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Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are struggling to find food, water and medicine, the United Nations has said, days into a new push by U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops to take the northern city.
HOMS, Syria/BEIRUT - Reuters
The last buses carrying rebel fighters and their families left a besieged district of Syria’s Homs on May 21, completing a deal to bring the whole city back under government control for the first time since the start of the war.
Iranian voters will decide the fate of moderate President Hassan Rouhani and his policy of engagement with the West on May 19 as he goes head-to-head with hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
It was a rare night of open-air partying in Iran on May 20 as tens of thousands of supporters of President Hassan Rouhani took to the streets to celebrate his re-election.
Delegations from Turkey, Russia and Iran met in Ankara on May 18 for discussions to declare “de-escalation zones” in rebel-held areas of Syria, another round of talks will be held in Iran on May 21, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has stated.
CAIRO - Reuters
Egypt referred 48 people to the country’s military judiciary on May 21 for suspected involvement in three deadly church bombings and accused them of joining the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Fikret Bila - WASHINGTON
Turkey cannot be sidelined from the table to remake Syria, President Erdoğan says following a meeting with US President Trump
Iran's incumbent President Hassan Rouhani has gained victory with 58 percent lead over his rivals in the election, Iran's interior ministry said on May 20
US claims that Syria’s regime is using a prison crematorium to destroy the remains of thousands of murdered detainees, while the regime refutes
Russia condemned on May 19 strikes by the U.S.-led coalition against Syrian forces as “unacceptable,” state media reported, after the bombing of pro-government troops
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The United States has evidence the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has built a crematorium at a large military prison outside the capital Damascus, a State Department official said on May 15.