Middle-East Desk


Syrian peace may hinge on Moscow’s game plan

August 30, 2015, Washington, Moscow is increasingly emerging as a center of diplomacy on Syria’s four-year-old civil war, with the Obama administration sending a key emissary to the Russian capital to discuss the conflict on…


Coalition pounds Yemen rebels, sets sights on capital

August 30, 2015, ADEN: Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition hit Yemen rebel positions Saturday as reinforcements reached pro-government forces preparing for an anticipated advance toward the capital, military sources said. Apache helicopters struck a base…