UN official: Half of trapped Raqqa population are children

Damascus, Aug 25 Half of the estimated 20,000 people trapped in Syria's northern city of Raqqa are children, an official with the UN children's agency said today, describing the traumatizing...

Aug 25, 2017 10:42 PM | Newsscroll

'Rare' Byzantine mosaic revealed in Jerusalem's Old City

Jerusalem, Aug 23 Israeli archaeologists today unveiled a 1,500-year-old portion of mosaic floor bearing the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest.David Gellman, director...

Aug 23, 2017 9:08 PM | Newsscroll

U.S. asks Assad regime to declare its chemical weapons stockpiles

Washington [U.S.A.], August 22 : The United States has asked the Assad regime to cease its use of chemical weapons and fully declare all its chemical weapons stockpiles. A statement...

Aug 21, 2017 9:47 AM | Newsscroll

Deadly rocket fire hits near Damascus trade fair

Beirut, Aug 20 Five people were reported dead today when a rocket hit near an international trade fair in Syria's capital Damascus being held for the first time in five years.The Damascus...

Aug 20, 2017 8:16 PM | Newsscroll

Injuries as rocket hits near Damascus business fair: state TV

Damascus, Aug 20 Rocket fire injured several people today near the entrance to the Damascus International Fair, a key business gathering being held for the first time in five years, Syrian...

Aug 20, 2017 6:30 PM | Newsscroll

Syria's Assad reject security cooperation with the West

Damascus, Aug 20 Syrian President Bashar Assad has blasted the West, rejecting any security cooperation or reopening of embassies in Damascus before those countries cut relations with opposition...

Aug 20, 2017 4:55 PM | Newsscroll

IS claims attacks in Spain, Russia

Beirut, Aug 19 The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency."Attacks by the...

Aug 19, 2017 8:51 PM | Newsscroll

Car bomb kills 2 in Syrian government strongholdBeirut, Aug 19 Activists say a car bomb has killed two people in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad's...

Aug 19, 2017 7:00 PM | Newsscroll

Karachi, Dhaka among worst liveable cities in world, reveals survey

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 19 : Pakistan's Karachi city and Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka have been named among the least liveable cities of the world, a survey. According to Global...

Aug 18, 2017 6:49 AM | Newsscroll

Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack IS near Lebanon border

Beirut, Aug 18 Syrian government forces and allied Lebanese militant Hezbollah fighters have captured several Islamic State positions on strategic hilltops along the Syrian-Lebanese border, a...

Aug 18, 2017 11:10 PM | Newsscroll