Syrian Opposition Confirms Participation in Astana Talks

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Syrian opposition has confirmed its participation in talks on Syria settlement, set to take place this week in Astana, Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. "Yes,...

Russia Brings Humanitarian Aid to Syrians

HMEYMIM (Sputnik) — Russian servicemen have delivered almost five tonnes of humanitarian aid to civilians in Syria’s provinces in the past 24 hours, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said in its...

Turkish Riot Police Detain Over 200 People During May Day Demonstrations

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least 207 people were detained during the demonstrations which were held in the city's Bakirkoy neighborhood near a bazaar, Turkish Minute newspaper reported, citing...

Why Thousands of Syrians Pin Traditional Russian St. George's Ribbons

Sputnik assesses why the Russian symbol of victory is so dear to Syrians. This year, for the first time, a St. George's ribbon campaign was launched at Damascus...

Russia Proposes Creation of Four Zones of Reduction of Tension in...

ASTANA (Sputnik) —  The warring parties would not be able to use any weapons in these zones. "Russia proposes creating four zones of reduction of tensions in Syria: in Idlib...

Over 4,000 Officials Fired in Turkey in Crackdown Over Failed Coup...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Saturday's purge involves over 2,000 justice ministry employees and army staff, as well as over 100 air force pilots, the BBC broadcaster reported. The...

Group of 100 Militants Leaves Syria's Homs Under Deal With Authorities

BEIRUT (Sputnik) — A group of 350 people, including 100 militants, have left Al-Waer neighborhood of the Syrian city of Homs as part of a deal with the Syrian authorities, a...

Russia Made Proposals to Ease Tensions in Syria, Member of Armed...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Fatih Hassoun, a representative of the Syrian armed opposition told Sputnik, that Russia has made proposals aimed at reducing tensions in the conflict zones of Syria...

Syrian Army Destroys Daesh Tunnel in Deir Ez-Zor City

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Syrian Satellite Channel, the Syrian troops have exploded a 54-yard tunnel used by Daesh jihadists to move troops and munitions, killing all...

Syria in Dire Need of Anesthetists, Resuscitators

“Syria has an acute shortage of anesthesiologists. They are not enough for all of the public and private clinics. During a surgery this doctor should be...

Syrian Army Frees 10 Daesh-Occupied Settlements in Homs Province

BEIRUT (Sputnik) — According to Syria's Sana news agency, the troops loyal to Damascus have also taken control over several oil and gas tanks located in the vicinity...

Pyongyang Threatens Jerusalem With ‘Merciless’ Punishment After Israeli Comment

Lieberman, a long-serving Israeli cabinet member known for his eagerness to commit Jerusalem's military as a means to solve regional conflicts, made his remarks while decrying the US...
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