Israeli attack kills pro-Government militia

An Israeli attack against a pro-government military base in Syria has killed three militia. Syria’s National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Israel has carried out air strikes or fired mortar rounds during the six-year war in Syria, often in …

International observer in Ukraine killed in land mine

A member of a European security watchdog was killed in Eastern Ukraine when his vehicle drove over a land mine. The American was part of a monitoring mission for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The watchdog has been trying encourage dialogue between Russia and Ukraine throughout the crisis. A German woman who also worked for the OSCE was also injured. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between Ukraine and separatists in the Russian-held ea… READ …