Crimean delegation paying visit to Syria

Crimea’s delegation led by the republic’s head Sergey Aksyonov arrived on a visit to the Syrian capital of Damascus today. Syrian Economy Minister Mohammad Samir Khalil welcomed the …

EU adopts sanctions for chemical weapons use

The European Union set up a new sanctions mechanism targeting those who use and develop chemical weapons. At the meeting in Luxembourg EU foreign ministers agreed to the new measures, which will freeze the assets held in the block by …

Syria and Jordan reopen border crossing

The border crossing between Jordan and Syria officially opened to civilians and trade today after being closed for three years. The Nassib crossing opened an 8 a.m., a border official at the Jaber checkpoint on the Jordanian side …

ISIS militants seize toxic chemicals in Syria

Four militants and two members of the White Helmets organization were killed near the Syrian village of al-Lataminah as a result of the attack, the chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of conflicting sides in Syria, Lieutenant …