Israel holds anti-BDS summit at United Nations

United Nations, Israel has hosted a summit at the United Nations in protest at the Palestinian-led ‘Boycott, Divest and Sanctions’ (BDS) movement. The BDS movement, launched in 2005 as a non-violent campaign to press Israel…







Syria: Air raids on east Damascus after rebel assault

Damascus, Syrian government jets bombarded opposition-held neighbourhoods of Damascus on Monday a day after opposition forces launched a surprise assault. Rebel groups allied with former al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham attacked government positions in the…