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Russia, Turkey halt patrols in Syria's Idlib over militant attacks

Russia, Turkey halt patrols in Syria's Idlib over militant attacks

Russia and Turkey have suspended joint military patrols carried out along the M4 highway in Syria's northwestern region of Idlib over increasing militant attacks in the area, the Russian foreign ministry said.

12 pro-regime, 6 rebel fighters die in Syria clashes

12 pro-regime, 6 rebel fighters die in Syria clashes

Militants and allied rebels in northwestern Syria Monday killed at least 12 pro-regime fighters, thwarting their advance, a Britain-based war monitoring group said.

Iranian judiciary says passengers on 'harassed' airliner can sue US in Iran courts

Iranian judiciary says passengers on 'harassed' airliner can sue US in Iran courts

Iran's judiciary said on Saturday that passengers of an airliner that Tehran has said was "harassed" this week by an American fighter jet over Syria can sue the US military for damages in Iranian courts.

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

Syrians voted Sunday to elect a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking large parts of the war-torn country.

Russia says joint patrol with Turkey struck by bomb in Syria

Russia says joint patrol with Turkey struck by bomb in Syria

A roadside bomb planted by Syrian militants detonated near a joint Russian-Turkish patrol in northern Syria on Tuesday morning, injuring three Russian soldiers, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

We face famine or virus: Syria's displaced alarmed at aid impasse

We face famine or virus: Syria's displaced alarmed at aid impasse

After surviving months of bombardment, Nasr Sultan now fears his 10 children may starve or catch coronavirus as a divided UN holds up a renewal of cross-border humanitarian aid to rebel-held northwest Syria.

Qatar Charity, OCHA to provide water and sanitation services in northern Syria

Qatar Charity, OCHA to provide water and sanitation services in northern Syria

Qatar Charity (QC) has signed a co-operation and partnership agreement with the United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Turkey ...

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

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

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.

Qatar pledges $100mn more to alleviate Syrian suffering

Qatar pledges $100mn more to alleviate Syrian suffering

Upon the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani announced

Qatar participates in meeting on supporting 'Syrian resilience'

Qatar participates in meeting on supporting 'Syrian resilience'

Qatar participated in the "Supporting Syrian Resilience: From Life-Saving to Life-Sustaining" meeting, which was organized by the Middle East and North Africa Division at the UK Dept for International Development.

France repatriates 10 children from camps in north-eastern Syria

France repatriates 10 children from camps in north-eastern Syria

France has repatriated 10 children from camps in north-eastern Syria containing people displaced from territory formerly controlled by the Islamic State extremist organization, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

Qatar Charity begins setting up Covid-19 isolation units in northern Syria

Qatar Charity begins setting up Covid-19 isolation units in northern Syria

Qatar Charity (QC) has started to establish 14 community-based isolation units in northern Syria, in co-operation with the United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs