Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Wednesday to coordinate their moves in Syria as their governments bargain over zones of influence in the war-torn country.
The leaders share strong opposition to...
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World In Brief – January 23, 2019 Welcome to the World In Brief with Ernest Dempsey. The stories on today’s show include: New York legalizes abortion up to birth. Syria revokes special visas for EU diplomats. And – a new fishy...
Two young boys from Trinidad have been reunited with the mother they haven’t seen for four years and flown out of north-east Syria where they’d been in Kurdish custody.
The boys had been abducted and taken to Syria by their father,...
Earlier in the day, the Russian Defence Ministry's Reconciliation Centre for Syria reported that militants of the Al-Nusra Front terror organisation had attacked Syrian army positions in the Idlib de-escalation zone, near the settlements of...
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Israel has conducted several airstrikes in January 2019, targeting mostly Damascus International Airport and the vicinity around it. The latest strike came on 21 January with Syrian Air Defences reportedly intercepting some 30 missiles.
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The presidents of Russia and Turkey have met in Moscow to discuss the current situation in war-ravaged Syria, and the US decision to pull out its servicemen from the country.
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Bilal Khuraysat, an al Qaeda ideologue in Syria, has released a treatise justifying Shabaab's war with the Islamic State in Somalia. The Islamic State continues to battle al Qaeda's branches and like-minded jihadists in several theaters.
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Syria has threatened to strike Israel's Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv unless the UN Security Council ends years of IDF incursions into Syrian airspace, according to Syria's UN Ambassador Bashar al-Jaafari.
"Isn’t time now for the UN...
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The war in Syria.
The Russian Air Force has learned valuable lessons during the recent campaign in Syria, according to a former senior Russian air commander.
In fact, Russian air operations in support of the Syrian...
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Alexis Ren, who went from Instagram-famous to TV … “Pine Plains woman one of four Americans killed in Syria bombing” … RIP comedian Kevin Barnett, who died suddenly in Mexico … “The physical and psychological toll...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A group of Republican senators have proposed that US President Donald Trump reopen the Guantanamo Bay detention camp to the most hardened Daesh* militants captured in Syria, a relevant letter obtained by The Washington Free Beacon...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Around 200 UK jihadists, who went to Syria to fight alongside the Daesh*, are thought to be alive and might decide to come home, something that would be a serious threat to national security, Neil Basu, Scotland Yard assistant...
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The fire brigade says the fire caused an artificial ceiling to collapse.
The explosion comes just days after a strong bomb blast in the northern city of Afrin, Syria leaving dozens of people dead and wounded, a source in the Free Syrian Army (FSA) told Sputnik.
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In a tweet earlier on Monday, Israeli Defence Forces confirmed a military operation, admitting that the country carried out airstrikes on Iranian targets in the vicinity of the Syrian capital Damascus.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will hold negotiations on Syria in Moscow on 23 January, focusing on the creation of the security zone in the northern part of the war-torn...
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The House of Representatives has passed by voice acclamation the Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act of 2019 to impose new US sanctions on supporters of Syria’s energy, airspace and business sectors, the Foreign Affairs...
Permanent Representative of the Syrian Mission to the United Nations said that Damascus might respond to Israeli airstrike on Damascus airport with a "symmetric" strike on the Tel-Aviv airport.
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