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Syria says shells hit Russian embassy compound

BEIRUT — Syrian state media say shells have hit the Russian embassy in Damascus causing material damage......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 16th, 2017

Syria s Assad blames Israel over downing of Russian plane

DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday, September 19, blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane , which was accidentally hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during an Israeli missile strike. "This unfortunate incident was the result of Israeli arrogance and depravity," the Syrian leader said, offering his condolences in a letter ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria

A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday was “a chain of tragic accidental circumstances.” Source link link: Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Russian military jet with 14 servicemen aboard vanishes from radar off Syria

MOSCOW, Russia – A Russian military jet carrying 14 servicemen vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday, September 17, as Syria came under attack by Israeli missiles, the defense ministry said. "Connection has been lost with the crew of a Russian Il-20 plane over the Mediterranean Sea 35 kilometers ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Iran, Russia, Turkey to hold Syria summit on September 7 – Turkish TV

ANKARA, Turkey – The presidents of Iran, Russia, and Turkey will meet on September 7 in Iran for their third tripartite summit on seeking to end the conflict in Syria, Turkish state television said Monday, August 27. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will travel to Iran to meet with his Russian ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

No Pinoy casualty in IS Syria attacks

No Filipino was harmed in a series of Islamic State attacks in southern Syria on Wednesday that killed 252 people, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Reports from the Philippine Embassy in Damascus said that at least 150 people were also wounded in the attacks. Two Filipinas in Sweida married to Syrian nationals […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

No military cooperation with Russia in Syria for now – Mattis

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday, July 24, there would be no cooperation with the Russian military in Syria – at least for now. After US President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Moscow last week put forward plans to Washington to cooperate on the safe return of refugees to Syria ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

US, allies to evacuate Syrian aid workers

Washington — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area. Two officials familiar with the plans said Thursday that the U.S., Britain and Canada are spearheading the evacuation that would transport […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

8 south Syria towns return to regime control under deals – monitor

BEIRUT, Lebanon – At least 8 battered rebel-held towns in southern Syria on Saturday, June 30, returned to regime control under Russian-brokered deals after nearly two weeks of bombardment, a Britain-based monitor said. Since June 19, the Damascus regime has pressed a deadly bombardment campaign in southern Syria in a bid ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Bloodiest day yet in south Syria offensive

A barrage of Russian strikes on rebel-held towns in southern Syria killed at least 25 civilians on Thursday, the bloodiest day yet of the government’s latest offensive in the strategic region. Bloodiest day yet in south Syria offensive A barrage of Russian strikes on rebel-held towns in southern Syria killed at least 25 civilians on… link: Bloodiest day yet in south Syria offensive.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Russian air strikes kill 38 civilians in northwest Syria

The death toll from air strikes thought to have been carried out by Russian jets on a residential area in northwestern Syrian has risen to 38 civilians, a Britain-based monitor said Friday. The toll, which includes five children, increased after bodies were pulled from the rubble and victims died of their injuries after the raids late Thursday in the area of Zardana in the northwestern Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. /vvp...Keep on reading: Russian air strikes kill 38 civilians in northwest Syria.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Russia forces among dozens dead in ISIS east Syria attacks

BEIRUT, Lebanon (UPDATED) – Russian fighters were among dozens of pro-government forces killed in eastern Syria this week in a deadly wave of attacks by Islamic State group jihadists, Moscow and a monitor said Sunday, May 27. After the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

26 Syria regime forces, 9 Russia fighters killed in ISIS attack – monitor

BEIRUT, Lebanon – At least 26 Syrian regime forces and 9 Russian fighters were killed in an Islamic State group attack earlier this week in Syria's eastern desert, a monitor said Sunday, May 27......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Putin, Macron Meet to Discuss U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal

(Xinhua) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday exchanged views on international issues including the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, according to the Kremlin. Putin and Macron discussed the situation of Iran, Syria and Ukraine and agreed to further develop bilateral relations, according to the statement from […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 26th, 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

US Ambassador gives first glimpse of new Jerusalem embassy compound

Viewers were given a sneak preview of the compound housing what will be the new American Embassy in Jerusalem on Friday, when the U.S. Ambassador to Israel posted footage of preparations for the opening ceremony. Source link link: US Ambassador gives first glimpse of new Jerusalem embassy compound.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Russia yet to decide on supply of missile system to Syria

THE Russian government has yet to decide on whether to supply S-300 defense system to Syria in order to help the latter prepare for future acts of aggression by the United States and Europe, Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said. Speaking before the members of media on the sidelines of his trip to China, Lavrov [...] The post Russia yet to decide on supply of missile system to Syria appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

Syria conflict spares Pinoys

THE Philippine Embassy in Damascus has so far received no report of any Filipinos being affected by the ongoing Syrian Army offensive to capture the last stronghold of Islamic militants in the capital. Foreign Acting Assistant Secretary Emer Cato said the Embassy reported artillery and mortar exchanges had been ongoing….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

Department of Foreign Affairs: Embassy ready to repatriate Pinoys in Syria

The Philippine embassy in Syria is ready to repatriate Filipinos who want to leave the war-torn Gulf nation, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018