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Syria alleges US-led coalition attack on civilians in Deir Ezzor

Syria alleges US-led coalition attack on civilians in Deir Ezzor

Syria has alleged US-led coalition for disregarding the international law by targeting residential buildings in al-Sausa and al-Bubadran villages in Deir Ezzor with air...
Syria: Terrorists begin withdrawing heavy weapons in Idlib

Syria: Terrorists begin withdrawing heavy weapons in Idlib

The fight against terrorism in Syria got another forward movement on Saturday when militant groups reportedly began to withdraw heavy weaponry from a demilitarized...
Turkey Warns Europe of More Syrian Refugees If Idlib Attacked

Turkey Warns Europe of More Syrian Refugees If Idlib Attacked

Turkey has warned European countries of a new wave of Syrian refugees in case a major offensive targeting Idlib province is undertaken by Syrian...
Air Bombardment or “Chemical Attack”: Suspense Surround Idlib Endgame

Air Bombardment or “Chemical Attack”: Suspense Surround Idlib Endgame

~By Saeed Naqvi The Byzantine and Roman sites of Ebla and Idlib, in North West Syria, may well be reduced to dust if an explosion...
Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Sergei Lavrov: US want to support Jabhat al-Nusra in Idlib Despite US President Donald Trump’s warning not to attack Syria’s north-western Idlib province, Russian jets...
Daesh-Alqaeda Alliance On The Card: Russian Intelligence Official

Daesh-Alqaeda Alliance On The Card: Russian Intelligence Official

Daesh likely to take over certain drug trafficking channels Russian intelligence community fears the emergence of an alliance between the two dreaded terrorist organisations; Daesh...
US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

Washington continues supporting anti-Assad militants Exposing Washington’s obvious support to anti-Bashar al Assad elements in Syria,  U.S. President Donald Trump has, on Monday, warned Damascus...
Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Working to counter alleged US-Israeli middle-east plan, senior military commanders from Iraq, Russia, Iran and Syria have met in Baghdad and exchanged views on...
Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Syrian President praises Iran’s role in fight against terrorism Despite pressures from US and its regional allies, Iran and Syria have signed an agreement on...
Syria begins final war against Terrorists in North-West

Syria begins final war against Terrorists in North-West

Amidst preparations for holding Damascus International Fair in the first week of September, Syrian Army has carried out intensive strikes on terrorists’ gatherings in...
Syria’s first lady diagnosed with cancer, first stage treatment begins

Syria’s first lady diagnosed with cancer, first stage treatment begins

The wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad: Mrs. Asma al-Assad has been diagnosed with breast cancer, as announced through Syrian President’s official social media...
Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

A senior official from an intelligence agency in the Middle East has revealed that the assassination of one of Syria’s most important rocket scientists...
UN: North Korea Still Working On Nuclear and Missile Program

UN: North Korea Still Working On Nuclear and Missile Program

A UN confidential report claims that North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs in violation of United Nations sanctions and is...
Syria Thanks India, Invites For Rebuilding

Syria Thanks India, Invites For Rebuilding

More than 30 Indian companies, including PSUs participating in Damascus trade fair Syria is giving priority to India and other friendly countries in undertaking the...
Syria captures strategic hill near occupied Golan Heights

Syria captures strategic hill near occupied Golan Heights

Stepping ahead for achieving full control over their territories from the terror groups, Syrian government troops have regained control of a strategic hill overlooking...
Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Damascus alleges Tel Aviv attacks in support of defeated terrorists Israel has targeted a Syrian a military site in the eastern countryside of Aleppo in...
British warplane hit Syrian forces near Iraq, Jordan border

British warplane hit Syrian forces near Iraq, Jordan border

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jet has bombed Syrian forces near border with Iraq and Jordan last month, killing an army...
Syrian Forces Recapture Areas in Dara’a, Civilians Flee

Syrian Forces Recapture Areas in Dara’a, Civilians Flee

UN Chief calls for immediate cessation of army operations The Syrian government forces have managed to regain control over several towns and villages in...
Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Two Israeli missiles fell in the vicinity of Damascus international airport on Monday night, while US-led coalition airlifted two high ranking Daesh commanders from...
Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Speaks to Iranian Arabic al-Alam TV channel In a direct confrontation with major powers,Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that the American, French, Turkish and Israeli troops...
Syrian President Assad to visit North Korea

Syrian President Assad to visit North Korea

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is set to visit Pyongyang, the North Korean capital to meet Kim Jong Un, the official state run media said...
Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

US President Donald Trump has received a tit-for-tat response for his slur which were rarely pronounced by any political leader about his rival. The...
Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Both sides claim to hit back if violation occurs There are contradictory reports of a ceasefire between Gaza based Palestinian resistance groups and Israeli forces. ...
Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Tehran will continue supporting Hamas, Hezbollah, says top security official Iran's top security official says that his country will maintain its advisory role in Syria...
US airstrikes on Syrian army near Daesh frontline

US airstrikes on Syrian army near Daesh frontline

U.S.-led coalition has attacked Syrian army positions through airstrikes in eastern Syria near the front lines with Daesh (IS) terrorists, a Syrian government-run media...
Syria reopens Damascus-Homs Highway after seven years

Syria reopens Damascus-Homs Highway after seven years

Continuing its struggle to normalize life after defeating Daesh (IS) and other terror groups, Syrian government has succeeded in reopening a strategic highway linking...
Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Earlier Tel Aviv claimed of killing 15 including 8 Iranians In another major development in the Middle East on Thursday morning, Israel and Syria have...

