2018 Asian Games Basketball Battle for 5th place between Team Pilipinas (Philippines) and Syria at the Gelora Bung Karno Basketball Hall.
Saudi Arabia on Saturday expressed its full support for US-led strikes on Syrian government military installations, saying they were a response to “regime crimes” against civilians.
Fresh air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria’s Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, a monitor said, after more than 80 people were killed in weekend raids including an alleged chemical attack denounced by the United States.
A Russian pilot was killed Saturday after his warplane was downed over Syria’s northwest province of Idlib and he clashed with Islamists on the ground, Russia’s defence ministry and a monitor said.
President Barack Obama admitted that ”lone wolf” jihadist attacks present a vexing new security challenge Friday, even as he assured Americans the Islamic State group can be defeated.
President Barack Obama sought Thursday to reassure Americans they face no ”credible” terror threat, as US authorities began a review of the visa system that let one of the San Bernardino shooters into the country.
President Barack Obama on Monday said the U.S.-led coalition is making progress against Islamic State militants in both Iraq and Syria, as he delivered an update on the campaign aimed at reassuring Americans worried about the spread of extremism-fuel terrorism.
President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to accelerate the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, implicitly acknowledging that progress has been too slow as the extremist group expands its reach with deadly attacks beyond the Middle East.
Facing intense scrutiny about his counterterror policy, President Barack Obama will huddle with top security brass and deliver an address at the Pentagon Monday, hoping to underscore his role as commander-in-chief.
US President Barack Obama hailed a vote Wednesday by British lawmakers to join the air campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria.