Syria: From embers to ashes - Daily Times

Ceasefire in the Syrian civil war commenced from end of December last year. The ceasefire arranged by Turkey and Russia, is between the Syrian government and the several proxy groups fighting against President Bashar al Assad and was announced after ...

Russia Signs Deal for Syria Bases; Turkey Appears to Accept Assad - New York Times

Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub of the Syrian Army visited Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, off the Syrian coast near Tartus this month. Credit Syrian Arab News Agency, via European Pressphoto Agency. BEIRUT, Lebanon — Russia signed a ...

Turkey's Deputy PM rejects comments on Assad - Anadolu Agency

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek on Friday rejected a "distorted" news report carrying his remarks on Bashar al-Assad. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Simsek said his comments quoted by Russian Sputnik news agency at the World Economic ...

Deadly ISIS attack hits Turkish soldiers in Syria - MWC News (satire) (registration) (blog)

The attack comes on the same day Turkey said it is no longer 'realistic' to exclude Assad from a solution. al-Bab. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant reportedly killed five Turkish soldiers and injured several more in an attack in northern Syria ...

Turkish Deputy PM Falsely Accuses Sputnik of Distortion of His Words on Assad - Sputnik International

The press service of Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek accused Sputnik on Friday of distorting his claims regarding Ankara's stance on Syrian President Bashar Assad, despite the fact that the news agency has a recording of his claims. MOSCOW ...

Tectonic Shift: Ankara Ready to Restore Peace in Syria With Assad at the Helm - Sputnik International

Ankara is ready to restore peace in Syria without insisting on President Bashar Assad's resignation, according to Turkey's deputy prime minister. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Turkey can no longer insist on resolution of the crisis in Syria without President ...

Turkey can no longer insist on Syria settlement without Assad: Turkish deputy PM - Hindustan Times

Turkey can no longer insist on a resolution of the conflict in Syria without the involvement of President Bashar al-Assad, as the situation on the ground has changed dramatically, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Friday. Turkey has ...

Turkey: Settlement of Syrian conflict without Assad 'not realistic' - RT

Ankara “can no longer insist” on finding ways to peace in Syria without Syrian President Bashar Assad being involved, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek announced, calling a scenario without Assad unrealistic. “The facts on the ground have ...

Assad: Daesh Could Recapture Palmyra Under US 'Supervision' - Sputnik International

Bashar Assad said Daesh was created "under the supervision" of the United States and sponsored by Turkey, so Syria could not expect a genuine fight against Daesh from those countries. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The recapture of the ancient Syrian city of ...

Assad: West 'Demonizes' Damascus Through Chemical Weapons Use Allegations - Sputnik International

Damascus has never used weapons of mass destruction against the Syrian people, President Bashar Assad said. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Syrian government did not use weapons of mass destruction, including chemical weapons, against own people, ...