Syrian President said that if US President-elect Donald Trumpl sticks to his promises, the US may become Syria’s “natural ally”.
Growing xenophobia and rightwing extremism could threaten peace in eastern Germany.
Donald Trump's eldest son triggered an online storm with a tweet comparing Syrian refugees to a bowl containing an assortment of candies.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Wednesday on the Muslim world to unite and punish the Saudi government.
Russian warplanes on Tuesday flew a bombing run from an Iranian airstrip against jihadist groups in war-torn Syria.
A Syrian migrant set off an explosive device near a music festival in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others.
With a spoon and spatula in hand an Iraqi refugee lifts the lid on a large pot filled with goulash and potatoes as he begins his shift.
Militants inspired by the Islamic State group's ideology are seeking to benefit from the desperation of young Palestinians to strengthen their foothold in the Gaza Strip.
Economic concerns and the desire for a sense of purpose and revenge are the major factors pushing young Syrians into the arms of jihadist groups, a study released on Wednesday found.
Israel advised its citizens to leave Turkey citing the potential for jihadist attacks.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's President Vladimir Putin agreed to intensify the drive for a political settlement in Syria but remained divided over Bashar al-Assad's future.
Russia has begun to withdraw military equipment from Syria, the defence ministry said Tuesday.
EU president Donald Tusk defended the use of barbed-wire fences against migrants.
Syria's brutal five-year war has turned increasingly messy tangle of internal and external players with their own multi-faceted agendas.
The German government condemned dozens of coordinated sexual assaults against women on New Year's Eve in Cologne blamed on Arab men.
Turkish Internet servers are suffering a powerful cyber attack from abroad, slowing banking services and fanning fears.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his enemies have increased support for rebels fighting his regime as loyalists backed by Russia and Iran push an offensive to regain lost territory.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on the Gulf states to accept more refugees fleeing Syria, saying that a "humanitarian disaster" could erupt in the Balkans if Europe does not control its borders.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said that the military alliance stands by key ally Turkey after it shot down a Russia fighter jet on the Syrian border but urged both sides to try to calm the crisis.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recommended against Russians travelling to Turkey and cancelled his own planned visit after Ankara shot down a Russian fighter jet.
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