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IS chief al-Baghdadi killed in US op in Syria: Trump

Washington: Fugitive Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria, US President Donald Trump announced on Sunday. Speaking from the White House, Trump said al-Baghdadi detonated his suicide vest during a raid by special forces late on Saturday, the BBC reported. US special forces executed […]

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India slams Turkey’s military offensive in Syria

New Delhi: India on Thursday slammed Turkey’s unilateral military offensive in northeast Syria, saying it can undermine stability in the region and the fight against terrorism. In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs said “We are deeply concerned at the unilateral military offensive by Turkey in north-east Syria.” It said that Turkey’s action also […]

Macron, Sisi voice support for political settlement in Syria

Cairo : Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and French President Emmanuel Macron have voiced support for political settlement in Syria, the Egyptian presidential spokesman said in a statement. “The two presidents expressed their support for all exerted efforts to settle Syrian crisis politically, stressing the importance of the participation of Arab states and the permanent members […]