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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

Syria s Assad to meet Kim in North Korea – KCNA

SEOUL, South Korea – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he plans to visit North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang's state media reported Sunday, June 3, potentially becoming the first head of state to meet Kim inside the isolated country. "I am going to visit the DPRK and meet... Kim Jong ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

Assad says U.S. will leave Syria, vows to retake SDF-held areas

BEIRUT – President Bashar al-Assad said the United States should learn the lesson of Iraq and withdraw from Syria, and promised to recover areas of the country held by U.S.-backed militias through negotiations or force. In an interview with Russia Today, Assad said the government had “started now opening doors for negotiations” with the Syrian […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

ISIS begins quitting last pocket of Syria s capital

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Islamic State group fighters began evacuating their final stronghold in southern Damascus on Sunday, a monitor said, bringing Syria's government closer than ever to flushing out the last threat to the capital. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has used a combination of military pressure and evacuation deals in recent ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Putin meets Assad, calls for political process on Syria

SOCHI, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad  on Thursday, May 17, and said the "military success" in Syria allowed for a large-scale "political process" leading to the withdrawal of foreign forces and the reconstruction of the country. A day after UN special ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Israel calls on Syria s Assad to get rid of Iranian forces

Israel's defense minister Friday called on President Bashar Assad to "get rid" of Iranian forces in Syria, warning their continued presence would only cause trouble......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Israel calls on Syria s Assad to get rid of Iranian forces

Israel's defense minister Friday called on President Bashar Assad to "get rid" of Iranian forces in Syria, warning their continued presence would only cause trouble......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

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