EDITORIAL

AFTER weeks of bitter fighting, a fragile ceasefire in Idlib province of Syria seems to have taken hold.

[MOSCOW] Russian President Vladimir Putin said enormous progress had been made in Syria as he met Tuesday with President Bashar al-Assad on a surprise visit to Damascus, Russian news agencies...

[WASHINGTON] US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell Friday attacked President Donald Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria as "a strategic nightmare" that will help Washington's foes and...

THERE are 1,001 reasons to disapprove of the current White House occupant and one could probably author a long volume explaining why he is not fit to hold the most powerful job in the world.

IT WAS bound to happen sooner or later. President Donald Trump ran for office and arrived in the White House challenging some of the most sacred beliefs of Washington's foreign policy...

LEANING over his sewing machine in the workshop of the small Berlin-based company called mimycri, Khaldoun Alhussain concentrates as he stitches a piece of grey rubber.

IN the heart of the Sudanese capital, crowds are drawn by mouthwatering aromas to Syrian eateries that line an upscale Khartoum neighbourhood.

[BAGHDAD] Iraq's national carrier is to resume flights to the capital of neighbouring Syria for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman said Thursday.

QATAR Airways' return to flying over Syria as its eight-year war dies down is part of its efforts to grapple with a nearly two-year Gulf dispute that has blocked it from using the airspace of many...

COMMENTARY

AT SOME point in the next year, Syria is likely to be readmitted to the Arab League, after an eight-year suspension. Gulf states are quietly rebuilding ties with the Assad regime and the UAE...