Putin and Trump have agreed to pressure Iran for the sake of Israel's "security." Because of both countries' competing interests in Syria, analysts say this won't be easy.
The move comes over growing fears that member of the Syrian civil defence unit, known as the White Helmets, will be targeted by regime forces when they move into Quneitra province.
Two families brought in diggers to destroy their own homes rather than face the prospect of Israeli settlers moving in after losing a land ownership battle in Israel's courts.
The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila is barred by the constitution from seeking a third term in the election but has refused publicly to rule out that he will attempt to do so.
The donation was made to the central African country in an effort boost the army's "peacekeeping and security operations" at a time when Cameroon faces armed challenges in the north, northwest and southwest regions.
More than 200,000 people have fled their homes in the volatile western regions since late last year as a predominantly French-speaking dominated Cameroon government cracks down on restive English speaking regions
One of the world's deadliest terrorist groups Boko Haram gained international notoriety when it kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from Chibok town, Nigeria in 2014.
More than 100 buses arrived on Wednesday to transport residents and fighters overnight from the villages to nearby government-held territory in Aleppo province.
International Organization for Migration says before the Cyprus wreck, at least 1,443 people died or went missing this year in the Mediterranean Sea route from northern Africa as of July 15.
The war against Daesh ended in 2017, and roughly 70 Sunni Arab families displaced from northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region want to go home.
Buses and ambulances entered the villages of Fuaa and Kafraya, under siege from insurgents in northwest Syria, on Wednesday as part of an agreement to evacuate residents, state TV says.
The flight is the latest concrete sign of a thaw between the neighbouring countries which began only six weeks ago.
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