War in Syria
Russian diplomat doubts US will totally withdraw from Syria
The Russian Foreign Ministry doubts that the US will fully withdraw from Syria militarily, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told journalists on Wednesday.
"The situation regarding the …
US could take care of Syrian refugees in Rukban camp, says Russia’s top diplomat
The United States could take care of humanitarian aid delivery to Syrian refugees in the Rukban camp on the border with Jordan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a joint press conference …
Lavrov to hold talks with Hamas leader on January 15
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold a meeting with Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, Russian Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told …
Thousands of Syrian refugees return from Lebanon and Jordan
More than 24,000 Syrian refugees have returned to their homes from the territory of Jordan and Lebanon in one month, said head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for the Opposing Sides and Control …
Russian senator says Trump double-dealing on Syria exit with plans to keep US base in Iraq
US President Donald Trump has announced that he planned to maintain a military base in Iraq since he seeks to quell discontent among Republicans over his decision to pull out US troops from Syria, …
Trump’s Syria pullout does not spell end of Western coalition’s activity, notes diplomat
The withdrawal of the American army from Syrian soil does not translate to the end of activity by the US-led coalition, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday, TASS …
Top diplomat: Turkey plans to enter Syria’s areas east of Euphrates as soon as possible
Ankara plans to enter Syria’s areas east of the Euphrates River as soon as possible, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, TASS reported.
"If Turkey says that it will enter …
Hundreds of Syrians return home from Lebanon
More than 1,000 Syrian refugees on Monday crossed the Lebanese-Syria border to return to their homes in Syria, Watania Media Agency reported, TASS reported.
According to Watania, Syrian families are …
Trump doesn't want a second Afghanistan
The American President's final decision on the issue has come as a surprise for the country's establishment. Even though the first statement on the "full" and "rapid" US withdrawal from Syria came …
Pentagon confirms Syria pullout order signed
The order for the withdrawal of US troops from Syria has been signed, a Pentagon official confirmed to TASS.
The execute order has been signed, the official said, declining to provide further …