Some Syrian veterans ready for Ukraine fight, commanders say

Some Syrian fighters primed for ‘righteous war’, commander says No instructions yet to head to Ukraine, Abdallah says Syria is Russia’s closest Middle East ally Ukraine intelligence says 150 Syrians arrived on March 15 Paramilitaries gained combat skills in Syria’s conflict AMMAN/BEIRUT, March 20 (Reuters) – Some Syrian paramilitary fighters say they are ready to … Read more

US home sales tumble; Higher prices, mortgage rates eroding affordability

A new home is seen under construction while building material supplies are in high demand in Tampa, Florida, US, May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Octavio Jones Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Existing home sales fall 7.2% in February Median house price rises 15% to $357,300 from a year ago Housing inventory drops 15.5% … Read more

Meaningful talks needed to stop Russia in Ukraine, Zelenskiy says

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy calls for comprehensive peace talks Ukraine says loses access to Sea of ​​Azov US oil services companies suspend or halt Russia operations Biden warns China’s Xi against helping Russia KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, March 19 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on Saturday for a comprehensive peace talks with Moscow to stop its invasion … Read more

Russian missiles strike Lviv | Reuters

Russian missiles strike area near Lviv Biden to speak to Xi on Friday US citizen among civilians killed in Chernihiv Negotiators still far apart in talks KYIV/LVIV, Ukraine, March 18 (Reuters) – Russia fired missiles at an airport near Lviv on Friday, a city where hundreds of thousands found refugees far from Ukraine’s battlefields, as … Read more

War, inflation and oil cap stocks rebound as yields warn

Oil over $100 and extending gains Stock indexes little changed Biden-Xi phone call due at 1300 GMT Yield inversion looms LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – Global stocks clung to their gains for the week on Friday but a heady cocktail of rising interest rates, high oil prices and no end to war in Ukraine kept … Read more