Russian helicopter crashes in Eastern Syria, 2 pilots killed

In another jolt to Russian forces in Syria, a Ka-52 helicopter has been crashed, while it was on a routine flight in eastern Syria on...
Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

A Russian fighter jet Sukhoi-30SM has crashed Thursday morning in the Mediterranean killing both pilots, the Defence Ministry told in Moscow. However, the Russian...
Iraqi jets hit Daesh targets in Syrian territory

Iraqi jets hit Daesh targets in Syrian territory

In an indication of stabilizing situation inside Iraq after defeating terrorists, Iraqi air force has carried out deadly airstrikes against Daesh (IS) locations in...
Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia has alleged that US and its allies have “bombed” the UN supported Syria peace talks in Geneva by their recent airstrikes on April...
Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Continuing its campaign against Daish (IS) and other opposition armed groups, Syrian army has given them 48 hours ultimatum to terrorists to leave a pocket,...
Saudi Arabia discussing US for troops’ deployment in Syria

Saudi Arabia discussing US for troops’ deployment in Syria

Continuing its anti-Bashar al-Assad tirade, Saudi Arabia has revealed that Riyadh was holding talks with US about sending troops into Syria as part of a wider...
British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

Russia has claimed of having “irrefutable” evidence that British spy agency had orchestrated “false flag” operation in the Damascus suburb town of Douma, for...
Arab League criticise Syria for chemical weapon use

Arab League criticise Syria for chemical weapon use

The regional group appreciated airstrikes on Syria The 29th Arab League summit called on Sunday for an international probe into the “criminal” use of chemical...
Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Condemnation and appreciation pours-in Responding to Friday’s attack on its soil, Syria has condemned “with the strongest terms” the aggression by US, Britain and France...
US ked coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

US led coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

Syria say aggression will fail: SANA They did it. In a biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, coordinated campaign U.S., British...
Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

~By Saeed Naqvi If war begins in Syria, it will be on absolutely trumped up charges about the use of poison gas by Bashar al...
Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Russia declares complete Syrian control over the enclave Amidst fear of triggering war between US and Russia over situation in Syria, Bashar al-Assad army has...
US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

Amidst fear of triggering war in the Middle East, the United Nations Security Council witnessed escalating tension between US and Russia on the developments...
Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Evacuation of civilians begins from Douma, “fighters” leaving for Jarablus under Russian supervision Amidst US President Donald Trump’s warning of a “big price” after reports...
Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Russia and Syria denies using chemical weapons while US-Israel-Saudi media drums against Assad regime The ongoing struggle in Syria is once again marked with allegations...
Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

~By Saeed Naqvi The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, 32, has once again given international affairs a twist which has caused a...
Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

They oppose US for any geographical changes Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reaffirmed their support to maintain the sovereignty, independence, unity, territorial integrity...
Syria declares victory against terror in Eastern Ghouta

Syria declares victory against terror in Eastern Ghouta

Operation continues in Douma outskirts Continuing its success, Syrian government has declared full victory against terrorist organizations in Eastern Ghouta, hailing the military achievement as...
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Trump’s U turn: US forces to pull out of Syria soon

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was against complete withdrawal In a major shift in his Middle East policy, US President Donald Trump has insisted...
Hezbollah: Saudi Arabia offered huge money to Syria’s Assad

Hezbollah: Saudi Arabia offered huge money to Syria’s Assad

Saudi rulers wanted Syria to cut ties with Iran In a surprising revelation, Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement has said that...
Syrian forces clear 90 per cent of Eastern Ghouta

Syrian forces clear 90 per cent of Eastern Ghouta

Amidst criticism from US, UN and several other countries for allegedly killing civilians, Syrian government forces have gained control over 90 percent of the...
Syria demands Turkish forces’ withdrawal from Afrin

Syria demands Turkish forces’ withdrawal from Afrin

This is second Turkish military intervention on Syrian Soil since 2011 Syrian government has condemned the capture of Afrin by the Turkish military and called...
Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

In a major breakthrough in its fight against terror groups, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited front lines in Eastern Ghouta  on Sunday and met...
Syria: Chemical weapon factory unearthed in Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Chemical weapon factory unearthed in Eastern Ghouta

US and its allies used to allege Damascus of using chemical weapons Syrian army has discovered a workshop used by terrorists for manufacturing toxic chemical weapons...
UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

Syria claims of alleviating civilians’ through humanitarian corridors The UN secretary-general has urged Security Council members to "end the suffering" of residents in besieged Eastern Ghouta, on Monday, while US has...

Russia loses 39 military personnel in Syria air-crash

Terror attack ruled out as plane falls 500 meters short of runway A Russian transport plane Antonov-26 has crashed at Khmeimim airbase in Latakia province...
Syria: Terrorists retreat, citizens flee from Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Terrorists retreat, citizens flee from Eastern Ghouta

Damascus wins civilians confidence Finally situation in Eastern Ghauta near Damascus has moved forward with successful government’s dual strategy of continuing military operations against the...
Syria: Rescue leaflets thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Rescue leaflets for civilians, militants thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Amidst calls of stopping bloodshed by Syrian forces in Eastern Ghouta, Syrian aircraft continued dropping leaflets on Friday for encouraging the civilians to leave...

UN: North Korea provides material for Syrian chemical weapons

In a substantial revelation by two major trans-Atlantic media organisations, there are reports that North Korea has been sending equipment and material to Syria...
Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

The ongoing attacks in Eastern Ghouta in the outskirts of Damascus have become a matter of conflict between the two perceptions carried by US...
Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Moscow allege Washington for need based anti-terrorism policy Divide between US and Russia over developments in Syria was getting more vertical after Saturday’s UN resolution...
UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

Syria asks world body to implement earlier 30 resolutions, if it is honest The situation in Syria is keeping world community engaged. The UN Security...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Syria has once again become bone of contention between United States and Russia. The Syrian army’s ongoing operation in Eastern Ghouta where reports of...
More than 100 killed in conflict with Daesh (IS) in Syria, Iraq

More than 100 killed in conflict with Daesh (IS) in Syria, Iraq

Terror groups remain active despite end of military operations Despite the end of military operations against Daesh (IS) in Syria and Iraq, there are reports...

Vladimir Putin and King Salman discuss Syria crisis

King Salman initiated the phone call  Russian President Vladimir Putin and King Salman of Saudi Arabia have discussed the situation in Syria and the results...
Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

In a tit-for-tat escalation in the Middle East, Syria has warned Israel for “more surprises” should Tel Aviv commit any further acts of aggression...
Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Iraq’s intelligence chief claims Iraq has claimed that Daesh (IS) cheif Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive and being treated at a medical facility in north-eastern...
Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Iran praises Syria for shooting Israeli fighter jet, says era of “hit-and-run” ended Conflicting assessments are emerging from the Israel-Syria theatre after downing of Israeli...

UN Head calls for de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre

Iran says Israeli claim of shooting down its drone is ridiculous UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre after...
Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

War escalates on Israel-Syria border while PM Modi in Ramallah Amidst US military’s rising operations in northern Syria, Damascus and Tel Aviv have, on Saturday...
After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

Conspiracy theorists, who prove mostly right in the topsy turvy post 9/11 world, are these days busy switching channels – Syria, Afghanistan, Korean peninsula...
Syria regains control of 30 towns and villages

Syria regains control of 30 towns and villages

Aljazeera reports of 110 civilians’ death In a major development Syrian Army along with allied forces has regained control over 30 towns and villages in...
Syrian rebels attack Turkish and Russian forces

Syrian rebels attack Turkish and Russian forces

US backed YPG kills seven Trukish soldiers, al-Nusra shoots down Russian Sukhoi fighter The US supported Syrian militant groups have expedited their attacks against Turkish...
US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

Washington alleges Damascus of maintaining stockpile of chemical weapons Amidst conflicting reports about presence of chemical weapons with Syrian government, senior US officials have claimed...
Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Syrian dialogue congress meeting underway in sochi, russia The ongoing military impasse between us and turkey caused due to present fragile situation in syria has...
Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Damascus says Washington had orchestrated the Ankara’s move The fragile Middle East situation is getting worse with more complex developments. The Turkish move of starting...
Turkey starts aerial campaign against Syrian Kurds areas

Turkey starts aerial campaign against Syrian Kurds areas

Another setback to US plans in Middle East In a major development in the Middle East, Turkish army has launched new strikes against the Kurdish...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Syria: Killings continue in Damascus suburb, Idlib

Syria: Killings continue in Damascus suburb, Idlib

Aleppo also witnessing army operations and rebel violence Despite the announcement of closing the battle with Daesh (IS) and other terrorist groups, reports are still...
Two held for allegedly trying to sell Kerala women as sex-slave to IS

Two held for allegedly trying to sell Kerala women as sex-slave to IS

The woman accused that she had been plotted by her husband, Mohamed Riyaz, who hatched the conspiracy to sell her wife to the Islamic...
Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Arabic media reports the arrest while Iranian media remains silent In an unprecedented move after 1979 Islamic Revolution, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been...
Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Russia has earlier alleged US for imparting training to terrorists in Syria A day after Russian military top brass alleged US for imparting training to...
Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

In a blunt attack on US policy towards Syria, Russia has for the first time alleged that US is imparting training to terrorists at...
France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

Paris acknowledge Russia and Iran won the war In a rare admission of reality on the ground, France, despite being part of the US...
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US-led coalition kills 23 civilians in eastern Syria

Coalition was not invited by Damascus, has no US mandate The US-led international coalition has killed 23 civilians in a village of al-Jurze Sharqi in...
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Putin’s three-nation, one-day tour may tilt balance towards Moscow

Signs $ 21 billion deal for a nuclear reactor in Egypt, supply S-400 missile defence system to Turkey Amidst anti-US passions around the world for...
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Vladimir Putin orders Russian forces to withdraw from Syria

Bashar al-Assad thanked Russian leader for fighting against terrorism Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on Monday during an un-scheduled visit...
Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Syrian forces destroy two Israeli missiles In a fresh escalation in the Middle East, Israel has fired missiles at a military position near Damascus over...
Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Deash defeat

Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Daesh defeat

Nobody in these areas wants the Damascus government to return, says US Russia has demanded that all foreign forces, including those of US-led coalition present...
Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Social media users support resistance and oppose “normalization” with Israel The rift between the policies of Saudi Arabia and Arabs on the streets was visible...
Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Syria thanks Russia for support in war on terror Russian President Vladimir Putin received his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi, a resort city, on...
CHILD’S BLISS: A Rohingya refugee boy walks on a bamboo bridge at Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

