a rise on the £1.26bn donated two years ago. The government department says it operates a “zero tolerance” stance against corruption More...

By news On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Trump on Twitter (Dec 27) – Trump, Iraq, Syria

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or More...

By news On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Bitcoin WARNING: ISIS using cryptocurrency to fund reign of terror | City & Business | Finance

An American woman is accused of laundering Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to help ISIS, according to federal prosecutors.  Zombie Shahnaz, a 27-year-old Pakistani-Born US resident, was being held without bail More...

By news On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Bosnian museum of wartime childhood aims to go global, wins top prize

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – In just a year, a small Bosnian museum dedicated to the experience of growing up during the Balkan wars has opened its doors, won a best European museum prize and decided to go global. More...