Syria

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…]

New book by Woodward says Trump wanted Syrian leader killed

New book by Woodward says Trump wanted Syrian leader killed

Published 05/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad assassinated last year but his defense secretary ignored the request, according [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…]

Iran and Syria sign deal for military cooperation

Iran and Syria sign deal for military cooperation

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the [more…]

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

Published 30/07/2018

SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remembers the day the head of a local Islamic State [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…]

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Published 23/07/2018

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday and took [more…]

Trump says he ‘gave up nothing’ at meeting with Putin

Trump says he ‘gave up nothing’ at meeting with Putin

Published 23/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he ‘gave up nothing’ at last week’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin but continued [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…]