War in Syria
Turkish operation in Syria can lead to ‘reverse migration’ of militants
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has warned of a possible ‘reverse migration’ of militants from Syria following an operation launched by Turkey in north Syria.
"As a result of …
Turkish forces deny rescue, medical services entry to Ras al-Ayn
Turkish forces and Syrian armed opposition units supporting them are blocking rescue and medical workers from reaching the town of Ras al-Ayn in northeast Syria, the Kurdish Firat news agency claimed …
EU condemns Turkey's operation in Syria
The EU countries have condemned Turkey's operation in Syria, the European Council said in a statement released after the first day of the summit in Brussels.
"The EU condemns Turkey's unilateral …
Russia to retain its role in Syria despite US-Turkish agreement
The US-Turkish agreement on suspending Ankara’s Operation Peace Spring in northeastern Syria reached at the talks between US Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …
Suspension of Turkish operation in Syria cannot be seen as a ceasefire
The agreement reached between Turkey and the United States on suspending Turkey’s Peace Spring operation cannot be considered a ceasefire with the Kurdish formations, Turkish Foreign Minister …
Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of using banned weapons
The Syrian Kurds have accused Turkey of using banned weapons during military activities in the city of Ras al-Ayn in northeastern Syria, the Rudaw media network reported on Thursday.
"There are a lot …
Putin in continuous contact with Erdogan on Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin remains in contact with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Syria, with an ultimate goal of restoring full territorial integrity of that country, …
US to continue anti-IS campaign, but from beyond Syria’s borders
The United States will consider its campaign to counter the Islamic State terrorist group (outlawed in Russia), but will act from beyond the Syrian territory, a high-ranking US Department of Defense …
Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham terrorists step up activities in Syria’s Latakia
Fighters of the Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group (an affiliate of the Jabhat al-Nusra extremist organization outlawed in Russia - TASS) have stepped up intelligence and sabotage activities …
Syrian forces enter northeast Syria’s Raqqa
Syrian troops have entered Raqqa in northeast Syria, which until recently was controlled by the Kurdish paramilitary forces, Al Mayadeen TV channel reported on Wednesday.
According to the report, the …