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Russian defense Ministry: No Russian, Syrian airstrikes on terrorist positions in Aleppo over last 19 days

Russian defense Ministry: No Russian, Syrian airstrikes on terrorist positions in Aleppo over last 19 days

🕔2016-11-05 12:52:29

Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday that no Russian, Syrian airstrikes have been carried out on sites of terrorists in Aleppo over last 19 days despite the terrorists’ continued provocations. “A humanitarian pause was applied in Aleppo on November 4 from 9am until 7pm and gunmen were given an opportunity to leave the city without any ...

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Czech FM announces financial aid for a number of children in Aleppo

Czech FM announces financial aid for a number of children in Aleppo

🕔2016-11-04 14:33:00

Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek announced that his government will give financial aid to five children from Aleppo city through MEDEVAC Program for humanitarian evacuations of inhabitants with health issues. Zaoralek said the assistance will be provided in cooperation between the Czech Foreign and Interior ministries, noting that the allocated sum is USD 200 thousand. Last June, ...

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Moscow: Terrorists seek to destroy Syria, take civilians as human shields

Moscow: Terrorists seek to destroy Syria, take civilians as human shields

🕔2016-11-04 09:37:06

Spokesperson of Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that terrorists in Syria exploit the humanitarian pause in Aleppo to re-gather their ranks and boost their capabilities. “Gunmen of ISIS and  al-Nusra have been able to exploit the pause in Aleppo between 20 and 23 of October to redeploy their members and activate their supplies, ...

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Russian experts arrive in Aleppo to take samples in chemical attack area

Russian experts arrive in Aleppo to take samples in chemical attack area

🕔2016-11-03 14:00:38

Russian military experts from the Scientific Center of Troops of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense of the Russian Armed Forces have arrived in Aleppo to collect samples in the areas where terrorists used chemical weapon, Russian Defense Ministry announced. “Experts of the Russian Defense Ministry are equipped with all the necessary technical means of carrying out an express analysis, filtering and delivering samples to the ...

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A new batch of food aid arrives in Hasaka province

A new batch of food aid arrives in Hasaka province

🕔2016-11-03 13:51:39

A new batch of food aid on Thursday arrived in Qamishli International Airport through the air bridge which transports aid provided by the World Food program “WFP” to Hasaka via Damascus International Airport. Director of the WFP in Qamishli Afra Nouh said that the flight no. 151 which arrived today in Qamishli Airport carries onboard 930 ...

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President al-Assad: United States and its Western allies are to blame for failure of latest ceasefire

President al-Assad: United States and its Western allies are to blame for failure of latest ceasefire

🕔2016-11-03 10:18:18

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } President Bashar al-Assad asserted that the United States and its Western allies are to blame for the failure of latest ceasefire, because terrorism and terrorists are for them a card they want to play on the Syrian arena. In an interview given to the Serbian newspaper Politika, President al-Assad said that Russia ...

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Shoigu : The so-called moderate opposition shoot dozens of civilians every day

Shoigu : The so-called moderate opposition shoot dozens of civilians every day

🕔2016-11-01 14:59:41

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has said that ” the so-called moderate opposition shoot dozens of civilians every day for trying to approach the humanitarian corridors.” During a meeting of the Russian Defense Ministry staff in Moscow on Tuesday, the Minister stressed that the beginning of the political process in Syria has been postponed indefinitely because ...

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Lavrov: US doesn’t want to separate terrorists from “moderate opposition” in Syria

Lavrov: US doesn’t want to separate terrorists from “moderate opposition” in Syria

🕔2016-10-31 13:40:32

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that the fact that the United States didn’t separate the so-called “moderate opposition” from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Syria shows that Washington doesn’t want to contribute to such a separation. In a press conference following talks with Cypriot counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides, Lavrov said that Russia has said ...

