Turkish warplanes and artillery hit Kurdish military targets in northeast Syria on the third day of an offensive that has killed hundreds of people, forced tens of thousands to flee and turned Washington’s establishment against President Donald Trump.
Despite an economic downturn and the freezing of Libyan state funds since 2011, investors in the country are attempting to find new avenues of opportunity across Africa by building bridges with other countries.
Nearly 3 million civilians living in the last rebel-held province, Idlib, cautiously welcome the creation of a 'demilitarised' zone after Russia and Turkey's deal. However, the residents express concern over Assad's commitment.
Syrian refugees living in Turkey are returning home by the thousands for Eid al-Adha, and the border crossing facilities are working overtime to facilitate the process. The director of public relations and information in Bab al-Hawa crossing said that over 30,000 Syrians had crossed in the past week.