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BEIRUT | Reports: Dozens killed or wounded in east Syria airstrikes

BEIRUT— Syrian state media and a war monitor say airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on a town held by the Islamic State group have killed and wounded dozens. State news agency SANA said the airstrikes on Sousa Thursday and Friday left several people dead or wounded. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights gave a … Continue reading BEIRUT | Reports: Dozens killed or wounded in east Syria airstrikes

SKOPJE, Macedonia | Macedonian lawmakers debate putting new name in constitution

SKOPJE, Macedonia  — Macedonia’s parliament is debating constitutional amendments that are part of an agreement with neighboring Greece to rename the country “North Macedonia,” changes that would go a long way to ensuring the country can join NATO. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s left-led coalition is struggling to get two-thirds of parliament’s 120 lawmakers to approve … Continue reading SKOPJE, Macedonia | Macedonian lawmakers debate putting new name in constitution

BEIRUT | Rights group criticizes US-led coalition for Raqqa deaths

BEIRUT— The U.S.-led coalition’s failure to adequately acknowledge and investigate civilian deaths in the Syrian city of Raqqa is “a slap in the face for survivors” trying to rebuild their lives a year after the offensive to oust the Islamic State group, a prominent rights group said Friday. At a news conference in the Lebanese … Continue reading BEIRUT | Rights group criticizes US-led coalition for Raqqa deaths

CAIRO | Yemeni official says rebels storm WFP warehouse in port city

CAIRO  — A Yemeni minister has accused rival Houthi rebels of storming a warehouse used by the World Food Program to store humanitarian aid in the war-torn Red Sea port city of Hodeida. Abdel-Raqeeb Fateh, the minister of local administration, said in a statement on Friday that the Houthis have turned the WFP warehouse in … Continue reading CAIRO | Yemeni official says rebels storm WFP warehouse in port city