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Iran Sent Them to Syria. Now Afghan Fighters Are a Worry at Home.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 18:22:15 +0100
With violence against Shiites on the rise in Afghanistan, officials fear that Iran could use its Afghan force to intervene in a new proxy war.
© The New York Times
Trump and Putin agree on Syria strategy
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:58:00 +0100
HANOI: US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that an agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Syria would save many lives after the two met at a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.
© Bangkok Post
Islamic State recaptures almost all of vital Syria border town
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:39:14 +0100
Islamic State group jihadists have recaptured nearly all of Albu Kamal, putting up a fierce fightback for what had been the last significant Syrian town under their control, a monitor said Saturday. Syrian regime forces and allied militia overran Albu...
© The Punch
Trump and Putin agree there is ‘no military solution’ in Syria
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:12:48 +0100
In a joint statement approved on the sidelines of the APEC summit on Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed that ...
© Japan Times
Islamic State has lost 90% of its territory in Iraq and Syria. Where in the world is Abu Bakr Baghdadi?
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 00:40:00 +0100
As an array of local and international forces close in on Islamic State’s last redoubts in Syria and Iraq, the whereabouts of the extremist group’s secretive leader remain a mystery. A media outlet linked to the Syrian military reported Friday that...
© LA Times
UPDATED: 82 foreigners planning to go to Syria held in Istanbul
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:44:23 +0100
Turkish authorities detained 82 foreigners planning to go to Syria and suspected of links to IS in a string of anti-terror raids in Istanbul, state media reported on Friday. The suspects had previously been involved with Islamic State group extremists...
© The Punch
BREAKING: 82 foreigners planning to go to Syria held in Istanbul
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:13:23 +0100
Turkish authorities detained 82 foreigners planning to go to Syria and suspected of links to IS in a string of anti-terror raids in Istanbul, state media reported on Friday. The suspects had previously been involved with Islamic State group extremists...
© The Punch
Islamic State fighters flee into desert from last Syria stronghold, chased by regime and Iraqi forces
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:08:01 +0100
Islamic State militants withdrew Thursday from their last stronghold in Syria, a strategic town near the border with Iraq, following a government offensive that has ...
© Japan Times

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Russian FM: Situation in Syria can only be resolved through peaceful means
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:07:35 +0100
The crisis in Syria can only be solved through peaceful means by the Syrian people themselves, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.     “It is obvious that this bloody internal armed conflict has no military solution,”...
© Tehran Times
Iran warns Turkey against establishing military presence in Syria
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:55:32 +0200
TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Iran and Turkey are in consultation over the situation in the Kurdish city of Kobani, and noted that Tehran has warned Ankara against launching ground operations in Syria.   “During...
© Tehran Times
Iran warns Turkey against establishing military presence in Syria
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:55:32 +0200
TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Iran and Turkey are in consultation over the situation in the Kurdish city of Kobani, and noted that Tehran has warned Ankara against launching ground operations in Syria.   “During...
© Tehran Times
A Nun Lends a Voice of Skepticism on the Use of Poison Gas by Syria
Sat, 21 Sep 2013 19:24:37 +0200
Mother Agnes Mariam of the Cross, who said videos of the victims were fake, has been lauded by supporters of the Syrian government and vilified by the opposition.    
© The New York Times
Syria chemical deadline passes, 8% of arms remain: OPCW
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 13:52:00 +0200
Syria still holds around eight percent of its declared chemical weapons material, as the deadline for it to be handed over expired Sunday, the task force overseeing the operation said.
© Hurriyet Daily News
Nearly 90% of Syria’s Chemical Arms Have Been Removed
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:39:20 +0200
The organization policing Syria’s compliance with a chemical arms ban reported the progress as new allegations surfaced about the use of chlorine bombs.
© The New York Times
Turkey moves tanks from west to Syrian border
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:31:00 +0200
More than a dozen tanks have been sent from the country’s western provinces to its southeast
© Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey moves tanks from west to Syrian border
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:31:00 +0200
More than a dozen tanks have been sent from the country’s western provinces to its southeast
© Hurriyet Daily News
Syrian Kurd leader sees war of 'attrition' in Kobane
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:53:00 +0200
The battle for the Syrian town of Kobane will turn into a war of attrition unless Kurds get arms that can repel tanks and armoured vehicles, PYD keader Salih Muslim says
© Hurriyet Daily News
IS steps up attack on Syrian town of Kobane
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 06:13:36 +0200
Intense fighting is being reported between Kurdish militiamen and Islamic State (IS) militants advancing on the northern Syrian town of Kobane. A BBC correspondent across the border in Turkey says mortars are hitting Kobane’s eastern outskirts,...
© The Punch
IS steps up attack on Syrian town of Kobane
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 06:13:36 +0200
Intense fighting is being reported between Kurdish militiamen and Islamic State (IS) militants advancing on the northern Syrian town of Kobane. A BBC correspondent across the border in Turkey says mortars are hitting Kobane’s eastern outskirts,...
© The Punch
Raqqa Journal: In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:44:57 +0200
Islamist extremists in control of Raqqa have blended their fundamentalist interpretation of Islam with the practicalities of governance.
© The New York Times
Raqqa Journal: In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:44:57 +0200
Islamist extremists in control of Raqqa have blended their fundamentalist interpretation of Islam with the practicalities of governance.
© The New York Times
Kurds gain ground from ISIL in Syria's Kobane: monitor
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:23:00 +0100
Kurdish fighters gained ground from jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in fierce battles in the Syrian town of Kobane overnight, a monitoring group said on Nov. 24.
© Hurriyet Daily News
Kurdish exiles of Kobani, Syria, doubt Turkey's promise of help
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0200
They make the daily trek to a stark hilltop overlooking their hometown, Kobani, once an anonymous Syrian border city but now the site of an epic battle beamed live globally via satellite trucks parked on the Turkish side.
© LA Times
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