Tag archive for ‘Syria’
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By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Putin asks lawmakers to expand Russia’s naval presence in Syria until 2092

nsnbc : Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday submitted a draft treaty to the lower house of parliament (State Duma) that could see Russia’s naval presence in Syria expanded until 2092. The naval base More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Russia to keep bases in Syria

nsnbc : The Kremlin, on December 12, 2017, stated that Russia will keep a naval and an air base in Syria capable of carrying out strikes against terrorists if required after a partial military pull-out announced More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Half of Iraq’s Yazidis kidnapped by Islamic State are still missing

nsnbc : Figures released by Iraqi – Kurdish officials on Sunday, show that good and well half of the Yazidis kidnapped by the Islamic State after KDP Peshmerga, in 2014, fled from ISIS without a fight, are More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, November 26th, 2017
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Afghan official blasted for thanking Iran for recruiting Afghan fighters for Syria

nsnbc : Deputy Afghan Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq has come under fire after a video transpired in which he, during a conference in Iran, thanked Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, who commands foreign operations More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Syria’s Assad met Putin and Russian military leaders in Sochi

nsnbc : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi. Putin also introduced Assad to senior officials of the Russian Defense Ministry and the General Staff of the Russian Armed More...

Expecting an invasion by Turkey or Turkey-backed islamists, the YPG established its Eight Military Regiment in Afrin.
By nsnbc On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Erdogan demands northern Syria must be cleared of Kurdish terrorists, YPG ready with new regiment

nsnbc : Having no mandate for operations in Syria from the UN Security Council or the Syrian government, Turkish President R. Tayyip Erdogan demanded that the Syrian Kurdish town of Afrin had to be cleared of terrorists. More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman Telal Silo may have been kidnapped by Turkish intelligence: YPG

nsnbc : The alleged resignation of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Telal Silo and reports that he allegedly has joined the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army caused speculations about his actual whereabouts. More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Russian Wagner Group merceneary Yury Ebel reported killed in Syria

nsnbc : Yury Ebel, another Russian mercenary from the Wagner Group has been killed in Syria. Although mercenaries are banned under Russian law – a law that provides plausible deniability – Yury was not More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Putin and Erdogan discuss political solution for Syria but Kurds cause controversy

nsnbc : Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President R. Tayyip Erdogan met for a working meeting at a presidential residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday; Among others to discuss the prospect More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Syrian Kurdish forces handed 9 “ISIS women” and 43 children to Russia

nsnbc : Abdulkarim Omar, Head of Jazira Foreign Relations Commission said Kurdish military and civilian authorities in Syrian Rojava handed over to the Russian government 52 Russian citizens known as ISIS families More...