Damascus News

IS-claimed suicide attack kills 15 in north Syria

The shock announcement of a US withdrawal has sent the Kurds scrambling to seek a new ally in Damascus, which has long rejected Kurdish self-rule.

EWN , South Africa Jan 15, 2019

Turkey vows not to be intimidated by Trump threats

Ankara, which supports Syrian opposition fighters, is also involved in the last rebel bastion of Idlib, where Turkey has agreed a buffer zone deal with Damascus ally Russia.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 14, 2019

Turkey hits back at Trump threats over Kurds | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Ankara, which supports Syrian opposition fighters, is also involved in the last rebel bastion of Idlib, where Turkey has agreed a buffer zone deal with Damascus ally Russia.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

Turkey hits back at Trump threats over Kurds

Ankara, which supports Syrian opposition fighters, is also involved in the last rebel bastion of Idlib, where Turkey has agreed a buffer zone deal with Damascus ally Russia.

EWN , South Africa Jan 13, 2019

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike by Israel on Iran target in Syria

“Just in the last 36 hours the air force attacked Iranian warehouses containing Iranian weapons in the Damascus international airport,” Netanyahu said at the start of a cabinet meeting, according to his office.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 13, 2019

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike by Israel on Iran target in Syria

"Just in the last 36 hours the air force attacked Iranian warehouses containing Iranian weapons in the Damascus international airport," Netanyahu said at the start of a cabinet meeting, according to his office.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 13, 2019

Regional powers stick with Bashir as Sudan protests mount

Just days before the protests erupted, he travelled to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the first visit to Damascus by any Arab leader since the Syrian civil war erupted in 2011.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 13, 2019

Regional powers stick with Bashir as Sudan protests mount

Just days before the protests erupted, he travelled to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the first visit to Damascus by any Arab leader since the Syrian civil war erupted in 2011.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 13, 2019

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike by Israel on Iran target in Syria | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“Just in the last 36 hours the air force attacked Iranian warehouses containing Iranian weapons in the Damascus international airport,” Netanyahu said at the start of a cabinet meeting, according to his office.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 13, 2019

Israel says it has completed hunt for Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon

While they have at times traded blows within Syria - where Hezbollah has been helping Damascus beat back rebels - the Israel-Lebanon border has mostly been quiet.

Reuters , Africa Jan 13, 2019