Canada: Religious sponsorship of refugees creates controversyWithin just a few months, Canada has taken in 25,000 Syrian refugees. A private sponsorship system means that around 10,000 of them are sponsored by individuals and refugee…
US to probe civilian deaths in Syria as opposition calls for halt to air strikesThe head of the opposition Syrian National Coalition called for a suspension of the US-led air campaign against the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria while reports of civilian…
In The French Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
Nice attack: Government's 'security breaches and lies'IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, 21 July: Libération leads with explosive allegations that the government lied about the level of security present on the Promenade des Anglais on…
#PrayForSyria trends after dozens of civilians die in coalition airstrikes'Le Monde' has called it the biggest blunder so far in coalition airstrikes in Syria - dozens of civilians are reportedly dead after US, French and UK warplanes struck a town…
US-led coalition strike kills 56 civilians in SyriaChildren were among at least 56 civilians killed in strikes by a US-led coalition on Tuesday near a Syrian village held by the Islamic State group, a monitor said.
France questions if Turkey a ‘viable’ partner in IS group fightFrance's foreign minister said on Sunday that questions needed to be asked about whether Turkey is a viable partner in the fight against Islamic State (IS) group in Syria.
Syrian regime forces besiege rebel-held areas of AleppoOpposition-controlled parts of Syria's battered northern city Aleppo came under total siege on Sunday, after government forces severed the last route out of the east.
Top Islamic State group commander ‘killed’ in IraqA top Islamic State group commander, Omar al-Shishani, has been killed in Iraq, the jihadist-linked Amaq agency said on Wednesday.
Rebel-held Aleppo faces food shortages after regime advanceResidents of rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo on Saturday faced food and fuel shortages after a Syrian government advance cut the opposition's last supply route into the city.
‘My one thing’ – what Syrian refugees took from homeSyrian filmmaker Marcelle Aleid has asked exiles from her country to tell her about the unique object they took – or would have liked to have taken – with them as they fled their…
Migrant crisis: Egypt becomes new gateway to EuropeIn this edition we look at a new and dangerous migrant route by sea into Europe. With the "Balkan route" via Turkey officially closed, and growing instability in Libya, people…
Syrian army cuts only road into rebel-held AleppoThe Syrian army on Thursday cut the only route into rebel-held parts of Aleppo despite a 72-hour partial ceasefire after an advance put the road within firing range of regime…