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Islam Times - The safety of over 400,000 people in Raqqa where the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are bombing Daesh is of "deep concern" to the UN as it has resulted in "an escalating number of civilian deaths” as well as damage to vital civilian i…
04.26 / 04:07
islamtimes.org
Iran was crucial in helping Syria develop its chemical weapons program, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies wrote Monday. “What the rapid-fire news cycle didn’t say early this month was that Tehran and Damascus jump-started a program to develop a sophisticated Syrian chemicals arsenal as early as 2004,” Benjamin Weinthal observed. The British publication Jane’s […]…
04.26 / 01:09
thetower.org
The U.S. administration has imposed new sanctions on Syrian regime personnel responsible for stockpiling chemical weapons and ballistic missiles. The Treasury Department, which is responsible for applying international financial sanctions, named 271 members of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center in one of the largest sanctions lists ever seen. The U.S. Treasury said the…
04.25 / 13:57
thetower.org
President Donald Trump's top advisers took to Sunday television talk shows to set the stage for a diplomatic confrontation in Moscow when US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives Tuesday for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.It will be their first face-to-face encounter since US cruise missiles slammed into a Syrian air base early Friday Damascus time in retaliation for a suspected sarin gas attack on April 4 that killed at least 87 civilians in the rebel-held Syrian…
04.25 / 11:10
yourmiddleeast.com
   The Assad regime is scrambling to receive assurances from allies and make sense of U.S. policy after the Trump administration's surprise strike on a Syrian air base. But Damascus is failing to see that rules of the game have already changed, Yahya Al-Aridi writes for opposition outlet Al…
04.25 / 09:31
syrianobserver.com
   Head of the Sham Higher Institute tells audience in Damascus that Syria is confronting a global aggression whose key tool is to distort religious discourse without understanding, loyalist outlet Al-Watan re…
04.25 / 09:00
syrianobserver.com
   Opposition outlet Alsouria Net reports on surprise decision from two major regime consulates in Jordan and Turkey to discontinue passport and travel document renewals for citizens following announcement on official we…
04.25 / 08:15
syrianobserver.com
   Civilians reported dead and wounded after central market is struck in Khan Sheikhoun, the site of this month's chemical attack which preceded the first U.S. military strikes on Syria, opposition media Alsouria Net wr…
04.25 / 08:01
syrianobserver.com
   Russian foreign minister tells European counterpart that Moscow will continue to move ahead with plans for a peaceful political solution through U.N.-approved channels, despite efforts by some players to evade negotiations in favor for regime change in Sy…
04.25 / 08:01
syrianobserver.com
   Speaking to Zaman al-Wasl, the opposition figure explains that the stances of international and regional states toward the Assad regime have changed since the chemical attack in Idleb's countryside on April 4…
04.25 / 07:08
syrianobserver.com
   Opposition outlet reports on fatal airstrikes which hit a number of towns in the province's northern countryside, where government forces have increased attacks in recent da…
04.25 / 06:45
syrianobserver.com
   China's envoy to Syria urges parties to continue efforts to secure a political settlement through negotiations, adding that recent chemical attacks in Idleb's countryside should be investigated through an independent commission, state news agency re…
04.25 / 06:45
syrianobserver.com