Syrian state TV says Israeli helicopters launch missiles at Syrian military points

CAIRO (Reuters) – Syrian state TV said on Thursday Israeli helicopters launched missiles at Syrian military points in Al-Qahtaniyah, Al-Hurria, and Al-Qunaitra, injuring three ...

Cycling: Froome says awaiting coronavirus test as UAE Tour canceled

(Reuters) – The UAE Tour featuring some of the world’s leading riders has been canceled with two stages remaining due to a coronavirus scare, four-time Tour de France champion ...

Battle rages over strategic Syrian town of Saraqeb as humanitarian catastrophe unfolds

AMMAN/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Syrian rebels backed by Turkish forces said on Thursday they had recaptured the crossroads town of Saraqeb, marking a first big push-back of a Syrian ...

Turkey will no longer stop Syrian migrant flow to Europe: Turkish official

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has decided to no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe by land and sea, a senior Turkish official told Reuters on Thursday, in anticipation ...

Train accident in northern Egypt injures 38

CAIRO (Reuters) – Thirty-eight people were injured in a train accident in northern Egypt on Thursday, the health ministry said. All were treated for minor injuries in hospitals ...

No audience at Polish e-gaming event due to coronavirus fears

WARSAW (Reuters) – The finals of the computer games world cup in Poland will take place without an audience on site after the regional governor decided to revoke its permit due ...

Cycling: Dynamite Danes smash world record again to win team pursuit

BERLIN (Reuters) – Denmark’s men’s team pursuit squad installed themselves as hot favorites for the Tokyo Olympics as they powered to gold at the world championships with ...

Kobe Bryant handprints among Beverly Hills auction items

(Reuters) – A copy of Kobe Bryant’s handprints, cast in cement outside Hollywood’s famed Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, are going up for auction in April along with other memorabilia ...

Coronavirus could impact NHL’s plans to play in China this year

(Reuters) – The coronavirus epidemic could impact the National Hockey League’s plans to have preseason games in China later this year, according to a report on the North American ...

Djokovic bamboozles despairing Khachanov with drop shots in Dubai

(Reuters) – Novak Djokovic used a dizzying array of drop shots to make short work of Karen Khachanov at the Dubai Open on Thursday, reaching the semi-finals with a dominant 6-2 ...