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Lebanon PM Hariri’s detention in Saudi Arabia seems confirmed

Hariri’s resignation from foreign land is shameful act for Lebanese people It is now confirmed that Lebanese PM Saad Hariri is in illegal custody of...
Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

~By Saeed Naqvi The arrival of Dineshwar Sharma, formerly of the Intelligence Bureau, as the Centre’s interlocutor in the troubled state, has clearly not set...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Not seen Trump administration’s serious effort, says Lavrov Russia has slammed US administration for pursuing double standard approach while fighting against terror in Syria...
Saudi clerics spread hatred against Shias through social media, textbooks: Human Rights Watch

Saudi clerics spread hatred against Shias through social media, textbooks: Human Rights Watch

An HRW report states that Saudi clerics used derogatory statements against Shias even in state-sanctioned religious edicts and schoolbooks A report compiled by the Human...
Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria are against separate Kurdish state In a major development after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq in 2003,...
Trump and Rouhani Flex Muscles on Nuclear Deal

Trump and Rouhani Flex Muscles on Nuclear Deal

US and Iran differ apart in their views US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have maintained their positions intact on nuclear...
Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

In a sudden development, Israeli rockets were fired at a Syrian army position, suspected to be a chemical weapon site in Hama province in...
Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Alleges use of phosphorous bombs in Raqqa The Syrian government has called UN to halt the US led coalition’s repeated attacks on its civilians during...
War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

Syria achieves major success in recapturing territories Having unprecedented losses in Syria and Iraq due to IS and other terror outfits, Lebanon and Syria have...
Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Trump recently halted CIA’s covert program to assist and train Syrian groups Syria has affirmed that US, Britain and their regional allies have breached the...

60 civilians killed in US-led bombing in Syria

US airstrikes continue without Damascus consent At least 60 civilians have been killed in fresh airstrikes conducted by US led-coalition in Dayr al-Zawr province in...
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Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

The guidelines state applicants must prove close relationships in the US, while extended family wouldn’t be considered close The United States (US)  government has set...
US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

Russia calls it provocative The decisive battle against IS in Syria and Iraq has larger consequences all over the Middle East. The White House has...
Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Tehran tells Trump to ask Riyadh for help in preventing another 9/11 By Abu Turab West Asia seems to be on the road to confrontation on...
Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair In Syria

Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair In Syria

By Saeed Naqvi  Like Henry Kissinger, New York Times columnist, Thomas L Friedman, belongs to a growing tribe of strategists who insist that the Palestinian-Israeli...
Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Reports said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has allocated $ 68 million for preparations to host Trump. Abu Turab US President Donald Trump, who is known...
The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Elgin Air Force Base, Florida, US, on November 21, 2003, in this handout photo provided on April 13, 2017, Reuters/UNI

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Awaiting details from Afghanistan, a look at the Syrian outrage By Saeed Naqvi President Trump has furnished proof that the leader of the Free World, which dropped...
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‘Let Americans leave, we will liberate our land in one week’

The recent US air strikes in Syria after the alleged use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad regime, has triggered another crisis, which may...
POINT OF VIEW : A girl holds a sign that reads "We are Syria, Trump killer" during a protest against the US military strike against Syria, in front of the US Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, Reuters/UNI

Now Trump has blood on his hands

The friendship with Putin is over for now as the US president makes a policy turnaround and bombs Syria, post the deadly chemical attack...
UNSPEAKABLE LOSS: A man grieves for his daughter following an airstrike on the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, Reuters/UNI

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US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens By APN Bureau US embassies across the world have sent out...

'Syria' - 114 News Results

Syria alleges US-led coalition attack on civilians in Deir Ezzor

Syria alleges US-led coalition attack on civilians in Deir Ezzor

Syria has alleged US-led coalition for disregarding the international law by targeting residential buildings in al-Sausa and al-Bubadran villages in Deir Ezzor with air...
Syria: Terrorists begin withdrawing heavy weapons in Idlib

Syria: Terrorists begin withdrawing heavy weapons in Idlib

The fight against terrorism in Syria got another forward movement on Saturday when militant groups reportedly began to withdraw heavy weaponry from a demilitarized...
Turkey Warns Europe of More Syrian Refugees If Idlib Attacked

Turkey Warns Europe of More Syrian Refugees If Idlib Attacked

Turkey has warned European countries of a new wave of Syrian refugees in case a major offensive targeting Idlib province is undertaken by Syrian...
Air Bombardment or “Chemical Attack”: Suspense Surround Idlib Endgame

Air Bombardment or “Chemical Attack”: Suspense Surround Idlib Endgame

~By Saeed Naqvi The Byzantine and Roman sites of Ebla and Idlib, in North West Syria, may well be reduced to dust if an explosion...
Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Syria war escalates: Russia strikes Idlib, Israel hits Hama and Tartus

Sergei Lavrov: US want to support Jabhat al-Nusra in Idlib Despite US President Donald Trump’s warning not to attack Syria’s north-western Idlib province, Russian jets...
Daesh-Alqaeda Alliance On The Card: Russian Intelligence Official

Daesh-Alqaeda Alliance On The Card: Russian Intelligence Official

Daesh likely to take over certain drug trafficking channels Russian intelligence community fears the emergence of an alliance between the two dreaded terrorist organisations; Daesh...
US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

