war in Syria

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 Assad: Syria facing economic siege

Syria was suffering an economic siege, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said at the meeting with Chinese assistant foreign minister Chen Xiaodong in Damascus. "The war on Syria has taken on a new …

Syria uses troops in new way, Gerasimov says

The humanitarian operation in Syria is a new way to use the Armed Forces formations, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov said at the general meeting of the Academy of …

Iran considers military operation in Syrian Idlib

Iran does not rule out a military solution to the situation in Syria’s Idlib, where terrorist organizations continue to operate, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. “We are moving in this direction. We never wanted a …

Lavrov: U.S. goal is to split Syria

The United States is attempting to split Syria and create a quasi-state on the Euphrates River's east bank, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, noting that the U.S. is opposing the return of Syria's …

Pence says Iran is leading sponsor of terrorism

US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday demanded that European Union allies follow Washington’s lead in withdrawing from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cease efforts he said are designed to evade US sanctions, the Times of Israel …

Putin hosts talks with Erdogan in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Syrian issue with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi. During the meeting, Putin said that he is certain the summit in Sochi will give a fresh impetus to …