Tagged: Syria

Putin Joins Assad at Military Base in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory against “terrorists” in Syria Monday during a surprise visit to a Russian military base there, where he met with Syrian President Bashar Assad and announced a partial pullout...

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Syrian Terror Suspect Arrested in Germany

The arrest of a 19-year-old Syrian in Schwerin has thwarted a “serious terror attack” in Germany, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has said. Known only as Yamen A, the suspect was arrested in a...

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Syria Rejects UN Chemical Attack Report

The Syrian government has rejected a UN report blaming it for a chemical attack that killed more than 80 people in an opposition-held town. Images notably of children suffering in Khan Sheikhoun in April...

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Russia Vetoes Syria Gas Attack Probe

Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution extending the mandate of a mission that investigates the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The mandate for the Joint Investigative Mechanism or JIM is due...

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Dozens Die in ISIS Reprisal Killings in Syria

At least 60 people died and dozens are missing in what’s been reported as reprisal killings by ISIL or self-styled Islamic State in the Syrian town of al-Qaryatayn. Syrian allied forces regained control of...

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