Syria developments

BEIRUT | The Latest: Kurdish group says it has French IS fighter

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group says it has detained a French Islamic State group fighter linked to terror attacks in Paris and Nice in 2015 and 2016. The Syrian Democratic Forces say they captured Adrien Lionel Kiyali on Saturday in a region … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: Kurdish group says it has French IS fighter

BEIRUT | The Latest: Russia brings Syrian ‘witnesses’ to Netherlands

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 5:50 p.m. A group of Syrians has arrived at the headquarters of the global chemical weapons watchdog in the Netherlands, where Russia has organized a briefing for them. Russia has said the Syrians will explain that they were “real witnesses of (a) staged ‘chemical … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: Russia brings Syrian ‘witnesses’ to Netherlands

BEIRUT | The Latest: UN chief says Mideast ‘peril’ threatens security

BEIRUT | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 5:40 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the Middle East is in such “peril” today that it has become a threat to international peace and security — and Syria “represents the most serious threat.” The U.N. chief told an emergency … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: UN chief says Mideast ‘peril’ threatens security