Turkey says 6 killed in bomb attack near Syria border

A bomb attack by the Kurdish YPG militia killed 6 people and wounded 11 on Tuesday in the northeastern Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the Turkish border, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The Arab town, from which Turkish-backed …

Lavrov and Cavusoglu discuss Libya and coronavirus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Russian Foreign Ministry informs. The diplomats exchanged views on the current state and prospects for the …

Syrian president sacks prime minister

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday sacked his government's prime minister Emad Khamis, Xinhua reported citing the state news agency SANA. Assad named Hussain Arnous as the new prime minister in addition to his previous …

Iranian, Russian Diplomats Discuss Yemen, Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vasilyevich Vershinin have discussed the situation in Syria and Yemen, with both calling for political …

Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Idlib

Turkey’s defense ministry has announced the death of a Turkish soldier in Syria's Idlib. In a statement, the ministry said the soldier was wounded in an explosion and died later in a hospital. It said the explosion took …