Turkey sending 300 troops to reinforce Syria operation
Turkey is sending 300 more troops to northern Syria to reinforce an operation aimed at pushing Islamic State fighters away from its southern border, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:40 09 December
Syrian army suspends combat operations in Aleppo - Lavrov
The Syrian army suspended combat operations in Aleppo on Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:50 08 December
Turkish PM: Turkey, Russia working to resolve Syrian crisis
Baku-APA. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday that Turkey and Russia now have a common approach to finding a solution to the Syrian crisis, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:17 08 December
Dozens killed in west Iraq air strike, MPs and medics say
Air strikes on Wednesday killed dozens of people, including many women and children, in an Islamic State-held town near Iraq's western border with Syria, two parliamentarians and local hospital sources said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:29 08 December
Car bomb attack leaves two Turkish soldiers dead in Syria's al-Bab
Baku – APA. Two Turkish soldiers were killed and another twelve were wounded on Dec. 7 in a car bomb attack in Syria’s al-Bab region during the Euphrates Shield Operation, Hurriyet newspaper reported.
13:38 07 December
Russian colonel killed in Aleppo shelling by opposition militants
Baku – APA. Russian Colonel Ruslan Galitsky has died of wounds in Syria when "opposition" militants shelled a residential area in Aleppo’s western part, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Wednesday, TASS reported.
12:09 07 December
Belgium detains 8 for questioning over Islamic State support
Baku-APA. Belgian authorities searched houses and detained eight people for questioning on suspicion of supporting Islamic State financially and through the recruitment of fighters for the Syrian civil war, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Daily Mail.
07:46 07 December
Russia says US cancels Aleppo talks
Baku-APA. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday said a meeting on Aleppo set for Wednesday in Geneva has been canceled after the U.S. withdrew its proposals, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:56 06 December
Russia to ratify TurkStream project soon: PM Medvedev
Baku-APA. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Tuesday that the TurkStream natural gas pipeline project would soon be ratified by Russia, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:35 06 December
FM: In case Cyprus unites, Turkish side will get accession to EU immediately
Baku – APA. Ioannis Kasoulides, Foreign Minister of Cyprus and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, spoke about the ongoing talks aimed uniting Cyprus.
18:34 06 December
Russia, China veto 7-day Aleppo truce
Baku-APA. Russia and China on Monday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have provided respite to Syrians as desperately-needed humanitarian aid flows into the battled city of Aleppo, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:42 06 December
Islamic State urges supporters to stage new wave of attacks
Baku-APA. A newly identified spokesman for Islamic State urged sympathizers around the world to carry out a fresh wave of attacks, singling out Turkish diplomatic, military and financial interests as the Islamists' preferred targets, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:18 06 December
West Mosul shelled as Iraq steps up fight against Islamic State
Baku-APA. Western-backed Iraqi forces have begun shelling parts of west Mosul, residents said, in preparation for a new front against Islamic State seven weeks into a difficult campaign to drive the militants from the city, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:07 06 December
EU urges continued Syria talks despite ongoing fighting
Baku-APA. The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Saturday that talks to end the five-year conflict in Syria should continue regardless of the ongoing fighting on the ground, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
23:05 03 December
Morocco arrests suspected militant involved in French plot
Baku-APA. Moroccan authorities have arrested a suspected militant accused of acting as an intermediary between Islamic State commanders and a cell dismantled by French authorities last month, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:33 03 December
Baku court denies appeals of IS-trained terrorists
Baku. Shahriyar Alizade – APA. Baku Court of Appeal considered on Saturday appeals filed Rufan Aghjabeyov and Vladimir Marfin who are accused of fighting in the ranks of the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh).
11:05 03 December
Kerry meets Russia's Lavrov, says Syria diplomacy still alive
Baku-APA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged continued efforts to secure peace in Syria on Friday, on a trip to Rome where he met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Pope Francis, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:03 03 December
World cannot stay silent on crimes in Syria: French FM
Baku-APA. The world does not have a right to remain silent to the systematic and arbitrary crimes being committed in the Syrian city of Aleppo, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
00:53 02 December
Russia ready to solve regional problems - REPORT FROM KREMLIN - UPDATED
Baku-APA. Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Khalaf Khalafov met with his Russian counterpart Grigory Karasin, who is in Baku to carry out the next stage of political consultations between the foreign ministries of Azerbaijan and Russia, APA reports quoting the press service of the Foreign Ministry.
00:28 02 December
Erdogan, Merkel discuss Aleppo over phone
Baku-APA. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday had a phone conversation, according to a presidential source, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
22:59 01 December