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Feb 13, 2019
Hundreds flee as US-backed Syrian forces battle for last Islamic State bastion Baghouz bordering IraqNearly 600 civilians fled the Islamic State group's last bastion in eastern Syria on Tuesday, as Kurdish-led forces and the US-backed SDF boxed holdout jihadists into an ever-shrinking pocket.
Jan 28, 2019
Pakistan is Saudi Arabia's likeliest partner in ballistic missile programme; move helps Islamabad return Riyadh's largesseWith Saudi Arabia's footprint in Pakistan growing bigger and bigger and the latter's history with nuclear proliferation, Islamabad appears as Riyadh's likeliest partner in its ballistic missile programme and to develop nuclear weapon's capability
Jan 23, 2019
Russia and Turkey to hold Syria talks in Moscow today; Ankara to push for Turkish-controlled 'security zone'Despite the two leaders being on opposite sides of the Syria conflict — Russia provides critical support to the Syrian government, while Turkey has backed rebel groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad's forces — the two have been working to reach a consensus.
Dec 25, 2018
Syria US pullout: Turkey sends troops to border; foreign ministry delegation to head to Washington for talks on 8 JanuaryUS President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw 2,000 US troops from northern Syria has dismayed many of Washington's allies, and critics say Turkey will look to benefit in its fight against US-backed Kurdish forces inside Syria.
Dec 24, 2018
US withdrawal from Syria could revive Islamic State, bring more West Asian players in an already complex warThe US presence in Syria ensures a professional performance by the Free Syrian Army and its coordination with the Kurdish SDF. Both have the common aim of preventing Islamic State's resurgence as also giving way to a Syrian government victory
Aug 10, 2018
Syria recorded 68,000 deaths in 2017, 32,000 this year, says civil registries chief Ahmad Rahal; no mention of nature of deathSyria's civil registries recorded 68,000 deaths in the war-torn country in 2017, pro-regime daily Al-Watan reported its head as saying on Thursday.
Apr 15, 2018
'Mission Accomplished', claims Donald Trump on US-led strikes on Syria; Pentagon says other chemical weapons facilities intactUS president Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a US-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program
Apr 14, 2018
US-led Syria strikes: Insulting Vladimir Putin in 'unacceptable', says Russian ambassador, warns of 'consequences'Russia’s ambassador to the United States on Friday warned that there would be consequences for the US-led military strikes on Syria, adding that it was not acceptable to insult Russia’s president.
Apr 09, 2018
Donald Trump warns Syria of 'big price' after suspected chemical attack in rebel-held Douma sparks outrageAn alleged chemical attack that left dozens dead in Syria's rebel-held town of Douma sparked international outrage Sunday, with US president Donald Trump warning there would be a "big price to pay".
Mar 30, 2018
Donald Trump says US withdrawing from Syria 'very soon', laments that America wasted $7 trillion in West Asia warsAt the same time, he said the US was using all its resources to defeat Islamic State and drive them out of the captured territory.