US Warns Syria, Russia, Iran Not To Attack Idlib

Washington continues supporting anti-Assad militants Exposing Washington’s obvious support to anti-Bashar al Assad elements in Syria,  U.S. President Donald Trump has, on Monday, warned Damascus...
Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Military officials from Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria meet in Baghdad

Working to counter alleged US-Israeli middle-east plan, senior military commanders from Iraq, Russia, Iran and Syria have met in Baghdad and exchanged views on...
Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Iran-Syria Sign New Defence Cooperation Agreement

Syrian President praises Iran’s role in fight against terrorism Despite pressures from US and its regional allies, Iran and Syria have signed an agreement on...
Syria begins final war against Terrorists in North-West

Syria begins final war against Terrorists in North-West

Amidst preparations for holding Damascus International Fair in the first week of September, Syrian Army has carried out intensive strikes on terrorists’ gatherings in...
Syria’s first lady diagnosed with cancer, first stage treatment begins

Syria’s first lady diagnosed with cancer, first stage treatment begins

The wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad: Mrs. Asma al-Assad has been diagnosed with breast cancer, as announced through Syrian President’s official social media...
Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

A senior official from an intelligence agency in the Middle East has revealed that the assassination of one of Syria’s most important rocket scientists...
UN: North Korea Still Working On Nuclear and Missile Program

UN: North Korea Still Working On Nuclear and Missile Program

A UN confidential report claims that North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs in violation of United Nations sanctions and is...
Syria Thanks India, Invites For Rebuilding

Syria Thanks India, Invites For Rebuilding

More than 30 Indian companies, including PSUs participating in Damascus trade fair Syria is giving priority to India and other friendly countries in undertaking the...
Syria captures strategic hill near occupied Golan Heights

Syria captures strategic hill near occupied Golan Heights

Stepping ahead for achieving full control over their territories from the terror groups, Syrian government troops have regained control of a strategic hill overlooking...
Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Damascus alleges Tel Aviv attacks in support of defeated terrorists Israel has targeted a Syrian a military site in the eastern countryside of Aleppo in...
British warplane hit Syrian forces near Iraq, Jordan border

British warplane hit Syrian forces near Iraq, Jordan border

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jet has bombed Syrian forces near border with Iraq and Jordan last month, killing an army...
Syrian Forces Recapture Areas in Dara’a, Civilians Flee

Syrian Forces Recapture Areas in Dara’a, Civilians Flee

UN Chief calls for immediate cessation of army operations The Syrian government forces have managed to regain control over several towns and villages in...
Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Two Israeli missiles fell in the vicinity of Damascus international airport on Monday night, while US-led coalition airlifted two high ranking Daesh commanders from...
Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Speaks to Iranian Arabic al-Alam TV channel In a direct confrontation with major powers,Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that the American, French, Turkish and Israeli troops...
Syrian President Assad to visit North Korea

Syrian President Assad to visit North Korea

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is set to visit Pyongyang, the North Korean capital to meet Kim Jong Un, the official state run media said...
Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

Syrian President Assad says Trump’s “animal” smear represent himself

US President Donald Trump has received a tit-for-tat response for his slur which were rarely pronounced by any political leader about his rival. The...
Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Both sides claim to hit back if violation occurs There are contradictory reports of a ceasefire between Gaza based Palestinian resistance groups and Israeli forces. ...
Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Iran to maintain role in Syria despite US threats

Tehran will continue supporting Hamas, Hezbollah, says top security official Iran's top security official says that his country will maintain its advisory role in Syria...
US airstrikes on Syrian army near Daesh frontline

US airstrikes on Syrian army near Daesh frontline

U.S.-led coalition has attacked Syrian army positions through airstrikes in eastern Syria near the front lines with Daesh (IS) terrorists, a Syrian government-run media...
Syria reopens Damascus-Homs Highway after seven years

Syria reopens Damascus-Homs Highway after seven years

Continuing its struggle to normalize life after defeating Daesh (IS) and other terror groups, Syrian government has succeeded in reopening a strategic highway linking...
Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Earlier Tel Aviv claimed of killing 15 including 8 Iranians In another major development in the Middle East on Thursday morning, Israel and Syria have...

Russian helicopter crashes in Eastern Syria, 2 pilots killed

In another jolt to Russian forces in Syria, a Ka-52 helicopter has been crashed, while it was on a routine flight in eastern Syria on...
Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

Russian fighter jet crashed in Syria, falls in Mediterranean

A Russian fighter jet Sukhoi-30SM has crashed Thursday morning in the Mediterranean killing both pilots, the Defence Ministry told in Moscow. However, the Russian...
Iraqi jets hit Daesh targets in Syrian territory

Iraqi jets hit Daesh targets in Syrian territory

In an indication of stabilizing situation inside Iraq after defeating terrorists, Iraqi air force has carried out deadly airstrikes against Daesh (IS) locations in...
Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia: US, allies bombed UN-backed peace talks in Syria

Russia has alleged that US and its allies have “bombed” the UN supported Syria peace talks in Geneva by their recent airstrikes on April...
Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Syria gives 48 hour ultimatum to terrorists to leave

Continuing its campaign against Daish (IS) and other opposition armed groups, Syrian army has given them 48 hours ultimatum to terrorists to leave a pocket,...
Saudi Arabia discussing US for troops’ deployment in Syria

