Politics - Syria

Settlement in Daraya to get 700 gunmen out of the city after handing over their weapons to the army

Settlement in Daraya to get 700 gunmen out of the city after handing over their weapons to the army

🕔2016-08-26 15:34:37

A settlement has been made in Daraya to evacuate it from weapon and gunmen, paving the way for the return of the state’s institutions and families to the city, located in the south-western side on Damascus. SANA reporter quoted Chief of Daraya municipality Marwan Obeid as saying that a settlement was signed today in Daraya to ...

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Al-Moallem: Iraq and Syria are in one trench, confronting the same aggression and challenges

Al-Moallem: Iraq and Syria are in one trench, confronting the same aggression and challenges

🕔2016-08-26 14:46:14

Upon an invitation from Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem visited Baghdad on Thursday where he met Iraqi President Fouad Masum, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari. During his meeting with the Iraqi President, al-Moallem conveyed President Bashar al-Assad’s compliments and best wishes to the ...

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Turkey plans to use Aleppo as trump card in future political talks

Turkey plans to use Aleppo as trump card in future political talks

🕔2016-08-25 13:30:25

Ankara plans to expel militants, including the Kurdish armed forces, from Aleppo, in order to use the Syrian province as a trump card in future political negotiations, a member of the Democratic Union Party, formed by Syrian Kurds, said. On Wednesday, Turkish armed forces backed by the US-led coalition aircraft, launched a campaign dubbed "Euphrates Shield" ...

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Russian Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to coordinate with Syria regarding fighting terrorism

Russian Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to coordinate with Syria regarding fighting terrorism

🕔2016-08-24 17:17:59

The Russian Foreign Ministry called on the Turkish regime to coordinate the fight against terrorism with the Syrian government on the border between the two countries. A diplomatic source in the ministry said that the Russian officials see the importance of the fight against terrorism in the border areas between Syria and Turkey more than ever, ...

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Syria condemns Turkey’s breach of Syria’s sovereignty in Jarablos

Syria condemns Turkey’s breach of Syria’s sovereignty in Jarablos

🕔2016-08-24 17:02:40

An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that Turkish tanks and armored vehicles on Wednesday morning crossed the Syrian-Turkish borders towards Jarablos city under cover of the Us-led alliance’s air forces. The source said that Syria asserts that fighting terrorism on Syrian terrorism by any side must be conducted by coordinating with the ...

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Nearly 30 Civilians Killed, 3,000 Flee Jarablus Amid Turkish Airstrikes - Sputnik

Nearly 30 Civilians Killed, 3,000 Flee Jarablus Amid Turkish Airstrikes - Sputnik

🕔2016-08-24 15:10:34

At least 29 civilians were killed and over 3,000 forced to flee the northern Syrian town of Jarabulus in the course of Turkish airstrikes, local Kurdish authorities said Wednesday.  The civilians were forced south toward the previously liberated town of Manbij, according to messages distributed on Kurdish self-government social media accounts. The Turkish armed forces, backed by ...

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Three Turkish soldiers injured in armed attack near Antalya

Three Turkish soldiers injured in armed attack near Antalya

🕔2016-08-24 13:29:56

Three Turkish servicemen were wounded in an armed attack near the resort town of Antalya. Three Turkish soldiers sustained injuries in an armed attack against their military vehicle on Wednesday, the Dogan news agency reported. The incident reportedly took place near the resort town of Antalya. The search for the attackers is currently underway.   ...

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Turkey appoints new ambassador to Russia

Turkey appoints new ambassador to Russia

🕔2016-08-22 16:07:41

According to a diplomatic source in Ankara, Turkish authorities have appointed a new ambassador to Russia. Turkish authorities have appointed a new ambassador to Russia, a diplomatic source in Ankara said Monday. "Yes, he has been appointed, the candidacy has been approved," the source told RIA Novosti.   ...

