Russia could contribute to the Syrian crisis settlement, but lack of trust prevents cooperation between the United States and Russia, US Senator Ben Cardin told Sputnik.
The Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for Syrian reconciliation said that Russian field engineers demined an area of 69.8 hectares in eastern part of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo within last 24 hours.
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed reiterated his call on parties of the Yemeni conflict to put and to violence in order to ease suffering of civil population.
Mordechai Vanunu, who revealed in the 1980s that Israel had nuclear weapons, has been convicted again, this time of violating the terms of his release, and now faces additional jail time.
UN Special Envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed held on Monday talks with Houthi rebels seizing control over country's capital Sanaa on the possibility of restarting the peace process, local media reported.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has claimed that the Trump administration will ‘work with Russia or anyone else’ to quickly defeat Daesh, but, when asked if that included Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Spicer refused to give a clear answer.
The United States has not coordinated airstrikes in Syria with Russia, US Department of Defense spokesperson Adrian Rankine-Galloway told Sputnik on Monday.
In the recently liberated city of Mosul Iraqi military found children's notebooks full of drawings. The drawings depict tanks, machine guns and Daesh terrorists. Sputnik Arabic obtained some of the photos of these drawings.
Iraqi forces have gained full control over the eastern part of Mosul from Daesh terrorist group, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said Monday.
Russian and Turkish warplanes conducted a joint operation against Daesh in Al-Bab in Syria's Aleppo province on January 21, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.
Turkey is set to begin rebuilding infrastructure in northern Syrian cities, which have been cleared of Daesh militants, Turkish media reported on Monday.
Russia has received coordinates of Daesh targets in Al-Bab, Aleppo Province, from the US via the 'direct line,' the Russian Defense Minsitry said Monday.
As the representatives of the Syrian government and opposition factions meet in Astana for talks brokered by Moscow, Ankara and Tehran, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak spoke in an interview with Sputnik Turkey about Turkish-Russian cooperation in fight against Daesh in Syria and the possible outcome of these talks.
US-led coalition forces carried out 42 strikes on Daesh targets on Sunday in both Syria and Iraq, including 14 near in Raqqa, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release on Monday.
Russian representatives in the Russian-Turkish commission on the Syrian truce have registered nine violations of the ceasefire regime over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.
President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani said on Monday he would declare the autonomous region's independence from Iraq if Iraqi Vice President Nouri Maliki returns to the post of the country's prime minister.
The Hmeymim-based Russian center for Syrian reconciliation expressed concern on Monday over sporadic violations of the Syrian ceasefire by government forces and demanded that the Syrian military leadership took appropriate measures to ensure compliance with fragile truce.
According to a representative of the Free Syrian Army, successful negotiations in Astana may pave the way for the process of political settlement in Syria.
Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers have launched airstrikes on Daesh targets in Syria's city of Deir ez-Zor, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
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