Trump says learned about Syria’s Idlib from supporter at recent rally

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday he had never heard of the rebel-held Syrian region of Idlib under threat from Syrian government and Russian forces until a supporter brought it up at a recent rally about a month ago. The United Nations says close to 3 million people live in

Fifty thousand Syrians returned to Syria from Lebanon this year – official

Fifty thousand Syrians have returned home from Lebanon so far in 2018 and the number could reach 200,000 in a year's time if it continues at this rate, a top Lebanese official said on Tuesday. Major General Abbas Ibrahim, head of Lebanon's General Security directorate, told Reuters his security agency had

Turkish, Russian presidents to meet in Sochi on Monday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a one-day working visit to Russia’s coastal city of Sochi on Monday, according to the presidential press office. In a statement, the office said Erdogan will hold a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. An inter-delegation meeting is also expected with the attendance of

Russia resumed air strikes against insurgents in Idlib province

By: Middle East Affairs On Wednesday, the RIA news agency reported: "Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that any Russian military action in Syria tried to minimise civilian casualties and was precisely targeted." According to a Syrian rebel and a war monitor, Russia resumed air strikes against insurgents in the rebel-held

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