Month: November 2015

Clashes erupt between Syria Islamists, Kurds
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Clashes erupt between Syria Islamists, Kurds

At least 23 fighters have been killed in clashes between Syrian Islamist forces including Al-Qaeda’s local affiliate and an alliance led by Kurdish forces, a monitor said on Monday.     The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 15 fighters from Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and allied groups had been […]

EU vows to continue pushing Middle East agenda
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EU vows to continue pushing Middle East agenda

The European Union vowed Monday to work for Middle East peace even though Israel suspended it from the diplomatic process over the bloc’s decision to label goods imported from Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights.   “When it comes to the Middle East peace process, the EU continues and […]

Netanyahu orders: ‘Break contact’ with European Union
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Netanyahu orders: ‘Break contact’ with European Union

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has instructed the Foreign Ministry to reassess its involvement with European Union (EU) institutions regarding the political process with the Palestinians.   Until the assessment is completed, Prime Minister Netanyahu ordered the suspension of all political contact with EU institutions and representatives on the issue.   […]

Syria: Al Qaeda rebels kill key ISIS commander
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Syria: Al Qaeda rebels kill key ISIS commander

The leader of a jihadist Syrian rebel faction that had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group (ISIS) was killed Sunday in a suicide attack by rival jihadists, a monitoring group said.     “Abu Ali al-Baridi, head of Al-Yarmuk Martyrs Brigade and nicknamed ‘The Uncle’, was killed in a […]