Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

€28.5 million worth drugs’ shipment from Syria to Libya stopped in Malta

  • 18 September 2018 - 20:41
€28.5 million worth drugs’ shipment from Syria to Libya stopped in Malta

The largest ever drug haul discovered in Freeport containers on Monday had a street value of €28.5 million, the Customs Department has revealed, according to Times of Malta.  The four containers containing 10 to 11 tonnes of cannabis resin were discovered at the Malta Freeport, the newspaper...

Wife of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is being treated for breast cancer

  • 9 August 2018 - 20:19
Wife of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is being treated for breast cancer

Asma al-Assad, the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, began treatment for early stage breast cancer as the government released an image of her with an intravenous drip inserted in her left hand on its social media accounts. "Asma al-Assad is beginning the first stage of treatment for a...

US-backed Syrian Kurds strike a deal for a ‘roadmap’ with Al-Assad “government”

  • 28 July 2018 - 20:13
US-backed Syrian Kurds strike a deal for a ‘roadmap’ with Al-Assad “government”

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they have agreed to work with the Syrian government towards a "democratic, decentralised Syria", in an attempt to cement their autonomy in the war-ravaged country, Al-Jazeera wrote Saturday. The SDF's political wing, the Syrian Democratic Council...

After deal with Russia, France sends medical aids to Syria’s regime

  • 21 July 2018 - 16:26
After deal with Russia, France sends medical aids to Syria’s regime

France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said. The aid, which will arrive on a Russian plane to a Russian military base in north-western...

Regime loyalists evacuated from two Idlib towns in Syrian deal for releasing prisoners

  • 19 July 2018 - 20:24
Regime loyalists evacuated from two Idlib towns in Syrian deal for releasing prisoners

Thousands of residents from two rebel-besieged loyalist towns in northwestern Syria have been evacuated to government-controlled territory as part of a deal that will see hundreds of detainees released from state-run prisons. The last remaining residents of the predominantly Shia towns of al-Foua...

Israeli missiles strike Damascus airport surrounding, SANA says

  • 26 June 2018 - 11:26
Israeli missiles strike Damascus airport surrounding, SANA says

Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus airport early on Tuesday, Syrian state media said. The Syrian state news agency, Sana, said "two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus international airport". Syrian opposition sources told DPA news agency that the midnight attack targeted an...

Over 44 people killed in Russian airstrikes on Syria’s Idlib

  • 9 June 2018 - 16:27
Over 44 people killed in Russian airstrikes on Syria’s Idlib

At least 44 people were killed in airstrikes on a village in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, a local activist media group and a UK-based monitor said Friday, describing it as one of the deadliest attacks in the province this year. The Idlib Media Center said Russian airstrikes hit...

Over 30 Syrian soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Palmyra

  • 23 May 2018 - 15:00
Over 30 Syrian soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Palmyra

At least 30 Syrian army troops and Iranian-backed militiamen were killed on Tuesday when ISIS fighters attacked a military outpost near Palmyra in eastern Syria, a monitor and residents from the area said. They said the militants used suicide bombers and armored vehicles in the dawn attack near...

Syrian goods arrive in Libya’s Benghazi for shopping exhibition

  • 23 April 2018 - 16:44
Syrian goods arrive in Libya’s Benghazi for shopping exhibition

Syrian goods arrived in Benghazi port onboard a shipping ship to take part in Benghazi-hosted “Made in Syria” shopping exhibition. The exhibition will host over 100 Syrian companies, according to the Head of Libyan business owners council in Benghazi Fawziya Al-Furjani. Furjani added that...

Any more strikes on Syria would make international ties chaotic, Putin says

  • 15 April 2018 - 21:12
Any more strikes on Syria would make international ties chaotic, Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that further attacks by Western allies in Syria would inevitably lead to chaos in international relations. In a phone conversation on Sunday, the two leaders agreed that "this illegal action seriously damages the...