Tag: Russia and the United States

Russia says UN measure on Aleppo truce will not work

Russia says UN measure on Aleppo truce will not work

Oct 04, – The UN Security Council was holding negotiations over the draft text that calls for ending all military flights over Aleppo, allowing humanitarian aid to be delivered and setting up a monitoring mechanism for the ceasefire. Russia on Monday dismissed a French-drafted UN resolution aimed at imposing a ceasefire in Aleppo as having […]

October 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Truce teeters after raids on Aleppo, Syria troops

Truce teeters after raids on Aleppo, Syria troops

Sep 19, – Syria’s ceasefire appeared on the brink of collapse on Monday after a US-led coalition strike killed dozens of regime soldiers and Aleppo city was hit by its first air raids in nearly a week. The barrage of strikes on rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Sunday risks reigniting battlefronts in the city and […]

September 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria truce brings ‘significant drop’ in fighting

Syria truce brings ‘significant drop’ in fighting

Sep 14, – The truce brokered by Russia and the United States began at sundown on Monday, in the latest bid to end a conflict that has killed more than 300,000 people since March 2011. The UN’s Syria envoy applauded a “significant drop” in violence through the first 24 hours of a fragile ceasefire but […]

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israel targets Syrian positions after bomb lands in Golan- army

Israel targets Syrian positions after bomb lands in Golan- army

Sep 13, – The Israeli strike targeted “artillery positions of Syrian Regime in the central Syrian Golan Heights” in response to “a projectile” which on Monday had hit the northern Golan causing no injuries, an army statement said. Israeli aircraft struck Syrian army positions early Tuesday after stray fire from its war-torn neighbour hit the […]

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