Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear dealt was followed by direct confrontation between Israel and Iran in Syria and all comes ahead of next Monday's decision by Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The date chosen to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel. In the build-up another Friday of protest at Israel's border with Gaza. With all that's going on can Israel afford to stick with the status quo when it comes to the Palestinians?
Russia, Turkey and Iran need to help Syria's government clear its country of terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday (April 28) during a trilateral meeting in Moscow with his counterparts from Turkey and Iran.
A team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in Douma, Syria on Saturday to collect samples as it tries to determine whether such weapons were used there on April 7, the agency said.
French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel is the head of the UN entity investigating serious crimes in Syria, the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM). As the panel presents its first report to the UN General Assembly, Marchi-Uhel granted an interview to FRANCE 24 in New York. She explained the panel's working methods and expressed hope that crimes committed during Syria's war will one day be referred to the International Criminal Court, or to an ad hoc tribunal.
First we look at Syria and the outcome of the strikes on alleged chemical weapons labs. With the OPCW unable to access the sites some accuse Russia and Syria of covering up the evidence of their chemical weapons use. Will the Syrian battleground remain a proxy war for the larger powers at play? We also look at the new Cuban President and his relation to the old regime and Macron's efforts to reform both at home and in Europe.