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Syrian army launches major anti-IS offensive at rebel request

Syrian army launches major anti-IS offensive at rebel request

October 13, 2017 - 17:59 AMT  13:59 GMT
The army began its operation this morning after Syrian warplanes hit IS positions in the district of Hajar al-Aswad and in the Yarmouk Camp area.
HRW reports on renewed torture in police custody, abductions in Turkey

HRW reports on renewed torture in police custody, abductions in Turkey

October 13, 2017 - 17:54 AMT  13:54 GMT
People in Turkey accused of links with terrorism or with the 2016 military coup attempt have been tortured in police custody, HRW says.
Apple rumored to be working on iPhone with stylus for 2019 launch

Apple rumored to be working on iPhone with stylus for 2019 launch

October 13, 2017 - 17:35 AMT  13:35 GMT
"Apple had to compromise on some touch performance of the latest iPhone X largely due to the less advanced chipset," one person said.
Syrian army unit overcomes deadly Islamic State sniper trap

Syrian army unit overcomes deadly Islamic State sniper trap

October 13, 2017 - 17:27 AMT  13:27 GMT
Video footage was released Friday, October 13, showing a unit of the Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces coming under fire from an IS sniper.
Mkhitaryan, Klopp exchange compliments ahead of Anfield clash

Mkhitaryan, Klopp exchange compliments ahead of Anfield clash

October 13, 2017 - 17:07 AMT  13:07 GMT
Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan has opened up on how former boss Jurgen Klopp transformed him into a "better player".
Uber appeals decision to withdraw London license

Uber appeals decision to withdraw London license

October 13, 2017 - 16:12 AMT  12:12 GMT
Despite being judged unfit to operate and having licensing withdrawn by the local regulator, Uber can continue to operate in London.
Armenians invited to first-ever Tea & Coffee Festival

Armenians invited to first-ever Tea & Coffee Festival

October 13, 2017 - 14:15 AMT  10:15 GMT
The Armenian capital city of Yerevan will host the inaugural Tea & Coffee Festival on October 20-21 near the Opera House and Swan Lake.
Turkey says interested in Russian S-500 missiles too

Turkey says interested in Russian S-500 missiles too

October 13, 2017 - 13:48 AMT  09:48 GMT
Erdogan did not say when he had discussed the issue with Putin. The two leaders held talks in Ankara on September 28.
Armenian, Azerbaijani presidents to talk Karabakh October 16

Armenian, Azerbaijani presidents to talk Karabakh October 16

October 13, 2017 - 13:28 AMT  09:28 GMT
Earlier, deputy chairman of the Republican Party of Armenia Armen Ashotyan told reporters that Sargsyan will meet Aliyev next week.
10 amazing facts you might have missed about Armenia: Top Desat

10 amazing facts you might have missed about Armenia: Top Desat

October 13, 2017 - 13:16 AMT  09:16 GMT
The Armenian capital, Yerevan, is one of the world's oldest inhabited settlements, built around 29 years earlier than Rome.
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