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...


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...


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...