Tag: state television

Aleppo sees shelling, air strikes again as Assad urges peace talks

Aleppo sees shelling, air strikes again as Assad urges peace talks

Syrian rebels shelled Aleppo and air strikes resumed around the city on Friday as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies said the insurgents’ withdrawal from the city could pave the way toward a political solution for the country. A day after the last rebels left their remaining pocket of territory in the city, the […]

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Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Aug  21, – It is the highest number of militants executed in one day by the Iraqi government since Islamic State fighters took control of parts of northern and western Iraq in 2014. Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi’ite soldiers […]

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At least 30 dead in bombings south of Damascus- state TV, monitor

At least 30 dead in bombings south of Damascus- state TV, monitor

Feb 21, – The Syrian state broadcaster said a car bombing and two suicide attacks ripped through the area of the Sayyida Zeinab shrine, killing 30 people and wounding dozens of others. At least 30 people were killed Sunday in a series of attacks, including a car bombing, near a Shiite shrine south of the […]

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’19 dead’ in rebel fire on Syria’s Aleppo

’19 dead’ in rebel fire on Syria’s Aleppo

Sep 15, – State television also reported 95 people wounded in rocket attacks on neighbourhoods in the west of Aleppo. At least 19 people were killed Tuesday by rebel rocket fire on government-held parts of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, state media said. That area is controlled by regime forces while rebels are in the […]

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Car bomb kills 10 in Syria regime bastion Latakia

Car bomb kills 10 in Syria regime bastion Latakia

Sep 02, –”Terrorists detonated a car laden with many explosives at noon (0900 GMT) in Hamam square in Latakia, killing 10 people,” the official SANA news agency reported. Ten people were killed and dozens wounded on Wednesday in a rare car bombing in the Syrian city of Latakia, in the coastal bastion of President Bashar […]

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Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Aug 12, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 120 people were injured in the raids, several of them seriously, and that the death toll was likely to rise. At least 31 civilians were killed in Syrian government air strikes on Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on Wednesday, as a barrage of deadly […]

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‘Child suicide bomber’ kills 20 in Cameroon bar blast

‘Child suicide bomber’ kills 20 in Cameroon bar blast

Jul 26, – The bomber blew herself up among Saturday night revellers in the popular bar, injuring at least 79 others, state TV reported. An earlier toll put the number of dead at 14. A suspected 12-year-old girl suicide bomber killed 20 people in an attack on a bar in Maroua in the far north […]

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Russia’s president Putin discloses divorce on national television

Russia’s president Putin discloses divorce on national television

June 7, AP – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and wife Lyudmila say they have divorced, ending years of speculation. They jointly announced their seperation on state television after a ballet show at the Kremlin. Russia’s had of state and his wife, Lyudmila Putin, confirmed on Thursday that they had divorced. Vladimir Putin told Rossia-24 television […]

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Russia detains US diplomat accused of spying

Russia detains US diplomat accused of spying

May 14, AP – Despite the end of the Cold War, Russia and the United States still maintain active espionage operations against each other. Last year, several Russians were convicted in separate cases of spying for the U.S. and sentenced to lengthy prison sentences. Russia’s security services say they have caught a U.S. diplomat who […]

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