The US signalled an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader strategy to prevent Islamic State's resurgence, pave the way for the eventual departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and curtail Iran's influence. Continue reading...
Officials play down fears of environmental disaster after vessel carrying 136,000 tonnes of crude oil goes down off ChinaAn Iranian oil tanker has burst into flames and sunk, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off the coast of China, according
The Sanchi, which was carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil has been in flames since colliding with a bulk freighter, and 31 sailors remain missingSix days after a fire broke out on an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of China, firefighters are still
Airstrikes and civilian deaths continue in rebel-held Idlib but US presidentâ€™s focus is elsewhereThe latest upsurge in airstrikes, hospital bombings and civilian deaths in the rebel-held Idlib province in northern Syria has elicited little in the w
No sign of 32 crew on board Iranian-owned Sanchi, which was carrying 136,000 tonnes of light oil when it collided with a cargo shipAn Iranian oil tanker ablaze off the Chinese coast is at risk of exploding or sinking as officials reported there was no sig
An oil tanker has collided with a cargo ship off Chinaâ€™s east coast, causing an oil spill and setting the tanker ablaze. China and South Korea have mounted a search-and-rescue operation to find the 32 people â€“ 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshi