World Bulletin / News Desk
Russia and China vetoed a Western-backed U.N. Security Council resolution on Thursday urging Assad to stop using heavy weapons against an uprising and withdraw troops from towns and cities.
It was the third time that Russia, a key ally of the Syrian government, and China have used their veto power to block U.N. Security Council resolutions designed to put pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and halt the violence in the 16-month conflict that has killed thousands of people.
Marea a key supply route to the Turkish border has been the focus of a battle by ISIL for months.
A deadly clash in Yemen between Houthi and the Saudi led coalition has led to 45 soldiers being killed after
An explosion in southern Syria has killed a Druze leader who was in opposition with the Syrian government
'You Stink' campaign calls for broad-based movement against government impotence and corruption
UAE is a key partner in the Saudi-led coalition that in March launched air strikes against the Houthis
Iraqi security forces engage with armed group suspected of kidnapping 18 Turks
Russian president blames Western countries for 'imposing their own standards without considering the cultural, religious and national characteristics of the region’
'It is a symbolic thing but it is another step to solidify the pillars of the state of Palestine in the international arena'
Syrian State tv has claimed that Russian troops are on the ground boosting Assad's forces.
Kerry reassures Abbas US is deeply concerned about current developments in Palestinian situation
Country's former interim president says Tunisians must fullfil their duty, land helping hand for Syrians
International community's response to refugee crisis as not 'adequately shared or shouldered'
Iraqi PM Al-Abadi says Baghdad incident was carried out by 'terrorists'
Latest UN report says destructive impact of conflicts is being felt by children right across the region
The crippled health system in Syria is taking its toll on the water system with the Red Cross reporting that the water network is near collapse as a result of constant shelling
Abbott says that ISIL 'boast about their evil' rather than hide it