Syria's Assad hails "near victory" in war against terrorist enemy - Xinhua

DAMASCUS, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said Monday that the Syrian army is writing the features of the "near victory," according to state news agency SANA. Speaking on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary for the establishment ...

Trump's Middle East stumbles - Khmer Times

A woman walks through the remains of her town in Syria. With no clear policy from the White House, life in the war-torn country may get worse. Reuters. The recent six-month mark of Donald Trump's presidency serves as a reminder not only of how little ...

Israeli Security Cabinet Convenes for First Time to Discuss Concerns Over Southern Syria Cease-fire - Haaretz

The Israeli security cabinet held its first meeting on Sunday discussing the cease-fire reached by the U.S. and Russia in southern Syria, an agreement that has raised concerns in Jerusalem. The meeting lasted four hours. A senior Israeli official with ...

If You Can't Beat Him: Syria 'Rebel' Fighters Defect to President Assad's Forces - Sputnik International

The ending of the Central Intelligence Agency's covert bankrolling of Syrian insurgent groups has produced a truly bizarre development – a number of rebels have defected to President Bashar al-Assad's forces, in a clear demonstration of just how ...

President Assad: Arab Peoples Have Advanced Level of Awareness about What Is Happening in Region - Al-Manar TV

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad received on Monday a delegation from the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT), headed by its Assistant Secretary General Bu Ali Mubaraki. President al-Assad stressed that this delegation's visit, just like the visits of ...

What the Hell Is Trump's Worldview, Anyway? - AlterNet

Trump's global dance with Vladimir Putin has played out in Syria and Ukraine in deeply bewildering fashion. By Danielle Ryan / Salon. July 30, 2017, 2:35 PM GMT. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to ...

Why Israel Is Concerned About American-Russian Understandings on Syria - Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

The agreement reached during the G-20 meetings in Hamburg between U.S. President Trump and Russian President Putin on July 7, 2017, about establishing a de-escalation zone in southwestern Syria was accepted with mixed feelings in Israel. Jerusalem ...