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Syrian Regime Takes Control of Country"s Largest Province

Rebel fighters and thousands of civilians are leaving the last opposition-held enclave in central Homs province, after years of government siege and a recent military assault that forced their surrender......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Syrian Regime Takes Key Border Crossing as Rebel Towns Surrender

The Syrian regime and its ally, Russia, took control of an important border crossing with Jordan on Friday in a deal with antigovernment rebels that also included the surrender of four nearby towns in the country’s southwest......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 6th, 2018

Syria Ramps Up Attacks on Pockets of Opposition

The Syrian regime, unfazed by international outrage over a suspected chemical-weapons attack, has shifted its attention to small opposition-held pockets in its relentless pursuit to consolidate control over the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 26th, 2018

As ISIS Fades in Syria, Another Militant Group Takes Root

A militant group bred from al Qaeda is consolidating its power in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, where extremists have taken hold as the U.S. focuses on fighting Islamic State remnants elsewhere in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 18th, 2018

Turkey Urges Russia, Iran to Help Call Off Syrian Regime Attack on Militants

Turkey’s president pressed the countries’ leaders to prevent what could be one of the Syrian war’s bloodiest battles, as they met at a summit to discuss the fate of thousands of civilians and militants in Idlib province......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2018

Russia Launches Strikes Ahead of Offensive on Syrian Rebel Bastion

Russian warplanes struck Syria’s Idlib province as residents and rebels in the country’s last major opposition stronghold steeled for a regime offensive that the U.S. has warned could trigger a humanitarian disaster......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 4th, 2018

Refugees Become Pawns in Syria"s Bid for Foreign Aid

The Assad regime, mindful of the strain Syrian refugees are putting on neighboring countries, is throwing up obstacles to their return as the country and its foreign backers seek reconstruction funds and sanctions relief......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 27th, 2018

Germany ETF rises after last-minute immigration deal

The largest exchange-traded fund to track Germany's equity market rose on Tuesday, after the country's government reached a last-minute deal for tighter control over immigration. The deal was seen as preventing a full-blown crisis that could hav.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

Israel strikes Iran infra in Syria in largest operation since 1974: Updates

Israeli strikes on several areas of Syria on Wednesday night killed at least 23 fighters, including five Syrian regime troops and 18 other allied forces.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 10th, 2018

Venezuela takes charge of big bank, arrests 11 executives

Authorities in Venezuela say they've arrested 11 executives at the country's largest private bank in an ongoing criminal takedown......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Dozens of pro-Assad troops killed in missile strikes inside Syria

Missile strikes on Syrian government bases overnight killed dozens of pro-regime forces, raising the risks of a wider regional war just weeks after Israel was blamed for hitting an air station in the country used by Iranian elite forces......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

China cryptocurrency mining fading quickly, says paper

With China tightening control on cryptocurrencies and having shut down trading of Bitcoin at the end of September, cryptocurrency mining is dissipating quickly in the country, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report......»»

Category: topSource: digitimes22 hr. 0 min. ago

More Than Half Of Germans Want To Leave The Country For A "More Stable Political Situation"

More than half of Germans living under Merkel's open-border regime want to leav.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 19th, 2018

This Father Lost His Son in Parkland. Now He Wants America to Vote the NRA’s Influence Out of Office

Manuel Oliver is a part of the campaign known as The Last Lockdown. With the midterms just weeks away, activists like artist Manuel Oliver are campaigning for gun control around the country, hoping to re.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 18th, 2018

Canada"s Marijuana Legalization Offers a Test Case for Other Countries

Canada became the largest country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, a potentially watershed moment for a nascent cannabis industry that is banking on showing the drug can be safely regulated......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 17th, 2018

Amazon zooms in on central Mexico for large new warehouse

Amazon.com Inc is scouting for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center in the country, sources said, aiming at a bigger slice of the burgeoning e-commerce market in Latin America's second-largest economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Exclusive: Amazon zooms in on central Mexico for large new warehouse

Amazon.com Inc is scouting for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center in the country, sources said, aiming at a bigger slice of the burgeoning e-commerce market in Latin America's second-largest economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Supply Woes to Slow Canada"s Marijuana Legalization

Canada became the largest country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but a patchwork of regulations and a shortage of legal supply means the black market won’t likely disappear anytime soon......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 17th, 2018

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace Canada is now the largest country in the world with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. There is more good news fo.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 17th, 2018

Wall Street gains at open as banks rise

U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, as bumper results from the country's largest banks, including JPMorgan , set an upbeat tone for the earnings season......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

How to work the ACL crowd: Businesses big and small cozy up to city"s largest music festival

People flock to ACL for the music, but they stand in long lines for tacos, beer and air conditioning. Find out what it takes to get a big corporate sponsorship up and running, and what it's worth to companies like American Express......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018