Syria crisis

Kurdish-dominated SDF accuses Turkey of backing ‘IS’ with Syria assault
Middle East

Kurdish-dominated SDF accuses Turkey of backing ‘IS’ with Syria assault

Turkey is determined to push on with its massive offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said…
Russia invites Egypt to attend Syria peace conference
Egypt

Russia invites Egypt to attend Syria peace conference

Official Spokesperson of Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu Zaid┬ásaid that Russia has invited Egypt to attend the Russian-sponsored…
Japan in UN bid to save Syria gas attacks probe
Middle East

Japan in UN bid to save Syria gas attacks probe

The UN Security Council was expected to vote, probably on Friday, on a 30-day extension of a UN-led investigation of…
Russia says serious differences remain with US over Syria crisis
Middle East

Russia says serious differences remain with US over Syria crisis

Serious differences remain between Russia and the United States over ways to resolve the Syria crisis, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman…
UNFPA launches journalists handbook on reporting on GBV issues in Syria
Egypt

UNFPA launches journalists handbook on reporting on GBV issues in Syria

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched on Monday a journalistic handbook entitled “Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis”,…
Syria crisis has cost Lebanon $20 bn, says minister
Egypt

Syria crisis has cost Lebanon $20 bn, says minister

Nearly four years of civil war in Syria have cost its tiny neighbour Lebanon more than 20 billion dollars (16…
UN envoy: No end to Syria war if sides refuse to talk
World

UN envoy: No end to Syria war if sides refuse to talk

The UN-Arab League negotiator for Syria called on Sunday for outside help to get the warring parties talking to each…
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