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 2018-09-18 21:00 

The Strait Times

Russia, Turkey agree on demilitarised zone for Syria's Idlib region...

ANKARA/AMMAN Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who say it keeps the area out of President Bashar al-Assad's hands.. Read more at ...

 2018-09-18 19:08 

Roll Call

Future of U.S. Military in Syria Decision Coming Soon, Trump Says...

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will soon make a decision on the future of American military forces in Syria, calling a downed Russian plane by Bashar al-Assad's forces a "very sad thing." Russian President Vladimir Putin has pointed a ...

 2018-09-18 17:12 

VOA

Syria's Idlib Spared Attack, Turkey to Send in More Troops...

Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who say it keeps the area out of President Bashar al-Assad's hands.The deal unveiled by Russian...

 2018-09-18 12:38 

Reuters

Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops...

Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who say it keeps the area out of President Bashar al-Assad's hands.'...

 2018-09-18 12:30 

Malay Mail Online

Israel expresses 'sorrow' for Russian deaths, blames Assad and Iran...

JERUSALEM, Sept 18 — Israel's military expressed "sorrow" today for the deaths of crew members of a Russian military aircraft accidentally downed by Syria during an Israeli strike, but blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Iran.......

 2018-09-18 10:25 

Manila Bulletin

Syrian rebels see Idlib deal as victory, Damascus as test for Turkey...

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian opposition officials praised a deal between Russia and Turkey over Idlib province on Tuesday, saying it had spared the rebel-held region a bloody government offensive and would thwart President Bashar al-Assad's aim of ...

 2018-09-18 09:46 

Reuters Canada

Syrian rebels see Idlib deal as victory, Damascus as test for Turkey...

Syrian opposition officials praised a deal between Russia and Turkey over Idlib province on Tuesday, saying it had spared the rebel-held region a bloody government offensive and would thwart President Bashar al-Assad's aim of recovering all Syria....

 2018-09-18 09:46 

Reuters

Syrian rebels see Idlib deal as victory, Damascus as test for Turkey...

Syrian opposition officials praised a deal between Russia and Turkey over Idlib province on Tuesday, saying it had spared the rebel-held region a bloody government offensive and would thwart President Bashar al-Assad's aim of recovering all Syria.'...

 2018-09-18 08:05 

Ynetnews

Syrian rebel says Idlib deal ends Assad's hope of regaining full control...

A senior Syrian rebel official said on Tuesday a deal between Russia and Turkey to create a buffer zone in Idlib had ended Syrian President Bashar al Assad's hopes of regaining full control of his country. "The Idlib deal preserves lives of civili...

 2018-09-18 07:05 

Reuters Africa

Syrian rebel says Idlib deal ends Assad's hope of regaining full control...

A senior Syrian rebel official said on Tuesday a deal between Russia and Turkey to create a buffer zone in Idlib had ended Syrian President Bashar al Assad's hopes of regaining full control of his country....

 2018-09-17 13:48 

Washington Post

Millions at risk: What to know about the next stage of the Syrian War...

After seven years of war, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's army has defeated the rebels in all but one province. An all-out offensive on Idlib would endanger 3 million civilians....

 2018-09-17 12:14 

Gulf Times

Turkey's ceasefire calls in Idlib yielded results, says Erdogan...

Turkey, which supports rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been holding talks with his allies Russia and Iran over the fate of Idlib....

 2018-09-17 11:32 

Breitbart.com

We Know Where You Live: Israel Releases Satellite Image of Syrian Presidential Palace...

In a not-so-subtle dig at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Israel released photographs on Monday from its newest spy satellite of sites located deep inside Syria....

 2018-09-17 09:42 

KyivPost.com

The Atlantic: Putin won't stop the slaughter of Idlib...

Bashar al-Assad has never been coy about his plans. Through much of Syria's civil war, its president has proclaimed that opposition is equivalent to terrorism, and must be wiped out. His regime is simply following the policy that grew out of its suppo...

 2018-09-17 08:05 

Spiegel

Retaliation for Potential Syrian Chemical Attack: Germany Faces New Pressure to Take Military Role...

Under pressure from the United States, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her defense minister have signaled an increased willingness to take military action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in case of a chemical weapons attack. But their options...

 2018-09-17 00:55 

Malay Mail Online

Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive...

ATMEH, Sept 17 — More than 300 doctors and nurses rallied yesterday in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, urging the international community to protect them against an expected offensive by President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Brandishing.....

 2018-09-16 21:00 

The Strait Times

Syrians vote in local polls after almost 7 years...

