Military Conflicts

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

Libya arrests suspected al Qaeda leader, source says

Libya arrests suspected al Qaeda leader, source says

Published 08/02/2019

TRIPOLI. (Reuters) - Libyan authorities have arrested a suspected al Qaeda leader who fled from the eastern city of Derna, once a jihadist bastion, a [more…]

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Published 08/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event [more…]

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan attend armed forces charity awards

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan attend armed forces charity awards

Published 07/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle attended an awards ceremony on Thursday evening for the Endeavour Fund, which supports the [more…]

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

Published 05/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the battles of the Vietnam War to starving African villages and the destitute streets of London, photographer Don McCullin has documented [more…]

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

Published 03/02/2019

MOSUL, Iraq(Reuters) - A raven perched on the shoulder of a woman with flaming hair is Iraqi artist Marwan Fathi’s symbol for the terrible events [more…]

Explainer: Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?

Explainer: Who is behind the Philippine church bombings?

Published 28/01/2019

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines security forces investigating a deadly twin bombing at a church on a predominantly Muslim southern island are zeroing in on what [more…]

Comedian Roseanne, shunned since racist tweet, visits Israel

Comedian Roseanne, shunned since racist tweet, visits Israel

Published 27/01/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Roseanne Barr, the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist remark on Twitter, visited Jerusalem’s [more…]

Berlin auctioneer expects British, Russian interest in Hitler…

Berlin auctioneer expects British, Russian interest in Hitler…

Published 24/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - The pictures - three anemic watercolours showing a mountain scene, a river and a distant figure sat beneath a tree - are [more…]

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Archaeologists restore ancient Palmyra artifacts in Damascus museum

Published 10/01/2019

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - In the National Museum of Damascus, archaeologist Muntajab Youssef works on an ancient stone bust from Palmyra, one of hundreds of artifacts [more…]