Keyword: Syria war

  • ISIS bomb attack targets US soldiers in Syria
    ISIS bomb attack targets US soldiers in Syria
    1/21

    Several Kurdish soldiers were killed on Monday after a suicide car bomber attacked a US-Kurdish military patrol in Syria's Hasakah province, a spokesperson for the US-led coalition in Syria said.

    According to the official, n...

  • Erdogan: Turkey to give back Syria to its people ASAP
    Erdogan: Turkey to give back Syria to its people ASAP
    1/21

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated on Monday that Syria belongs to its own people and that Ankara will do everything in its power to give the country back to Syrians as soon as possible, local media reported. The president als...

  • Netanyahu: Those who threaten Israel to bear 'full responsibility'
    Netanyahu: Those who threaten Israel to bear 'full responsibility'
    1/21

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that anyone who "threatens to destroy us will bear full responsibility" following several attacks in Syria car...

  • Lavrov hopes for continuity with new UN envoy in Syria
    Lavrov hopes for continuity with new UN envoy in Syria
    1/21

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Monday that he hopes the appointment of new United Nation Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen (pictured left) won't disturb the consistency of the ongoing d...

  • Beijing urges sides to avoid sparking tensions in Syria
    Beijing urges sides to avoid sparking tensions in Syria
    1/21

    Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying stated on Monday that Beijing is urging sides to avoid sparking up tensions in the war-struck Syria, media reported. The official's comments come after Israel launched a number of attacks...

  • 4 dead in Israeli attack around Damascus - Russia
    4 dead in Israeli attack around Damascus - Russia
    1/21

    Four Syrian soldiers were killed in the attacks by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in Syria, while another six were wounded, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on Monday, in ad...

  • Israeli forces striking Iranian targets in Syria
    Israeli forces striking Iranian targets in Syria
    1/21

    Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced they are attacking Iranian Quds targets in Syria hours after a rocket was fired at the northern Golan Heights. "We have started striking Iranian Quds targets in Syrian territory. We warn the Syr...

  • Twin blasts rock Afrin, kill 10, injure 18
    Twin blasts rock Afrin, kill 10, injure 18
    1/20

    A twin blast that rocked Afrin, Syria, on Sunday killed at least ten people and resulted in 18 more being injured, Sputnik reported, citing a source familiar with the matter from the Free Syrian Army (FSA).

    The previous report fr...

  • 'Huge' blast reported in Damascus, kills several
    'Huge' blast reported in Damascus, kills several
    1/20

    A "huge explosion" happened in Damascus, Syria, next to the government's intelligence office on Sunday, causing a number of dead and wounded. According to the war monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the blas...

  • Sen. Graham: Syria withdrawal to cause chaos
    Sen. Graham: Syria withdrawal to cause chaos
    1/19

    Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (pictured left) warned on Saturday against the withdrawal of the country's troops from Syria, claiming United States President Donald Trump's decision may cause "chaos."

    "I...

  • US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 20 people - report
    US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 20 people - report
    1/18

    Airstrikes conducted by the United States-led coalition killed at least 20 civilians in a village in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Friday, local media claimed. The attack was allegedly directed at the Islamic State-contro...

  • Lebanon for readmission of Syria into Arab League
    Lebanon for readmission of Syria into Arab League
    1/18

    The Foreign Minister of Lebanon Gebran Bassil (pictured) called on Friday for the readmission of Syria into the Arab League.

    "Syria should return to us...Syria should be in our embrace instead of throwing it into the embrace...

  • Turkey will not allow provocations to hurt Idlib deal
    Turkey will not allow provocations to hurt Idlib deal
    1/18

    Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Friday that Ankara would not allow any provocations to damage the Idlib deal between Turkey and Russia aimed at creating a demilitarized zone in Syria's northeast province.

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  • Macron vows to keep troops in Syria, Iraq in 2019
    Macron vows to keep troops in Syria, Iraq in 2019
    1/17

    French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the strategic objective is to "eradicate" the Islamic State, or ISIS. Speaking at a military base in Francazal in Toulouse, he said "the fight is not over" despit...

  • Sleeper ISIS cell is behind Manbij attack – report
    Sleeper ISIS cell is behind Manbij attack – report
    1/17

    The Islamic State, or ISIS, which claimed responsibility for an attack on United States troops in Syria's Manbij, seems to be behind what was apparently a suicide bombing, according to unnamed officials from Washington who spoke to C...

  • Manbij militants detained for alleged terror plot
    Manbij militants detained for alleged terror plot
    1/17

    Seven militants who were allegedly plotting new terror attacks were arrested on Thursday in Syria, the Manbij Military Council said in a statement. The Council claims that the group was working under the orders of Turkish intelligence.

  • Trump going ahead with Syria, Afghanistan pullout
    Trump going ahead with Syria, Afghanistan pullout
    1/17

    The United States military will continue with its plan for the withdrawal of American troops out of Syria and Afghanistan...

  • Pentagon confirms 4 US servicemen killed in Manbij
    Pentagon confirms 4 US servicemen killed in Manbij
    1/16

    United States Department of Defense confirmed on Wednesday that four American servicemen have lost their lives during the bomb attack that occurred earlier today in Manbij, Syria....

  • Erdogan: US to pull out of Syria despite Manbij attack
    Erdogan: US to pull out of Syria despite Manbij attack
    1/16

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that he believes the United States troops will continue their withdrawal from Syria despite the bomb attack in Manbij which killed several American soldiers.

    According to E...

  • Manbij bomb attack kills 4 US soldiers, 3 injured
    Manbij bomb attack kills 4 US soldiers, 3 injured
    1/16

    A bomb explosion in the northern Syrian town of Manbij that occurred earlier on Wednesday resulted in the deaths of four American soldiers, local media reported. Meanwhile, anothe...