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Braving rebel shelling, students back to Damascus schools | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-12-14 19:59

Monitor: Syrian Military Bombardment of Damascus Suburb Kills 100, 500 Wounded

Voanews - 2018-12-14 19:58

Syrian Democratic Council met teachers in Ayn Isa

ANF - 2018-12-12 09:21
Umer reiterated that they are ready to promote and engage in dialogue with all parties, including Damascus, to solve the Syrian crisis, despite attempts by foreign forces to prevent a solution. ...

Confusion over Damascus as air defense activated, state media reports and then deletes claims of “interceptions”

Seth Frantzman - 2018-12-10 06:09
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On Sunday night Syrian state media reported that air defense in Damascus was activated against a threat. Yet within an hour the state media had deleted […] ...

US Options on Syria, to Strike or Not

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 01:49
The United States under President Trump is contemplating whether to strike the Assad regime after its usage of chemical weapons in the Damascus suburb Douma this past week. The first and obvious option for the president is to follow up on the promise he m ...

Parents of American kidnapped in Syria praise US efforts

Rûdaw - 2018-12-05 01:07
Austin Tice disappeared near Damascus in August 2012 ...

US-led coalition rejects Damascus claims that they hit regime with missiles

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-04 06:06

Syria downplays earlier claims of Israeli airstrike at Kiswah on Nov. 29 (with sources)

Seth Frantzman - 2018-12-01 03:32
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On Thursday night social media accounts that follow Syria lit up with reports of airstrikes south of Damascus. For instance Danny Makki began reporting the strike […] ...

Damascus accuses Israel of first Syria strikes since air defence upgrade

Rûdaw - 2018-11-30 17:47
Israel denied any of its assets were hit, but not conducting strikes ...

Clashes between Turkish forces and Syrian mercenary fighters kill 25 in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2018-11-19 12:10
DAMASCUS,— Clashes on Sunday between Turkish-backed rebel factions vying for influence in the northern Syrian Kurdish town of Afrin left 25 fighters dead, a war monitor said. Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebel fighters, who are considered as mercenar ...

After ISIS, Damascus suburb residents blocked from going home

Rûdaw - 2018-11-10 12:08
Tadamun residents complain authorities have deemed many residences unfit and are blocking their owners from returning ahead of a controversial redevelopment plan ...

Damascus Has a Plan If Turkey Attacks East Euphrates: Source

BAS News - 2018-10-31 10:18
ERBIL — The Syrian regime is planning to exploit a possible military confrontation between Turkish army and Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in east Euphrates to attack Qamishlo and Hasakah and Qamishlo, a source said. Turkish President Recep Tayy ...

SDC condemns Turkish shelling of YPG, calls on Damascus to shoulder responsibility

Rûdaw - 2018-10-30 10:07
Tells Syrian regime not to "just stand by and watch" ...

SDC condemns Turkish shelling of YPG, calls on Damascus to shoulder responsibility

Gulan Media - 2018-10-30 01:27

Syria reopens Damascus antiquities museum

Rûdaw - 2018-10-28 21:29
Damascus museum, founded in 1920, was closed one year into the civil war ...

At Jordan border, Damascus seeks to revive regional trade

Rûdaw - 2018-10-21 15:11
A travel agency is also hoping tourists are ready to return ...

Syria and Iraq FMs discuss reopening borders during Damascus meeting

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-16 13:47

Iraq FM discusses Syria border crossings on Damascus visit: state media

Rûdaw - 2018-10-14 23:34
"The two neighboring countries stand in the same trench" ...

Iraqi FM in Damascus to Met with Assad

BAS News - 2018-10-14 11:46
ERBIL — The Foreign Minister of Iraq, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, is heading a delegation to Damascus where they are set to meet with Syrian Regime president Bashar al-Assad. Iraqi MP Hamed Mousawi, told the media that Jaafari will discus, among other issues, th ...

Syrian Kurds between Washington, Turkey and Damascus - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2018-10-13 13:09

Syrian officials release Rudaw anchor Omar Kalo in Damascus

Rûdaw - 2018-10-04 12:59
Omar Kalo was separated from his family while traveling from Manbij to Aleppo to renew his passport on August 25 ...

SDC spokesperson says negotiations with Damascus stalled

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-03 13:44

Iran, Syria Discuss Continued Cooperation on UNGA Sideline

BAS News - 2018-09-29 15:30
ERBIL — Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Java Zarif to discuss continued military cooperation between Damascus and Tehran. “The discussion revolved aro ...

Flowers between the rubble

SDF Press - 2018-09-29 02:30
It is no less freshness and splendor than the gardens of Latakia and Damascus Gouta, it is Raqqa gardens and agricultural nurseries that emerge from the middle of the rubble, resisting the barbarity of the war, which has been grayed over the colors of its ...

Kurds opt out of first local elections in Syria since 2011

E-Kurd - 2018-09-17 11:24
DAMASCUS,— Syria held its first municipal elections since 2011 on Sunday, amid tensions with Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the country’s self-administered Kurdish region, which refused to allow polls. Turnout was modest at stations in the Syrian capital and ...

After Damascus raid, Israel says working to keep weapons from foes

Rûdaw - 2018-09-17 05:35
"Our red lines are as sharp as ever" ...

Syria blames Israel for ′attack on Damascus airport′ | News | DW | 16.09.2018

DW - 2018-09-16 14:41

Israeli Air Force bombs Damascus International Airport

Waar Media - 2018-09-16 11:40
WAAR-DUHOK: For the second time this month, the Israeli Air Force has bombed a Syrian government installation at night. According to an Al-Masdar field correspondent, the Israeli Air Force heavily bombarded the Damascus International Airport, prompting t ...

Turkey Sends Huge Military Convoys to Idlib as Damascus' Op Looms – Reports - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-09-16 10:39

Israel Attacks Damascus Airport with Missiles: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-09-15 23:41
ERBIL - Israel once again attacked Damascus International Airport with missiles on Saturday night, and the Syrian air defenses intercepted some of them, State media said. The Washington Post cited Rami Abdurrahman, the head of the Britain-based Syrian Ob ...

Israeli missiles target Damascus airport: Syria state media

Rûdaw - 2018-09-15 22:58

Former-YPG Adviser: Washington Trying to Derail Talks Between Damascus and Kurds - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-09-14 18:06

Turkey Amasses Forces in Idlib Ahead of Damascus Offensive - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2018-09-14 01:51

Qamishli skirmish will not derail talks with Damascus: Kurdish o

Rûdaw - 2018-09-10 19:28

Kurds should turn their back on US, deal with Damascus: Syrian Minister

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-05 09:39

Iranian FM Travels to Damascus for Talks over Idlib

BAS News - 2018-09-03 11:48
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Damascus on Monday in an unannounced trip to discuss the possible attack on Idlib. The visit comes as Syrian government forces mass around the last rebel bastion in the northwestern provinc ...

Iran’s FM pays surprise visit to Syria for key talks

Waar Media - 2018-09-03 11:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Monday morning to hold meetings with senior officials in the Arab country. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zarif arrived in Damascus at the official ...

Blasts at Syrian Military Airport “not Israeli Airstrike”: Damascus

BAS News - 2018-09-02 10:46
ERBIL — The Syrian military has denied the reports claiming that Israel was responsible for the multiple explosions heard at a military airport near Damascus. According to SANA News Agency which cited a source from the Syrian army, the explosions at the ...

Explosions at a Syrian military airport close to Damascus

Rûdaw - 2018-09-02 10:20
The military airport of Mazze, in the west suburbs of Damascus, was hit by a "possible Israeli missile ...

Syrian Kurds, Damascus Discuss Future Governance

Voanews - 2018-09-02 01:53

The Kurds Once Again Face American Abandonment

The Kurdish Project - 2018-09-01 02:19
The United States could use its presence to provide its Kurdish allies with time, space, and security to reach an arrangement with Damascus on key questions of control and governance. The post The Kurds Once Again Face American Abandonment appeared first ...

US delegation met Assad's security chief in Damascus in June, official says

Gulan Media - 2018-08-29 22:26

Tehran says to continue its military presence in Syria despite Washington’s pressure

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-28 20:26
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad meets with Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami in Damascus, Syria in this handout picture provided by Syrian Arab News Agency on Aug. 26, 2018. (Photo: SANA/Reuters) ...

Iran Signs Military Deal with Syria

BAS News - 2018-08-28 10:04
ERBIL — Iranian and Syrian defence ministers met in Damascus on Monday to sign a deal for military cooperation, Iranian media reported. "Syria is passing through the crisis stage and entering the reconstruction phase," said Iran's Defense Minister Amir H ...

Iran and Syria sign deal for military cooperation

Waar Media - 2018-08-27 12:58
WAAR-DUHOK: ran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim news agency reported on Monday. Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami travelled to Damascus on Sunday ...

Macron: France ready to conduct new strikes on Syria if chemical weapons used

Waar Media - 2018-08-27 12:58
WAAR-DUHOK: France is ready to conduct further airstrikes in Syria in response to Damascus’ alleged use of chemical weapons, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday during his speech to French ambassadors. At the same time, the French president note ...

Iran defence minister in Damascus, says will help rebuild Syria

Rûdaw - 2018-08-27 00:34
"Syrian-Iranian relations are a model for bilateral ties" ...

How Iran's Defense Minister In Damascus Sent A Message To Washington - Tsarizm

Tsarizm - 2018-08-27 00:16

HRW: At least 16 children among those kidnapped by IS in southern Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-26 15:55
Civilians walk past Syrian pro-government forces tanks at the main square of Kfar Batna, Southeastern Ghouta, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on March 19, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) ...

Senior U.S. diplomat William Roebuck visits Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-08-26 11:37
SHADADI, Syrian Kurdistan,— A senior U.S. diplomat visited Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish region in northern Syria, on Saturday as the minority negotiates with Damascus over the future of its semi-autonomous region. Ambassador William Roebuck was ...

Iran defense minister lands in Damascus for talks

Waar Media - 2018-08-26 10:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami arrived in Syria on Sunday for meetings with “senior defense and military officials,” according to the Tasnim news agency. “We hope to have a productive role in the reconstruction of Syria,” Hatami said on ...

Lavrov: All foreign forces staying in Syria without invitation must leave

Waar Media - 2018-08-23 13:14
WAAR-DUHOK: All foreign forces staying in Syria without an invitation from Damascus must leave the country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday in comments on a statement by US National Security Adviser John Bolton. “All foreign forc ...

Kurds meet with Syrian government to discuss self-rule

FOX News - 2018-08-14 18:20
Representatives from Syria's Kurdish-run northeastern region met with the government in Damascus last week to discuss self-administration in a postwar Syria, a leading Kurdish official said Tuesday. ...

Syrian Kurdish-led council visits Damascus for new talks: co-chair | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-08-14 12:03

Syrian Kurdish authorities hold new round of talks with Damascus

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-14 11:45
The Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) which administers Kurdish-controlled areas and is considered the political wing of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), held their third congress in Tabqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria, July 19, 2018. (Photo: SDC m ...

Syrian Kurdish-led council visits Damascus for new talks: report | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-08-14 09:52

Kurdish political group meets with Syrian gov't in Damascus - report

Almasdarnews - 2018-08-14 09:52

Syrian Regime Expels PYD Delegates, Issues Arrest Warrants Against Them: Source

BAS News - 2018-08-12 19:34
ERBIL - A delegation of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), who visited Damascus for negotiations with the Syrian regime on a self-administration, was expelled after the talks between the sides failed to continue positively, a reliable source said on Sunda ...

Syrian Air Defence Downs “Hostile Target” Near Damascus

BAS News - 2018-08-11 10:00
ERBIL — The airpower of the Syrian government has managed to shoot down a “hostile target” flying over the suburb of Damascus, state-run news agency said. According to Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), a drone had breached the Syrian airspace late on Frida ...

Salih Muslim on Talks with Damascus: an Attempt to Preserve Autonomy

BAS News - 2018-08-10 16:13
ERBIL — A Syrian Kurdish political leader has made it clear that the recent talks with Bashar al-Assad’s regime is an attempt to preserve what they have already built throughout the past few years. “We are trying to preserve everything we built in terms ...

Damascus and the Kurds: The Delusion of Relying on Moscow and Washington | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2018-08-02 11:56

Wary of US ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks » Manila Bulletin News

MB - 2018-08-01 14:05

Syrian official says Damascus will retake Idlib, accuses Turkey of occupying Afrin

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-01 00:38
Bashar al-Jaafari, the current Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, speaks to Kurdistan 24 on the sidelines of the 10th round of Astana talks in the Russian city of Sochi, July 31, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Syrian MP says US to leave Syria soon, Kurds should return to government

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-01 00:38
Omar Ose, a Syrian Kurdish MP and head of Damascus-based Syrian Kurds' National Initiative (SKNI), speaks at a press conference in Damasacus, Syria, Oct. 25, 2016. (Photo: Rozana Radio Website) ...

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus

Yahoo - 2018-07-31 22:58

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus

Trust - 2018-07-31 15:15

Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2018-07-31 12:56

US-backed Kurdish alliance holds first talks with Assad regime in Damascus - France 24

France24 - 2018-07-30 14:54

Solution for Rojava’s future won’t be found in Damascus: ENKS

Rûdaw - 2018-07-29 14:43
‘We believe the only solution is an international solution’ ...

Kurds aim for decentralized Syria in talks with government

The Defense Post - 2018-07-29 05:33
The Syrian Democratic Council said on Saturday that it is seeking a roadmap for a decentralized Syria after meetings with the government in Damascus The post Kurds aim for decentralized Syria in talks with government appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

28/7/2018 Kurdistan Syrian Kurds say they will 'chart roadmap to decentralized Syria' with Damascus

KNNC - 2018-07-28 19:02

Kurdish delegation in Damascus for talks with Syrian government 28/7/2018 Kurdistan

KNNC - 2018-07-28 19:02

Dealing in Damascus: Rojava Kurds consider pact with Assad

Rûdaw - 2018-07-28 16:52

Reuters:Syrian Kurdish group says it and Damascus government agree to negotiate end to violence

Focus Fen - 2018-07-28 14:48

Syrian Kurds say they will 'chart roadmap to decentralized Syria' with Damascus | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-07-28 13:34

Kurdish-backed SDC agrees to chart roadmap with Damascus

Rûdaw - 2018-07-28 12:27
A Syrian Democratic Council delegation visited Damascus on Friday ...

Syrian Kurdish group says it and Damascus government agree to negotiate end to violence | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-07-28 10:37

With End to Syrian War In Sight, U.S.-Backed Kurdish Forces Hold First Official Talks in Damascus

Newsweek - 2018-07-28 06:48
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces holds about 27 percent of the country's territory. ...

Syria: Kurdish delegation in Damascus for talks with government | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-07-27 19:59

Life goes on the Syrian way in Istanbul's 'Damascus Bazaar' | Turkey | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-07-27 18:20

Syrian Kurdish-led council holds talks with government in Damascus

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-27 18:08
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) in one of its meetings in Ain Issa town, Raqqa governorate, Syria. (Photo: ANHA news agency) ...

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus for the first time - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2018-07-27 17:36

Kurdish-backed Syrian Democratic Council holds talks in Damascus

Rûdaw - 2018-07-27 16:40
Kurds could assist Assad in Idlib if it helps liberate Afrin ...

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-07-27 13:51

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus | Euronews

Euronews - 2018-07-27 13:31

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2018-07-27 12:21

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus

Reuters - 2018-07-27 11:58
A senior Syrian Kurdish official is in Damascus this week for talks with Syrian government officials at the head of a delegation including members of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an official said, their first declared visit to the capital. ...

Syrian Kurdish-backed council holds talks in Damascus - Breaking News - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-07-27 11:29

Why Syria's Kurds are inclined to negotiate with Damascus

Al Monitor - 2018-07-26 23:19

26/7/2018 World Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks

KNNC - 2018-07-26 16:05

Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-07-25 20:45

Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swissinfo - 2018-07-25 20:07

Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks | Euronews

Euronews - 2018-07-25 19:45

Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks

Yahoo - 2018-07-25 19:30

Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks

Trust - 2018-07-25 18:10

Damascus slams ‘criminal’ evacuation of White Helmets

Rûdaw - 2018-07-23 15:34
The criminal operation carried out by Israel unmasks the true nature of the White Helmets ...

In Damascus, Syrians dare to hope that war’s end may be near

Rûdaw - 2018-07-23 08:37
“It is almost over” ...

In Damascus, war amputees walk again on Syrian-made prosthetics

Rûdaw - 2018-07-22 11:38
"I want to be able to stand on my own two feet again," ...

Israel Has List of Iranian Targets in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-07-22 00:54
ERBIL — Israel has obtained a list of targets inside Iraq which are being used by Iranian forces to establish a land corridor between Tehran and Damascus, an Arabic news website claimed. According to a report by al-Jarida which claims to have seen photog ...

U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurdish Leaders Preparing for Talks with Damascus Government

Larouchepub - 2018-07-18 15:42

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