Showing posts with label Syria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Syria. Show all posts

Monday, February 19, 2018

Turkey warns "Assad regime" against supporting YPG/PKK

no one can stop Turkey or Turkish soldiers
Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday reasserted Turkey's sensitivity towards Syria's territorial integrity and warned Bashar al-Assad regime against supporting YPG/PKK in Afrin.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018

UN Security Council considers demanding 30-day Syria truce

UN Security Council considers demanding 30-day Syria truce
The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for urgent deliveries of humanitarian aid, according to the text seen by AFP on Friday.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Syria condemns US-led airstrikes on pro-gov't forces in Deir al-Zour

US-led airstrikes on pro-gov't forces in Deir al-Zour
The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Thursday strongly condemned the U.S.-led airstrikes on pro-government forces in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, state news agency SANA reported.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

EU Says Asylum Numbers Dropped by Almost Half in 2017

Asylum Numbers Dropped by Almost Half in 2017
The European Union's asylum agency said the number of people seeking international protection in Europe in 2017 dropped by almost half compared to the year before and that most applicants were Syrian.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Syrian opposition factions leave Sochi talks and traveled back to Turkey

Syrian opposition factions leave Sochi talks and traveled back to Turkey
The Sochi talks sponsored by Russia to discuss the Syrian crisis began on Tuesday after a one day delay due to Syrian opposition factions boycotting the event.

Monday, January 29, 2018

311 detained in Turkey over ‘terror propaganda’ on social media amid Afrin operation

311 detained in Turkey over ‘terror propaganda’
The Interior Ministry stated on Jan. 29 that a total of 311 suspects have been detained so far over “making terror propaganda” on social media regarding Turkey’s operation into the northern Syrian district of Afrin.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Kurds in Germany protest Turkish Syria offensive

Kurds in Germany protest
Hundreds of Kurds took to the streets of Cologne on Saturday in protest over Turkey's offensive in northern Syria, as German officials warned against tensions between the country's huge Kurdish and Turkish communities.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

UN Syria Envoy Says Vienna Talks at ‘Very Critical Moment’

Vienna Talks at ‘Very Critical Moment’
The UN special envoy for Syria said Wednesday that peace talks due to resume in Vienna on Thursday are taking place “at a very, very critical moment”.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

51 people detained for ‘PYD, PKK promotion’ on social media in Turkey

51 suspects were detained across Turkey
Some 51 suspects were detained across Turkey on Jan. 21 for allegedly promoting the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on social media, according to a security official.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

France Called for UN Security Council Meeting over Syria: FM

humanitarian risks
France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over "humanitarian risks" as fighting escalates in Syria, its foreign minister said ...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Syrian refugees in Lebanon drop below 1mn for first time since 2014 – UN

Syrian refugees in Lebanon drop below 1mn for first time since 2014
The number of registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon has dropped to below 1 million for the first time since 2014, AFP reported on Tuesday, citing the UN.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christian denominations in Syria celebrate Christmas

Christian denominations in Syria
Christian denominations in Syria celebrated Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ, the messenger of love and peace, on Monday by holding masses and prayers in churches.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Coalition to Continue to Support "Partners" in Syria Amid Russian Troops' Pullout

Coalition to Continue to Support "Partners" in Syria
A representative of the Pentagon and the press office of the US-led coalition have commented on the Russian troops' withdrawal from Syria announced by President Putin earlier in the day, while visiting the Hmeymim airbase in Latakia.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Al-Bashir visits Russia, says Sudan needs protection from US

Al-Bashir visits Russia, says Sudan needs protection from US
Sudan has reached an agreement with the Russian Defense Ministry on assistance in upgrading its armed forces, President Omar al-Bashir said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday in Sochi.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Lafarge says being searched over Syria business links

Lafarge says being searched over Syria business links
French-Swiss cement maker Lafarge said Tuesday its offices were being searched for information on financial links to extremist groups in Syria, including Daesh (ISIS).

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Govt urges for immediate withdrawal of Turkish forces from Syria

Turkish forces SYRIA
The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Saturday urged for the immediate withdrawal of Turkish forces from areas they entered in Idlib province, according to state news agency SANA.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Russian Defense Ministry calls on UN to increase humanitarian aid to Syria

humanitarian aid to Syria
The Russian Defense Ministry has called on the UN to increase its humanitarian supplies to Syria and contribute to the country’s restoration, the ministry’s press service reported on Tuesday.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.