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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…
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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
Idlib

Militants Shell Towns in Syria’s Idlib, Hama, Russian Military Says

Sputnik News 02:13 GMT 10.06.2020 MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Militants from the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham* terrorist group have conducted numerous attacks in the Syrian provinces of Idlib and Hama, Rear Admiral Alexander Shcherbitskiy, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry's centre for Syrian reconciliation, said on Tuesday. "We have registered one…
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June 11, 2020
Idlib

Situation in Syria’s Idlib Stabilizing, Turkey’s Erdogan Says

Sputnik News 00:08 GMT 09.06.2020 ANKARA (Sputnik) - The situation in Syria's Idlib is stabilizing, despite isolated incidents in the area of the M4 highway, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "Sometimes problems arise in Idlib on the M4 highway, but in general, things are going well, 200,000 refugees have…
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June 10, 2020
Idlib

Airstrikes again hit Syria’s rebel area, displace thousands

Syrian activists and a war monitoring group say that dozens of suspected Russian airstrikes have pounded villages on the edge of the last rebel enclave in northwestern Syria, sending thousands of civilians fleeingJune 9, 2020, 12:26 PM2 min readBEIRUT -- Suspected Russian airstrikes pounded villages on the edge of the…
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June 9, 2020
Idlib

George Floyd’s death an American tragedy with global echoes

LONDON (AP) — When black men died at the hands of U.S. police in recent years, the news made international headlines. The name of George Floyd has reached the world’s streets.Since his death while being detained by Minneapolis police last week, Floyd’s face has been painted on walls from Nairobi,…
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June 5, 2020
Idlib

Russia praises ‘solid results’ with Turkey

MOSCOW- Anadolu Agency Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on June 4 praised Russian-Turkish cooperation in Syria for having "solid results." Zakharova spoke at a video conference in Moscow and responded to criticism by U.S. State Department official Matthew Palmer who expressed concern about Turkey's willingness to strengthen and expand…
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June 5, 2020