Hundreds of Palestinians Held in Israel Jails Announce Hunger Strike

(updated 02:55 17.04.2017) TEL AVIV (Sputnik) — Some 700 prisoners in several prisons across the country announced the start of the hunger strike for an unspecified prison, the police...

Iraq Accuses Daesh of Chemical Weapons Attack on Mosul Troops

According to a statement from Iraq's Joint Operations Command, "The Daesh terrorist gangs tried to block the advance of our forces by using shells filled with toxic chemical material, but the...

Syria Urges UN to Take Action Against Terrorism After Attack Near...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Syrian Foreign Ministry has sent two identical letters to the United Nations and the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Sunday, urging the organizations and...

Syrian Armed Forces Kill Ten Nusra Militants in Northern Province

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Syrian Armed Forces attacked the positions of the Jabhat Fatah al Sham terrorist organization (banned in Russia, formerly known as the Nusra Front) in the...

Two People Killed in Shooting in Turkish Diyarbakir Province During Referendum

(updated 13:39 16.04.2017) ANKARA (Sputnik) — According to the NTV broadcaster, the shooting occurred near a polling station. The reports suggested that conflict erupted due to the differences...

‘Americans Keep Low Profile’ in Syria After Russia Suspends Flight Safety...

(updated 11:37 16.04.2017) "The Americans have kept a low profile after Russia suspended the memo. This is obvious. Dozens of issues that need to be coordinated arise...

PKK Fighters Attack Ruling Party’s Campaign Bus in Eastern Turkey’s Van...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The incident occurred in the Muradiye district on late Saturday when PKK members attacked the motorcade of district’s head Ibrahim Vanli, the Anadolu news...

Turkey to Hold Referendum on Constitutional Amendments

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The proposed changes stipulate strengthening of the presidential powers over the legislature and the judiciary, as well as allow the president to remain the head of the political...

Ahmadinejad Voices Support for Nuke Deal, Says Iran has Nothing to...

In his interview, Ahmadinejad ruled out that the recent US missile strike on Syria was a message to Iran. "I do not think it has a message...

Blast in Afghanistan’s Southern Province Kills 11 Civilians

(updated 21:57 15.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The district has been the scene of heavy fighting between the Afghan security forces and the militants of the Taliban radical movement,...

Death Toll in Blast Targeting Evacuees From Besieged Towns in Aleppo...

(updated 20:33 15.04.2017) Earlier in the day, a blast occurred near a bus convoy evacuating residents of the besieged Shiite towns of Fua and Kefraya to Aleppo. The previous...

Syrian Army Frees Territories Near Deir ez-Zor Airbase From Daesh

(updated 18:58 15.04.2017) DAMASCUS (Sputnik) — On Friday, Assad's adviser said that the Syrian army continues military operations to free Deir ez-Zor and Raqqa from terrorists. "The...
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