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Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Published 21/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army resumed its offensive against Islamic State militants in south Damascus on Monday after a short ceasefire to allow women, [more…]

Syrian army renews push on besieged areas

Syrian army renews push on besieged areas

Published 30/04/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army began an intense bombardment of a rebel enclave near Homs on Monday, a war monitor said, as President Bashar [more…]

Syrian army targets south Damascus insurgent enclave

Syrian army targets south Damascus insurgent enclave

Published 23/04/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army bombarded a jihadist enclave in south Damascus on Monday, state television and a war monitor said, as President Bashar [more…]

Syrian opposition says U.S. cannot afford to leave Syria yet

Syrian opposition says U.S. cannot afford to leave Syria yet

Published 23/04/2018

RIYADH (Reuters) - Syria’s chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its [more…]

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Published 16/04/2018

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A visit by chemical weapons inspectors to the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria was delayed on Monday, British and [more…]

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Published 16/04/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Western countries accused Moscow on Monday of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria [more…]

Threat of U.S.-Russia clash hangs over Syria

Threat of U.S.-Russia clash hangs over Syria

Published 13/04/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The prospect of Western military action in Syria that could lead to confrontation with Russia hung over the Middle East on Friday [more…]

Russia’s Lavrov: God forbid any Libya style adventure in Syria

Russia’s Lavrov: God forbid any Libya style adventure in Syria

Published 13/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday he hoped that there would be no repeat of the experience of Libya and [more…]

Germany vows to keep pressure on Russia over Syria

Germany vows to keep pressure on Russia over Syria

Published 13/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Friday said it would do all it could to maintain political pressure on Russia over the suspected use [more…]

Trump vows quick action in response to suspected chemical attack in…

Trump vows quick action in response to suspected chemical attack in…

Published 10/04/2018

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday promised quick, forceful action in response to a deadly suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, [more…]