Saudi Arabia’s ambassador hosted a swanky dinner event for Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion and other government officials Thursday evening, to congratulate Canada for its effort to resettle Syrian refugees. What is the kingdom doing beyond fueling the conflict?
By Vladimir Soldatkin and Dominic Evans via Reuters
Nations along Europe’s refugee route are taking the boldest steps yet to clamp down on migrant flows, trapping thousands of asylum seekers and potentially blocking countless war-weary families from finding sanctuary in the West.
Russian soldiers train with sniffer dogs and specialist equipment in preparation for their deployment to Syria to participate in de-mining the historic town of Palmyra which was recaptured from the Islamic State Sunday