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MJ Akbar calls on President Assad: Here's a look into India's 'objective position' on Syrian conflict

Aug 22, 2016

MJ Akbar calls on President Assad: Here's a look into India's 'objective position' on Syrian conflict

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday sought India’s help in the reconstruction of his country’s economy while the two countries agreed to upgrade their security consultations as well following the ongoing war in Syria and recurring cases of Indians being influenced by the Islamic State during his meeting with Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar in Damascus. #India #Manmohan Singh #Syria #Kerala #NewsTracker #Damascus #Maharashtra #Bashar al-Assad #Ministry of External Affairs #Tehran #Moscow #West Asia #islamic-state #MJ Akbar #Wael Al Halki
Bashar al-Assad seeks India's help in reconstruction of Syria's economy

Aug 21, 2016

Bashar al-Assad seeks India's help in reconstruction of Syria's economy

War-torn Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has sought India's help in the reconstruction of his country's economy. #India #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Lebanon #Syrian civil war #M J Akbar #Walid al-Muallem
John Kerry hopes Syrian army's temporary truce 'harbinger of possibilities to come'

Jul 06, 2016

John Kerry hopes Syrian army's temporary truce 'harbinger of possibilities to come'

US Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the declaration and appealed to all parties to honour the truce. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Ramadan #Eid #John Kerry #islamic-state #Truce #Daesh #New Syrian Army
Islamic State militants execute five media activists in Syria

Jun 26, 2016

Islamic State militants execute five media activists in Syria

The Islamic State (IS) terror group has killed five media activists in Syria's Deir al-Zour province, officials said on Sunday. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #islamic-state #Deir-al-Zour
Syria: Militants capture government-held areas, over 80 dead

Jun 19, 2016

Syria: Militants capture government-held areas, over 80 dead

The fighter, who goes by the name of Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajer, confirmed that the militants have captured the villages previously controlled by Syria's govt #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Aleppo #islamic-state #Militants in Syria
Syria: Islamic State claims attack outside Damascus shrine; death toll rises to 12

Jun 11, 2016

Syria: Islamic State claims attack outside Damascus shrine; death toll rises to 12

Suicide bombers struck outside the Shiite shrine Sayyida Zeinab near Syria's capital Damascus in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Shi'ite #islamic-state #Sayyida Zeinab
Two bombs explode near Shiite shrine in Damascus: Eight dead, 13 wounded

Jun 11, 2016

Two bombs explode near Shiite shrine in Damascus: Eight dead, 13 wounded

The first was a suicide bombing at the entrance of Damascus' Ziabiyeh district while the second explosion was the result of a car bomb in al-Teen street. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bombing #Shi'ite #Sayyida Zeinab
Syria: Millitants violate ceasefire, continue heavy shelling despite Ramadan

Jun 07, 2016

Syria: Millitants violate ceasefire, continue heavy shelling despite Ramadan

Syrian government forces and the anti-terrorist coalition units have continued fighting Al-Nusra Front and IS fighters across the country. #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Damascus #Ramadan #IS #Bombing in SYria
UN seeks land access in Syria to provide aid in war-hit regions

Jun 07, 2016

UN seeks land access in Syria to provide aid in war-hit regions

Two UN diplomats said on Monday, however, that the UN had sent a letter to the Syrian govt requesting authorisation for air drops to 4 besieged areas. #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Ban Ki-moon #Syria UN aid
Syria: First aid convoy since 2012 reaches suburb in Damascus

Jun 01, 2016

Syria: First aid convoy since 2012 reaches suburb in Damascus

The International Committee for the Red Cross reported that a joint convoy with the UN and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent entered Daraya in Damascus. #United Nations #Syria #Red Cross #NewsTracker #Damascus #Moadamiyeh