Saudi Arabia discussing US for troops’ deployment in Syria

Continuing its anti-Bashar al-Assad tirade, Saudi Arabia has revealed that Riyadh was holding talks with US about sending troops into Syria as part of a wider...
British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

British spy agency involved in Douma “flase-flag”: Russia

Russia has claimed of having “irrefutable” evidence that British spy agency had orchestrated “false flag” operation in the Damascus suburb town of Douma, for...
Arab League criticise Syria for chemical weapon use

Arab League criticise Syria for chemical weapon use

The regional group appreciated airstrikes on Syria The 29th Arab League summit called on Sunday for an international probe into the “criminal” use of chemical...
Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Syria: Chemical facility was producing anti-cancer drugs

Condemnation and appreciation pours-in Responding to Friday’s attack on its soil, Syria has condemned “with the strongest terms” the aggression by US, Britain and France...
US ked coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

US led coalition attacks Syria, hits research centre, arms stockpile

Syria say aggression will fail: SANA They did it. In a biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, coordinated campaign U.S., British...
Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

Syrian War Being Dragged On Basis Of Lies For Ulterior Reasons

~By Saeed Naqvi If war begins in Syria, it will be on absolutely trumped up charges about the use of poison gas by Bashar al...
Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Douma cleared of armed group, Damascus controls Eastern Ghouta

Russia declares complete Syrian control over the enclave Amidst fear of triggering war between US and Russia over situation in Syria, Bashar al-Assad army has...
US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

US-Russia tension escalates at UN, warplanes in Syria skies

Amidst fear of triggering war in the Middle East, the United Nations Security Council witnessed escalating tension between US and Russia on the developments...
Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Syrian military airbase under attack, US denies its hand

Evacuation of civilians begins from Douma, “fighters” leaving for Jarablus under Russian supervision Amidst US President Donald Trump’s warning of a “big price” after reports...
Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Syria: Conflicting reports of Chemical weapons used in Douma

Russia and Syria denies using chemical weapons while US-Israel-Saudi media drums against Assad regime The ongoing struggle in Syria is once again marked with allegations...
Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump Together Staring At Syrian Exit Door

~By Saeed Naqvi The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, 32, has once again given international affairs a twist which has caused a...
Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

Russia, Turkey and Iran support Syrian sovereignty, integrity

They oppose US for any geographical changes Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran have reaffirmed their support to maintain the sovereignty, independence, unity, territorial integrity...
Syria declares victory against terror in Eastern Ghouta

Syria declares victory against terror in Eastern Ghouta

Operation continues in Douma outskirts Continuing its success, Syrian government has declared full victory against terrorist organizations in Eastern Ghouta, hailing the military achievement as...
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Trump’s U turn: US forces to pull out of Syria soon

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was against complete withdrawal In a major shift in his Middle East policy, US President Donald Trump has insisted...
Hezbollah: Saudi Arabia offered huge money to Syria’s Assad

Hezbollah: Saudi Arabia offered huge money to Syria’s Assad

Saudi rulers wanted Syria to cut ties with Iran In a surprising revelation, Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement has said that...
Syrian forces clear 90 per cent of Eastern Ghouta

Syrian forces clear 90 per cent of Eastern Ghouta

Amidst criticism from US, UN and several other countries for allegedly killing civilians, Syrian government forces have gained control over 90 percent of the...
Syria demands Turkish forces’ withdrawal from Afrin

Syria demands Turkish forces’ withdrawal from Afrin

This is second Turkish military intervention on Syrian Soil since 2011 Syrian government has condemned the capture of Afrin by the Turkish military and called...
Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

Syrian President visits Eastern Ghouta frontline, civilians

In a major breakthrough in its fight against terror groups, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited front lines in Eastern Ghouta  on Sunday and met...
Syria: Chemical weapon factory unearthed in Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Chemical weapon factory unearthed in Eastern Ghouta

US and its allies used to allege Damascus of using chemical weapons Syrian army has discovered a workshop used by terrorists for manufacturing toxic chemical weapons...
UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

UN Chief asks Security Council to end Syrians’ sufferings

Syria claims of alleviating civilians’ through humanitarian corridors The UN secretary-general has urged Security Council members to "end the suffering" of residents in besieged Eastern Ghouta, on Monday, while US has...

Russia loses 39 military personnel in Syria air-crash

Terror attack ruled out as plane falls 500 meters short of runway A Russian transport plane Antonov-26 has crashed at Khmeimim airbase in Latakia province...
Syria: Terrorists retreat, citizens flee from Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Terrorists retreat, citizens flee from Eastern Ghouta

Damascus wins civilians confidence Finally situation in Eastern Ghauta near Damascus has moved forward with successful government’s dual strategy of continuing military operations against the...
Syria: Rescue leaflets thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Syria: Rescue leaflets for civilians, militants thrown in Eastern Ghouta

Amidst calls of stopping bloodshed by Syrian forces in Eastern Ghouta, Syrian aircraft continued dropping leaflets on Friday for encouraging the civilians to leave...

UN: North Korea provides material for Syrian chemical weapons

In a substantial revelation by two major trans-Atlantic media organisations, there are reports that North Korea has been sending equipment and material to Syria...
Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

Russia-US conflicting perception on Syria cause more deaths

The ongoing attacks in Eastern Ghouta in the outskirts of Damascus have become a matter of conflict between the two perceptions carried by US...
Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Russia warns US to consider Moscow-Ankara-Tehran efforts on Syria

Moscow allege Washington for need based anti-terrorism policy Divide between US and Russia over developments in Syria was getting more vertical after Saturday’s UN resolution...
UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

UN Security Council passes resolution for ceasefire in Syria

Syria asks world body to implement earlier 30 resolutions, if it is honest The situation in Syria is keeping world community engaged. The UN Security...

