War in Syria
Idlib ceasefire depends on moderate opposition
A ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib will depend on the moderate Syrian opposition, Russian Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev said at a briefing on Friday.
"We remain committed …
Idlib ceasefire agreement doesn’t apply to terrorists
A ceasefire agreement concerning Syria’s Idlib does not apply to terrorists, the Iranian Foreign Minister's Senior Aide for Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji told reporters on Friday, citing …
Syrian troops regain control of strategic heights in Hama province
The Syrian army backed by National Defense Forces militias have recaptured the hilltop of Tal Malah in northwestern Hama from terrorists, the Al-Masdar news website reported on Monday. According to …
Russian aviation’s flights in Syria reduced to minimum
The flights of Russian aviation in Syria have been reduced to a minimum and are performed only for combat training and reconnaissance, Chief of the Russian General Staff’s Main Operational …
More than 17,000 Syrians left Rukban camp
More than 17,000 Syrian refugees were able to leave the Rukban refugee camp due to joint efforts of Russia and Syria, Head of Russia’s National Defense Control Center Colonel-General Mikhail …
Turkey ready to carry out another military operation in Syria if needed
Ankara is ready to carry out another military operation in Syria if necessary, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told the TGRT TV channel on Monday.
"We are determined to carry out an …
UN Security Council holds closed meeting on Syria’s Idlib
The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss air strikes in Syria’s Idlib, Russia’s UN envoy, Vasily Nebenzya, told reporters.
"We had closed consultations on …
Eyewitness interviews show there was no chemical attack in Syria’s Douma
Interviews of eyewitnesses in Syria show that there was no chemical attack in Douma, Director of the Foundation for the Study of Democracy Maxim Grigoryev told reporters at a news conference on …
Restoration of ancient Palmyra bas-reliefs begins in Syria’s Damascus
Experts from the National Museum of Damascus have begun restoration of ancient Palmyra bas-reliefs, partially destroyed by the militants of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, outlawed in …
Russian, Iranian diplomats discuss situation in Syria
Russia's Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev and Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin held consultations with Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali …