A huge blast has rocked the area near Damascus International Airport, local media reported.
Egypt’s President Adel Fattah Sisi refused Wednesday to step into the dispute that flared up in the country over the transfer of two Red Sea islands to the Saudis, Arab media reported.
The Moroccan parliament held a vote of confidence on Wednesday in the new cabinet after more than six months of political stalemate, local media reported.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has criticized the US missile strike on Syria, saying it was against international law and "brought the situation nowhere."
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud recognized the importance of the Astana talks in bringing peace to Syria and praised the contribution of the Kazakh leader to the international efforts to resolve the crisis.
US President Donald Trump has granted the power to decide on how many troops should take part in anti-Daesh operations in Iraq and Syria to the Pentagon.
A member of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) told Sputnik that Ankara may launch an operation against Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq, adding that the armed forces are conducting "necessary preparatory work."
Kuwait’s foreign minister said that the Astana platform is gaining importance in solving international crises, stressing the role that the format played in the Syrian crisis resolving.
The US-supported Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are moving closer to cutting off major transportation routes in and out of the city of Raqqa in Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. John Dorrian said in a briefing on Wednesday.
It’s been more than nine months since the failed coup attempt in Turkey, but Ankara is still rooting out elements deemed to be subversive against the Erdoğan presidency. The latest crackdowns have targeted police officers suspected of having links to the Gülen movement that the Turkish government claims was behind the coup.
The handling of an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessel in its close encounter with the US guided-missile destroyer Mahan was not professional, US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Iraqi Security Forces have turned the tables on the Daesh and have begun to use drones as well to kill snipers and destroy stationary targets, according to Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Colonel John Dorrian.
The Daesh terrorists used chlorine and mustard agent in the attack on Iraqi and coalition forces in Mosul on April 16, according to Operation Inherent Resolve spokesperson John Dorrian.
UN Secretary-General spokesman said that United Nations is concerned over the Turkish airstrikes in the Sinjar province in Iraq and urges Turkey and Iraq to hold consultations on all issues of concern.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry condemns Turkey’s attack on its territory and calls on the United Nations and the international community to condemn the incident and the policy of the Turkish authorities, local media reported Wednesday.
The Tartus naval facility and the Hmeymim airbase in Syria help suppress terrorism in Syria's neighbors, the Russian General Staff revealed.
Moscow has conducted some 77,000 airstrikes since the start of its campaign against terrorists in Syria on September 30, 2015.
Saudi Foreign Minister said that Riyadh is against involvement of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Hezbollah group in events in Syria.
Vice-President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said that Russia has been a vocal actor in solving humanitarian issues in Syria, as well as helped to facilitate evacuation of thousands of civilians from Aleppo last December.
According to Operation Inherent Resolve, US-led coalition carried out 23 airstrikes against the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, including six strikes near the Syrian city of Tabqa.
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