Tag Archives: Middle East

France has led its first air strike in Syria

first air strike in Syria

The French army has conducted first air strike in Syria. They formally announced by a statement from the Elysee , Sunday, September 27 , unspecified operations of locations and dates . Reportedly, the first air strike in Syria took place on Thursday, September 24 – that time authorities formally denied it . The relevant targets ranged including Rakka , the ...

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Syrian army started using Russian drones

The Syrian army starts using Russian drones

While the Syrian army has used for the first time Wednesday, September 23 drones supplied by Russia, French President Francois Hollande called for the organization of a new UN conference on Syria, following those of June 2012 and February 2014. “For the first time, the army has used drones today received from Moscow in operations against extremists in the north and ...

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Migrants Crisis: tension at the border no man’s land between Macedonia and Greece

Migrants Crisis : Located in the middle of the “Balkan route” that leads migrants from Athens to Germany, via Serbia and Hungary, Macedonia, who faces several months to incessant arrivals on the road to Europe announced the state of emergency in its border regions in the south and in the north. The government has decided to officially deploy the army ...

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The United Nation declares highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen

The United Nation declares highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen

Wednesday, July 1, the United Nation declares highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen, ravaged by a war between Shiite rebels and the government. Only three other countries in the world are placed at this level 3 humanitarian emergency: Iraq, Syria and South Sudan. According to the UN, more than 21.1 million Yemenis now require humanitarian assistance – 80% of the population ...

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Sixth death from MERS coronavirus in South Korea

Sixth death from MERS coronavirus in South Korea

On Monday, June 8, sixth death from MERS coronavirus in South Korea was announced by Ministry of health, and a strong increase in new infections consecutive to the epidemic , the largest outside of Saudi Arabia . Only two weeks before authorities had identified only four cases of contamination. Their numbers have now increased to 87 , including six deaths. ...

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