Gulf Times - Khalid-Ibn-al-Walid
Syria widens assault in southwest, hits IS pocket

Syria widens assault in southwest, hits IS pocket

The Syrian government widened its offensive to recover the southwest on Wednesday, extending it to an enclave held by Islamic State-affiliated fighters as Russian warplanes targeted the area, a war monitor said.

Spain’s Felipe meets Saudi king as warship sale mooted

Spain’s Felipe meets Saudi king as warship sale mooted

Spain’s King Felipe VI met yesterday with Saudi King Salman, official media said, during a visit coinciding with talks to sell Spanish warships.