Middle East

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears

A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them.

Syrians ‘exposed to brutality every day’ as thousands continue fleeing ISIL’s last stand

In eastern Syria, 13,000 people have arrived at a protection camp in just the last week, after fleeing fighting in the last ISIL extremist stronghold in Deir-Ez-Zor governorate, the UN’s emergency coordination office, OCHA, said on Friday.