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Iran rejects any new nuclear deal proposed by US, France

Trump called the existing accord 'insane' and 'ridiculous', despite European pleas for him not to walk away.

26 Apr 2018 10:55 AM

Russians helping Assad in Syria use military base at home, say witnesses

Molkino in southwestern Russia is where the Russian 10th Special Forces Brigade is based, according to information on the Kremlin website.

25 Apr 2018 2:07 PM

If Iran-Israel rift escalates, it may engulf entire region

The US and its pair of European acolytes went out of their way to avoid direct injury to Russian or Iranian forces.

19 Apr 2018 2:19 AM

US recklessness in Syria

The situation appeared grim as Trump also flagged his country’s equation with Russia as being worse than in the Cold War period.

15 Apr 2018 6:09 AM

Syria strikes: Here's everything you need to know

Strikes were aimed at "chemical weapons infrastructure" in what US billed as a warning against Assad employing such weapons in future.

14 Apr 2018 3:54 PM


Russia retaliates to US air strike in Syria, warns of consequences

Russian ambassador to the US said that insulting the Russian president is unacceptable and inadmissible.

14 Apr 2018 9:13 AM

Spies & White Helmets: The real story of Ghouta

The US President announces troop withdrawals from Syria just when the Saudi Crown Prince is visiting him

13 Apr 2018 2:54 AM

Bashar al-Assad warns Western action would 'further destabilise' region

Threats of Western military action in response to an alleged chemical attack would only lead to further chaos in the region.

12 Apr 2018 5:08 PM

Syria blames Israel of carrying out deadly dawn bombing raid on military air base

The Russian army also accused Israel, saying two Israeli F-15s had fired eight missiles at the base.

09 Apr 2018 8:11 AM

Deal struck for rebels’ final pullout from Syria’s Ghouta

Backed by Russia, Assad’s forces have scor-ed a series of victories over rebel forces in recent years.

02 Apr 2018 6:09 AM


Last rebel fighters in Ghouta to surrender, make peace with Syrian Govt

The Syrian army last week warned the insurgents to surrender or face a military assault to drive them out.

01 Apr 2018 7:09 PM

Trump targets Moscow as a diversionary tactic?

Russia had also not yet resurrected its role in West Asia to defend Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime.

29 Mar 2018 1:28 AM

Islamic State takes Damascus area, kills 36 Syria troops: monitor

‘IS took full control of Qadam, and 36 government troops and loyalist fighters have been killed.’

20 Mar 2018 6:15 PM

After surviving massacre, food medicine shortage, injured leave E Ghouta

Women carrying infants, men hobbling on crutches and an old man in a wheelchair waited at a school nearby.

14 Mar 2018 4:10 PM

Ghouta sirens distress call as death toll rises to 1000

Shelling and air strikes slammed into Douma on Saturday, trapping residents inside their basements for hours.

11 Mar 2018 12:35 PM


Homes reduced to rubbles, 800 dead as air strikes continue in E Ghouta

More than 340,000 people have been killed and millions displaced in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011.

07 Mar 2018 1:22 PM

Syria: UN first-aid convoy reaches stripped of vital medical supplies

A WHO official said the govt removed most medical material from UN vehicles including surgical kits, insulin and dialysis equipment.

05 Mar 2018 7:52 PM

White House accuses Russia of killing civilians in Syria

The WH said Russian military aircraft took off and carried out at least 20 daily bombing missions in Damascus and Ghouta between Feb 24-28.

05 Mar 2018 11:17 AM

Hell on Earth: 500 deaths later, UN calls for ceasefire amid E Ghouta massacre

A young woman amputated from the knee breastfed a 40-day-old infant who had lost his entire family in the bombings.

25 Feb 2018 2:29 PM

Syria: Stop ‘collateral damage’

The conflict’s worst aspect is that its biggest casualties are civilians.

22 Feb 2018 1:33 AM