EghtesadOnline: An Iranian diplomat called on Syria and Turkey to exercise restraint, as tensions rose between the two countries over the situation in Syria’s northwest Idlib region.
EghtesadOnline: The presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran meeting in Ankara on Monday agreed to help ease tensions in northwest Syria’s Idlib region.
EghtesadOnline: The leaders of Turkey, Iran and Russia met on Monday to secure lasting peace in Syria, particularly in Idlib, the last remaining territory held by rebels seeking to overthrow the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
EghtesadOnline: Syrian rebels backed by Turkey are engaged in a “serious operation” in the country’s Idlib province, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, part of a joint mission with Russia and Iran to monitor a ceasefire agreement and pacify a rebel stronghold in northwest Syria.
EghtesadOnline: Russia called for international inspectors to visit Idlib, where the U.S. accused Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad of carrying out a deadly chemical weapons attack against his own citizens.
EghtesadOnline: Russian jets stepped up strikes on several towns in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province and rural Aleppo two days after the evacuation of rebels from their last pocket in the northern city of Aleppo, rebels and residents said on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: The Aleppo Media Center, an activist collective, said 45 people were killed Saturday, just hours after the new U.S.-Russian agreement was reached to try and end the violence in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 people were killed in Aleppo province and another 39 were killed by airstrikes in neighboring Idlib province.
EghtesadOnline: A Syrian group said on Thursday it had the bodies of five people shot down in a Russian helicopter and demanded the release of prisoners in exchange for the corpses.