war in Syria

Inside the key dynamics of Turkey’s economy: Ankara at the crossroads

Inside the key dynamics of Turkey’s economy: Ankara at the crossroads

Spiking trade with the EU was a key ingredient to the Erdogan boom years

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

The relationship between Iran and Russia is much more comprehensive than the future of Assad or the future of Syria

Defence Ministry denies claims Russian helicopter downed in Syria

Defence Ministry denies claims Russian helicopter downed in Syria

Allegations that militants downed a Russian helicopter in Syria’s Latakia are not true, a spokesman of the Russian reconciliation center said. "All aerial devices of the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria are either at …

Will Turkey allow Russians to enter without passports?

Will Turkey allow Russians to enter without passports?

Ankara is ready to discuss with the Russian government the crossing of the Turkish border by Russian citizens without travel passports, the Turkish Foreing Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at the meeting with representatives …

Syria#039s dam partially collapses due to clashes near Raqqa

Syria's dam partially collapses due to clashes near Raqqa

Syria’s largest Tabqa Dam located on the Euphrates river partially has collapsed on Sunday as a result of the fighting between armed units of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and militants of ISIL near the city of Raqqa. Tabqa …

Syrian army retakes parts of east Damascus

Syrian army retakes parts of east Damascus

The Syrian army said that its units had managed to retake all positions in eastern Damascus that had been infiltrated by opposition fighters earlier this week, lse.co.uk reports. In a statement, the army said its troops had …

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said, Reuters reported. De Mistura is …

Russia, US confirm absence of major incidents in Syrian skies

Russia, US confirm absence of major incidents in Syrian skies

During a regular video conference of the Russia-US working group on implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on prevention of flight incidents in Syrian skies, Russia and the United States have …

Vladimir Sazhin: Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting

Vladimir Sazhin: "Putin-Rouhani talks going to be interesting"

The senior research fellow of the Department of Near and Middle East at the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences about the significance and prospects of this visit.

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

A senior Turkish official says his country has warned Russia that Ankara will retaliate against any new cross-border attack on Turkish troops from Syrian Kurdish-held areas in Syria, Fox News reported. Foreign Ministry Spokesman …

Moscow#039s proposals on Syria#039s constitution may be taken into account at Geneva talks

Moscow's proposals on Syria's constitution may be taken into account at Geneva talks

Moscow does not rule out that some Russian proposals will be taken into consideration while discussing the new Syrian constitution in Geneva, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, told a press briefing on …

Turkey refuses to liberate Raqqa alongside PYD

Turkey refuses to liberate Raqqa alongside PYD

Turkey will not join a campaign to liberate Raqqa from ISIL if it involves the PKK's Syrian offshoot the Democratic Union Party (PYD), Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said. "Turkey will also …

America#039s REAL target in Middle East is Iran

America's REAL target in Middle East is Iran

The US should back Khalifa Haftar, an expert says

Russian and French senators hold similar positions on Syria

Russian and French senators hold similar positions on Syria

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Dialogue between Russia and France will contribute to preserving the unity of Syria and the peaceful settlement of the military conflict

 Lavrov: increased militants’ activity in Syria aimed at disrupting Geneva talks

Lavrov: increased militants’ activity in Syria aimed at disrupting Geneva talks

Increased activity of Syrian militants is aimed at disrupting Geneva talks on Syrian reconciliation, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. "Concerning the militants’ attempts to fuel tensions in …

Syrian army repels militant attack in eastern Damascus

Syrian army repels militant attack in eastern Damascus

The Syrian army repelled an attack launched by rebels from the Fatah al-Sham, formerly known as Al-Nusra Front, in the al-Maamel area in eastern outskirts of Damascus, SANA reported. Syrian government forces have …

 Russia ready to assist UN in implementing #039four baskets#039 on Syria

Russia ready to assist UN in implementing 'four baskets' on Syria

Russia is ready to assist the political settlement in Syria and help the United Nations in implementing the so-called "four baskets" or core issues of debate, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the talks …

Three phases of Syrian confrontation

Three phases of Syrian confrontation

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In terms of its role in international relations

Astana Process guarantor states reaffirm commitment to strengthening Syria ceasefire

Astana Process guarantor states reaffirm commitment to strengthening Syria ceasefire

The previous rounds of talks resulted in measures to help in achieving a political solution to the Syrian crisis and end hostilities on the ground

Russia worried over Israel#039s strikes in Syria

Russia worried over Israel's strikes in Syria

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's Ambassador to Moscow Gary Koren to protest an Israeli military strike near the Syrian city of Palmyra, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov …

Damascus clashes damaged Russia#039s embassy building

Damascus clashes damaged Russia's embassy building

One of the Russian embassy’s buildings in Damascus had been damaged in clashes between government and opposition forces, Russia’s Ambassador to Syria, Alexander Kinshchak said. “We have a building that …

Russian, Iranian, Turkish military experts to hold meeting on Syria in Tehran

Russian, Iranian, Turkish military experts to hold meeting on Syria in Tehran

A meeting between military experts on Syria will take place in Tehran, a source familiar with the negotiation process said. "Participants of the meeting in Tehran confirmed their participation in the consultations on April 18-19. …

Russian parliamentarians to visit Syria next week

Russian parliamentarians to visit Syria next week

The representatives of all factions of the Russian State Duma are planning to visit Syria next week, the deputy chairman of the State Duma, the head of the United Russia faction, Vladimir Vasiliev, said at the Viasna concert at the Vorobyovy Gory …

Iran condemns Israel’s violation of Syrian airspace

Iran condemns Israel’s violation of Syrian airspace

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the Zionist regime of Israel for violating the Syrian airspace by carrying out airstrikes inside the Arab country, Tansim News Agency reports. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram …

Almost 4,000 Syrians receive Russian humanitarian aid in 24 hours

Almost 4,000 Syrians receive Russian humanitarian aid in 24 hours

Russian servicemen have delivered humanitarian aid to almost 4,000 Syrians in the past 24 hours, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation informs. A total of 6.8 tonnes (metric tons) of aid were delivered to 3,950 …

Russian sappers discover over 120 explosive devices in Syria’s Palmyra

Russian sappers discover over 120 explosive devices in Syria’s Palmyra

Russian sappers began demining the historical part and residential quarters in Syria’s Palmyra. Within the first day of their work they found more than 120 explosive devices and two ammunition depots, Colonel Valery …

Iran blasts Saudi Arabia for continuing war on Yemen

Iran blasts Saudi Arabia for continuing war on Yemen

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly blasted the Riyadh government for continuing attacks on Yemeni civilians, Al-Manar TV reports. “Saudi Arabia has fueled the flames of regional …

Israeli aircraft shot down in Syria - army

Israeli aircraft shot down in Syria - army

The Syrian army says that its air defense shot down one of the Israeli aircraft. Four Israeli warplanes "penetrated our airspace at 2:40 a.m. (0040 GMT) via Lebanese territory and hit a military target on the way to Palmyra," …

Amr Moussa: Arab countries to contribute to Syrian settlement

Amr Moussa: Arab countries to contribute to Syrian settlement

The Arab states will be actively involved in the settlement of the Syrian crisis in the near future, as it will help to bring peace closer to the Middle East, the former Secretary-General of the Arab League, the Egyptian diplomat Amr …

New Middle East War?

New Middle East War?

Military Force Against ISIS Bills Introduced By Republicans