Syria

Moscow platform ready for talks with SSCN, Qadri Jamil says

Moscow platform ready for talks with SSCN, Qadri Jamil says

The Moscow platform is ready to begin negotiations with a delegation of Syria’s Supreme Committee for Negotiations (SSCN) about a possible association, the foundation for this can be laid during the current round, the leader of the group, …

UN Envoy says Homs attacks intended to ‘spoil#039 peace talks

UN Envoy says Homs attacks intended to ‘spoil' peace talks

Attacks in Syria's third city of Homs, which left dozens dead on February 25, aimed to "spoil" peace talks under way in Geneva, the UN's envoy said. The suicide assaults on the headquarters of state security and …

US will deploy F-35 Stealth Fighters to the Middle East in the next five years

US will deploy F-35 Stealth Fighters to the Middle East in the next five years

The U.S. Air Force will conduct a large scale deployment of its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters to the Middle East over the next five years to battle ISIL, and to keep the peace once ISIL is finally beaten. With …

Trump vows to #039totally obliterate#039 ISIS from the face of the earth

Trump vows to 'totally obliterate' ISIS from the face of the earth

Pentagon prepares to give him a plan that could boost U.S. forces in Syria

Turkey ready to press deeper into Syria after al-Bab victory

Turkey ready to press deeper into Syria after al-Bab victory

Turkey intends to continue its advance into Syria to drive Islamists out of their Raqqa stronghold after securing a strategic town in Syria’s north, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday, Sputnik …

Twin attacks on Homs security bases kill dozens

Twin attacks on Homs security bases kill dozens

Gunmen and suicide bombers have attacked security bases in the western Syrian city of Homs, killing at least 32 people, BBC reports. State TV said the local head of military intelligence was among the dead. Some reports put the death …

FSA #039in control of all neighborhoods#039 in Syria’s Al-Bab

FSA 'in control of all neighborhoods' in Syria’s Al-Bab

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army forces have taken control of all neighborhoods in Syria’s Al-Bab, Turkish military said Friday. In a statement, the Turkish Chief of General Staff said a sweep operation was ongoing to clear the …

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Al-Bab

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Al-Bab

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a suicide attack in the city of Al-Bab on Friday, the Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim said, hours after a suicide bomber attacked Turkish-backed rebels outside the Syrian town. …

Turkey reveals when it plans to withdraw from Syria

Turkey reveals when it plans to withdraw from Syria

Turkish troops will not remain in Syria after the ISIS terrorist group is defeated there, a senior adviser to Turkish President Turkish President, Ilnur Cevik, told the RT broadcaster in an interview. According to …

Daesh announces withdrawal from Syria#039s Al Bab

Daesh announces withdrawal from Syria's Al Bab

The Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh, outlawed in Russia) terrorist group has started to leave the besieged northern Syrian town of Al Bab, media reports said Thursday. The Daesh has announced the start of its withdrawal …

Geneva holds new inter-Syrian round of peace talks

Geneva holds new inter-Syrian round of peace talks

Syrian government and opposition delegations started today a new round of peace talks at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, after 10 months of the failure of the last attempt to end the conflict, Prensa Latina reports. …

Putin names Russian targets in Syria

Putin names Russian targets in Syria

Moscow does not attempt to intervene in the internal affairs of Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, stressing the need to deliver a decisive blow to terrorism. The President noted that today it is a difficult situation in …

NATO ships show aggression towards Russian ships at Syrian coast

NATO ships show aggression towards Russian ships at Syrian coast

Today, at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian sailors claimed that NATO ships were near the Russian ships, serving at the Syrian coast. Also, the sailors noted that the actions of the Alliance ships were not …

Four thousand immigrants from Russia fight on Syrian side, Putin says

Four thousand immigrants from Russia fight on Syrian side, Putin says

A huge number of fighters from Russia and former Soviet republics fight in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with officers of the Northern Fleet. According to the President, there are thousands of Russian …

 Russia urges Syria to halt military for duration of peace talks in Geneva

Russia urges Syria to halt military for duration of peace talks in Geneva

Russia has formally asked the Syrian government to temporarily halt military operations in areas of the country included in the ceasefire for the duration of the UN-backed peace negotiations, the UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de …

