Air strikes on one of the last villages still held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed 12 civilians, including four children, a monitor said Monday.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday that government bodies must provide “space for criticism” as he sought to head off days of unrest, but warned protesters that violence was unacceptable.
Khadija Alloush made it out alive from Syria’s battle-ravaged Raqqa with her five children, but she lost her seven-year-old son to the biting cold of life in a displacement camp.
Iran warned of a tough crackdown on Sunday against demonstrators who pose one of the most audacious challenges to its clerical leaders since nationwide pro-reform unrest jolted the country in 2009.
Turkish police have detained 20 people, including 15 foreign nationals, on suspicion of links to Islamic State during raids in Istanbul, tightening security ...