Muslim Countries Refuse to Take A Single Syrian Refugee, Cite Risk of Exposure to Terrorism
Five of the wealthiest Muslims Countries have taken no Syrian refugees in, arguing that doing so would open them up to the risk of terrorism
The Syrian War Has Caused The First-Ever Withdrawal From The Doomsday Seed Vault
The civil war in Syria has prompted the first withdrawal from the Arctic 'doomsday vault' - a seed storage unit built on an island between Norway and the North Pole, to safe-guard the world's food supply in the event of a global catastrophy, such as
Erdogan says Turkey to take part in Mosul operation
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said Turkey would play a role in the US-backed Iraqi offensive to retake the city of Mosul from jihadists, saying it was unthinkable for Ankara to stay on the sidelines.
Iran sends planes stuffed with food to Qatar | CNN
Five Iranian planes filled with food have landed at Doha airport as the blockade against Qatar from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries starts to bite.
How Saudi Arabia and allies strong-armed Qatar, blindsided U.S.
One of the first signs of the crisis in which four Arab states have cut ties with Qatar came in a phone call from an anxious government adviser to a Reuters journalist early on May 24.
Opinion: Young princes in the Persian Gulf are playing with fire | DW | 06.06.2017
Qatar stands isolated under accusations of sponsoring terrorism. But this diplomatic crisis is actually about young princes' unbridled quest for power - with the help of Donald Trump, says DW's Bachir Amroune.
Battle for Islamic State stronghold could trigger a new crisis: A million displaced Iraqis
Already, there aren’t enough tents. At one camp near Mosul, more than 1,000 families are waiting for shelter.