Tag: Bashar al-Assad

staffApril 11, 2018

Syria war: Trump says missiles ‘will be coming’

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that Russia should “get ready” for missiles to be fired at its ally Syria, ...

staffJanuary 4, 2018

Two Russian servicemen killed in Syria mortar attack

Russia’s defence ministry on Thursday said two servicemen were killed in a mortar attack by Islamist militants in Syria on ...

staffDecember 23, 2017

Assad may evacuate cancer children

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is considering a request to evacuate seven children with cancer from a besieged area, a British ...

staffNovember 27, 2017

80 people killed in Syria in just over 24 hours

At least 80 people have been killed in just over 24 hours in suspected Russian and Syrian government shelling in ...

staffNovember 21, 2017

Assad to Putin – Thank you for ‘saving our country’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad thanked his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for “saving” his country and for Russia’s support in Syria. ...

staffJune 27, 2017

US warns Syria on Chemical Attack plan

The US says it has identified “potential preparations” for another chemical attack in Syria, and issued a stark warning to ...

staffMay 5, 2017

Syria: Safe zones to come into force at midnight – Russia

A deal to set up safe zones in Syria will come into force at midnight local time, Russia’s defence ministry ...

staffApril 26, 2017

France: Syrian government made Sarin used in Khan Sheikhoun

France says it has evidence showing the Syrian air force “undoubtedly” dropped bombs containing the nerve agent Sarin on a ...

staffApril 8, 2017

U.S. ready for more Syria strikes if necessary; U.N. chief has ‘grave concerns’

Hours after U.S. President Donald Trump fired dozens of cruise missiles to strike at his regime, Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad ...

staffApril 7, 2017

Haley to Russia: ‘Act responsibly,’ stop supporting Assad

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley called on Russia to “act responsibly” and drop its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a ...