China has pledged to increase aid to Syria in part to stop the war-torn country from becoming a training ground for China’s Muslim minority, according to a Chinese analyst. Chinese ambassador to Syria Qi Qianjin said in Damascus on Sunday that China was preparing to play a bigger role in Syria. “I think it’s about … Continue reading China To Step Up Support To Syria
French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday called the international community to put an end to bombings in Syria. She urged to open humanitarian corridors to save and help civilians. "We are very worried. The air strikes need to end," Parly said. "Civilians are the targets, in Idlib and in the east of Damascus. This … Continue reading France Calls For Humanitarian Corridors In Syria
Head of the Syrian Ministry of Interior Mohammad al-Shaar met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi in Baghdad where they discussed the possibility of reopening the Al-Qaim border crossing. They've also discussed a number of security, terrorism and coordination issues at the meeting. Both states are interested in reopening this border crossing as the situation … Continue reading Syria, Iraq To Open Al-Qaim Border Crossing
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
Russian Center For Reconciliation delivered humanitarian aid to the people living in Daraa province in the South of Syria. Reports say at least 400 families of killed or wounded Syrian soldiers and internally displaced persons were provided with food and drinking water and the children got school supplies.
Kurdish envoy in Washington Nohabar Mustafa said the US authorities are open to the initiative of Kurds to address Syrian president Bashar Assad demanding him to deploy the regular army in Afrin canton. According to the AP, the Syrian authorities haven't answered the Kurds' request yet. Their forces are now facing the Turkish army conducting … Continue reading Kurds Can Ask Damascus Deploy Army In Afrin
According to one of the delegates who had participated in Sochi Congress on Syrian crisis political settlement militants have launched a missile on the airplane in Damascus airport. Delegate Gerard Reisyan said the missile had fallen down in a few feet from the aircraft. He stressed the attackers tried to derail the Sochi initiative but … Continue reading BREAKING: Militants Attacked Airplane With Sochi Delegates In Damascus