Rocket Attack by Terrorists on Damascus Outskirts Kills 37 People

Syrian militants on Tuesday fired rockets at a market in Damascus neighborhood of Jaramana, killing 37 and wounding 35 people, the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation reported. "Militants delivered a rocket strike at the Kashkoum market in the Jaramana district in the Damascus province at 18:15 local time [16:15 GMT] on Tuesday. As a result, 37 people were killed and … Continue reading Rocket Attack by Terrorists on Damascus Outskirts Kills 37 People

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Breaking: Thousands of Civilians From Militant Stronghold in East Damascus Begin Fleeing to Syrian Army Lines

According to emerging reports from military-affiliated sources, thousands of civilians from the rebel-held district town of Hammuriyah in Damascus’ East Ghouta region have begun fleeing towards Syrian Army lines. Sources claim that some 2,000 civilians from Hammuriyah, a key rebel stronghold in the heart of East Ghouta, are involved in the great flight towards government-held … Continue reading Breaking: Thousands of Civilians From Militant Stronghold in East Damascus Begin Fleeing to Syrian Army Lines

MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria

After the false flag chemical weapons attack, the US planned to strike government held districts in Damascus as a "response," according to the Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov. Russian armed forces will respond if the lives of Russian servicemen in Syria are threatened, including in the event of a missile strike on Damascus, the Russian General … Continue reading MoD: Russia to Respond if its Military Threatened by Possible US Strike in Syria

Russia’s Lavrov Calls for Syria-Turkey Talks to Resolve Afrin Standoff

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the situation in Syria’s Afrin could be resolved through direct dialogue between Damascus and Ankara, the Interfax news agency cited him as saying. Turkey-led forces will begin besieging the town in coming days, part of Ankara’s operation to drive out the Kurdish YPG militia, President Tayyip … Continue reading Russia’s Lavrov Calls for Syria-Turkey Talks to Resolve Afrin Standoff

Damascus to Deploy Forces in Afrin – Reports

The Kurdish militias and the Syrian government have reached an agreement on the deployment of the Syrian Armed Forces in Syria's district of Afrin, Lebanese media reported on Thursday. The decision was made in order to protect the district and counter the attacks of Turkey or its allies in Afrin, Mayadeen broadcaster reported, citing a source with a knowledge of the … Continue reading Damascus to Deploy Forces in Afrin – Reports

Moscow Invites BRICS To Invest In Rebuilding Syria

Russia has invited its partners among the BRICS nations (Brazil, India, China and South Africa) to establish a foothold in the promising Syrian market. “According to Syrian estimates, losses in the real sector of the economy topped $75 billion,” the Russian Ambassador to the country, Alexander Kinshchak said. “UN experts believe that it will take … Continue reading Moscow Invites BRICS To Invest In Rebuilding Syria

Turkish Opposition Calls Ankara On Stabilizing Relations With Damascus

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, a Turkish social democratic politician, leader of the CHP and of the Main Opposition in Turkey since 2010 urges Ankara to immediately restore relations with Damascus to bring peace and stability in Syria, preserve its territorial integrity and stop the bloodshed. The politician also supports the Operation Olive Branch conducted by the Turkish … Continue reading Turkish Opposition Calls Ankara On Stabilizing Relations With Damascus