Tagged: Syria

Iran Re-elects President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has been easily re-elected to a second four-year term, capturing 57 percent of the vote in a race that has implications for wars in Syria and Yemen. He’s considered a...

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South Korean President Moon Sworn in

In our news wrap Wednesday, South Korea’s new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, took the oath of office and vowed to unite the country and negotiate peace with foreign nations. Also, Kurdish fighters in Syria...

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Syria Fighting Eases as Safe Zones Plan Begins

Residents of the Syrian town of Maaret al-Numan say the atmosphere has become slightly more relaxed, as fighting subsides, after a deal signed by government backers Russia and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey to...

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