Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says

Israel attacks Damascus airport, five soldiers killed, Syria says

Israeli kids play next to an Israeli flag next to the Israeli Syrian border at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DAMASCUS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria’s Damascus International airport and other positions south of … Read more

Israeli attacks squeeze Iranian aerial supplies to Syria, sources say

Israeli attacks squeeze Iranian aerial supplies to Syria, sources say

Israeli Air Force F-35 fighter jets fly over the Mediterranean Sea during an aerial show as part of the celebrations for Israel’s Independence Day marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of the state, in Tel Aviv, Israel April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AMMAN, Sept … Read more

Turkey rejects responsibility for attack on Iraq’s Dohuk that killed eight

Turkey rejects responsibility for attack on Iraq’s Dohuk that killed eight

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, July 20 (Reuters) – Iraq’s government will call back the Iraqi charge d’affaires in Turkey for consultation after accusing Ankara of carrying out a strike on a mountain resort in the northern province of Dohuk, the state news agency INA reported. read more Turkey rebutted claims by Iraq that it had carried out … Read more

Putin visits Iran on first trip outside former Soviet Union since Ukraine war

Putin visits Iran on first trip outside former Soviet Union since Ukraine war

Putin to meet Supreme Leader Khamenei Putin also to meet Iranian and Turkish presidents Russia to discuss Ukrainian grain exports with Erdogan Turkish threat of Syrian operation also in focus LONDON/DUBAI, July 19 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Tehran on Tuesday for talks with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Kremlin … Read more

U.S. military: ISIS leader in Syria killed in drone strike

U.S. military: ISIS leader in Syria killed in drone strike

A black flag belonging to the Islamic State is seen near the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 6, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 12 (Reuters) – The leader of Islamic … Read more

Russia signals an end to U.N. aid into Syria from Turkey

Russia signals an end to U.N. aid into Syria from Turkey

A boy carries food aid given by UN’s World Food Programme in Raqqa, Syria April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Aboud Hamam Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, July 8 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday signaled an end to a long-running U.N. aid operation into northwest Syria from Turkey after vetoing a one-year … Read more

Russian-flagged ships transport Ukraine’s grain to Syria, Maxar says

Russian-flagged ships transport Ukraine’s grain to Syria, Maxar says

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – Russian-flagged ships have been carrying grain harvested in Ukraine last season and transported it to Syria, U.S. satellite imagery company Maxar said on Thursday. Maxar’s images showed two Russian-flagged bulk carrier ships docked in the Russian-controlled Crimean port of Sevastopol in May and being loaded with grain, the company said. … Read more

Pope raps Russian ‘cruelty’ in Ukraine, says invasion violates nation’s rights

Pope raps Russian ‘cruelty’ in Ukraine, says invasion violates nation’s rights

Pope Francis addresses people as he arrives for the weekly general audience at the Vatican, June 8, 2022. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Pope praises Ukrainians for ‘heroic’ resistance Says war should not be seen in black and white terms Hopes to meet Russian Orthodox head Kirill in September … Read more

Syria army should use air defences against Turkish invasion, U.S.-backed force says

Syria army should use air defences against Turkish invasion, U.S.-backed force says

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters gather during an offensive against Islamic State militants in northern Raqqa province, Syria February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIRUT, June 5 (Reuters) – The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces would coordinate with Syrian government troops to fend off any Turkish invasion … Read more

WHO condemns Russia’s aggression in Ukraine in rare vote, rejects Moscow’s counter-proposal

WHO condemns Russia’s aggression in Ukraine in rare vote, rejects Moscow’s counter-proposal

First resolution condemns Russia’s aggression Russia responds in diplomatic tit-for-tat China backs Moscow in both WHO votes WHO reports 235 healthcare attacks in Ukraine GENEVA, May 26 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization assembly passed a motion on Thursday condemning the regional health emergency triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and rejected a rival resolution … Read more