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Leaders of Russia, Turkey, Iran to discuss Syria on Wednesday

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan and Iran’s Hassan Rouhani will hold a video conference on Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Syria, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. The three countries held talks in the Kazakh capital Astana in 2018, aimed at reducing tensions in Syria.…
bubmag
June 30, 2020
Syria

Syria’s hunger crisis worsens, COVID outbreak could intensify

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria faces an unprecedented hunger crisis with over 9.3 million people lacking adequate food while the country’s coronavirus outbreak, though apparently controlled for now, could still accelerate, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday. A general view of camps at Atmeh camp, near the Turkish border, Syria June…
bubmag
June 26, 2020
Syria

Russia quits U.N. system aimed at protecting hospitals, aid in Syria

NEW YORK/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday it has quit a voluntary United Nations arrangement that aimed to protect hospitals and humanitarian aid deliveries in Syria from being hit by the warring parties. Vassily Nebenzia, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the United Nations Security Council at U.N.…
bubmag
June 26, 2020
Syria

Russia quits U.N. system aimed at protecting hospitals, aid in Syria

NEW YORK/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday it has quit a voluntary United Nations arrangement that aimed to protect hospitals and humanitarian aid deliveries in Syria from being hit by the warring parties. FILE PHOTO: Vassily Nebenzia, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the United Nations Security Council…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Syria

No sweet victory for Assad as economy collapses and U.S. sanctions hit

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Just last year, President Bashar al-Assad seemed on the brink of crowning military victories by easing his diplomatic isolation and recovering more of Syria without a bullet being fired. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Syria March 5,…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
Syria

No sweet victory for Assad as economy collapses and U.S. sanctions hit

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Just last year, President Bashar al-Assad seemed on the brink of crowning military victories by easing his diplomatic isolation and recovering more of Syria without a bullet being fired. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Syria March 5,…
bubmag
June 24, 2020