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South Syria truce to allay Jordan, Israel fears about Iran

A separate truce for southern Syria, brokered by the U.S. and Russia, is meant to help allay growing concerns by neighboring Jordan and Israel about Iranian military ambitions in the area, including fears that Tehran plans to set up a disruptive long-term presence there The Daily Star >> Live News

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Violence torments Ain al-Hilweh despite truce

A second truce deal failed Tuesday to stop clashes between rival Palestinian gunmen in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in south Lebanon, killing one and wounding seven, as the fighting threatened to plunge the area into a wider conflict. The Daily Star >> Live News

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Russia, Turkey stress need to honor Syria truce

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu agreed Tuesday on the need to observe a truce in Syria while continuing to fight terrorist groups, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. The Daily Star >> Live News

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