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De Mistura voices “shock” over terrorist rocket attacks on Aleppo city

De Mistura voices “shock” over terrorist rocket attacks on Aleppo city

🕔2016-10-31 10:37:19

  UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura voiced “shock” over the attacks by terrorist organizations that have been firing large numbers of shells and rockets at the neighborhoods of Aleppo city during the past 48 hours. In a statement on Sunday, de Mistura said that trusted reports from sources on the grand show that dozens ...

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Security Council condemns terrorist mortar attack against Russian Embassy in Damascus

Security Council condemns terrorist mortar attack against Russian Embassy in Damascus

🕔2016-10-29 10:17:26

The UN Security Council has condemned the terrorist mortar attack against the Russian Embassy in Damascus. In a statement, the Council strongly has condemned the attack with mortar shells on the Russian Embassy in Damascus which caused a huge material damage. The statement underlined the necessity of taking all the required steps to protect the diplomatic missions. Earlier, ...

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Russian defense Ministry denies UNICEF allegations about targeting a school in Idelb countryside

Russian defense Ministry denies UNICEF allegations about targeting a school in Idelb countryside

🕔2016-10-28 15:16:17

Russian defense Ministry denied allegations by UNICEF that a Russian warplane targeted a school in Hass village in Idleb countryside. “The Russian defense ministry has made an accurate analysis of the data of the objective monitoring means for the Syrian air space to detect the UNICEF information about an air strike on a school in Hass ...

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New Governor of Deir Ezzor sworn in before President al-Assad

New Governor of Deir Ezzor sworn in before President al-Assad

🕔2016-10-27 15:16:18

New governor of Deir Ezzor Mohammad Ibrahim Samra was sworn in before President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday. Later, President al-Assad received the governor, provided him with his directives and wished him success in his missions. On Wednesday, President Bashar al-Assad issued Decree No. 319 for 2016 appointing Mohammad Ibrahim Samra as Governor of Deir Ezzor ...

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President al-Assad issues legislative decree extending amnesty decree for three months

President al-Assad issues legislative decree extending amnesty decree for three months

🕔2016-10-27 14:15:17

President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday issued the legislative decree No. 32 for the year 2016 extending the validity of the legislative decree No. 15 which was issued on 28,7,2016 for three months. The legislative decree No. 15 stipulates for granting an amnesty for those who turn themselves in to the competent authorities and lay down their ...

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Syria denies accusations included in joint inquiry report of UN, OPCW about chemical weapons

Syria denies accusations included in joint inquiry report of UN, OPCW about chemical weapons

🕔2016-10-27 10:47:41

  Foreign and Expatriates Ministry affirmed on Wednesday that the latest accusations against Syria which were included in the report of joint inquiry of the UN and Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW), formed according to Security council resolution No.2235, were not based on any tangible evidence and they didn’t reflect any objectivity or ...

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President al-Assad refers draft state budget of 2017 to Parliament

President al-Assad refers draft state budget of 2017 to Parliament

🕔2016-10-26 12:56:08

President Bashar al-Assad referred on Wednesday the draft state general budget for the fiscal year of 2017 to the People’s Assembly. Earlier this month, the Cabinet discussed the draft state budget for 2017 in both its running and investment sides in preparation for its final approval, setting the preliminary sum of the state budget at SYP ...

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Al-Jaafari calls upon UN to halt aggressions of “Intel Coalition” on Syrian territories and infrastructure

Al-Jaafari calls upon UN to halt aggressions of “Intel Coalition” on Syrian territories and infrastructure

🕔2016-10-25 14:52:18

  Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari called for working on halting the aggressions launched by the so-called US-led international coalition on the Syrian territories, its economic infrastructure and its oil and gas facilities, which contribute to destroying the potential of the Syrian people and prolonging the crisis. Al-Jaafari clarified in two letters directed ...

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UK to announce decision on Heathrow, Gatwick Airports' expansion Tuesday

UK to announce decision on Heathrow, Gatwick Airports' expansion Tuesday

🕔2016-10-25 10:16:14

  The UK government will announce on Tuesday which of London’s airports, Heathrow or Gatwick, will be getting another runway as the airports are running out of capacity. The idea of expanding Heathrow was first suggested by then-Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair a decade ago, as the country was running out of airport capacities in the south ...

