January 2017



Turkey re-opens embassy in Libyan capital

ISTANBUL Turkey’s foreign ministry says it is re-opening its embassy in the Libyan capital which had closed over security concerns in 2014. The foreign ministry said in a statement Monday the embassy in Tripoli was…


Syria regains Damascus water supply plant

Damascus, The Syrian military says it has regained Damascus’s main water source from rebels. Water shortages have affected more than five million residents in the Damascus area since late December. State television said the national…