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Russia’s Putin urges Turkey, Iran to help promote dialogue in Syria

MOSCOW/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between the opposing forces in Syria’s civil war. Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani during a video…
bubmag
July 1, 2020
Idlib

Russia’s Putin says there is need for peaceful dialogue in Syria

MOSCOW/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between the opposing forces in Syria’s civil war. Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani during a video…
bubmag
July 1, 2020
Idlib

Russia, Turkey, Iran leaders to discuss Syria on Wednesday

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey will hold a video conference on Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Syria, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. In Syria’s nine-year war, Russia and Iran are the main foreign supporters of President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, while Turkey backs opposition fighters.…
bubmag
June 30, 2020
Idlib

British man seized by militant group in northwest Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A British relief worker with an Islamic aid group was seized on Monday night by militant group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in northwest Syria, according to the aid group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and activists in the area. HTS is a jihadist group that controls…
bubmag
June 23, 2020
Idlib

Done strike kills 2 al-Qaida commanders in NW Syria

Syrian opposition activists say a drone strike in northwestern Syria has killed two senior commanders with an al-Qaida-linked groupJune 14, 2020, 6:23 PM2 min readBEIRUT -- A drone strike in northwestern Syria on Sunday killed two senior commanders with an al-Qaida-linked group, opposition activists said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for…
bubmag
June 14, 2020
Idlib

Turkey, Russia to hold talks on Libya, Syria

ANKARA A planned visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to Turkey for June 14 was postponed after a phone conversation between the foreign ministers on June 14, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. “It was decided that the contacts and negotiations between the deputy ministers…
bubmag
June 14, 2020
Idlib

Syria economic meltdown presents new challenge for Assad

BEIRUT (AP) — In scenes not witnessed for years in government-controlled parts of Syria, dozens of men and women marched through the streets this week, protesting a sharp increase in prices and collapse of the currency, some even calling for the downfall of President Bashar Assad and his ruling Baath…
bubmag
June 12, 2020