Thursday, July 18, 2019
Tags Syria


Vladimir Putin

NATO: Russia uses Syrian war to boost Mediterranean presence

NATO's southern Europe commander says Russia has taken advantage of its military role in Syria to bolster its naval presence in the eastern Mediterranean,...
Syria chemical weapon sites

Russia, Syria worked to delay a U.S. investigation into chemical attack sites

The State Department announced Thursday that it has “credible information” that Russian officials are working with the Syrian government to delay a U.S. investigation...
Syria, chemical weapon sites

Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Thursday a "preponderance of the evidence" indicates there were chemical weapons, including "elements" of sarin nerve gas, at the...
Homs, Syria

Syrian state TV: Reports on new air base bombings a false alarm

Syrian state TV acknowledged early Tuesday that the reported attack on a Syrian air base outside Homs was a false alarm, not outside aggression.The...
Chemical weapon in Syria, Douma

Russia, Syria block inspectors from chemical weapons attack site, watchdog says

Officials in Syria and Russia allegedly blocked investigators from entering the scene of a suspected chemical attack, a watchdog group said Monday.The Organization for...
Protest in Cyprus

Cyprus peace groups protest Syria airstrike at US embassy

NICOSIA, Cyprus – Several hundred Cypriot, Palestinian and Syrian protesters waved Syrian flags and chanted anti-Western slogans in front of the U.S. Embassy in...
Chemical weapons in Syria

Timeline of chemical weapons attacks in Syria

The suspected gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma over the weekend has once again highlighted the use of in Syria's seven-year civil...
A Syrian firefighter is seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus

Oil, gold to gain on Syrian strikes, Russian retaliation in focus

LONDON - Gold and oil will extend their gains on Monday, albeit modestly, when the markets open for the first time since Western powers...
Germany's president

German president warns against demonising Russia

BERLIN - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned against demonising Russia and said Germany had a particular role to play in maintaining dialogue with...

U.S. says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT - Western powers said on Saturday their missile attacks struck at the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons program, but the restrained assault appeared...


read all