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Syria's key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to be reopened

Israel also said the Quneitra crossing with Syria will reopen on Monday to UN observers, four years after it was closed because of fighting.

15 Oct 2018 1:42 PM

US might be preparing for possible strike on Syria: Russia

Moscow says it has noticed Washington was building up its military forces in the Middle East.

28 Aug 2018 11:05 AM

Russia hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Col Gen Sergei Rudskoi said in a statement on Wednesday that Russia will supply Syria with 'new missile defence systems soon.'

25 Apr 2018 4:22 PM

North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: UN report

The North Korean and Syrian missions to the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

22 Aug 2017 12:29 PM

Don't blame Syria for chemical attack without visiting: Russia to US

The attack sparked outrage around the world as photos and video of the aftermath were widely broadcast.

27 Jul 2017 10:59 AM


Putin claims Syria chemical attack was against Bashar Assad

The US struck a Syrian air base with cruise missiles after accusing Assad’s military of killing civilians with a nerve agent in April.

03 Jun 2017 6:04 PM

Russia vetoes UN resolution for speedy probe of Syria chemical attack

Russia's UN Ambassador Vladimir Safronkov told the council before the vote that a resolution was unnecessary.

13 Apr 2017 11:58 AM

UN Security Council will vote on Syria gas attack probe

The draft resolution expresses "horror" at the reported use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhun and condemns alleged attack on April 4.

12 Apr 2017 10:32 AM

US pumps nearly 60 missiles into Syrian base to avenge chemical attack, 9 killed

The strikes hit the government-controlled Shayrat air base in central Syria.

07 Apr 2017 7:52 AM

Syria chemical attack perpetrators must be held to account: UK

A senior Syrian security source, however, said that the attack was ‘a false accusation’.

04 Apr 2017 8:33 PM


Syria regime hanged 13,000 in notorious prison: Amnesty

Most of the victims were civilians believed to be opposed to the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

07 Feb 2017 11:05 AM