False alarm set off Syrian air defences: pro-Assad commander

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 09:34 GMT

A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and there was no fresh attack on Syria.

Syria's Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 09:10 GMT

Al-Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers on Sunday that Western missile strikes on his country were an act of aggression.

Syria's Assad vows to "crush terrorism" after Western attack

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 10:26 GMT

Al-Assad told his Iranian counterpart Rouhani that a U.S.-led attack would increase Syria's resolve to "fight and crush terrorism in every inch" of the country.

Hezbollah: downed Israeli jet marks "new strategic phase"

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 03:03 GMT

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Saturday the downing of an Israeli F-16 jet by the Syrian army marked the "start of a new strategic phase" .

Assad alliance in Syria warns of "severe" response to Israeli attacks

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 11:18 GMT

The military alliance fighting in support of Syrian President al-Assad said Israel will witness a "severe and serious" response to its "terrorism" from now on.

Assad adviser says rebels must lay down arms-Syrian state media

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 01:03 GMT

Russia's planned peace talks among Syrian groups will only succeed if the opposition ends its fight against the government, a senior adviser to President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday.

We did not ask Egypt to deploy troops in Ghouta, Homs: Jarba

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 08:39 GMT

Egypt was not asked to deploy troops in eastern Ghouta and Homs or to guarantee ceasefire deals, said Syria’s “Al-Ghad” (Tomorrow) opposition movement’s chairperson.

Egypt to broker future ceasefire in war-stricken areas in Syria: Jarba

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 01:28 GMT

Egypt will sponsor future ceasefire in war-stricken areas in northern Syria due to Cairo “positive role in the region," said Syria’s opposition leader Ahmed Jarba

Qatar violations on education in Syria to be filed to UNESCO

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 11:24 GMT

Violations committed by the Qatari government against educational institutions in Syria to be submitted to UNESCO.