US troops have come #039under fire#039 in and around Mosul, official says

US troops have come 'under fire' in and around Mosul, official says

U.S. troops have come "under fire" and have "returned fire" in and around Mosul as allied forces try to retake the city from ISIS, a U.S. military spokesperson said on Wednesday, Fox News reported. “When …

Russian, Syrian diplomats discuss preparations for intra-Syrian talks in Geneva

Russian, Syrian diplomats discuss preparations for intra-Syrian talks in Geneva

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad discussed on Wednesday preparations for upcoming talks of representatives from the Syrian government and the …

Daesh commander from US killed in Syria

Daesh commander from US killed in Syria

Body of one of the senior commanders of Daesh terrorist group Abu Farik al-Americi was found in the province of Hasakah in northeastern Syria. It is noted that militant had US citizenship. Daesh terrorists found …

Is this the end of Syrian civil war?

Is this the end of Syrian civil war?

Russian military's performance prevented the breakup of the Syrian state, and a civil war has been practically stopped, Russia's Defense minister Sergei Shoigu said today in the State Duma. "The …

Shoigu: breakup of Syria prevented by Russia

Shoigu: breakup of Syria prevented by Russia

Russian military's performance in Syria prevented the breakup of the Syrian state, Russia's Defense minister Sergei Shoigu said today. "The breakup of the Syrian state has been prevented, a civil war has been practically …

Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS

Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS

Daesh has held thousands of civilians inside al-Bab

Will the anti-Iranian alliance take place in the region

Will the anti-Iranian alliance take place in the region

Will Turkey be able to play in several directions simultaneously

Syria#039s Hmeymim opposition not invited to Geneva talks

Syria's Hmeymim opposition not invited to Geneva talks

The Hmeymim group, which unites Syria's internal opposition forces, has not been invited for the new round of reconciliation talks in Geneva, the official representative of the group Mais Krydee said. "Until now we have not …

Vehicle with Russian servicemen blown up in Syria

Vehicle with Russian servicemen blown up in Syria

Four Russian military personnel were killed and two injured when their vehicle was targeted with explosives in central Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. The vehicle was blown up as a vehicular column of the Syrian troops was …

Syria receives over five tonnes of humanitarian aid

Syria receives over five tonnes of humanitarian aid

The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation has provided 5.2 tonnes of humanitarian aid to over 5,600 Syrian citizens in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The center reported that …

US Coalition Envoy considers Russia, Iran, Turkey ‘main influencers#039 in Syria

US Coalition Envoy considers Russia, Iran, Turkey ‘main influencers' in Syria

The first round of the intra-Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital of Astana were held on January 23-24, resulting in Moscow-Tehran-Ankara agreement on establishment of a trilateral …

Iran#039s Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned

Iran's Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, pointing to Sunni Islamist militants in Syria fighting against its allies in Damascus, told the Munich Security Conference that the use of chemical weapons could never be …

Aleppo: Syrian soldiers score more victories against ISIL near Deir Hafer

Aleppo: Syrian soldiers score more victories against ISIL near Deir Hafer

The army soldiers engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL and entered the village of Humeimeh al-Kabireh, taking control of a large part of it after seizing the Humeimeh al-Kabireh hill. The Russian fighter jets carried out several combat …

Turkish General Staff likely to lift travel ban to Russia for Turkish soldiers

Turkish General Staff likely to lift travel ban to Russia for Turkish soldiers

The Turkish General Staff will likely lift the travel ban to Russia for Turkish soldiers introduced after the souring of relations amid the downed Russian aircraft incident, Sputnik reported citing Anadolu news agency. The General Staff …

Syrian army reportedly eliminates Nusra Front commander in Daraa

Syrian army reportedly eliminates Nusra Front commander in Daraa

The Syrian government forces have eliminated one of the leaders of the terrorist group Jabhat Fatah al Sham, formerly known as Nusra Front (banned in Russia), in the southwest of the country, Sputnik reports citing Lebanon's Aljadeed TV …