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Is Donald Trump strategically pushing out non-Americans from the United States?

February 02, 2017 4:56 pm

If you pull back for a moment from the distracting cacophony engineered by Trump, you'll realize that there is a plan after all. The dots do connect.

America is filled with thousands of immigrants, many of whom made America 'Great'

January 30, 2017 4:56 pm

From Apple's Steve Jobs and Google's Sundar Pichai to Joseph Pulitzer – America is a land of immigrants

Russia, Turkey, Iran near deal over Syria truce efforts

January 24, 2017 4:59 pm

Delegates from Russia, Turkey and Iran were wrangling over the terms of the final communique which would need to be approved - though not formally signed - by the government and opposition delegations.

IS destruction at Syria's Palmyra a 'war crime': UNESCO

January 20, 2017 6:24 pm

"This destruction is a new war crime and an immense loss for the Syrian people and for humanity," Irina Bokova.

Syria's Bashar Assad hopes for 'reconciliation' deals from Astana talks

January 19, 2017 6:55 pm

Assad told a Japanese TV station he hoped the conference would be a platform to discuss "everything" but that it was unclear if there would be political dialogue "because it is not clear who will participate".

Syrian rebel groups say will attend Astana peace talks

January 16, 2017 5:39 pm

The meetings in Astana are hosted by regime backer Russia and rebel supporter Turkey, who are working closely to find an end to the Syrian conflict although they have backed opposing sides.

Syrian selfie refugee sues Facebook for 'defamatory' posts

January 14, 2017 12:09 pm

Anas Modamani, a 19-year-old refugee from Damascus, was pictured in September 2015 taking a selfie with Merkel during her visit to a refugee shelter in Berlin's Spandau district.

Russia agrees US should attend Syria talks, says Turkey diplomat

January 13, 2017 8:27 am

The talks on Syria's political future are expected to take place on January 23 in Kazakhstan.

Syria blames Israel for firing rockets at military airport near Damascus

January 13, 2017 6:53 am

Israeli defence officials have voiced concern over Hezbollah's experience in the Syrian civil war.

Turkey warns Syria talks at risk over truce violations

January 04, 2017 10:21 pm

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday urged the regime and its backers to end their "violations" of the truce, warning they were jeopardising the planned talks in Kazakh capital Astana this month.


Defining pictures of 2016: From Syria civil war to US elections, a glimpse into the year that was

December 15, 2016 4:20 pm

From the migrant crisis to the civil war in Syria and the US elections, here is a collection of some of the best moments in 2016.

Syria: Leading Russian musicians hold concert in Palmyra's ruined theatre

May 06, 2016 8:01 pm

Leading Russian musicians on May 5 staged a classical concert in the ancient theatre of Syria's ravaged Palmyra in a show by the Kremlin to herald its successes in the war-torn country.

Love in the time of war: Stunning wedding photography amid the Syrian ruins

February 14, 2016 4:49 pm

Jafar Meray — a Syrian photographer who has photographed newlyweds in the backdrop of war-torn Syria's ruins — has created quite a buzz on social media.

Canada welcomes first batch of Syrian refugees at Toronto airport

December 11, 2015 5:06 pm

Canada welcomed 163 Syrian refugees, taking in the first of a planned 25,000 in a matter of months and promising them a better life as they flee their country's horrific war.

Top Frames: Syria refugee crisis, Sania's US Open triumph

September 19, 2015 8:00 am

Here's the collection of best pictures from last week's events from all around the world.

Global artists pay homage to Syrian child Aylan Kurdi who drowned off Turkey coast

September 04, 2015 11:10 am

Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who drowned off Turkey coast on Wednesday, world artists unitedly illustrated to draw attention to the crisis.

Inside pictures of life under Islamic State rule

June 23, 2015 1:00 pm

Areas ruled by the Islamic State are under a bureaucracy of terror: repentance cards, weapons lists, leaflets with rules for women.


The doctor who became an enemy of the Syrian regime

June 18, 2020 2:40 pm

Since the beginning of Syria’s civil war, the Bashar Al-Assad government has targeted and killed hundreds of medical workers. Many have fled. This is the story of one doctor, Mohammed al-Bardan, who did not.

Hopes and fears for the Syria ceasefire

February 23, 2016 5:58 pm