US soldier dies in northern Syria
An unidentified US servicemember has been killed in Syria, in what military authorities are calling a “noncombatant” incident, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
04:45 30 March
Operation Euphrates Shield ends: Turkish PM - UPDATED
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said Turkish-led Operation Euphrates Shield, which began in August to eliminate the Daesh presence in northern Syria, had come to an end, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:20 30 March
Iraqi forces battle toward landmark Mosul mosque
Iraqi special forces and police fought Islamic State militants to edge closer to the al-Nuri mosque in western Mosul on Wednesday, tightening their control around the landmark site in the battle to recapture Iraq's second city, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:33 29 March
UN chief calls for continued support to Jordan to aid Syrian refugees
22:54 28 March
Russia, Iran express support for Damascus’ efforts to combat terrorism
Moscow and Tehran are committed to resolving the Syrian crisis by political and diplomatic means, while expressing strong support for Damascus’ efforts in the fight against terrorists, Russian and Iranian Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani, said in a statement following talks in the Kremlin on Tuesday, APA reported citing TASS.
19:10 28 March
Texas Attorney General leads 13-state coalition backing Trump travel ban
A coalition of 13 US states filed an amicus brief in a federal appeals court to support President Donald Trump’s revised executive order that bans nationals of six predominantly Muslim countries from traveling to the United States, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office said in a press release on Monday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
04:05 28 March
UN Secretary General's spokesman denies de Mistura resignation rumors
The Office of the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General denied on Monday media rumors of Staffan de Mistura's resignation from the post of UN Special Envoy for Syria, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
21:24 27 March
At least 112 bodies found at site of US-led coalition's airstrike in Iraqi Mosul
At least 112 bodies have been retrieved from the site of a March 17 airstrike by the US-led coalition in western Mosul, US media reported Monday, citing a senior Iraqi health official Ahmed Dubardani, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
20:35 27 March
UN urges Russia, Turkey, Iran to uphold Syria ceasefire
The UN Syria Envoy Staffan de Mistura has sent a letter to the three guarantor-States of the cease-fire in Syria - Russia, Turkey and Iran - to urge them to undertake urgent efforts to uphold the cease-fire regime during the ongoing peace talks in Geneva, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
06:44 26 March
New US sanctions mean continuation of anti-Russian course – Russian Lawmaker
The first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs claims that the introduction of new US sanctions against Russian companies means that the anti-Russian course of Washington still continues under Donald Trump's presidency, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
04:33 26 March
US sanctions 8 Russian companies over non-proliferation law
US Administration has imposed sanctions on eight more Russian companies accusing them of violating US non-proliferation law in regard to Iran, North Korea and Syria since 2009, a US official told, APA reports quoting TASS.
23:28 25 March
Russian, U.S. defense officials discuss air safety over Syria
Communication channels between Russia and the United States on flight safety over Syrian airspace are working, Interfax news agency reported on Friday, citing Russia's Defence Ministry.
03:37 25 March
U.S. sanctions 30 firms, individuals for aiding Iran, North Korea arms programs
The United States has imposed sanctions on 30 foreign companies or individuals for transferring sensitive technology to Iran for its missile program or for violating export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria, the State Department said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:28 25 March
Next step against İSİS is Raqqah offensive
The next most significant step in the fight against Daesh in Iraq is to retake Raqqah, Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday, APA reports quoting AA.
22:10 23 March
Isis claims responsibility for London terror attack that killed at least three victims
Isis has claimed responsibility for the Westminster attack that left three victims dead in the heart of London.
16:41 23 March
Turkey summons Russian charge d'affaires over soldier's death near Syria
The Turkish General Staff said Wednesday one of its soldiers was killed near the Syrian border by sniper fire from Kurdish-controlled northern Syria. According to the Turkish military, the Turkish soldier was killed while on combat duty near the town of Reyhanlı in Hatay Province by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) forces, Sputnik Reported.
15:30 23 March
Air strike kills more than 30 near Raqqa, Syrian Observatory says
An air strike that hit a school sheltering displaced people near the Islamic-State held Syrian city of Raqqa killed at least 33 people, a group that monitors the war said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:49 23 March
Man shot dead at Paris airport after attacking soldier
Security forces shot dead a man who tried to seize a soldier's gun at Paris Orly airport on Saturday, forcing the evacuation of the busy airport and putting security back in the spotlight in the middle of France's presidential election campaign, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:03 19 March
US considers Syria-Israel fire exchange to be bilateral matter - Pentagon
US Department of Defense spokesperson Capt. Jeff Davis said that Washington considers the reported exchange of fire between the Israeli and Syrian militaries as an issue between the two countries, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
21:34 17 March
Syria government urges U.N. chief to avert 'looming dam catastrophe'
Syria's government urged U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to demand that a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State militants stop targeting the Euphrates and Tishrin dams and surrounding areas "to forestall a looming catastrophe", APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:35 17 March