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Us-led Coalition Hits Syrian Army Positions Hezbollah Media Unit

BEIRUT – Warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition targeted two Syrian army positions in the eastern Syrian desert, a military media unit run by Lebanon’s...

Tumbling Lira Casts Shadow Over Erdogans June Election

ISTANBUL – Running a market stall in Istanbul’s working class Fatih district, Ozgur Kamis struggles to make a living as the cost of his stock rises day by...

France To Push Libya Accord At New Paris Meeting Diplomats Say

PARIS – France plans to hold an international meeting in Paris with Libyan political leaders to push for an agreement on holding U.N.-backed elections this year,...

Swiss Cabinet Backs 1 Billion Support For Winter Olympics Bid

ZURICH – The Swiss government asked parliament on Wednesday to approve spending of up to 994 million Swiss francs ($1.00 billion) on a bid to host the 2026 Winter...

Erdogan Picks Ministers For Turkey Parliament Race To Boost Party Chances

ANKARA – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has picked prominent ministers to run for parliament next month, strengthening the ruling AK Party’s chances of...

Bosnian Border Town Residents Help Migrants But Worry About Security

VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia – Thousands of refugees and migrants have crossed this year into EU member Croatia from Bosnia on their way to Europe’s richer...

Trade And Growth Fears Prompt Dash For Safe Havens

LONDON – Investors sold equities on Wednesday and raced to buy Japanese yen and government bonds from the United States and Germany on fears that setbacks to...

Turkeys Muslim-friendly Holidays Find A Modest Place In The Sun

ALANYA, Turkey – Turkey’s $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the...

Syria Says Iranian Withdrawal Not Up For Discussion Report

BEIRUT – The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, the Syrian deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, after Washington demanded...

Britons Dash To Become German Before Brexit

BERLIN – Driven by the prospect of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union next year, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens...