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Assad vows to continue working with Iran after Rouhani win

The Syrian president stressed the need to "continue working and cooperating with the Islamic Republic of Iran to strengthen the security and stability of both countries, the region and the world".

May 20, 2017, 19:54 PM IST
Assad forces made sarin used in chemical attack: France

Assad forces made sarin used in chemical attack: France

France has said it has evidence that the Syrian air force dropped bombs containing nerve agent sarin on a rebel-held town earlier this month that killed 89 people.

Apr 26, 2017, 21:26 PM IST

US wants to bring Assad to justice for his crimes: Haley

Haley, the first Indian American to hold a Cabinet level position in any presidential administration, said human rights was a very important issue for the Trump administration.

Apr 03, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
France to convene Syria meeting after Assad, allies launch ''total war''

France to convene Syria meeting after Assad, allies launch ''total war''

"France is taking an initiative to confront the strategy of total war by the regime and its allies, who are taking advantage of the uncertainty in the United States," Ayrault said.

Nov 23, 2016, 20:18 PM IST
Countries backing Syrian moderates to meet in Paris: France

Countries backing Syrian moderates to meet in Paris: France

The international community "must stop averting its gaze" from the "terrible reality" of what was happening in Syria, Assad said.
 

Nov 23, 2016, 19:12 PM IST

Assad's allies warn Turkey against any Aleppo advance

Forces allied to President Bashar al-Assad in Syria warned Turkey on Wednesday against any advance towards their positions to the north and east of Aleppo, saying any such move would be met "decisively and with force".

Oct 26, 2016, 13:58 PM IST
US condemns Assad on chemical weapons use

US condemns Assad on chemical weapons use

The White House condemned the Assad regime's "defiance" of international norms after United Nations experts found the Syrian army had conducted three chemical weapons attacks against its own people in 2014 and 2015.

Oct 23, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Syria peace efforts must continue despite break with Russia: John Kerry

Syria peace efforts must continue despite break with Russia: John Kerry

The United States Secretary of State John Kerry criticized Russia on Tuesday for its "irresponsible and profoundly ill-advised decision" to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and said efforts to end the war in Syria must continue, in spite of the U.S. decision to break off talks with Moscow.

Oct 04, 2016, 19:30 PM IST