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A file photo of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaking during an interview

Trump natural ally to Syria if terror battle vows carried out: Assad

16/11/2016 at 3:08 am 0 comments

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says US President-elect Donald Trump will become a “natural ally” if he carries out his vow to battle “terrorists.” “We cannot tell anything about what he’s going to do, but if… he is going to fight the terrorists, of course we are going to be allies, […]

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A Syrian soldier is treated at a hospital in a government-held area of Aleppo on October 30, 2016 following a militant chemical attack in the city. (Photos by AFP)

Syria urges OPCW probe chemical attacks by terrorists

16/11/2016 at 2:24 am 0 comments

Syria has called for an investigation by the Hague-based agency responsible for eliminating chemical weapons into the use of chemical agents by terrorists against civilians in the country’s battered city of Aleppo. Syria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates made the request on Tuesday in two identical letters sent to the […]

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Senior Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim

Prominent Shia clerics say Sheikh Qassim trial invalid and illegal

27/07/2016 at 2:13 am 0 comments

A group of prominent Shia clerics in Bahrain say the upcoming trial of top Shia scholar Sheikh Isa Qassim is invalid, illegal and unconstitutional. In a statement released on Tuesday, the group of clerics stressed that Manama is not only trying Sheikh Isa Qassim but all Shias, their practices, laws, […]

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UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura gives a joint press statement with Germany's foreign minister (not seen) before a meeting in Berlin, Germany, July 22, 2016

UN envoy hopes Syria peace talks resume in August

22/07/2016 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Friday there was determination to find a proper date for the resumption of the peace talks on the conflict in Syria. “We are determined to actually look for a proper date in August for relaunching the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva,” […]

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US-backed militants’ beheading of Syrian kid stirs outrage

US-backed militants’ beheading of Syrian kid stirs outrage

20/07/2016 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

A new video posted online showing US-backed Syrian terrorists brutally beheading a child has caused public outrage. The footage, which circulated on social media on Tuesday, showed a member of the Nureddin al-Zenki opposition militant group, which is supported by the US, cutting off the small boy’s head with a knife on a public road in […]

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A file photo shows Nazeeha Saeed, a Bahraini correspondent for the France 24 news channel and Paris-based Radio Monte-Carlo Doualiya

Media watchdog denounces Bahrain’s prosecution of journalist

20/07/2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Reporters Without Borders has strongly censured Bahrain’s prosecution of a female journalist after the Manama regime accused her of working for foreign media without permission. On Wednesday, the Middle East chief of the world’s leading press advocacy body, known by its French acronym RSF, described the charge against Nazeeha Saeed, a Bahraini correspondent […]

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AFP file photo shows three French soldiers in Libya.

Three French soldiers killed in Libya: Defense ministry

20/07/2016 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

The French Defense Ministry says three of its soldiers have been killed in Libya while on a mission; the first official confirmation that France has ground forces in the North African country. “Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian regrets the loss of three French officers who died while on mission in Libya,” […]

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This US Navy photo shows an F/A-18E Super Hornet as it launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the Mediterranean Sea for an operation in Syria

US, French raids kill 140 civilians in Syria

20/07/2016 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

Airstrikes by the United States and France inside Syria have killed as many as 140 civilians in a northwestern city and on its outskirts over the past couple of days. The Syrian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that French warplanes had targeted the village of Tukhan al-Kubra in the northern […]

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Iraqi PM Abadi accepts resignation of 6 cabinet ministers

20/07/2016 at 8:20 am 0 comments

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has accepted the resignation of six ministers from his current cabinet. The resignation of ministers of oil, transport, housing and construction, water resources and industry, as well as interior – which was previously announced—has been formerly recognized, said a statement posted on the premier’s website on […]

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File photo shows Yemeni forces launching missiles at military bases in southern Saudi Arabia.

Three Saudi soldiers killed in Yemeni retaliatory attack in Jizan

20/07/2016 at 7:11 am 0 comments

At least three Saudi Arabian soldiers have been killed in a retaliatory rocket attack launched by Yemeni forces on a military base in the kingdom’s southwest. According to Yemen’s Defense Ministry, Yemen’s Ansarullah movement and allied army units carried out the attack on Tuesday in the Saudi province of Jizan […]

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