Showing posts with label Syria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Syria. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

ISIS assault halts WFP aid drops in Syria's Deir al-Zor

The World Food Program said Tuesday it has suspended aid drops to the besieged Syrian city of Deir al-Zor because of heavy fighting after a fierce assault by ISIS.

Monday, January 16, 2017

EU Planning to Host Conference on Future of Syria in Spring : Mogherini

The European Union is planning to host a conference on the future of Syria in Brussels in spring, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Monday.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Turkish FM Cavusoglu: ISIS should be invited to Syria peace talks if Kurdish PYD are

Turkey has expressed its anger with the US suggestion that the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) be invited to Syria peace talks as Ankara recognizes it as the Syrian wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which is listed as a terrorist group in the country.

Israel Fears Attacking Syria with Fighter Jets : Arab Analyst

Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, referred to Israel's recent rocket attack on an airbase near Damascus, and said Tel Aviv is afraid of using its air force for strikes on Syria due to the country's reinvigorated air defense system.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Russian DM surprised by lack of assistance to Aleppo civilians from UN

Russia’s Defense Ministry is surprised by a lack of assistance to civilians in Aleppo from international organization, though the city has been liberated from militants for a month already, spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Saturday.

Turkey: United Syria impossible with Assad

Turkey still believes a united and peaceful Syria is impossible with President Bashar al-Assad but wants to proceed “step-by-step” and see the outcome of planned peace talks in Astana, President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Friday.

US Has Not Received Any Formal Invitation to Intra-Syrian Talks in Astana

On January 23, Russia and Turkey are coordinating a conference with Syrian opposition and government representatives in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Russia stays mute on possible US invitation to Syria talks

The Kremlin on Friday declined to confirm whether it would invite the United States to Syria peace talks later this month after Washington was excluded from brokering a recent truce in the war-torn country.

Syria sends two letters to UNSC and UN Secretary Gen. regarding the Israeli aggression on Mezzeh military airport

Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Friday sent two letters to the UN Secretary General and the head of the UN Security Council about the new Israeli aggression on Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus after the midnight of Friday.

Turkey, Russia sign agreement of coordinating air operations in Syria

Turkey and Russia signed an agreement on Thursday to establish mechanisms and coordination for the safety of military aviation in Syria, the Turkish army said.

Syrian Army: Israel Fires Rockets at Military Airport Near Damascus

Syrian army command said on Friday that Israel fired rockets at a major military airport west of Damascus, the capital, and warned Tel Aviv of repercussions of what it called a "flagrant" attack.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Turkey's anti-terror fight protects Europe, NATO states

Minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik on Wednesday said Turkey’s fight against terrorism also protects the borders of Europe and NATO states.....etc

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Turkish forces commit new massacres in Aleppo countryside : Long-Term Occupation of Syria

The Turkish regime’s forces attacked al-Bab city and the towns of Baza’a and Tadaf in the northeast countryside of Aleppo during the past two days, killing a number of civilians.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Shoigu Slams Ashton Carter's Claim on Russian Efforts in Fight against ISIL/ISIS

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter surely picked the wrong country when he said that Russia’s contribution to the struggle against terrorism in Syria was zero, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting with top Defense Ministry officials on Tuesday.

U.S. troops kill Islamic State leader during firefight in Syria

In a rare ground mission, U.S. commandos killed a midlevel Islamic State commander in east Syria on Sunday, though they had hoped to capture him alive in the raid, commanders say.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Assad says Syrian government ready to grant amnesty to armed opposition groups

Members of the armed opposition will have a chance to take advantage of the amnesty offered by the government, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with French media, published by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Tunisians protest against returning terror/militants

About 1,000 people protested in central Tunis on Sunday against allowing Tunisians who had fought with jihadists abroad back into the country.

Long-Term Occupation of Syria : Turkey 'Testing the Waters' by Hinting NATO Could Be Kicked Out of Incirlik

High-ranking Turkish officials have recently expressed their discontent with Washington failing to provide assistance to Ankara's "military operation" [?] in northern Syria, implying that NATO forces could even be asked to leave the Incirlik airbase.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Long-Term Occupation of Syria : One Turkish soldier killed in ISIL attack in Syria's al-Bab

One Turkish soldier has been killed in an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack in Syria's al-Bab as part of Turkey's ongoing Euphrates Shield Operation, Doğan News Agency reported on Jan. 7.

11 civilians, including 5 children, killed in a new US-led coalition attack in Raqaa

The US-led coalition committed a new massacre in the countryside of the northern Raqqa province, leaving over 10 civilians killed.

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Trump: Now we’re backing "rebels" against Syria, and we have no idea who these people are

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