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Orient Net- Reuters16-5-2018

Washington imposes new sanctions on Nasrallah and his deputy

The United States and Gulf allies imposed additional sanctions on Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia  leader Hassan Nasrallah and his deputy Naim Qassem on Wednesday (May 16). The U.S. Treasury Department said four ..
Orient Net16-5-2018

Deir-ez-Zoor: Cholera threatens lives of IDPs

More than ten deaths were documented among IDPs in PYD’s controlled camps in Deir-ez-Zor that suffer from the cholera epidemic, according to the local Euphrates Post Facebook page.  Medical sources confirmed ..
Orient Net16-5-2018

Rocket attack causes deaths and injuries in central Damascus

Two people were killed and 19 others were injured on Wednesday (May 16) when a rocket landed near the Victoria Bridge in central Damascus. The rocket caused material damage to the ..
Orient Net - Sputnik16-5-2018

Russian frigates in Med Sea on standby over Syria threat

Putin said  at a military meeting on Wednesday (May 16) "Due to the remaining threat of incursions by international terrorists in Syria, our ships carrying Kalibr cruise missiles will be constantly ..
Orient Net16-5-2018

OPCW confirms likely use of Chlorine in Idlib’s Saraqib

The Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), confirmed in a report released on Tuesday (May 15) that chlorine was likely used as a ..
Orient Net16-5-2018

Five civilians killed by regime in Hama countryside

Five civilians were killed by the Assad regime’s militia, targeting a civilian car during its passage near Hama’s Mansora village on Wednesday (May 16).  The regime’s militia in Jorin targeted the ..
Orient Net16-5-2018

North Korea suspends talks with South

North Korea on Wednesday (May 16) threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump scheduled for next month, denouncing military exercises ..
Orient Net16-5-2018

Europe seeking to protect legitimate business with Iran

Europe sought on Tuesday (May 15) to find a way to save the Iran nuclear deal without the United States but was short on details about how the accord could ..
Orient Net - AA16-5-2018

Turkish charity to send Ramadan aid to Syria’s Afrin

A foundation linked to Turkey’s top religious body said Tuesday it will distribute aid to 40,000 Syrians during the holy month of Ramadan in Syria’s terror-liberated city of Afrin. Turkiye Diyanet ..
Orient Net15-5-2018

After anti-Putin protests, Navalny to be jailed 30 days

A Moscow court has ordered opposition politician Aleksei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days over nationwide protests against President Vladimir Putin. In a ruling on May 15, the Tver district ..