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Russian use of air base for Syria strikes over

Russian use of air base for Syria strikes over

🕔2016-08-22 15:40:34

Iran said on Monday that Russia has stopped using an Iranian air base for strikes in Syria, a week after Moscow announced that its fighter bombers had flown from a base in Iran to hit targets in Syria. "Russia has no base in Iran and is not stationed here. They did this (operation) and it is ...

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Prime Minister discusses with Pharmacists Syndicate means to develop pharmaceutical industry

Prime Minister discusses with Pharmacists Syndicate means to develop pharmaceutical industry

🕔2016-08-22 15:40:06

Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Monday held a meeting with members of the Pharmacists Syndicate and discussed suggestions for developing the syndicate’s work and the pharmaceutical industry in Syria. Discussions touched on the scientific role of the syndicate, increasing the production of pharmaceuticals and improving their distribution, taking steps to facilitate the exportation of pharmaceuticals in ...

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President al-Assad meets Indian Minister of State for External Affairs

President al-Assad meets Indian Minister of State for External Affairs

🕔2016-08-20 16:24:32

 President Bashar al-Assad received on Saturday Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Mubashir Javed Akbar and the accompanying delegation. Talks during the meeting discussed the situation in Syria and the dangers of terrorism on the region and the world. The close relations between Syria and India that have been consolidated over decades were highlighted, with both ...

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Army Command blames Asayish for the attacks in Hasaka

Army Command blames Asayish for the attacks in Hasaka

🕔2016-08-20 11:53:31

The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces said that the Asayish, the military wing of the Kurdistan Workers Party, has recently escalated its provocative actions in Hasaka city, attacking state establishments, stealing oil and cotton, disrupting examinations, carrying out abductions, and causing a state of chaos and instability. In a statement on Friday, the ...

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Syrian Red Crescent Celebrates World Humanitarian Day

Syrian Red Crescent Celebrates World Humanitarian Day

🕔2016-08-19 09:33:17

 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) held Thursday a celebration on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, including several theatrical, artistic and musical shows at the Conferences Hall at Damascus University. Speaking at the ceremony, Head of SARC, Abdul-Rahman al-Attar, shed light on the organization efforts in the humanitarian field, noting that the organization has offered ...

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Russian Defense Ministry supports de Mistura proposal on a truce in Aleppo for 48 hours per week

Russian Defense Ministry supports de Mistura proposal on a truce in Aleppo for 48 hours per week

🕔2016-08-19 09:31:36

UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura called for announcing a humanitarian truce in Aleppo for 48 hours per week.  “On behalf of UN Secretary General, a 48-hours truce should be declared in Aleppo as a first step,” de Mistura said at a press conference in Geneva,” adding that the working group concerned in the ...

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Car bomb explodes near police station in eastern Turkey - report

Car bomb explodes near police station in eastern Turkey - report

🕔2016-08-18 11:43:04

A car bomb exploded near a police station in Turkey's eastern province of Van near the Iranian border on Wednesday, private broadcaster Dogan news agency reported. Many police and ambulances were seen rushing to the scene, Dogan said. The blast targeted a station that also serves as a police barracks, it said. It was not immediately ...

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UN calls upon all regional and international parties to work with it on launching Syrian dialogue

UN calls upon all regional and international parties to work with it on launching Syrian dialogue

🕔2016-08-18 11:10:35

UN Secretary General Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq called upon all the regional and international parties concerned in the situation in Syria to work with the UN on achieving a progress for launching the inter-Syrian dialogue, expressing hope that the communications between Russia, Turkey and Iran will contribute to settling the crisis in Syria. In a relevant ...

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Russian bombers take off from Iran and hit ISIS targets in Syria

Russian bombers take off from Iran and hit ISIS targets in Syria

🕔2016-08-17 18:19:51

Russian bombers conducted new sorties targeting ISIS positions in Syria after taking off from the Iranian Hamedan airbase. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that SU-34 Russian bombers taking off from Iran’s Hamadan airbase had struck ISIS targets in the countryside of Deir Ezzor. The ministry pointed out that the bombers, which carried ...

