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Russia sends missile system to Syria port

Russia sends missile system to Syria port

Oct 05, – The announcement came after Washington said it was suspending talks with Moscow aimed at reviving a ceasefire deal over Russia’s support for the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Russia said it has sent an advanced missile system to the Syrian port of Tartus, as tensions escalate between Moscow and Washington over […]

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7,000 Iraqis flee Fallujah through safe corridor- UN

7,000 Iraqis flee Fallujah through safe corridor- UN

Jun 13, – UN deputy representative to Iraq Lise Grande told reporters that camps set up outside Fallujah to provide shelter are now full and conditions in the city worse than anticipated. More than 7,000 Iraqis have fled Fallujah in recent days through a safe corridor set up by Iraqi forces, who are working on […]

June 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
US warns Russia against striking non-ISIS groups in Syria

US warns Russia against striking non-ISIS groups in Syria

Sep 30, – Kerry told the United Nations Security Council that the U.S. would not object to Russians hitting Islamic State or al-Qaida targets but airstrikes just to strengthen the hand of Syrian President Bashar Assad would be worrisome. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the Russian airstrikes in Syria appear to have targeted […]

September 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian govt using poison gas – UN

Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian govt using poison gas – UN

Aug 27, – The Sunni militants, who are bringing weapons from Iraq, have changed the power balance in Syria, consolidating control over large areas and establishing order by imposing harsh sharia law, the U.N. said in its latest report. The United Nations accused Islamic State insurgents on Wednesday of committing war crimes including amputations and […]

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