As Yemen burns, pressure mounts on France to halt Saudi arms salesAs a UN conference on the arms trade kicked off in Geneva on Monday, France, Britain and the United States came under fire from NGOs for selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, which is…
SYRIA - FRANCE
France launches new wave of air strikes on IS group targets in Syria’s RaqqaFrance on Sunday launched a fresh wave of air strikes targeting the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, destroying an arms depot and combat positions in the group’s stronghold of…
Kurds clash with Assad forces as battle for Syria's Hasakeh heats upNew clashes broke out between Kurdish forces and the Syrian army in the city of Hasakeh overnight Monday, threatening to heat up yet another front in Syria’s intractable…
Russia ends missions using Iranian air base 'for now'Iran said Monday that Russian raids on Syria from one of its airbases had ended for now, shortly after accusing Moscow of "showing off" when it revealed the bombing missions.
Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza Strip after rocket attackIsrael targeted Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip by air and with tank fire Sunday, injuring four people, after a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave crashed into the…
Iran releases first photos of new missile defence systemIran released images of its first domestically built long-range missile defence system on Sunday, a project started when the country was under international sanctions.
Mass rally in war-torn Yemen in support of rebelsHundreds of thousands of Yemenis marched on Saturday in support of Shiite Houthi rebels and their ally, former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.
SYRIA - US
Syria regime flies jets over Hasakeh despite US warningSyrian government warplanes were again in the air over the mainly Kurdish-held city of Hasakeh early Saturday despite a US warning against any new strikes that might endanger its…
ISRAEL - TURKEY
Turkish lawmakers approve Israel reconciliation dealThe Turkish parliament on Saturday approved a deal to normalise ties with Israel after a delay caused by last month's attempted coup, state-run media reported.
Jets scrambled as Syrian regime strikes US positionsA U.S.-led coalition sent aircraft into northeastern Syria on Thursday in a “very unusual” move to protect American special operation ground forces from attacks by Syrian…
Doctor: ‘85,000 children need to be protected’ in AleppoThe case of Omran, the injured Syrian child whose photo has shocked the world, is not rare in Aleppo and thousands of children like him have been traumatised by daily life under…
Ex-prisoner reveals horrific abuse in notorious Syria jailA former inmate of Syria’s Saydnaya Military Prison has spoken to FRANCE 24 about his experience inside the notoriously brutal jail.