Russia criticise US for not acting against Syrian terror groups

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the US for not taking any serious action against Jabhat Fateh al-Sham militant group, formerly known as...
Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Russia-US demand UNSC session on Syria

Syria has once again become bone of contention between United States and Russia. The Syrian army’s ongoing operation in Eastern Ghouta where reports of...
More than 100 killed in conflict with Daesh (IS) in Syria, Iraq

More than 100 killed in conflict with Daesh (IS) in Syria, Iraq

Terror groups remain active despite end of military operations Despite the end of military operations against Daesh (IS) in Syria and Iraq, there are reports...

Vladimir Putin and King Salman discuss Syria crisis

King Salman initiated the phone call  Russian President Vladimir Putin and King Salman of Saudi Arabia have discussed the situation in Syria and the results...
Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

In a tit-for-tat escalation in the Middle East, Syria has warned Israel for “more surprises” should Tel Aviv commit any further acts of aggression...
Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Injured Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi being treated in Syria

Iraq’s intelligence chief claims Iraq has claimed that Daesh (IS) cheif Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is alive and being treated at a medical facility in north-eastern...
Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Iran praises Syria for shooting Israeli fighter jet, says era of “hit-and-run” ended Conflicting assessments are emerging from the Israel-Syria theatre after downing of Israeli...

UN Head calls for de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre

Iran says Israeli claim of shooting down its drone is ridiculous UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre after...
Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

War escalates on Israel-Syria border while PM Modi in Ramallah Amidst US military’s rising operations in northern Syria, Damascus and Tel Aviv have, on Saturday...
After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

After Reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, A Quest For Propaganda Equalizer

Conspiracy theorists, who prove mostly right in the topsy turvy post 9/11 world, are these days busy switching channels – Syria, Afghanistan, Korean peninsula...
Syria regains control of 30 towns and villages

Syria regains control of 30 towns and villages

Aljazeera reports of 110 civilians’ death In a major development Syrian Army along with allied forces has regained control over 30 towns and villages in...
Syrian rebels attack Turkish and Russian forces

Syrian rebels attack Turkish and Russian forces

US backed YPG kills seven Trukish soldiers, al-Nusra shoots down Russian Sukhoi fighter The US supported Syrian militant groups have expedited their attacks against Turkish...
US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

US: Donlad Trump prepared for military action against Syria

Washington alleges Damascus of maintaining stockpile of chemical weapons Amidst conflicting reports about presence of chemical weapons with Syrian government, senior US officials have claimed...
Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Us-turkey military impasse critical in syrian town manbij

Syrian dialogue congress meeting underway in sochi, russia The ongoing military impasse between us and turkey caused due to present fragile situation in syria has...
Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Syria’s Assad condemns Turkish operation in its territory

Damascus says Washington had orchestrated the Ankara’s move The fragile Middle East situation is getting worse with more complex developments. The Turkish move of starting...
Turkey starts aerial campaign against Syrian Kurds areas

Turkey starts aerial campaign against Syrian Kurds areas

Another setback to US plans in Middle East In a major development in the Middle East, Turkish army has launched new strikes against the Kurdish...
Russia, Turkey & Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Russia, Turkey and Syria oppose Trump’s plan on Kurdish force

Fighting already underway, says Kurdish official The US plan of raising 30,000-strong Kurdish army in Syria’s north-eastern region has swiftly met with stern opposition from...
Syria: Killings continue in Damascus suburb, Idlib

Syria: Killings continue in Damascus suburb, Idlib

Aleppo also witnessing army operations and rebel violence Despite the announcement of closing the battle with Daesh (IS) and other terrorist groups, reports are still...
Two held for allegedly trying to sell Kerala women as sex-slave to IS

Two held for allegedly trying to sell Kerala women as sex-slave to IS

The woman accused that she had been plotted by her husband, Mohamed Riyaz, who hatched the conspiracy to sell her wife to the Islamic...
Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Iran: Mehmoud Ahmedinejad arrested for inciting protests

Arabic media reports the arrest while Iranian media remains silent In an unprecedented move after 1979 Islamic Revolution, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been...
Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Khamenei alleges US support terrorists and authoritarian regimes in Middle East

Russia has earlier alleged US for imparting training to terrorists in Syria A day after Russian military top brass alleged US for imparting training to...
Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

Russia: US runs training camps for militants in Syria

In a blunt attack on US policy towards Syria, Russia has for the first time alleged that US is imparting training to terrorists at...
France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

France: President Marcon concedes Bashar al-Assad survival

Paris acknowledge Russia and Iran won the war In a rare admission of reality on the ground, France, despite being part of the US...
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US-led coalition kills 23 civilians in eastern Syria

Coalition was not invited by Damascus, has no US mandate The US-led international coalition has killed 23 civilians in a village of al-Jurze Sharqi in...
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Putin’s three-nation, one-day tour may tilt balance towards Moscow

Signs $ 21 billion deal for a nuclear reactor in Egypt, supply S-400 missile defence system to Turkey Amidst anti-US passions around the world for...
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Vladimir Putin orders Russian forces to withdraw from Syria

