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Syria prays for rain at President Assad s request

DAMASCUS — Imams across Syria are directing Muslims to pray for rain during this week’s congregational yesterday prayers. Source link link: Syria prays for rain at President Assad's request.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerDec 29th, 2017

Syria prays for rain at President Assad s request

DAMASCUS — Imams across Syria are directing Muslims to pray for rain during this week’s congregational yesterday prayers. Source link link: Syria prays for rain at President Assad's request.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Rebels in Syria s south brace for onslaught, fear wider war

Rebels in southern Syria who were once backed by the United States fear a new offensive by President Bashar Assad's forces, one that risks igniting a wider conflict......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

US and Russia Want to Avoid Syrian Escalation, But Are They in Control?

The U.S. and its Western allies avoided triggering a wider war in Syria last Saturday when they retaliated with precision missile strikes against President Bashar al-Assad for an alleged chemical weapons attack. But there are plenty of hazards ahead that could draw the big powers, as well as neighboring countries, deeper into the Syria quagmire […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Trump declares mission accomplished after strike on Syria

US President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a US-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, but the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use banned weapons against civilians if it chooses......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2018

Trump: US, allied strikes in Syria bring heated response

WASHINGTON --- The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, but also stirred up angry responses from Syria's allies and ignited a debate over whether the attacks were justified. Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced the Friday night raids as aggression that will make the humanitarian crisis in Syria worse and called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations' Security Council. Putin added that the strike had a "destructive influence on the entire system of international relations." Pentagon officials said the attacks targe...Keep on reading: Trump: US, allied strikes in Syria bring heated response.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Syrians gather in capital in defiance after airstrikes

DAMASCUS, Syria --- Hundreds of Syrians gathered at landmark squares in the Syrian capital Saturday, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs and waving Syrian flags in scenes of defiance that followed unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States, France and Britain. A few hours earlier, before sunrise, loud explosions jolted Damascus and the sky turned orange as Syrian air defense units fired surface-to-air missiles in response to three waves of military strikes meant to punish President Bashar Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons. Associated Press reporters saw smoke rising from east Damascus and what appeared to be a fire light up the sky. From a dista...Keep on reading: Syrians gather in capital in defiance after airstrikes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

U.S., France, Britain launch strikes on Syria

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – The United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of strikes against Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime on Saturday, April 14 in response to alleged chemical weapons attacks that President Donald Trump branded the "crimes of a monster." As Trump embarked on a White House address to announce ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

US, France, Britain launch strikes on Syria – Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States, Britain and France launched punitive military strikes against Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian regime in response to its latest alleged chemical weapons atrocity, President Donald Trump announced Friday. Shortly after Trump began a White House address to announce the action, large explosions were heard in the Syrian capital Damascus, signalling a new [...] The post US, France, Britain launch strikes on Syria – Trump appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Trump: US, allies attacking Syria to stop chemical weapons

President Donald Trump announced Friday that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians and to deter him from doing it again......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Trump: US, allies attacking Syria to stop chemical weapons

President Donald Trump announced Friday that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians and to deter him from doing it again......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Trump signals strikes against Syria imminent

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT — US President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles “will be coming” and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The White House pushed back against suggestions that Mr. Trump had broadcast his plans for military strikes […] The post Trump signals strikes against Syria imminent appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Missiles ‘will be coming’ to Syria, Trump warns Russia

US President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles ‘will be coming’ and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar Assad. Source link link: Missiles ‘will be coming’ to Syria, Trump warns Russia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

French graft trial looms for uncle of Syria’s Assad

PARIS: The uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad alone accounts for 80 percent of the assets seized by French customs authorities last year as a four-year probe into his eye-popping assets in Europe winds up. Dubbed the “Butcher of Hama”, Rifaat al-Assad, now 80, may soon face trial over his allegedly ill-gotten gains valued at [...] The post French graft trial looms for uncle of Syria’s Assad appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Russian warplane shot down by Syrian rebels

Moscow [Russia] Feb 4 (ANI): During a fierce fight with the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and his foreign backers, a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Syrian rebels in northern Syria's Idlib.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018

Turkish president calls Syria s Assad a terrorist

TUNIS — Syria's peace efforts cannot include President Bashar Assad, Turkey's leader said yesterday, calling him a "terrorist.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

Putin briefs Trump on Syria after surprise Assad talks

SOCHI, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Syria on Tuesday, November 21, with his US counterpart Donald Trump, with both speaking of the need for progress toward a peace settlement following the Russian leader's surprise summit with Bashar al-Assad. Putin's talks with Assad were part of Moscow's effort to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

Putin meets Assad ahead of Syria talks with Turkey and Iran

SOCHI, Russia: Russian President Vladimir Putin met with embattled Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi ahead of talks on Wednesday with leaders from Turkey and Iran aimed at re-booting the peace process in the conflict-torn country. The Kremlin said Monday’s (Tuesday in Manila) meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi came during a “working [...] The post Putin meets Assad ahead of Syria talks with Turkey and Iran appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

Territorial losses suffered by Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

BEIRUT --- With new losses, the Islamic State group has been driven from more than 96 percent of the large parts of Iraq and Syria it once held, crushing its goal of establishing a "caliphate" in the region. Syrian President Bashar Assad's military on Friday announced the capture of the eastern Syrian city of Deir el-Zour, while Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi proclaimed victory in retaking the town of Qaim on the border, the militants' last significant urban area in Iraq. The militants are left fighting for a final stretch inside Syria and desert regions along the Iraq-Syria border. Three years ago, they had defiantly erased that line, knocking down berms marking the frontier...Keep on reading: Territorial losses suffered by Islamic State in Syria, Iraq.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2017

Syria s Assad rejects security cooperation with the West

DAMASCUS — Syrian President Bashar Assad on yesterday refused any security cooperation with Western nations or the reopening of their embassies, until they c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

The World: Trump ends CIA support for anti-Assad Syria rebels

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration has decided to halt the CIA's covert program to equip and train certain rebel groups fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, two US officials said, a move sought by Assad ally Russia......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 20th, 2017