Erdogan in Moscow for talks with Putin on Syria safe zone
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold Syria talks in Moscow on Wednesday, with Turkey saying they will focus on Ankara's so-called "security zone" in northern Syria.
Trump warns Turkey of economic devastation if it hits Kurds
President Donald Trump warned Turkey on Sunday of economic devastation if it attacks Kurdish forces in the wake of the US troop pullout from Syria, while also...
Bolton in Turkey to discuss US pullout from Syria
The White House's National Security adviser John Bolton met with Ankara officials on Tuesday to discuss the surprise withdrawal of US troops from Syria, as the Turkish president hailed the pullout as "the right call".
US Syria withdrawal must be done with allies' defence 'assured'
US President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Sunday during a visit to Israel that the American withdrawal from Syria must be done with the defence of allies "assured". "We're going to be discussing the president's decision to withdraw, but to do so from northeast Syria in a way that makes sure that ISIS is…
Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would discuss Iranian ambitions in neighbouring Syria when he meets Sunday evening with US national security advisor John Bolton in Jerusalem.
Trump softens Syria pullout schedule but claims 'hero' status
President Donald Trump appeared Monday to water down shock plans for an immediate pullout of US troops from Syria, even as he defiantly claimed...
Moscow accuses Israel of 'gross violation of sovereignty' in Syria strikes
Moscow on Wednesday said Israel had violated Syria's sovereignty with airstrikes the day before, after Israel and Damascus blamed each other for the hostilities. "We are very concerned by the attacks and how they were made. This is a gross violation of the sovereignty of Syria," the Russian ministry of foreign affairs said in a…
Iran says US troop presence in Syria 'wrong' from start
Iran said Saturday the US presence in Syria had been "wrong and illogical" from the start, in its first official reaction to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops.
Car bomb kills nine people in Syria's Afrin
A car bomb killed at least nine people including five civilians near a pro-Turkey rebel post in the northern Syrian city of Afrin on Sunday, a British-based war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not clear who was behind the blast in the city, which was seized from Kurdish forces…
Jinwar: The Village Inhabited By Women
While Syria might come to mind as a war-torn zone, women are creating a haven for themselves in the Northern side of the country. Jinwar (meaning women’s land in Kurdish) is a village which inhabited by women who have been able to sustain and excel devoid of any male interference. Interestingly, the community is protected…