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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

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

UN in security talks with Syria and Russia

BEIRUT -- UN security experts have said they were negotiating with Syrian and Russian authorities for international chemical inspectors to deploy to the site of an alleged toxic gas attack near Damascus, after a reconnaissance mission came under fire. The team from the world’s chemical arms watchdog has not yet….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Roque: Duterte trusts Putin will do right in Syria

President Rodrigo Duterte told Russia's ambassador to the Philippines that he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin would do the right thing in Syria and that he hoped the situation would not escalate for the sake of Filipinos working there.   The President met with Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev in Malacaang on Monday, and the two officials reaffirmed mutual support between the Philippines and Russia, said former human rights lawyer and presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.   Letter from Putin   Khovaev handed the President a personal letter from Putin.   Roque said the President also expressed confidence in what Putin would do next in S...Keep on reading: Roque: Duterte trusts Putin will do right in Syria.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma

DOUMA, Syria --- Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from rebel fighters and 10 days since a suspected chemical attack, a tour of the town just east of Damascus on Monday revealed widespread destruction and traumatized residents who recalled months spent cowering in crowded underground shelters infested with lice, with barely any food or water. Except for the Russian and Syrian troops patrolling the streets, few people could be seen in Douma, the majority of its residents now displaced to rebel-held areas to the north. The main hospital, courthouse and municipal buildings were largely reduced to rubble, while the nearby Grand Mosque, famed for its towering arc...Keep on reading: Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Duterte meets Russian envoy amid Syria attack

President Rodrigo Duterte met with Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev in Malacaangon Monday, a reliable Palace source said.   The source said Khovaev paid a courtesy call on the Presidenton Mondayafternoon.   He said President Duterte and Khovaev shared updates on undisclosed matters.   Duterte’s meeting came as Russia condemned the latest US… link: Duterte meets Russian envoy amid Syria attack.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Putin Warns Against Further Actions Violating U.N. Charter

Further actions violating the U.N. charter such as the recent U.S.-led strikes on Syria will result in chaos in international relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Ruhani over phone on Sunday. The two leaders condemned Saturday’s airstrikes by the United States and its allies on Syria and agreed that it would […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Following missile strikes, DFA tells Pinoys in Syria to stay home

        More than 1,000 Filipinos in Syria have been urged to stay at home by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) following air strikes by the United States and its allies on key military targets in Damascus.   DFA Assistant Secretary Emil Cato said that the Philippine Embassy in Damascus has issued an advisory requesting Filipinos in Syria to stay inside their homes until further advisory.   Air and missile strikes by the United States, France and the United Kingdom began at around4:00 a.m.(Damascus local time)on Saturday. The strikes were in retaliation against the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons. &nbs...Keep on reading: Following missile strikes, DFA tells Pinoys in Syria to stay home.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 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

Filipinos in Syria urged to stay home amid U.S.-led air strikes

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Philippine embassy officials have advised Filipinos in Syria to stay home as the United States led missile strikes on that country, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday, April 14. “The Embassy has issued an advisory requesting our kababayans (countrymen) to stay in their homes until further ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2018

Russia, US headed for clash at UN over Syria gas attacks probe

The UN Security Council could vote as early as Tuesday on rival US and Russian proposals to investigate chemical weapons attacks in Syria, setting up a clash that could trigger vetoes of both measures, diplomats said. Russia, US headed for clash at UN over Syria gas attacks probe The UN Security Council could vote as… link: Russia, US headed for clash at UN over Syria gas attacks probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Spy case: Russia, US envoys leave Washington, St. Petersburg

MOSCOW — Russian diplomats and their families climbed aboard buses and left their embassy in Washington on Saturday while across the Atlantic, American envoy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

Russia diplomats, families, leave U.S. embassy

WASHINGTON, United States – Russian diplomats expelled by the United States after a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain began to leave their embassy in Washington Saturday afternoon, March 31, waved off by well-wishers. About 50 men, women, and children left the hilltop embassy just after 1 pm (1700 GMT) in a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018