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Syria

Spring loaded: Lukashenko tightens screws for autumn vote
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has told the military to be prepared to handle any efforts by internal and external forces that seek to destabilize the situation in the country ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections.

26.07.2012 13:24

Syrian violence relocated: Aleppo turns into battlefield
Clashes continue in Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, after government troops regained control over most areas of the capital Damascus from the armed opposition.

26.07.2012 13:23

Russian drill fleets won’t visit Syria
Russian warships performing naval exercises in the Mediterranean won’t be visiting the Russian base in the Syrian port of Tartus, Russian Navy commander said.

26.07.2012 09:21

Russia ready to host talks between Syrian government and opposition
Moscow says it is ready to host negotiations between the government of President Bashar Assad and the Syrian opposition in an effort to resolve the deteriorating situation in the country.

26.07.2012 00:01

Al-Qaeda gaining experience in Syria, eyes 'Islamic state to fight Israel and Iran'
An Iraqi Al-Qaeda operative has admitted that his organization is taking part in the Syrian uprising against President Assad. The revelation comes amidst increasing evidence that Al-Qaeda is gaining a foothold in Syria.

25.07.2012 20:09

Syria Tweets: 'War & Peace' snap-shots from conflict zone
Not all of the things that are happening in Syria can be broadcast or taped. RT’s correspondent Oksana Boyko is tweeting from the ground on the most curious and poignant details which help to get a real feeling of the conflict.

25.07.2012 16:11

‘Communication starts and prevents wars nowadays’
Public misinformation through media becomes easier during war time, warns French information guru Jacques Seguela. You can always simulate a massacre that has not occurred, but communication can also prevent conflicts, he told RT.

25.07.2012 15:53

War voyeurs: Israeli tourists watch Syria battles from safe distance (PHOTOS)
Armed with binoculars and cameras, tourists in Israel are flocking to the Golan Heights in the hope of seeing the bloody conflict in neighboring Syria, sparking a trend among tour operators.

25.07.2012 15:00

US position on Syria directly endorses terrorism - Lavrov
Washington’s reaction to blasts in Damascus is a downright justification of terrorism, slams Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. US State Department announced that terror acts in Syria are not surprising in light of the Assad regime’s actions.

25.07.2012 09:47

‘World being readied for aggression against Syria’
World opinion is being orchestrated towards a military operation against the Syrian regime, researcher and author F. William Engdahl told RT. Still, any decisive action against Assad will be postponed until after the US presidential election.

25.07.2012 07:43

Fierce fighting in Aleppo: Govt and rebel forces close in
Government and rebel reinforcements are converging on the flashpoint Syrian city of Aleppo on the fifth day of brutal clashes. Assad forces are reportedly attempting to regain control of neighborhoods where opposition fighters have gained a foothold.

24.07.2012 20:03

Iran threatens to ‘strike out’ at any intervention in Syria
President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has friends in the region poised “to strike out” in the event of an intervention into Syria, says a commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards. The warning was particularly sent to “hated” Arab countries.

24.07.2012 14:43