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Rewriting Syria’s Constitution part of political solution, says Putin
In a statement, the presidency said that the decree applies to crimes committed before 14 September, downgrading the death penalty to a life sentence of hard labour, and reducing life sentences to 20 years.
Iranian ambassador to UK summoned by UK Foreign Secretary
In a statement following the meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers, Shoukry said that Syria’s return to the Arab League will be studied once the soaring tensions in Syria are eased, affirming that Syria is an important Arab country.
Syria condemned manoeuvres saying joint patrols are “flagrant violation” of Syrian sovereignty
The first blast took place near the Azaz city market on a crowded day, killing one person and wounding 11 others, while the second bombing went off about an hour later, wounding five people near a mosque close to the first blast, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Hundreds of protesters gathered near Bab al-Hawa crossing, shortly before Russia announced a “unilateral ceasefire,” on Saturday morning in this area of north-western Syria.
The United States has also confirmed conducting strikes against Al-Qaeda facility north of Idlib on Saturday in an attack aimed at the organisation’s leadership.
At least 50 people were killed in intensive air and ground strikes in Syria
Strikes targeted Lebanon, Popular Mobilisation Forces strongholds in Iraq
Syria and Lebanon condemn incidents describing them provocation and violation by Israel
Lowcock added that many hundreds more have been injured and over 440,000 displaced and dozens of civilians killed or injured by shelling of the Security Council-listed terrorist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and the non-state armed groups associated with them.
Oman is one of the few Arab countries that kept normal relations with Damascus after Syria was suspended from the Arab League in 2011 with its crackdown on Arab Spring protests.
‘Syrian migration to Egypt is the best thing that happened to this country in years,’ says Twitter user
Syria’s Russian-backed military has been pressing an assault on rebels in their last major stronghold with air attacks and ground battles that have already forced tens of thousands to leave their homes.
Three Syrian soldiers killed in airstrikes near Damascus
Syrian state media said that 1 soldier was killed in an “Israeli aggression”
Russia, main ally of Al-Assad, rejects US “delusions campaign”
European powers call for immediate ceasefire
ICRC appealed for information about staff members abducted in Syria in 2013
Writers denounce Trump’s move, address electronic exams’ technical problems
In 2014, IS seized control over more than 8 million people in 88,000 sq km region
SDF made remarkable progress in fighting group
Update came after US, Turkish Presidents agreed to carry out US’ withdrawal in way which serves both interests
US President announced on 19 December to withdraw troops from Syria after claiming to defeat ISIS
Al-Qaeda, IS still threaten US national security, troops withdrawal could be retrograde step, says Senate Majority Leader
Bill includes increasing military support to Israel, Jordan
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Patrushev, agreed on Tuesday on the importance of working closely to consolidate military and security efforts between the two countries, especially with regard to fighting terrorism and extremist ideology. The meeting, attended by the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shokry, …
Egypt, Libya’s neighbours play integral part in resolving crisis, while other countries play dirty role, preventing any resolution, says prominent diplomat
Adana agreement was suspended since launch of Syrian uprising in 2011