US, Russian top diplomats discuss Syria over phone
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Monday the Syrian peace process over the phone, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
05:11 19 June
US, Turkey start patrols in Manbij
The Pentagon on Monday confirmed the U.S. and Turkey are conducting patrols in the northern Syrian city of Manbij.
04:09 19 June
US airstrikes kill 22 Hashd al-Shaabi fighters in Iraq
Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi military force said Monday that 22 of its members had been killed in airstrikes carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes near Iraq’s border with Syria, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:44 18 June
Turkish soldiers enter outer districts of north Syria's Manbij
Turkish soldiers entered outer districts of north Syria's Manbij as part of an agreement with the U.S., local sources reported Monday, according to Daily Sabah.
16:21 18 June
Arab states launch biggest assault of Yemen war with attack on main port
A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen’s main port city on Wednesday in the largest battle of the war, aiming to bring the ruling Houthi movement to its knees at the risk of worsening the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:34 13 June
Russian military seize arms cache in Syria’s Homs province
Officers of the Russian center for reconciliation of conflicting sides in Syria have found an ammo cache in the village of Umm-Sharshuh, Homs province, said Major General Alexei Tsygankov, the chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of conflicting sides in Syria, APA reports quoting TASS.
05:26 13 June
Iran warns North Korea of US breach of promise
Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, warned North Korean government of US breach of promise of international treaties, APA reports citing Mehr News Agency.
14:50 11 June
Russian, US military leaders to meet in Helsinki
Chiefs of general staffs of Russia and the United States will have a working meeting in Helsinki on Friday, defense officials from the two states’ said, APA reports citing Reuters.
07:36 08 June
Sudan says it has cut all defence ties with North Korea
Sudan said on Wednesday it had cut all defence ties with North Korea, in a rare admission that it used to have such ties in the first place, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:44 07 June
US presence in Manbij 'subject to political discussion'
The U.S. presence in the Syrian city of Manbij is now subject to "political discussion and policy determination", an anti-Daesh coalition spokesperson said on Tuesday while referring to a roadmap drawn up by Ankara and Washington to stabilize the city, APA reports quoting AA.
02:27 06 June
Joint roadmap for Manbij is for stabilization: US
Senior officials from the U.S. State Department on Tuesday said the aim of a roadmap drawn up by Ankara and Washington is to stabilize the Syrian city of Manbij, APA reports quoting AA.
22:41 05 June
Erdogan vows to eradicate terrorism 'completely'
Turkey remains determined to eradicate terrorism “completely”, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
20:49 05 June
Conference on Azerbaijan-Turkey-Georgia trilateral co-op kicks off in Tbilisi
A conference, titled “Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey: Global and Regional Determinants of Trilateral Cooperation,” kicked off in Tbilisi on Tuesday.
11:04 05 June
Khamenei says Iran set to boost enrichment capacity if nuclear deal founders
Iran’s top leader said on Monday he had ordered preparations to increase uranium enrichment capacity if a nuclear deal with world powers falls apart after the U.S. withdrawal, and he vowed never to accept limits on Tehran’s ballistic missile program, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:05 05 June
'Expat Syrians can return after Turkey-US Manbij deal'
A roadmap drawn up by Turkey and the U.S. will pave the way for people forcefully displaced by PYD/PKK terrorists in Manbij, Syria to return home, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
05:09 05 June
Russia not trying to split EU, Putin says before rare visit to Western Europe
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an interview broadcast on Monday, said he did not want to divide the European Union as he prepared to visit Austria in his first bilateral trip to a West European country in almost a year, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:39 05 June
Talks with US' Pompeo 'very successful': Turkish FM
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu described his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday as "very successful", specifically mentioning the contentious issue of a terrorist group in northern Syria, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:02 04 June
US soldiers deployed on Iraqi Sinjar Mountain: Governor
Troops affiliated with the U.S. have been deployed on strategic Sinjar district of Iraq's Mosul province, an official said Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
00:46 03 June
Turkish army chief inspects troops in border province
Turkey’s army chief on Saturday visited Yuksekova district in the eastern border province of Hakkari to inspect troops taking part in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations in northern Iraq, APA reports quoting AA.
23:57 02 June
Southern Gas Corridor: Azerbaijan has transformed from USSR’s ‘backyard’ to world’s ‘main road’ - ANALYSIS
The opening of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) is a very important geo-economic project that will have global geopolitical impacts. Above all, this project is one of the security guarantees of Azerbaijan at the time of growing geopolitical cataclysms around the world. SGC is not only a geopolitical but also a financial, economic and political security factor. This is a barrier of security against those who want to turn Azerbaijan into Syria. Finally, this gives Azerbaijan further strength in respect of the confrontation with Armenia.
15:18 01 June