By Mason Richey*
(FPRI) — Donald Trump does not have a foreign policy; he has moods regarding international affairs. Underneath the volatility of his moods, however, are some convictions: namely.. Eurasia Review - Published
Dozens of Druze Arabs, some carrying Syrian flags and pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, gathered on the Golan Heights on Saturday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s support for.. Reuters India - Published
Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday, announcing the end of its self-declared "caliphate"..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, the United Nations refugee agency should have a larger presence in Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within..
Safaa Al Kurdi fled Syria for Russia four years ago. Her sons are allied Syrian army soldiers. As the war winds down Russia is threatening to deport asylum seekers like her, but she says the only thing..
According to a report by Reuters, the European Union remains divided over how to deal with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his emerging victory following eight years of civil war. Reuters reports..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a senior advisor to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flatly rejected the possibility of giving Syrian Kurds measure of autonomy, claiming that such a move..
According to Reuters, the Islamic State appeared closer to defeat in its last enclave in eastern Syria on Wednesday, as a civilian convoy left the besieged area where U.S.-backed forces estimate a few..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkey and Iran that he wanted to devise a plan to wipe out what he called 'a hotbed of terrorists' in Syria's Idlib..
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Business Insider reports her foreign policy has become the most talked about aspect of her campaign. Gabbard launched her campaign with..
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad have a very close relationship.
She's faced criticism over a visit with Assad in 2017, among other statements she's made on Syria.
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu travelled to Syria on Tuesday where he handed a message from President Vladimir Putin to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, the defence ministry said. Reuters India - Published
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran and Syria on Monday demanded the United States withdraw its troops from Syria, and the Damascus government threatened to defeat Washington's Kurdish allies by force if they did.. Firstpost - Published
German and French diplomats on Friday blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for "a climate of fear and injustice" which they said was the main barrier to millions of refugees going home. Reuters India - Published
By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United Nations won almost $7 bln in aid pledges for Syria on Thursday, overcoming fatigue among donors after eight years of civil war and sidestepping divisions.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
The United Nations will seek billions of dollars in additional aid for Syria on Thursday, seeking to overcome fatigue among donors after eight years of civil war and divisions over how to deal with.. Reuters India - Published
Eight years since Syria began its descent into war, many of President Bashar al-Assad's enemies have been defeated and the bulk of the country is back under his control. But he isn't celebrating. Reuters India - Published
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army, aided by Russian warplanes, attacked rebel-held towns in northwestern Syria on Wednesday in the most extensive bombardment in months against.. Firstpost - Published
Hundreds of Syrians in the southern city of Deraa protested on Sunday at the erection of a new statue of President Bashar al-Assad's late father, nearly eight years after the original was toppled at.. Reuters India - Published
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency should have a bigger presence inside Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within the war-torn country,.. Firstpost - Published
Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was not informed about Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's trip to Tehran last week and that was a reason why he submitted his resignation Firstpost - Published
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was not informed about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s trip to Tehran last week and that was a reason why he submitted his resignation, the Iranian.. Reuters India - Published
After eight years of civil war from which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is emerging victorious, the European Union is divided over how to deal with a man accused of using chemical weapons on his own.. Reuters India - Published
War monitors said on Tuesday there had been a marked escalation in air strikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria, the last major bastion of opponents of President Bashar al-Assad, prompting thousands of.. Reuters India - Published
Syrian President Bashar al Assad made his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran since the start of Syria's war in 2011, meeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Monday.. Reuters India - Published
A senior adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday flatly rejected the idea of giving Syrian Kurds a measure of autonomy, saying such a move would open the door to the partition of the.. Reuters India - Published
The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or.. Reuters India - Published
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his government would not bargain over the country's constitution with the Turkey-backed opposition, lambasting a U.N. peace process.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
Russia told Turkey on Thursday it had no right to create a "safe zone" inside Syria unless it sought and received the consent of President Bashar al-Assad, signalling tensions as a three-way summit on.. Reuters India - Published
Iran warned Israel on Tuesday of a "firm and appropriate" response if it continued attacking targets in Syria, where Tehran has backed President Bashar al-Assad and his forces in their nearly.. Reuters India - Published
Turkey has maintained low-level contact with the Syrian government, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, even though Ankara has supported rebels who fought for years to topple President Bashar.. Reuters India - Published
A U.S. judge has ruled that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government is liable for at least $302.5 million in damages for its role in the 2012 death of renowned American journalist Marie Colvin.. Reuters India - Published
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Iran struck economic and trade deals with Syria on Monday, as it widens its role there after helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reclaim most of his country. Tehran has.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
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.. Firstpost - Published
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has revoked special visas for European Union diplomats and officials travelling regularly between Beirut and Damascus, complicating efforts to distribute aid to civil.. Reuters India - Published
Germany has bowed to U.S. pressure to ban from its airspace an Iranian airline accused of ferrying weapons and advisers to help support President Bashar Al-Assad's forces in Syria's civil war. Reuters India - Published
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case to probe an alleged conspiracy by some youths in Kerala to join Salafist terror organisations Jund al-Aqsa and Jabhat al-Nusrah in their.. Firstpost - Published
Syrian Kurdish leaders aim to secure a Russian-mediated political deal with President Bashar al-Assad's government regardless of U.S. plans to withdraw from their region, a senior Kurdish official told.. Reuters India - Published
Clashes among rival Syrian rebel factions have spread across northwest Syria, rebels and residents said on Thursday, in the latest bout of tit-for-tat fighting between opponents of President Bashar al.. Reuters India - Published
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will remain in place for "a while" thanks to support from Russia, even though Britain's position was still.. Reuters India - Published
Iraq's prime minister said on Sunday that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hinted at a bigger Iraqi role fighting Islamic State militants as.. Reuters India - Published
Russia welcomes the return of Kurdish territories in Syria to the control of President Bashar al-Assad's government, the Kremlin spokesman said on Friday, after Damascus said its forces had entered the.. Reuters India - Published
The Syrian army entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, it said in a statement, after the Kurdish YPG milita urged the government of President Bashar al-Assad to protect the town from.. Reuters India - Published
The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia called on the government of President Bashar al-Assad on Friday to take control of Manbij to protect the town from the threat of Turkish attacks. Reuters India - Published
DAMASCUS/DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, marking a big diplomatic boost for President Bashar al-Assad from a U.S.-allied Arab state that once.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
The United Arab Emirates is set to reopen its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, the Syrian information ministry said, a move that would mark a big diplomatic boost for President Bashar al-Assad from an.. Reuters India - Published