Syria: Rebels fight each other near central Damascus, military official “very happy”

The relative quietness of Qadam after a truce between government forces and rebels since last year was interrupted with the sounds of heavy gunfire during the weekend when militants of the Islamic State (IS) launched an attack on the rebel-held Read more

Turkey: Vice News reporters detained over alleged collusion with terrorist group

A Turkish court Monday charged the America-based online news outlet Vice News’ two reporters and their Turkish colleague for terrorism as they were reporting on Turkish army’s clashes with PKK fighters in Diyarbakır province. Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury, both Read more