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Russian food aid distributed among displaced families in Shahba city, Sweida

Russian food aid distributed among displaced families in Shahba city, Sweida

🕔2016-08-17 17:54:24

Food aid provided by Russia was distributed on Wednesday among displaced families who are currently residing in the makeshift housing center in Shahba city in the southern province of Sweida after they fled from their areas due to the acts of terrorist organizations. Representative of the Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim Airbase Sergey Ivanov said that ...

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Prime Minister meets Iranian economic delegation, affirms commitment to developing cooperation

Prime Minister meets Iranian economic delegation, affirms commitment to developing cooperation

🕔2016-08-17 16:25:36

Prime Minister Imad Khamis on Wednesday received an Iranian economic delegation headed by assistant Economy and Finance Minister Farhad Zargar. During the meeting, Premier Khamis affirmed the government’s commitment to developing economic cooepraiton with Iran, asserting that Syria is committed to fighting terrorism. For his part, Zargar asserted that Iran will continue supporting Syria until it emerges ...

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Russian Foreign Ministry: Russian bombers take off from Iranian Hamedan air base and destroy terrorists’ positions in Syria

Russian Foreign Ministry: Russian bombers take off from Iranian Hamedan air base and destroy terrorists’ positions in Syria

🕔2016-08-16 16:30:12

Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that Russian long-range bombers, having taken off from Hamadan air base in Iran, destroyed weapon depots and command centers of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organizations in Syria in a series of sorties . “Tu-23M3 long-range bombers, having taken off from Iranian Hamadan Airport, carried out airstrikes against targets belonging to ...

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Russian humanitarian aid distributed to orphans associations in Aleppo

Russian humanitarian aid distributed to orphans associations in Aleppo

🕔2016-08-16 15:38:59

Humanitarian aid provided by Russia was delivered Tuesday to a number of associations providing services to orphans in Aleppo city. Representative of the Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center said reporter that six tons of supplies were distributed to orphans associations. More than 50 tons of humanitarian aid has been distributed to terrorism-affected families over the past period, according ...

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Lavrov: Russia won’t allow international terrorist entities to prevail in Syria

Lavrov: Russia won’t allow international terrorist entities to prevail in Syria

🕔2016-08-15 14:23:38

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov asserted that Russia will not allow the international terrorism to triumph in Syria and it seeks to start the political dialogue among all parties. “We believe that it is still necessary not to allow international terrorist entities to prevail here and to ensure the beginning of genuine and true negotiations between ...

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Russian aid supplies distributed to displaced people in Sahnayn town

Russian aid supplies distributed to displaced people in Sahnayn town

🕔2016-08-13 16:24:36

A humanitarian aid shipment provided by Russia was delivered on Saturday to Sham al-Maaref area in Sahnayn town in Damascus Countryside. The distribution of aid was supervised by Representative of the Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center Col. Artyom Kazankov, who told reporters that 4.5 tons of food supplies including rice, sugar and canned meat and fish were ...

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Army destroys command center and vehicles of al-Nusra in Daraa

Army destroys command center and vehicles of al-Nusra in Daraa

🕔2016-08-13 13:05:35

Units of the Syrian Arab Army on Saturday destroyed vehicles and a command center of  al-Nusra Front  in Daraa southern province. A military source said that a unit of the army carried out special operations against dens and gatherings of al-Nusra Front in the neighborhood of al-Sad Road and to the east of Khazan al-karak in ...

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Dance or die: a Syrian dancer fights the war in his own way

Dance or die: a Syrian dancer fights the war in his own way

🕔2016-08-12 14:06:08

Due to the ongoing conflict in Syria, we have heard many strange, sad and surprising stories of Syrians at war and how they are facing it day by day, at the same time many of media outlets tried to deform the real image of Syrians' lives, so here we come to another story that reflects ...

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