Putin Erdogan, Rouhani meet in Sochi on Syria
Orient Net
Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Wednesday that a new stage began allowing the start of political settlement in Syria in a press conference with Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iran’s Hassan ..
Saudi minister says Syrian solution requires consensus
Orient Net
A Syrian opposition meeting began in Riyadh on Wednesday (November 22) in a bid to unify the group’s position ahead of peace talks backed by the United Nations to end the ..
Ghouta: Assad attacks kill 29 civilians in 24 hours
Orient Net - Ahmad al-Shehabi
The Assad regime’s airstrikes and artillery shells killed 29 after targeting most towns and cities in Damascus eastern countryside in the last 24 hours, according to Orient News’ Hadi al-Munajed. Civil Defence’s ..
Iranian IRGC commander killed in Syria
Orient Net - Ahmad al-Shehabi
Iranian media reported on Sunday (November 19) that a terrorist in the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) had been killed in fighting against Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist in Syria. The IRGC has ..
Russia casts 11th UN Syria veto, again blocking inquiry
Orient Net - Ahmad al-Shehabi
Russia vetoed on Friday (November 17) a Japanese-drafted UN Security Council resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, ..
US Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea; three missing
Orient Net
Eight people had been rescued, with the remaining three unaccounted for, it said, adding that all of the rescued personnel were transferred to the Ronald Reagan for medical evaluation and were ..