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US-backed Syria forces seize Raqqa Old City from IS Beirut - The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, said on Friday it had taken the last districts in the old city of Raqqa from IS (Daesh), but the US-led ... Saturday 02-09-2017 11:31 AM Gunmen kill two in attack on Pakistan opposition politician: police Karachi (Pakistan) - Unknown gunmen on Saturday killed a 10-year-old boy and a guard and wounded four others when they fired at an opposition politician in the southern Pakistani port city of ... Saturday 02-09-2017 11:24 AM Syrian troops advancing toward Deir Ez-Zor Moscow - Syrian government troops, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, continue to encircle IS terrorist group near Akerbat settlement in Hama province, Sputnik reported Saturday quoting a ... Saturday 02-09-2017 11:15 AM Russia's Putin won't attend UN General Assembly Saturday 02-09-2017 11:06 AM 8 killed in attack by suicide bombers in Iraq's Salahudin Saturday 02-09-2017 10:58 AM Merkel may rethink ties after Turkey detains more Germans Saturday 02-09-2017 10:46 AM Syrian army captures key IS stronghold in Hama province Saturday 02-09-2017 09:53 AM Black smoke rises from Russian consulate chimney in San Francisco Saturday 02-09-2017 09:26 AM Security sources: Qatar continues funding terrorism in Syria Saturday 02-09-2017 08:47 AM U.S.-led coalition says Islamic State convoy remains in Syrian Desert Saturday 02-09-2017 08:43 AM Pope Tawadros meets 2,500 Coptic youths in Australia Saturday 02-09-2017 08:42 AM Next round of Syria talks in Astana set for September 14-15 Astana - The next round of talks between Russia, Turkey and Iran on settling the Syrian civil conflict will take place in Kazakhstan on Sept. 14-15 and focus on forces that the three nations plan ... Friday 01-09-2017 11:15 PM Washington tells Russia to close consulate, buildings in US Washington - The US has told Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and two annex buildings in Washington and New York, the State Department said on Thursday, a response to Moscow last ... Friday 01-09-2017 10:14 PM UN: 400 Rohingya Muslims killed in Myanmar New York - About 400 people were killed during this week in the fight between Rohingya Muslim minority and security forces northwestern Myanmar, according to the United Nations. The BBC ... Friday 01-09-2017 07:13 PM Pope Tawadros II leads Mass in Egyptian Church in Sydney Cairo - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese led a Mass that was held at St. Mary and Abu Seifin Cathedral in the Australian capital Sydney on Friday. During ... Friday 01-09-2017 05:12 PM