Monthly Archive: December 2016

Saudi King Salman reshuffles Shura Council

Saudi king swears in new Shura Council

14 December 2016 – Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz yesterday sworn in members of the country’s Shura Council, which advises the government on legislation. The council, which comprises 150 members,...

Syrian rebels retreat in Aleppo in terrifying collapse

Syrian rebels retreat in Aleppo in terrifying collapse

13 December 2016 – Syrian rebels retreated from former strongholds in eastern Aleppo in a “terrifying” collapse yesterday, holding onto a small sliver of territory packed with fighters and...