Trump’s policies have not only brought the world to the verge of war, but are also affecting global humanitarian and environmental programmes negatively.
The black listings are the latest action taken by the Trump administration in response to the April 4 chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun.
Morocco and Algeria have had a contentious relationship since independence from France.
With the US strikes on Syria and Afghanistan, coming in quick succession and without the much-anticipated reset of relations with Russia, the world suddenly looks more dangerous.
Qatar, which has used its influence to free foreign hostages in war zones, is a key mediator and a potential broker of deals in Syria’s six-year conflict.
Haley’s brief speech fell short of introducing innovations to confront rights violations or prevent them in places such as Syria, Burundi and Myanmar.
With the last rebel fighters leaving the town of Damascus, the same is expected in Zabadani with the government gradually restoring services in these areas.
In a 2013 agreement brokered by Russia and the US, Syria had agreed to destroy its chemical weapons.
A US-led military coalition which conducted strikes against ISIS militants in the province of Deir al-Zor is facing allegations of high civilian casualties.
The month of March saw an unprecedented series of civilian casualties due to coalition airstrikes in both Syria and Iraq.
If Damascus becomes a battleground for gangs and militias, many more millions of civilians would join the 11.6 million who have already fled their homes in the civil war.
Men of violence are in command in the US and now call the shots in the world’s major ‘trouble spots,’ with diplomacy slowly slipping out of sight.
Thousands of Syrians have been evacuated from besieged areas in recent months under deals between President Bashar al-Assad’s government and rebels.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which pro-Damascus media said was carried out by a suicide car bomber.
By creating a “hub and spoke” model to counter international terrorism, the US today has a veto on its legal regime, its proscribed actors and use of military force.
Russia continues to side with Syria as the country’s government and diplomats deny any involvement in the deadly sarin gas attack in Syria’s Khan Sheikhoun.
Rex Tillerson received an icy welcome in Russia even as Trump announced that relations with Russia had soured over the missile attack on Syria, its ally.
Trump’s missile strike against Assad’s gassing of Syrians could be the beginning of an international law and consensus against use of chemical weapons.
Sean Spicer’s assertion sparked instant outrage on social media and from some Holocaust memorial groups who accused him of minimising Hitler’s crimes.
Since last week’s attack – which like those four years ago came just before dawn when the wind is the calmest and poison gas most effective – residents have activated a night watch to warn others in case of another attack.
Trump had previously been disinclined to intervene against Assad and the recent missile attack raised expectations that he might now adopt a tougher-than-expected stance with Russia.
The 19-year-old became a global symbol of the fight for girls’ education after being shot in Pakistan’s Swat valley in 2012 for opposing Taliban restrictions on female education.
The US missile strike in Syria will unite Russia’s technology with China’s money and muscle and is not good for regional or world peace.
As Donald Trump tackles troubles at home, US interventionism is taking over policymaking. The president is now fully embraced by the national security and foreign policy establishment.
ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency said two suicide attacks were conducted by its fighters near Tanf on “positions of Syrian groups supported by US.”
The US military’s attack on a Syrian airforce base sets a worrying precedent of brashness and uncertainty in how the Trump administration may handle future crises in international relations.
The question now is how recent critical changes will impact on-the-ground military strategy.
Russian President Putin regarded the US action as a blow against a sovereign nation based on the “made-up pretext” of Syria possessing chemical weapons.
US officials said the military fired dozens of cruise missiles against the base in response to the suspected gas attack in a rebel-held area
Two US warships fired dozens of cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea at the airbase controlled by President Assad’s forces.
Erdogan will apparently stop at nothing to centralise power – and every move that backfires makes him even more desperate.
President Donald Trump said the suspected “horrible” chemical attack cannot be tolerated and it has crossed “many many lines”.
Western countries blamed Syrian armed forces for the recent gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in a rebel-held area of Idliib.
The Syrian military denied responsibility and said it would never use chemical weapons, echoing denials it has made over the course of the war.
Syria’s army and its allies retook a village near Hama on Saturday as the government tries to turn back a major insurgent offensive.
The Raqqa campaign appears to be gathering steam as an overlapping US-backed effort in Iraq is drawing closer to driving ISIS from the city of Mosul.
A year ago on March 22 ISIS suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels, four months after bombings and shootings in Paris that killed 130 people.
Physicians for Human Rights, in a report, said authorities removed dialysis supplies from several convoys headed to rebel-held Douma last year.
Analysts who follow Syria have predicted that as jihadist rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad suffer military reverses, they will increasingly turn to guerrilla attacks in territory controlled by the government.
Many foresee, at best, a ceasefire observed much of the time over much of a territory that will be effectively partitioned between competing forces.