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Syria

Another Syria media murder: State TV journalist killed in war-torn Damascus
A journalist working for Syria’s state TV was killed by an armed gang in the Syrian capital Damascus, SANA news agency reported.

23.11.2012 09:27

Lavrov: Patriot missile deployment in Turkey will lead to further regional destabilization
The Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed strong reservations after Ankara said it would request that NATO deploy Patriot missiles along the Turkey-Syria border.

22.11.2012 11:19

Syria presents foreign fighter list in bid for UN to acknowledge terror acts
Syria has presented the UN Security Council a list of 143 foreign citizens killed in Syria fighting government troops. Damascus hopes the move will force the UN to declare the presence of foreign nationals in Syria to be international terrorism.

22.11.2012 10:33

Britain recognizes Syrian opposition coalition as sole legitimate reps of Syrian people
The UK has officially recognized the Syrian Opposition Coalition, promising financial assistance to them and pledging to put more pressure on Assad's government.

20.11.2012 12:53

Syrian insurgents reject West-imposed coalition, declare own Islamic state
As international recognition grows for the Syrian National Coalition as the ‘legitimate representative’ of the Syrian people, Islamist groups in Syria have rejected the coalition, unilaterally declaring the city of Aleppo an Islamic state.

20.11.2012 01:06

EU follows Italy’s move to recognize Syrian opposition coalition
Italy has recognized Syria’s National Coalition as the "legitimate representative" of the Syrian people. The EU has followed that lead declaring the newly formed political body as the only representative of the “aspirations of the Syrian people.”

19.11.2012 19:02

Israel and Syria exchange fire in Golan
Israel artillery has fired back at Syria after gunfire hit an Israeli military vehicle in the Golan Heights. The incident comes amid high tensions in the region as Israel is waging an offensive against Gaza while civil war continues in Syria.

18.11.2012 00:36

‘The West wants to install a puppet regime in Syria’
France is set to raise the issue of lifting an EU arms embargo against Syria at an upcoming meeting with EU foreign ministers in Brussels.

17.11.2012 21:48

Syrian rebels fish for recognition after coalescing
Turkey, a longtime supporter of the Syrian rebels, has recognized the newly-formed Syrian National Coalition as the country’s legitimate government. Various anti-Assad factions were hammered into a unified body last week by its foreign allies.

16.11.2012 10:05

Medvedev: Russia-US ‘reset’ done, time to develop relations
Moscow and Washington have already rebooted everything they could and now need to focus on the development of the relationship, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says in an interview with the Finnish media.

14.11.2012 09:32

France recognizes Syrian opposition coalition
France is the first of the European countries to fully recognize the Syrian opposition coalition as the "sole legitimate representative" of the Syrian people. Meanwhile the US calls it “a legitimate representative" but is yet to fully recognize it.

13.11.2012 18:19

Enemy inside the gates: Syria’s main foe is ‘foreign-sponsored terrorists’
Syrian President Bashar Assad is not caught in a traditional civil war, but is rather struggling against an extra-state-sponsored war of terrorism to bring down his government, according to Russian experts.

13.11.2012 13:57