Post Tagged with: "Syria"

Syria vows to end US presence; Russia, Turkey warn over ‘border force’ plan

January 15, 2018 1:32 am
Syria vows to end US presence; Russia, Turkey warn over ‘border force’ plan

US military vehicles drive in the Syrian town of Darbasiya next to the Turkish border, April 28, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Damascus says it is determined to end US military presence after Washington declared plans to build a 30,000-member “border force” in the Arab country that Russia says could lead to Syria’s partition. […]

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US runs training camps for Syria militants: Russian general

December 27, 2017 11:00 pm
US runs training camps for Syria militants: Russian general

This photo, taken on May 23, 2017, and released by AP, shows a militant on a vehicle armed with heavy automatic machine gun (L) next to an American soldier on his armored vehicle at the Syrian-Iraqi crossing border point of Tanf, south Syria. The Russian military top brass says militants, […]

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Syrian government army urges surrender of militants encircled near Lebanon border

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Syrian government army urges surrender of militants encircled near Lebanon border

Syrian forces gather near the village of Sawwan, south of Khanasser, in the Aleppo Province on November 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Syrian government forces and their allies have reportedly given a 72-hour deadline to militants encircled in a strategic border area near Lebanon and Israel to either leave or […]

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Nusra militants, under increasing battlefield pressure, agree to move to Syria’s Idlib, Dara’a

December 26, 2017 2:30 am
Nusra militants, under increasing battlefield pressure, agree to move to Syria’s Idlib, Dara’a

Members of the al-Nusra Front terrorist group are seen in an area south of Aleppo, Syria, on August 6, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Members of the al-Nusra Front militant group have agreed to surrender the southwestern outskirts of Syria’s Rif Dimashq Governorate and move to the provinces of Idlib and Dara’a. […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia to keep up anti-terror fight in Syria ‘if necessary’

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia to keep up anti-terror fight in Syria ‘if necessary’

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) meets with senior Russian lawmakers at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow currently sees no need for a heavy military presence in Syria, but it will continue its counter-terrorism battle in the Arab state. […]

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British Prime Minister Theresa May hails UK troops for ISIL’s defeat in Iraq, Syria

December 24, 2017 1:56 am
British Prime Minister Theresa May hails UK troops for ISIL’s defeat in Iraq, Syria

British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a Christmas address to British troops at Royal Air Force Akrotiri military base in Cyprus on December 22, 2017. (Photo by AP) British Prime Minister Theresa May has claimed credit for the defeat of the Daesh (ISIL) terrorists in Iraq and Syria during a […]

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Russia’s Duma ratifies deal to expand naval facility in Syria

December 21, 2017 1:41 am
Russia’s Duma ratifies deal to expand naval facility in Syria

A general view of the lower house of Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, in Moscow, on April 19, 2017 (photo by AFP) The Russian parliament has approved a deal to expand a Russian naval facility in the Syrian port of Tartus. Russia’s lower house of parliament, the State Duma, voted […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin declares ‘complete victory’ on both banks of Euphrates in Syria

December 6, 2017 11:30 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin declares ‘complete victory’ on both banks of Euphrates in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses workers of the GAZ factory in Nizhny Novgorod on December 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a ‘complete victory’ over the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group on both banks of the Euphrates River in Syria, stressing the significance of switching to a […]

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Syrian negotiators arrive in Geneva for new round of peace talks

November 29, 2017 2:34 am
Syrian negotiators arrive in Geneva for new round of peace talks

Syrian ambassador to the United Nations and head of the Syrian government delegation, Bashar al-Ja’afari (2nd, R) is welcomed arriving at his hotel prior to a new round of Syria’s peace talks in Geneva, November 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Syrian government’s negotiation team has arrived in Geneva to […]

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China says to help with reconstruction of Syria

November 24, 2017 11:00 pm
China says to help with reconstruction of Syria

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) speaks to Syrian government special envoy Bouthaina Shaaban during a meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, October 12, 2015. (Photo by Reuters) China says it will help with reconstruction efforts in Syria, which has seen massive destruction as a result of over […]

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Arab League works as tool against Muslim nations: Syria

November 21, 2017 9:00 pm
Arab League works as tool against Muslim nations: Syria

This file picture shows a view of Syria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates building in the capital Damascus. (Photo by Sana) Syria has strongly denounced the closing statement of the latest Arab League foreign ministers’ meeting in Cairo, saying the so-called league, backed by petrodollars of “sheikhdoms”, has been […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates President Bashar al-Assad on Syrian army achievements in anti-terror fight

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Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates President Bashar al-Assad on Syrian army achievements in anti-terror fight

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the latest victories achieved by the Syrian army against terrorists on the battlefield. The meeting between the two presidents took place on Monday in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, which is to host a trilateral summit on […]

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Russia vetoes Japan-drafted resolution on chemical attacks in Syria

November 18, 2017 12:00 am
Russia vetoes Japan-drafted resolution on chemical attacks in Syria

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya addresses the UN Security Council about an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, during a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on November 17, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Russia has cast a second veto in the United Nations […]

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Israeli military threatens to launch incursion into Syria

November 4, 2017 1:47 pm
Israeli military threatens to launch incursion into Syria

Israeli forces maneuver a Namer armored personnel carrier during the last day of a military exercise in the northern part of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, September 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Israeli military has threatened to launch an incursion into Syria “to protect” the people of a village populated […]

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Israeli military threatens to launch incursion into Syria

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Israeli military threatens to launch incursion into Syria

Israeli forces maneuver a Namer armored personnel carrier during the last day of a military exercise in the northern part of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, September 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Israeli military has threatened to launch an incursion into Syria “to protect” the people of a village populated […]

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