Tag: Syria

staffJune 18, 2018

Iraq force accuses US of killing 22 of its fighters in Syria

BAGHDAD – An Iraqi paramilitary force Monday accused the United States of killing 22 of its fighters in an overnight ...

staffJune 14, 2018

Netanyahu – Israel has bombed Iranian-backed militias in Syria

JERUSALEM – Israel has attacked Iranian-backed Shiite Muslim militias in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday, casting such actions ...

staffJune 12, 2018

After military wins, Syrians root for ally Russia in World Cup

With days to go before the World Cup, bustling markets in Syria’s capital are blanketed in the flags of competing ...

staffJune 10, 2018

Kurd-Arab council ready for ‘unconditional talks’ with Syria regime

SYRIA – The political arm of a powerful alliance of Syrian Kurd and Arab fighters announced Sunday it was ready ...

staffJune 6, 2018

Hezbollah and Iran ‘to stay in Syria until it is liberated’

Iran and the Hezbollah movement will not leave Syria until it is “fully liberated from terrorists”, the Lebanese parliamentary speaker ...

staffJune 5, 2018

Daesh attack in Deir al-Zor kills two Hezbollah fighters

Two Hezbollah fighters were killed Tuesday in an attack in east Syria launched by ISIS (Daesh) earlier this week. The ...

staffJune 5, 2018

Kurds to pull out of strategic Syria town after deal

The leading Syrian Kurdish militia said Tuesday it would withdraw from Manbij, easing fears of a direct clash between NATO ...

staffJune 2, 2018

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria’s Hassakeh

BEIRUT – At least 12 civilians – members of the same family – have been killed in U.S.-led coalition raids ...

staffMay 31, 2018

Syria’s Assad: US-Russia confrontation narrowly avoided

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned US-backed Kurdish forces he wouldn’t hesitate to use force to retake one-third of the country ...

staffMay 29, 2018

Georgia to sever diplomatic ties with Syria after recognition of separatists

TBILISI – Georgia said Tuesday it had started procedures to sever diplomatic relations with Syria after Damascus recognized its breakaway ...