MIDEAST

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Published 27/08/2018

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian rescue worker Samir Salim found his mother’s body under their collapsed house, but there was no time for a funeral. [more…]

Israel launches U.S.-backed missile shield on Syria frontier,…

Israel launches U.S.-backed missile shield on Syria frontier,…

Published 23/07/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched its newest air defense system on Monday on the Syrian frontier, where Damascus’s Russian-backed forces have been routing rebels, as [more…]

Artist captures war as seen by children – toys included

Artist captures war as seen by children – toys included

Published 10/07/2018

BEIRUT/DEBAGA CAMP, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S. photographer Brian McCarty wants you to see the horrors of war, but through the eyes of a child. There [more…]

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - South Syrian rebels said on Friday they had agreed to cease fire and start handing over heavy weapons in a deal mediated [more…]

Syrian army seizes border crossing with Jordan – Hezbollah-run media

Syrian army seizes border crossing with Jordan – Hezbollah-run media

Published 06/07/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces seized control of the Nassib border crossing with Jordan on Friday, a military news service run by the Lebanese [more…]

Some southern Syrian rebels to leave to north in Russian deal-rebel…

Some southern Syrian rebels to leave to north in Russian deal-rebel…

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels in Deraa province who are not willing to reconcile with the government will leave to insurgent-held areas of the north [more…]

Syrian army advances in southwest: monitor, state media

Syrian army advances in southwest: monitor, state media

Published 26/06/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army has seized a chunk of territory from rebels in the southwest, Syrian state media and a war monitor said [more…]

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…]

Pompeo says U.S. open to ‘two-party solution’ for…

Pompeo says U.S. open to ‘two-party solution’ for…

Published 30/04/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested on Monday he was open to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, saying a [more…]