DAMASCUS Syrians in government-controlled areas cast their ballots yesterday in the first local elections since 2011, when the country's ill-fated uprising erupted against President Bashar al-Assad's rule.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-16 19:05 

Kuwait Times

Syrians vote in first local polls since 2011...

DAMASCUS: Syrians in government-controlled areas cast their ballots yesterday in the first local elections there since 2011, when the country's ill-fated uprising erupted against President Bashar Al-Assad's rule. Seven years since the last vote, t...

 2018-09-16 16:03 

Borneo Bulletin

Syrians in government areas vote in first local polls since 2011...

DAMASCUS (AFP) Syrians in government-controlled areas cast their ballots yesterday in the first local elections there since 2011, when the country's ill-fated uprising erupted against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's rule. Seven years since the ...

 2018-09-16 04:06 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Gen Ayoub visits military formation in Hama, Lattakia, Idleb...

Tehran, Sept 16, IRNA - Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, Defense Minister Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub paid a field visit to military combating formations in Hama, Idleb and Lattakia coun...

 2018-09-15 16:18 

Taipei Times

Russia faces scant resistance as it prepares more Syrian atrocities...

From massacre to exile to racism to subversion and back again, Russian President Vladimir Putin has caught Europe in a rolling trap. The war crimes that Russia encourages Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government to commit are forcing Syrians to r...

 2018-09-15 15:27 

SANA

Defense Minister visits military formations in Hama, Idleb and Lattakia...

Damascus, SANA-Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces, Defense Minister Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub paid a field visit to military combating formations in Hama, Idleb and Lattakia countryside. ...

 2018-09-15 11:13 

The Daily Beast

The 'Final Offensive' In Syria by Putin and Assad Suddenly Looks Like It's On Hold...

OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images This story was reported in collaboration with Frontline . ISTANBUL Just a week after Syria's northern Idlib province seemed on the brink of a massive military assault by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad b...

 2018-09-14 23:37 

Fox News

[ World ]

Trump team's tough talk with Syria working - for now - to stave off chemical attack on Idlib...

The Trump administration's words of warning against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad this week, cautioning stern consequences should he and his allies namely Iran and Russia forge ahead with a devastating offensive against the country's final oppo...

 2018-09-14 15:26 

Reuters Canada

U.S. imposes sanctions on Thai company it accuses of aiding Iran...

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions against a Thai aviation company that it said was acting on behalf of Iran's Mahan Air, which it accused of ferrying troops and supplies into Syria in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....

 2018-09-14 15:26 

Reuters

U.S. imposes sanctions on Thai company it accuses of aiding Iran...

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions against a Thai aviation company that it said was acting on behalf of Iran's Mahan Air, which it accused of ferrying troops and supplies into Syria in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.'...

 2018-09-14 14:11 

Express

[ World ]

Britain’s RAF ready for wave of bombing in Syria – in move which will ENRAGE Putin...

BRITAIN is drawing up plans to join US-led airstrikes against Syria if President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons on civilians living in the Idlib region, in a move which will enrage Russian leader Vladimir Putin....

 2018-09-13 18:16 

Sputnik International

'Civil War in Syria Will Not End in Idlib' Israeli Publicist...

The US-led coalition continues to issue threats to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claiming that Damascus may use chemical arms in Syria. Speaking to Sputnik, Israeli political commentator Avigdor Eskin dubbed this psychological warfare, expressing confi...

 2018-09-13 15:42 

JPost.com

Turkey: Kurdish YPG militia may aid Syria in attacking Idlib...

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to recover "every inch" of Syria....

 2018-09-13 01:38 

Washington Free Beacon

Haley Warns Syria, Russia, Iran About Using Chemical Weapons: 'Don't Test Us Again'...

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday warned the regime of Syrian President Bashar al- Assad, along with its allies Russia and Iran, not to use chemical weapons against the last rebel stronghold in Syria, suggesting the Trump admi...

 2018-09-13 00:05 

Manila Bulletin

Turkey captures bombing suspect in Syrian regime heartland...

The Turkish secret service staged an operation deep in the heartland of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad to capture and bring back to Turkey the prime suspect in a 2013 bombing, officials said Wednesday....

 2018-09-12 22:19 

Washington Free Beacon

Kerry: 'We Knew That Assad Had Kept Some' Chemical Weapons...

Former Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the Obama administration knew that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad kept some of his chemical weapons despite an international agreement brokered to remove the entire stockpile by mid-2014....

 2018-09-12 20:04 

National Post

John Ivison: Liberals eye potential electoral gains from 'taking on the tyrant' Trump...

