Tag: conflict

U.S. military says Russia deployed fighter jets to Libya

Libya's civil war has drawn in regional and global powers with what the United Nations has called a huge influx of weapons and fighters in violation of an arms embargo.

Greece pushes back migrants on Turkish border ‘onslaught’

Greek police fired teargas to push back hundreds of migrants gathered on its border with Turkey on Saturday, as a crisis over Syria shifted onto the European Union's doorstep.

Erdogan asks Putin to step aside in Syria

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he had asked President Vladimir Putin for Russia to step aside in Syria and leave Turkey to deal with Syrian government forces alone after 34 Turkish soldiers were killed this week.

Ukraine starts all-for-all prisoner swap with pro-Russian separatists

Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine started a full prisoner swap on Sunday

Tenuous truce in Gaza as Islamic Jihad, Israel differ on terms

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday but a lasting ceasefire appeared...

Iraq reopens Syria crossing in win for mutual ally Iran

Iraq reopened its Qaim border-crossing with Syria on Monday after eight years of closure amid regional turmoil, in the latest sign of...

Migrants not granted asylum should be sent back to their country...

The Court of Magistrates presided by Magistrate Joe Mifsud is warning of the “constant phenomenon” in relation to the increasing amount of persons travelling...

See differences as asset, not danger, Pope says in Christmas message

Pope Francis, in his Christmas message to the world, urged people on Tuesday to see differences as a source of richness instead of danger...

Macron says trampling on Palestinians won’t resolve Mideast conflict

Trampling on the Palestinians and pushing unilateral initiatives will not resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday, taking a swipe...