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Tag Archives: syria

New US-Russia plan sets Syria ‘cease-fi re’ Feb 27

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, (Agencies): The United States and Russia agreed Monday on a new cease-fi re for Syria that will take effect on Saturday, US …

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Russia hits Turkey on shelling of Kurds – Ankara warns YPG over Azaz

MOSCOW, Feb 15, (Agencies): Russia said on Monday that Turkey’s shelling of Kurdish and Syrian regime positions in the north of the country was a …

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‘NO BASHAR ASSAD IN THE FUTURE’ – Turkey, Saudi could launch ground operation in Syria

ISTANBUL, Feb 13, (Agencies): Turkey and Saudi Arabia could launch a ground operation against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, the Turkish foreign minister said Saturday, …

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Riyadh offers berets for Syria as US prods anti-IS coalition

RABAT, Feb 10, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia would be willing to commit special forces to Syria should the international coalition decide to deploy ground troops against …

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Syria vows coffins for foreign boots

DAMASCUS, Syria, Feb 6, (Agencies): Syria’s foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would “return home in wooden coffins” …

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Syria’s textile industry hangs on for survival – Factories destroyed, workers gone

BEIRUT, Feb 3, (AFP): At a stall in a Beirut exhibition hall, Syrian businesswoman Reem Abu Dahab displays her workshop’s lacy pink and white nightgowns, …

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Syrian Geneva … have mercy on your people

  DOES the humanitarian crisis, which has been devastating Syria, lead to more conditions and counter conditions — or the best way for the opposition …

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Girls, women going to Syria a ‘concern’

LONDON, Jan 12, (AP): British counter-terrorism police say they are “deeply concerned” about the increasing number of girls and women travelling to Syria from the …

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Syria opposition casts doubt on peace talks – 12 children dead after Russia strike hits school

PARIS, Jan 11, (Agencies): Syria’s opposition co-ordinator Riad Hijab accused Russia of killing dozens of children after a bombing raid on Monday and said such …

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Pope issues Christmas Day prayer for Syria, Libya peace – Call for unity against militant atrocities

VATICAN CITY, Dec 25, (Agencies): Pope Francis issued a Christmas Day prayer that recent UN-backed peace processes for Syria and Libya will quickly end the …

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