New round of Syria peace talks in Geneva may start on Sept. 7 - Cairo Group
A fresh round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva may begin on September 7, head of Cairo opposition platform delegation Firas Khalidi told Sputnik on Thursday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:56 17 August
“Threats of religious radicalism in Azerbaijan have almost been eliminated”
Compared to previous years, the threats of religious radicalism in Azerbaijan have almost been eliminated, the deputy chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, Gunduz Ismayilov, said on Thursday, APA reported.
11:51 17 August
Turkish, French presidents talk on phone
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation on Tuesday with his French counterpart about counterterrorism and recent developments in Syria and Iraq, according to a Turkish presidential source, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
19:29 15 August
Home politics leads criticism of Turkey, Erdogan says
Domestic politics are at the heart of the current poor state of relations between Turkey and some European countries, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, APA reports citing Anadolu agency.
05:26 13 August
U.S.-led coalition targets IS financial centers
The U.S.-led coalition forces have been targeting IS financial centers and banks in Iraq and Syria in an effort to cut off cash flow of the extremist militant group, said the U.S. Defense Department on Thursday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
06:38 11 August
Ties between Russia, Turkey 'promising', says new envoy
Current relations between Moscow and Ankara are "promising", Russia’s new ambassador to Turkey, Alexei Yerkhov, has told Turkish media, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
05:47 11 August
Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran
Islamic State issued a video on Wednesday threatening new attacks in the Iranian capital Tehran and calling on young Iranians to rise up and launch jihad in their country, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:26 10 August
Erdogan to make changes in party before 2019 election
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party would make major changes in its structure before the 2019 elections, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:10 10 August
U.S.-led coalition strikes kill 29 civilians in Syria
Airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State killed at least 29 civilians including 14 children in 24 hours in the jihadists' Syrian capital of Raqqa, a war monitor said late on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:21 09 August
Turkey begins building border wall with Iran
Turkey has begun construction of a wall along the country's frontier with Iran, mimicking the Turkish barrier along the Syrian border, APA reports quoting the private Dogan news agency.
21:03 08 August
Clandestine Isis unit training Britons to launch attacks on UK
A secretive Isis unit that trained the perpetrators of the Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks has been teaching British fighters to attack targets in the UK, according to a fighter captured by Kurdish forces in Syria, APA reports quoting the Times.
07:38 06 August
43 civilians killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa
At least 43 civilians were killed Saturday by a fresh round of U.S.-led airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa, APA reports quoting state news agency SANA.
23:28 05 August
US notifies UN of Paris climate agreement withdrawal
The Trump administration on Friday issued its first written notification to the United Nations it intends to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:45 05 August
Hezbollah says will join fight on Islamic State on Lebanese border
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said the Shi'ite group would fight in the coming assault on an Islamic State pocket on the country's border with Syria, which he said would begin within a few days, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:07 05 August
Hezbollah says nearing victory in battle at Lebanon-Syria border
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Wednesday that the group was close to defeating Nusra Front militants in the battle along the Syrian-Lebanese border, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:26 27 July
UN Security Council blocks statement condemning attack on Russian embassy in Damascus
The UN Security Council on Tuesday failed to adopt a media statement condemning the recent shelling of the Russian embassy in Damascus as several states rejected the text suggested by Moscow, a spokesman for the Russian mission to the UN said, APA reports quoting ITAR-TASS.
07:56 26 July
Trump: 'I'm not a fan of Assad'
02:31 26 July
Man planning to fly to Syria to join ISIL via Baku detained in Russia
A person planning to fly to Syria to join ISIL via Baku has been detained in Russia, RIA Novosti reported.
17:38 25 July
Trump says he has ‘Complete Power’ to pardon
President Trump on Saturday asserted the “complete power to pardon” relatives, aides and possibly even himself in response to investigations into Russia’s meddling in last year’s election, as he came to the defense of Attorney General Jeff Sessions just days after expressing regret about appointing him, APA reports quoting the New York Times.
07:52 23 July
Dozens of IS militants killed in air raid: Iraqi forces
Dozens of Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an air raid conducted by the Iraqi Air Force in the Anbar Province in western Iraq, Iraqi forces said Saturday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
07:19 23 July