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April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Assad says historic sites in Palmyra unaffected during liberation
MOSCOW, April 13 — On March 27, the Syrian army, backed by militias and Russian Aerospace Forces, fully liberated Palmyra, which was under control of Daesh terrorist group, outlawed in Russia, since May 2015.
February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on UN envoy for Syria condemns Damascus, Homs attacks claimed by Daesh
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 22 — UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has condemned the recent car bomb and suicide attacks that have reportedly left over 140 people killed in Damascus and Homs in Syria.
February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Ceasefire is to be common for all parties to Syria conflict – Russian PM
MOSCOW, Feb. 15 — Russia has insisted on taking a common decision on when to stop combat operation in Syria, otherwise it can only aggravate the conflict, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with Euronews on Sunday.
February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Feature: Death doesn't end Syrian refugees' misery in Lebanon
BEIRUT, Jan. 31 — Syrians who fled their war-torn country to Lebanon since 2011 are living in very harsh conditions.
February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on US pledges 'significant' addt'l aid for asylum seekers from Syria
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 — US President Barack Obama spoke with UK Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of a London conference on Syria, with the president pledging to help Europe cope with a refugee crisis created by the Syrian civil war, the White House said in a press release on Tuesday.
February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Extremism, terrorism threaten humanity, global security
BELGRADE, Feb. 3 — Iran's Ambassador to Macedonia Saeed Sadeq Mohammadi said on Tuesday that extremism and terrorism should be regarded as a global threat against humanity and security.
January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Chinese FM to visit Africa, attend Syria donors conference in London
BEIJING, Jan. 28 — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will depart china on Jan. 30 to pay official visits to Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique and Namibia, before attending a Syria donors conference in London on Feb. 4.
December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus halted
DAMASCUS, Dec. 26 — A plan to evacuate Syrian rebels from southern Damascus' districts, which was scheduled to take place Saturday, has been frozen due to disagreements among the insurgents about their coming destination, pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.
December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Syria: 60,000 people given aid in Homs after ceasefire agreement
DAMASCUS, Dec. 16 — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) have started to deliver food and other aid to thousands of people in the Al-Waer district of Homs after a ceasefire agreement was reached between the Government of Syria and armed opposition groups. The Al-Waer Local Committees helped broker the deal. The district had been difficult to access for the past two years. The population are in desperate need of supplies.