Tag: US Secretary of State John Kerry

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Iran, Russia Reaffirm Alliance in Syrian War

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said Tehran and Moscow would continue to cooperate in the Syrian war “until the ultimate goal of eradicating terrorism and restoring peace and full security to the region is achieved.”

UN Aid Convoy Hit by Airstrike in Syria

A UN humanitarian aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo was hit by air strikes on Monday in what UN officials say could amount to a war crime.

Syrian Truce Receives New Blows With Airstrikes, Shelling

Syria’s fragile cease-fire started to unravel on Sunday with the first aerial attacks on rebel-held neighborhoods of Aleppo and a southern village that killed at least eight people, violations that came as tensions between the American and Russian brokers of the deal worsened following a deadly US strike on Syrian government forces.

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Turkish PM: No Compromise With U.S. Over Gulen Extradition

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s prime minister said on Saturday that Ankara could not compromise with the United States over its request for the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen which it blames for orchestrating last month’s attempted coup.

Israel Preps For Palestinian Authority’s Collapse

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been instructing high level ministers to take steps to thwart the potential collapse of the Palestinian Authority.  In a closed security cabinet meeting on Monday, the prime minister was reported to have said,