December 2017

Fight in the Skies of Deir-Ezzor

By Sophie Mangal US Air Forces Central Command, Russian/Syrian aircraft crossed a de-confliction line into coalition airspace east of the Euphrates River 6 to 8 times a day in late November. “The greatest concern is…

Arab League condemns US Jerusalem move

Cairo, The head of the Arab League has called US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “dangerous and unacceptable” and a “flagrant attack on a political solution” to the Israeli- Palestinian…

Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

Baghdad, Iraq has announced that its war against so-called Islamic State (IS) is over. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a conference in Baghdad that Iraqi troops were now in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border….