Russian, Iranian officials to meet with Turkish counterpart to discuss Idlib buffer zone

The meeting will be held in Moscow between the Russian President’s Special Envoy to the Middle East and African countries Mikhael Bogdanov, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hussein Ansari, and Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal. The meeting will cover a number of topics, including the Sochi Agreement from September 17th that has been partially implemented.

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FSA continue attacks inside Idlib buffer zone

The ceasefire violations by militants operating in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone were reported in Syria’s Latakia governorate and Aleppo’s neighborhoods over the past day. One serviceman of Syrian government forces was wounded, chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides Vladimir Savchenko said on Monday. “During the day shelling attacks were reported from … Continue reading FSA continue attacks inside Idlib buffer zone

Fifty thousand Syrians returned to Syria from Lebanon this year: official

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Fifty thousand Syrians have returned home from Lebanon so far in 2018 and the number could reach 200,000 in a year’s time if it continues at this rate, a top Lebanese official said on Tuesday. Major General Abbas Ibrahim, head of Lebanon’s General Security directorate, told Reuters his security agency had organized … Continue reading Fifty thousand Syrians returned to Syria from Lebanon this year: official

US Central Command says it has no problems with killing civilians in Syria if they are in ISIS-held territory

Commander of CENTCOM Army Gen. Joseph Votel commented on a series of airstrikes on the mosque in the village of al-Susah in  Deir Ezzor CS, which took place last week and reportedly resulted in the killing of at least 46 civilians. According to AP, he said that he’s very satisfied by the actions of the US-led coalition. In … Continue reading US Central Command says it has no problems with killing civilians in Syria if they are in ISIS-held territory

Syria demanded the UN Security Council to end US-led attacks

Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said the US-led coalition in Syria must end its illegitimate presence in the country. Syria’s demand came in two letters the ministry addressed to the UN Secretary-General and President of the United Nations Security Council. The letters also demanded the UN Security Council to take a prompt action to stop US-led … Continue reading Syria demanded the UN Security Council to end US-led attacks

Albukamal border crossing between Syria and Iraq is to reopen soon

President Bashar al-Assad received Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and his accompanying delegation this week. The meeting discussed the latest developments in Syria and Iraq, along with regional and international issues. President Assad stressed that the victories achieved in combating terrorism in Syria and Iraq are similar because they are fighting the same terrorist groups. … Continue reading Albukamal border crossing between Syria and Iraq is to reopen soon