Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad removed his prime minister of four years, as the country grapples with a stinging economic crisis and renewed protests. He is replaced by Water Resources Minister Hussein Arnous for an interim period.
The interim government and local councils announced the decision amid the Syrian Pound’s freefall as economic conditions worsened.
Air strikes hit area where boundaries of Hama, Idlib, and Latakia provinces meet, triggering a fresh wave of displacement, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
New claims surrounding the death of a prominent Hezbollah commander shed light on the shifting ground realities in Syria and the region.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the late Monday strikes in eastern Deir Ezzor province targeted positions of Iranian and Iran-backed fighters. There was no immediate comment from Israel.
The patrol along the M-4 highway included "land and air elements", the Turkish Defence Ministry tweeted.
With millions suffering from years of war and severely degraded medical facilities, countries at war cannot pay the price of a new frontline.
When Syrians took to the streets on March 15, 2011, they could scarcely have imagined their anti-regime protests would turn into a complex war entangling rebels, terrorists and outside forces.
Napoleon Bonaparte's ambition to establish an empire in the East was crushed in 1799 at the Siege of Acre by Ahmed Jazzar Pasha.
Some hoping to reunite with their relatives, some dreaming of well-paying jobs, each Syrian refugee TRT World spoke with at the Turkish-Greek border has a reason to take refuge in Europe.
If the West and NATO continue on the path they have chosen, it will allow Vladimir Putin to reshape the post-Soviet world order in his image.
UN seeks creation of humanitarian corridors in northwestern Syria, expressing horror at regime offensive there, while Ankara-Moscow talks on Idlib crisis end without a breakthrough.
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