June 2016

Turkey and IS: heading for all-out war?

Beirut (AFP) – The Turkish authorities have accused the Islamic State group of carrying out the attack on Istanbul’s international airport that killed 41 people. Long accused of complacency towards IS, Turkey has changed its…










Syria’s Assad appoints new prime minister

Damascus, In a surprise move, President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday appointed former Electricity Minister Emad Khamis to form a new cabinet, Syrian state news agency SANA reported. Khamis is set to replace current Prime Minister…