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Rukhshan Mir 3 minutes ago
Russian Delegation Discusses Syrian Crisis Settlement With Saudi Foreign Minister - Moscow
Russian delegation has discussed the development of the situation in Syria and the settlement of the Syrian crisis with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
Faizan Hashmi 7 minutes ago
Crimea's Head Says to Invite Syrian President to 2019 Yalta International Economic Forum
Head of the Republic of Crimea Sergei Aksyonov said on Tuesday that he would personally invite Syrian President Bashar Assad to the fifth edition of the Yalta International Economic Forum, scheduled for April 18-20, 2019.
Mohammad Ali 13 hours ago
UN Watching Closely as Deadline for Militants to Leave Idlib Buffer Zone Passes - Dujarric
The United Nations is closely monitoring the situation in Syria's Idlib after a deadline passed for militants to withdraw from a newly created buffer zone in the province, UN Secretary-General Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said during a press briefing on Monday.
Sumaira FH 14 hours ago
Syria reopens key crossings with Jordan, Israeli-controlled Golan
Closed for years due to the civil war, Syria on Monday reopened a vital border post with Jordan as well as a crossing into the Israeli-controlled Golan, as President Bashar al-Assad's regime bolsters its control after sweeping advances against rebels.
Mohammad Ali 16 hours ago
Crimean Delegation Brings Proposals on Supplies of Goods to Syria - Aksyonov
The delegation from Russia's Crimea that is currently paying an official visit to Damascus has brought proposals from local companies on supplies of industrial and agricultural products to Syria, head of the Republic of Crimea Sergei Aksyonov said on Monday.
Rukhshan Mir 18 hours ago
Syrian Army Ready for Operation in Idlib If Nusra Fails to Implement DMZ Deal - Damascus
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem said on Monday that Damascus was ready to interfere in the situation in Idlib if Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization (outlawed in Russia) fails to implement the Russian-Turkish agreement on a demilitarized zone (DMZ).
Fahad Shabbir 18 hours ago
Saudi Crown Prince, Russian Presidential Envoy Discuss Syrian Issue - Riyadh
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a meeting with Russian Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Monday, during which they discussed the situation in Syria, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
Rukhshan Mir 19 hours ago
Christian Stronghold in Demilitarized Zone Bordering Syria's Idlib
One of the main rules of survival in northern Syria is not to take the wrong turn when one road leads deep into the militant-held province of Idlib and the second one leading up to the Turkish border, but through the town of Al-Suqaylabiyah, controlled by an Orthodox Christian militia.
Sumaira FH 19 hours ago
Crimean Delegation Brings Proposals on Supplies of Goods to Syria - Aksenov
The delegation from Russia's Crimea that is currently paying an official visit to Damascus has brought proposals from local companies on supplies of industrial and agricultural products to Syria, head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov said on Monday.
Umer Jamshaid 20 hours ago
Syria Feels More Secure After Receiving Russian S-300 Systems - Foreign Minister
Syrian authorities believe that country's security has significantly improved after Russia delivered the S-300 air defense systems to the country, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem told Sputnik on Monday.
Sadia Abbas 1 day ago
Russia Registers 7 Truce Breaches in Syria Over Past 24 Hours - Defense Ministry
The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian ceasefire has registered seven truce breaches over the past 24 hours, while the Turkish side has not recorded any ceasefire violations, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.
Rukhshan Mir 1 day ago
Over 170 Refugees Return to Syria From Lebanon Over Past 24 Hours - Russian Military
Over 170 refugees have returned to Syria from neighboring Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Refugee Reception, Distribution and Settlement said on Monday.