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Qatar condemns Saudi refusal to negotiate over demands

Qatar condemns Saudi refusal to negotiate over demands

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Qatar’s foreign minister held talks with the US secretary of state in Washington on Tuesday Qatar’s foreign minister has condemned its Gulf neighbours for refusing to negotiate over their demands for restoring air, sea and land links. Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani said the stance was “contrary to the principles” […]

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Image copyright US Air Force/SrA Jordan Castelan Image caption The US-led coalition against IS has conducted more than 21,000 air strikes in Syria and Iraq Almost 60 people have been killed in a suspected US-led coalition air strike on a prison run by so-called Islamic State in eastern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for […]

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Image copyright US Air Force/SrA Jordan Castelan Image caption The US-led coalition against IS has conducted more than 21,000 air strikes in Syria and Iraq Almost 60 people have been killed in a suspected US-led coalition air strike on a prison run by so-called Islamic State in eastern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for […]

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Image copyright US Air Force/SrA Jordan Castelan Image caption The US-led coalition against IS has conducted more than 21,000 air strikes in Syria and Iraq Almost 60 people have been killed in a suspected US-led coalition air strike on a prison run by so-called Islamic State in eastern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for […]

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Image copyright US Air Force/SrA Jordan Castelan Image caption The US-led coalition against IS has conducted more than 21,000 air strikes in Syria and Iraq Almost 60 people have been killed in a suspected US-led coalition air strike on a prison run by so-called Islamic State in eastern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for […]

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin ‘kills dozens’

Image copyright US Air Force/SrA Jordan Castelan Image caption The US-led coalition against IS has conducted more than 21,000 air strikes in Syria and Iraq Almost 60 people have been killed in a suspected US-led coalition air strike on a prison run by so-called Islamic State in eastern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for […]

Syria chemical attack may be being prepared, US warns

Syria chemical attack may be being prepared, US warns

Media captionAbo Rabeea says he is still suffering from the suspected chemical weapons strike in Khan Sheikhoun The US says Syria’s government appears to be preparing for a chemical weapons attack and has warned that it will “pay a very heavy price” if one takes place. The White House said similar activities had been seen […]

Qatar facing indefinite isolation, UAE says

Qatar facing indefinite isolation, UAE says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The crisis shows no sign of being resolved With less than a week remaining for Qatar to comply with a tough set of 13 demands from its Gulf Arab neighbours, it is looking increasingly likely that this month’s economic and political sanctions imposed on Qatar will become permanent. Saudi Arabia, […]

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The suspected gas attack in Idlib province in April left more than 80 people dead and many more injured The US says it has identified “potential preparations” for another chemical attack in Syria, and issued a stark warning to the Syrian government. The White House said the activities were similar […]

Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

Media captionOrla Guerin on the front line in Mosul Iraqi forces have repelled counter-attacks by so-called Islamic State (IS) as they push the group into a corner of Mosul’s Old City. IS deployed large numbers of suicide bombers in different parts of the northern city but the affected areas were quickly brought under control, Iraqi […]

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