Syria’s Assad officially submits application to run for president

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 05:17 GMT

The People’s Assembly also received three notices from the Supreme Constitutional Court over the past two days

Syrian president: Erdogan to send extremists, terrorists to Europe

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 09:37 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al Assad said that the European Union (EU) is well aware that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would send extremists and terrorists to Europe.

Assad: Erdogan robbed factories, wheat, oil

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 10:39 GMT

Assad said in condemnation of a Turkish military incursion into northeastern Syria, “Erdogan has robbed the factories, wheat and oil, and today he is robbing the land.”

Syrian rebels set to evacuate Golan frontier

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 11:13 GMT

Syrian rebels are due to start evacuating the border area with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, leaving for rebel-held areas of the north under a surrender deal.

Syria's Assad set to recover Golan frontier as rebels surrender

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 10:15 GMT

It would mark another major victory for Assad, who has recovered swathes of southwestern Syria over the last monthز

Israel to Russia: Assad's safe from us, but Iran must quit Syria

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 11:20 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russia on Wednesday that Israel would not seek to topple its ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Netanyahu warns Assad on Iranian presence in Syria

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was "no longer immune" from retaliation.

Syria's Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned US-backed Kurdish forces he would not hesitate to use force to retake the third of the country they control.

U.S. warns Syria of 'firm' measures for ceasefire violations

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 03:12 GMT

The United States warned Syria on Friday it would take "firm and appropriate measures" in response to ceasefire violations,

2018 worst year in Syria's humanitarian crisis: U.N. official

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 04:08 GMT

The humanitarian crisis in Syria is worse this year than ever before in the country’s seven-year-old civil war, a United Nations official said on Friday.

Syrian rebels pull out of their last besieged area

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:14 GMT

The remaining fighters started to withdraw from the last rebel-held enclave in central Syria on Wednesday, state television reported.

Russia present unharmed Syrians to OPCW, Western allies stay away

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 01:44 GMT

Russia and Syria presented several unharmed people from Gouta, Syria, at the premises of the Organisation for the Prohibition for Chemical Weapons on Thursday to support claims that there was no chemical attack in the city earlier this month.

Russia: U.S. strikes remove moral hurdles for S-300 missiles for Assad

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 08:28 GMT

U.S. military strikes on Syria last week removed any moral obligation Russia had to withhold S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems from its ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Germany's Merkel backs air strikes on Syria as 'necessary and appropriate'

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 09:22 GMT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday backed air strikes by the United States, France and Britain as a "necessary and appropriate" action.

WRAPUP - U.S., Britain, France launch air strikes in Syria

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 09:01 GMT

U.S., British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes early on Saturday in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week.

France orders military action in Syria with U.S., Britain

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 08:16 GMT

The French military targeted Syria's main chemicals research centre and two chemical production facilities overnight, officials said.

Syrian air defenses repelled most missiles launched by West - Russian MoD

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 08:09 GMT

The Russian Defense Ministry stated that most missiles launched by the Western states on Syria had been downed by the Syria's air defenses.

SANA: Life normal in Damascus

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 08:07 GMT

The Syrian News Agency (SANA) said on Saturday that life is normal in the capital Damascus.

Syria strikes an "important signal" to Iran and Hezbollah -Israeli minister

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 08:06 GMT

U.S.-led strikes in Syria are an "important signal" to Iran, Syria and Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, a senior Israeli cabinet minister said on Saturday.

Britain had to act with speed, PM May will update parliament: min.

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 07:50 GMT

British Prime Minister Theresa May needed to act with speed when she ordered a missile attack on Syria and she will update parliament on Monday, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson told BBC radio.