Fifth round of Syria talks begins in Kazakhstan

4 July 2017 12:10 PM GMT
The fifth round of Syria peace talks began focused on shoring up a plan for safe zones in the war-torn country on Tuesday, amid tight security...

Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday

2 May 2017 4:47 AM GMT
US President Donald Trump will on Tuesday speak over phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a White House official said.It will be the first...

President wishes for peace, prosperity in Syria

16 April 2017 1:39 PM GMT
President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said he looked forward to the success of a Syria-led political solution fulfilling the aspirations of the Syrian...

Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria chemical attack

13 April 2017 5:12 AM GMT
Russia on Wednesday vetoed a UN resolution that would have required Bashar al-Assad's government to co-operate with international inquiries into...

US open to further action on Syria: White House

11 April 2017 6:33 AM GMT
The White House on Monday said that the US was open to further action on Syria if Damascus continued to use chemical weapons."The sight of people...

US-Russia standoff on Syria

10 April 2017 4:05 PM GMT
UNSC should set up a mechanism to establish responsibility for the gas attack.

Russia, Iran warn US over strikes in Syria

10 April 2017 10:18 AM GMT
Russia and Iran have issued a direct warning to US President Donald Trump, saying his missile strike on a Syrian airbase crossed "red lines" and they...

US strikes on Syria illegal: Putin

7 April 2017 5:02 PM GMT
Russia announced it will suspend deal it made with US in 2015 to prevent a mid-air collision over Syria hours after attack.

Still no end in sight

7 April 2017 4:36 PM GMT
The European Union and other US allies have directly blamed the Bashar-Al Assad regime for this monstrosity.

Syria: Airstrike on IS depot containing toxic materials

6 April 2017 5:05 PM GMT
At a press conference held to comment on the international accusation that Syria allegedly fired toxic gas on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province on Tuesday, al-Moallem said the news reports were “lies”.

Syrian govt sets terms for inquiry into gas attack

6 April 2017 4:57 PM GMT
Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said Syria's past experience with international inquiries had not been encouraging. The government would only decide on the idea once its concerns were addressed, he said.

Putin slams 'unfounded accusations' over Syria chemical attack

6 April 2017 4:49 PM GMT
Syria’s closest ally on Wednesday rejected a UN Security Council resolution that blamed Bashar Assad’s forces, and said that the atrocity in Idlib was the result of a regime airstrike on a rebel chemical munitions depot.
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