A court in Moscow has sentenced "Pussy Riot" women to two years.
US-backed fighters in Syria claimed victory over Islamic State, saying they eliminated the self-proclaimed caliphate from the last territory it controlled in Syria. Rebels from the Syrian Democratic Forces fought for weeks to retake Baghouz from IS.
What will happen to the thousands of IS members who surrendered in the final phase of the battle in Syria? Neighboring Iraq might try them but the country suffers from overcrowded prisons and overworked courts.
The United States reversed decades of policy in the Middle East by officially recognizing the Golan Heights as Israeli territory. Israel seized it from Syria in the Arab Israeli War in 1967, and then annexed the Golan heights in 1981.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version