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Damascus confirms militants preventing civilians from escaping Aleppo

Damascus confirms militants preventing civilians from escaping Aleppo

🕔2016-10-24 16:44:36

Syrian National Reconciliation Minister stated that militants in eastern Aleppo have prevented the civilians from leaving the city and that resulted in casualties, while the Syrian government still has plenty of options in that regard. The militants in eastern Aleppo have prevented the civilians from leaving the city and that resulted in casualties, while the Syrian ...

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Two people killed, a woman injured in terrorist attack on Mharda City

Two people killed, a woman injured in terrorist attack on Mharda City

🕔2016-10-22 15:44:43

Two citizens were killed on Saturday and a woman was injured in a rocket shell fired by terrorists who exist in al-Latamina town. The rocket shell landed in the highway near the western roundabout in Maharda city northern Hama. A source at Hama police Command said that two people were killed, a woman got injured and material ...

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Al-Jaafari: Terrorists prevent civilians and gunmen from leaving Aleppo

Al-Jaafari: Terrorists prevent civilians and gunmen from leaving Aleppo

🕔2016-10-21 13:09:44

The UN General Assembly held Thursday evening a special session to discuss the humanitarian situation in Aleppo city, northern Syria. Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari briefed the session on the latest developments in Aleppo and the announcement of a unilateral pause in hostilities for humanitarian purposes in the eastern parts of the city ...

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Al-Nusra violates the truce and Syrian Army guides Aleppo civilians to the secured road

Al-Nusra violates the truce and Syrian Army guides Aleppo civilians to the secured road

🕔2016-10-20 15:11:58

Armed militias launched an attack on the western neighborhoods of Aleppo since the earlier morening. According to Breaking News Network correspondent, armed men of al-Nusra Front terrorist organization fired rocket-propelled grenades and targeted Bustan al-Qaser crossing, that was  with machine guns and sniper shots.   The correspondent said that fighters of al-Nusra banned the civilians from exiting the ...

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President al-Assad to Swiss SRF 1 TV channel: Fighting terrorists is the way to protect civilians in Aleppo

President al-Assad to Swiss SRF 1 TV channel: Fighting terrorists is the way to protect civilians in Aleppo

🕔2016-10-20 12:08:19

President Bashar al-Assad stressed that protecting civilians in Aleppo necessitates getting rid of the terrorists. Speaking in an interview with the Swiss SRF 1 TV channel, the President said “Of course, it’s our mission according to the constitution and the law. We have to protect the people, and we have to get rid of those terrorists ...

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President al-Assad receives phone call from Russian President

President al-Assad receives phone call from Russian President

🕔2016-10-20 11:06:55

President Bashar al-Assad received on Wednesday a phone call from the Russian President Vladimir Putin, discussing with him latest developments related to combating terrorism in Syria and the exerted political efforts to resolve the crisis in it. The Russian President stressed, during the call, that the Russian stance towards Syria has not changed as it remains ...

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Int’l coalition jets target Hassadjek village in Aleppo, killing 6 people

Int’l coalition jets target Hassadjek village in Aleppo, killing 6 people

🕔2016-10-19 13:25:37

 The Hmeimim-based Russian center coordinating calm regime in Syria announced Tuesday that two jets of the US-led coalition launched raids on Hassadjek village in Afrin area, north of Syria, leaving civilian casualties. According to information handed over to the Russian Center by the local council of the Syrian city of Afrin, the village of Hassadjek suffered an air attack in which six people ...

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President al-Assad: Fighting terrorists is the way to protect civilians in Aleppo

President al-Assad: Fighting terrorists is the way to protect civilians in Aleppo

🕔2016-10-19 13:11:23

President Bashar al-Assad stressed that protecting civilians in Aleppo necessitates getting rid of the terrorists. Speaking in an interview with the Swiss SRF 1 TV channel, which will be broadcast at 10 pm (local time), the President said “Of course, it’s our mission according to the constitution and the law. We have to protect the people, ...

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