Israel at 70: The enduring impasse with Palestinians; What's left of the Iran nuclear deal?
Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear dealt was followed by direct confrontation between Israel and Iran in Syria and all comes ahead of next Monday's decision by Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The date chosen to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel. In the build-up another Friday of protest at Israel's border with Gaza. With all that's going on can Israel afford to stick with the status quo when it comes to the Palestinians?
Syria’s wounded children: Majida’s story
Syria’s war has left hundreds of thousands of people with a disability. Many of them are children. Ten-year-old Majida Al-Omar lost her leg after an air strike in the city of Aleppo.
Russia, Turkey and Iran need to help clear Syria of terrorists - Lavrov
Russia, Turkey and Iran need to help Syria's government clear its country of terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday (April 28) during a trilateral meeting in Moscow with his counterparts from Turkey and Iran.
Chemical weapons watchdog: inspectors have samples from Douma
A team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in Douma, Syria on Saturday to collect samples as it tries to determine whether such weapons were used there on April 7, the agency said.
Head of UN entity probing war crimes in Syria speaks to FRANCE 24
French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel is the head of the UN entity investigating serious crimes in Syria, the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM). As the panel presents its first report to the UN General Assembly, Marchi-Uhel granted an interview to FRANCE 24 in New York. She explained the panel's working methods and expressed hope that crimes committed during Syria's war will one day be referred to the International Criminal Court, or to an ad hoc tribunal.
Syria alleged chemical attack: Gunfire delays deployment of weapons inspectors
First we look at Syria and the outcome of the strikes on alleged chemical weapons labs. With the OPCW unable to access the sites some accuse Russia and Syria of covering up the evidence of their chemical weapons use. Will the Syrian battleground remain a proxy war for the larger powers at play? We also look at the new Cuban President and his relation to the old regime and Macron's efforts to reform both at home and in Europe.
Mission accomplished? UK and French lawmakers divided over Syria strikes
Syria's Assad is less afraid of the West, while the Russians and Iranians seem to have had plenty of warning to avoid direct confrontations.
Putin condemns strike on Syria, calls for UN emergency meeting
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned the overnight U.S.-led missile attack on Syria and called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, the Kremlin said on Saturday (April 14). Putin said the U.S. actions in Syria made the humanitarian catastrophe worse and caused pain for civilians, as well has damaging international relations.
Syria's Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression
Syria's Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression - Russian news agency.