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Us Raises 300 Million From Allies For Syria Stabilization

WASHINGTON – The United States said on Friday it had secured $300 million from coalition partners to help stabilize parts of Syria retaken from Islamic State,...

In Northeast Nigerian Camp One In 200 Young Children Died Over Two Weeks

ABUJA – More than one of every 200 children aged under five at a camp in northeast Nigeria died in just two weeks in early August, according to Reuters...

Israeli Troops Kill Two On Gaza Border Jerusalem Stabber Shot Dead

GAZA – Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators...

China Offers Turkey Moral Support Says Can Overcome Difficulties

BEIJING – China offered moral support to Turkey on Friday as Ankara reeled from a currency crisis and U.S. sanctions, saying it believed the country could overcome...

Loser In Mali Election Files Appeal To Overturn Results

BAMAKO – The losing candidate in Mali’s presidential election, Soumaila Cisse, said on Friday that he has lodged an appeal with the country’s...

Us Redirects Syria Funds Emphasizes It Is Not Withdrawing

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department said on Friday it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria and emphasized that the move did not signal a...

Israeli Troops Kill Two Palestinians In Gaza Border Protests Medics

GAZA – Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and wounded scores of other taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators...

Somali Puntland Forces Recapture Strategic Town From Al Shabaab Officer

GAROWE, Somalia – Military forces of Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region have retaken a strategic town from Islamic militant group al Shabaab, an...

Eu Deplores Brutal Treatment Of Ugandan Mps After Presidents Convoy Stoned

KAMPALA – European Union diplomats in Uganda on Friday deplored “brutal treatment” of lawmakers arrested over a stoning of President Yoweri...

Separatist Bid Looms Over Barcelona Attack Commemoration

BARCELONA – Barcelona paid tribute on Friday to the victims of a militant rampage last year which killed 16 people, but a call from victims’ families to put...