Russia aircraft attack rebel-held Idlib with napalm bombs – video
Orient Net
Two civilians were killed, and 7 others were wounded as Russian aircraft targeted overnight the rebel-held Saraqeb city, in north Syria’s Idlib province, with the internationally-banned napalm bombs, according to a ..
Russian mercenary killed in Syria’s Idlib
Orient Net
A 26-year-old Russian mercenary was killed in northern Syria’s Idlib province, according to Russian blogs and websites. The Russian "vtomske" website reported from the blog "El Murid" on Livejournal that Nikolai Tikhonovich, who ..
Tillerson: US Troops to Stay in Syria Beyond Battle With ISIS
Orient Net
Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, has set out a “new emphasis” from Washington on securing a political settlement to Syria’s long-running civil war, even as he said US troops would ..
UN invites Syrian opposition, Assad regime for peace talks
Orient Net
The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria said on Wednesday he had invited the Syrian opposition and Assad regime to a special meeting to be held next week in Vienna, Austria. Staffan ..
UN agencies warn against ’devastating’ impact of intensified fighting across Syria on civilians
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Intensification in hostilities across Syria is having a “devastating” impact on civilians, United Nations agencies in the war-ravaged country said Wednesday, warning that the fighting is also severely limiting life-saving humanitarian ..
Turkey: Syria Op to include Manbij, E of Euphrates
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Turkey may expand its operations against YPG in northern Syria to Manbij city and east of the Euphrates River after Afrin has been cleared, Turkey’s foreign minister said late Tuesday. Mevlut Cavusoglu ..