Bashar al-Assad thanked Russian leader for fighting against terrorism Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on Monday during an un-scheduled visit...
Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Syrian forces destroy two Israeli missiles In a fresh escalation in the Middle East, Israel has fired missiles at a military position near Damascus over...
Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Deash defeat

Russia: US-led coalition should leave Syria after Daesh defeat

Nobody in these areas wants the Damascus government to return, says US Russia has demanded that all foreign forces, including those of US-led coalition present...
Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Arab people differ Riyadh perspective on Palestine

Social media users support resistance and oppose “normalization” with Israel The rift between the policies of Saudi Arabia and Arabs on the streets was visible...
Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Bashar al-Assad meets Vladimir Putin to discuss post-war process

Syria thanks Russia for support in war on terror Russian President Vladimir Putin received his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi, a resort city, on...
CHILD’S BLISS: A Rohingya refugee boy walks on a bamboo bridge at Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

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Lebanon PM Hariri’s detention in Saudi Arabia seems confirmed

Hariri’s resignation from foreign land is shameful act for Lebanese people It is now confirmed that Lebanese PM Saad Hariri is in illegal custody of...
Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

Pinned Against The Wall: Losing The Argument In Srinagar

~By Saeed Naqvi The arrival of Dineshwar Sharma, formerly of the Intelligence Bureau, as the Centre’s interlocutor in the troubled state, has clearly not set...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...

Syria-Iraq coordinated offensive cause major defeat to IS terrorists

Lost Deir Ezzor in Syria and Al-Qaim in Iraq As part of a final push to Daesh (IS) terrorists out of Syria and Iraq, the...
Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Russia: US pursuing double standard in fight against terror in Syria

Not seen Trump administration’s serious effort, says Lavrov Russia has slammed US administration for pursuing double standard approach while fighting against terror in Syria...
Saudi clerics spread hatred against Shias through social media, textbooks: Human Rights Watch

Saudi clerics spread hatred against Shias through social media, textbooks: Human Rights Watch

An HRW report states that Saudi clerics used derogatory statements against Shias even in state-sanctioned religious edicts and schoolbooks A report compiled by the Human...
Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraqi Kurds vote in independence referendum

Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria are against separate Kurdish state In a major development after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq in 2003,...
Trump and Rouhani Flex Muscles on Nuclear Deal

Trump and Rouhani Flex Muscles on Nuclear Deal

US and Iran differ apart in their views US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani have maintained their positions intact on nuclear...
Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

In a sudden development, Israeli rockets were fired at a Syrian army position, suspected to be a chemical weapon site in Hama province in...
Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Syria Urges UN to Stop Civilian Killings by US-led Coalition

Alleges use of phosphorous bombs in Raqqa The Syrian government has called UN to halt the US led coalition’s repeated attacks on its civilians during...
War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

War against IS shifted to Syria-Lebanon Border Areas

Syria achieves major success in recapturing territories Having unprecedented losses in Syria and Iraq due to IS and other terror outfits, Lebanon and Syria have...
Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Syria: Western Countries providing Chemical Weapons to Terrorists

Trump recently halted CIA’s covert program to assist and train Syrian groups Syria has affirmed that US, Britain and their regional allies have breached the...

60 civilians killed in US-led bombing in Syria

US airstrikes continue without Damascus consent At least 60 civilians have been killed in fresh airstrikes conducted by US led-coalition in Dayr al-Zawr province in...
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Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

US rolls out new visa rules for Muslim nations

The guidelines state applicants must prove close relationships in the US, while extended family wouldn’t be considered close The United States (US)  government has set...
US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

US warns Assad not to attack with Chemical weapons

Russia calls it provocative The decisive battle against IS in Syria and Iraq has larger consequences all over the Middle East. The White House has...
Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Tehran tells Trump to ask Riyadh for help in preventing another 9/11 By Abu Turab West Asia seems to be on the road to confrontation on...
Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair In Syria

Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair In Syria

By Saeed Naqvi  Like Henry Kissinger, New York Times columnist, Thomas L Friedman, belongs to a growing tribe of strategists who insist that the Palestinian-Israeli...
Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Coming soon, a new Trump version: A friend of Saudi Arabia

Reports said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has allocated $ 68 million for preparations to host Trump. Abu Turab US President Donald Trump, who is known...
The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Elgin Air Force Base, Florida, US, on November 21, 2003, in this handout photo provided on April 13, 2017, Reuters/UNI

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Awaiting details from Afghanistan, a look at the Syrian outrage By Saeed Naqvi President Trump has furnished proof that the leader of the Free World, which dropped...
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‘Let Americans leave, we will liberate our land in one week’

The recent US air strikes in Syria after the alleged use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad regime, has triggered another crisis, which may...
POINT OF VIEW : A girl holds a sign that reads "We are Syria, Trump killer" during a protest against the US military strike against Syria, in front of the US Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia, Reuters/UNI

Now Trump has blood on his hands

The friendship with Putin is over for now as the US president makes a policy turnaround and bombs Syria, post the deadly chemical attack...
UNSPEAKABLE LOSS: A man grieves for his daughter following an airstrike on the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, Reuters/UNI

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US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

US issues travel advisory ahead of Trump’s new ban

India among countries to be wary of, says a private mailer sent to citizens By APN Bureau US embassies across the world have sent out...

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