Tag: Syria

AUSTRALIAN JIHADIST FIGHTER KHALED SHARROUF (TWITTER)

UN Report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members in Syria, Iraq

UNITED NATIONS — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat — as does al-Qaeda, which is much stronger in places, a United Nations report says.

This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers extinguishing a fire at the scene of an explosion that hit a five-story building, in the village of Sarmada, near the …

Mystery Blast in Northern Syria Kills at Least 36

BEIRUT— An explosion in northern Syria killed at least 36 people Sunday and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known, opposition activists said.

US President Donald Trump (C) shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin next to US First Lady Melania Trump (L) ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. - The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an 'extraordinary relationship' and Vladimir …

Russia Demands U.S. Help in Returning Syrian Refugees

Russia unveiled new efforts on Wednesday to return Syrian refugees back to their homeland and called on the U.S. to help in the wake of Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s meeting with President Donald Trump.

SOCHI, RUSSIA MAY 17, 2018: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin (not in picture) at Bocharov Ruchei residence. Mikhail Klimentyev/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS (Photo by Mikhail Klimentyev\TASS via Getty Images)

Iran, Russia, Turkey Discuss Future of Syria at Sochi Summit

Representatives from the Iranian, Russian, and Turkish governments met in the Russian resort city of Sochi on Monday to discuss the future of Syria, including humanitarian concerns, de-escalation zones, and the structure of post-civil war government.

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on July 25, 2018 shows a member of the Syrian security forces walking past a truck damaged in a suicide attack in the southern city of Sweida

Islamic State Suicide Bombings Leave 180 Dead in Southern Syria

At least 180 civilians were killed during a series of suicide bombings and attacks carried out by the Islamic State in southern Syria on Wednesday, in what is being described as the worst carnage the nation has experienced in recent months.

When Syria's Bashar al-Assad met ally Vladimir Putin in Sotchi last week, the Russian leader said all foreign forces would be pulling out

World View: Bashar al-Assad Declares Victory in Southern Syria

This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Bashar al-Assad declares victory in southern Syria as opponents are bused out Fears grow that Bashar al-Assad will attack 2.5 million people in Idlib Bashar al-Assad declares victory in southern Syria as opponents are