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The elusive chief of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released by the armed group.
The Syrian military said Israel on Wednesday launched raids on an industrial zone in the northern city of Aleppo, causing damage only to materials, while opposition sources said the strikes hit Iranian ammunitions stores and a military airport used by Tehran's forces.
Thousands of Syrians are protesting throughout Syria on Tuesday against US President Donald Trump’s official recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, according to the Syrian state news agency SANA.
The global chemical weapons watchdog has concluded that chlorine was likely used in an attack on the Syrian town of Douma last April.
Guns, laptops, gold coins and baby formula: when Syrian fighters search women emerging from the ruins of the jihadist “caliphate”, what they find is not the contents of your average handbag.
US commanders planning for the withdrawal of troops from Syria have recommended that Kurdish fighters be permitted to keep US-supplied weapons, a move that would incense NATO ally Turkey.
The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, is set to hold talks with foreign ministers from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva to discuss setting up a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country.
The United States and Britain have accused Russia of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels.
The Syrian regime and rebels have blamed each other for the attack, which left many suffering from breathing problems, eye inflammation and fainting.
A leader in the National Liberation Front (NLF), an umbrella organisation of Turkey-backed rebels that includes the Free Syrian Army, has dismissed accusations they used poisonous gas to attack government-held Aleppo city.
Dozens of jihadists arrived in northern Syria on Tuesday under a deal with the regime for them to leave their enclave in southern Damascus, an AFP correspondent said.
Russia has registered seven ceasefire violations in Syria, while Turkey has recorded two truce breaches over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of the US-based Muslim religious leader Fethullah Gulen and seven others over the 2016 killing of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, according to state media reports.
At least 150 civilians requiring urgent medical treatment have been evacuated from opposition-held Eastern Ghouta, the current major battleground in Syria's seven-year war.
Syrian regime forces continued their offensive against Eastern Ghouta Sunday, a day after they cut off the rebel-held enclave's largest town, pressing on with a 20-day assault that has left more than 1,000 civilians dead.
The UN Security Council has unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, as new air strikes on the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta took the civilian death toll from seven days of bombing to more than 500.
Regime air strikes have killed 33 civilians in the past 24 hours in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib where government forces are fighting jihadists, a monitor said on Monday.
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The move by the Federal Government to establish a radio station to reach Fulani herdsmen has elicited some strong reactions.
General Jemibewon, Colonel Bamigboye warn against attacks on ex-President Obasanjo over ‘Fulanisation’ comment
A former military administrator of Bauchi and Osun states, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (retd), and a former governor of the defunct Western State, Maj.-Gen. David Jemibewon, (retd) have said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo should not be castigated or lambasted for his comment on ‘Fulanisation’ and ‘Islamisation’ of Nigeria.
The governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday offered the olive branch to the People Democratic Party governorship candidate in the July 14, 2018 election, Prof Kolapo Olusola, by urging him to join hands with him to build Ekiti to an enviable state.
The race to become the next Conservative Party leader has begun, following Theresa May’s announcement that she will step down next month.
French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.
Toni Kroos has committed his future to Real Madrid by agreeing a contract extension through to 2023.
Two members of the Chief Ralph Uwazuruike led Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), reportedly lost their lives at her 19th anniversary celebration in Onitsha.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looked on course Thursday for a major victory in the world’s biggest election, with early trends suggesting his Hindu nationalist party will win a bigger majority even than 2014.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria has ordered that a winding up petition filed by United Bank for Africa Plc UBA against a limited liability company KEPCO ENERGY RESOURCES NIGERIA LIMITED (RC 6900064) over the inability of the company to pay a debt of N15,221,674,976.4 be advertised in the Federal Gazette and in one other national daily.
Real Madrid winger Vinícius Júnior admits he is delighted with how his debut season with at club unfolded.