Reasonable people can debate Trump's foibles and shortcomings, particularly with regard to immigration and a free press, but Bashar al-Assad he is not...

 2018-09-12 14:59 

AFP

Turkey captures bombing suspect in Syrian regime heartland...

The Turkish secret service staged an operation deep in the heartland of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad to capture and bring back to Turkey the prime suspect in a 2013 bombing, officials said Wednesday.The global network of Agence France Pr...

 2018-09-12 10:35 

New Statesman

How the Syrian civil war has mutated again...

As Assad sets his sights on Idlib province, the stage is set for one of the fiercest confrontations so far. Here we go once more. Bashar al-Assad is turning his attention towards Syria's last significant pocket of anti-regime resistance, located in th...

 2018-09-12 03:25 

Malay Mail Online

Mattis: Assad has been warned on Idlib chemical use...

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 — US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis stressed yesterday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been well warned against any chemical weapons use in an anticipated assault on Idlib province. The Assad regime has twice been......

 2018-09-12 00:31 

Manila Bulletin

Assad 'has been warned' on Idlib chemical use: Mattis...

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stressed Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been well warned against any chemical weapons use in an anticipated assault on Idlib province....

 2018-09-11 22:52 

Mashable

YouTube removes pro-Syrian government channels as Bashar al-Assad mounts attack...

YouTube shut down several accounts connected to the Syrian regime amid rumors spreading of a possible chemical attack in Syria over the weekend. The channels include PresidencyCy, an account frequently used to promote Syrian President Bashar al-Assad , an...

 2018-09-11 19:54 

UPI

Turkey: International community must act to prevent Idlib crisis...

Turkish officials signaled they're willing to intervene to prevent a planned offensive by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Idlib province....

 2018-09-11 18:00 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Russia and Iran to halt a looming "humanitarian disaster" in Idlib, saying Syrians there could not be left to the mercy of President Bashar al-Assad....

 2018-09-11 16:53 

The Guardian

The Guardian view on Idlib: nowhere left to go...

Editorial: An imminent assault on the last redoubt against Bashar al-Assad's regime spells disaster for civilians there, and poses broader dangers...

 2018-09-11 14:00 

Gulf Times

Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Russia and Iran to halt a looming 'humanitarian disaster' in Idlib, saying Syrians there could not be left to the mercy of President Bashar al-Assad....

 2018-09-11 08:51 

Fox News

[ World ]

Germany in talks with US on possibly joining airstrikes in Syria in the event of chemical attack: report...

The German Defense Ministry is reportedly in talks with the U.S. on potentially taking an active role in airstrikes in the event that Syria's President Bashar al Assad uses chemical weapons in Idlib province....

 2018-09-11 04:05 

Express

[ World ]

The Netherlands withdraws support for Syrian rebels as Assad's forces 'WILL WIN SOON'...

HE NETHERLANDS has withdrawn its support for Syrian militant groups and the White Helmets because President Bashar al-Assad's troops "will win soon", it was announced by Dutch ministers to MPs on Friday....

 2018-09-11 03:51 

Fox News

[ World ]

Syria's Assad approves gas attack in Idlib despite warning, report says...

President Bashar al-Assad has approved a gas attack in the Idlib province, which is the country's last rebel stronghold, a report on Sunday said....

 2018-09-11 02:31 

The Week

U.S. warns of 'much stronger response' if Syria uses chemical weapons against civilians...

National Security Adviser John Bolton said the United States is working with the United Kingdom and France to plan a coordinated attack against Syrian President Bashar al Assad's regime should he use chemical weapons during an expected offensive in Id...

 2018-09-11 02:28 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

30,000 flee in Syria as UN fears century's 'worst' crisis...

President Bashar al-Assad has now set his sights on Idlib, and his forces have stepped up bombardment of the densely populated province since the beginning of the month....

 2018-09-11 00:49 

Sputnik International

Charges of Chemical Weapons in Syria Aim to 'Manipulate Public Perception'...

As the showdown over the rebel-occupied city of Idlib in northern Syria looms, the US has made numerous predictions that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is planning to use chemical weapons during the battle, despite providing no evidence and even flimsie...

 2018-09-10 22:59 

NY Times

Bashar al-Assad's Victory...

With Russia behind him and the blood of millions on his hands, he ignored every "red line" declared victory....

 2018-09-10 21:27 

The Daily Beast

Putin Is Pushing for Total Victory in Syria No Matter How Many Civilians Die...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The government of Bashar al-Assad stands poised to recapture the last part of Syria held by rebels, with millions of civilians also under threat. Yet just three years ago the capital Damascus appeared likely to fall, ...

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