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Russian envoys meet Syria's Assad, discuss post-war efforts, trade

Formation of a constitutional committee is key to political reforms and new elections meant to unify Syria and end an eight-year war, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced about half of Syria's pre-war 22 million population.

With Bashar al-Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

The rebels said the deal was brokered by Russia and would allow both fighters and civilians in opposition areas to settle their status with the government under Moscow's protection.


Syrian army targets south Damascus insurgent enclave

UNRWA, the UN agency that cares for Palestinians, said on Sunday that conditions in Yarmouk were hellish. "There must be safe passage for the sick and the wounded and the dying civilians," said Chris Gunness, the UNRWA spokesman.

Syria airstrikes HIGHLIGHTS: NATO allies back attacks, US says 'locked and loaded' if chemical weapons used again

Syria airstrikes HIGHLIGHTS: During the meeting of the Security Council, UN Secretary General urged all member states to show restraint and avoid any acts that could escalate matters and worsen the suffering of the Syrians.

Vladimir Putin meets Bashar Assad ahead of Syria talks with Turkey and Iran

"Regarding our joint operation to fight terrorists in Syria, this military operation is indeed coming to an end,'' Putin told Assad in televised remarks. "I'm pleased to see your willingness to work with everyone who wants peace and settlement.''

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani declares end of Islamic State

Iranian media have often carried video and pictures of Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force, the branch of the Revolutionary Guards responsible for operations outside Iran, at frontline positions in battles against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.


President Bashar al-Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemma

US President Donald Trump's decision to shut down the CIA programme of support meanwhile played to Bashar al-Assad's advantage and came as a blow to the opposition. Rebel sources say the programme will be phased out towards the end of the year.

Assad regime shelling kills 3 in truce zone near Damascus: International human rights monitor

"The shelling hit the town of Hammuriyeh early today, killing a woman, a man, and a child," said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Removing Assad no longer priority in Syria: Emmanuel Macron

Macron said the international community had made a "collective error" in thinking the conflict could be solved "only with military force"

India welcome to play a role in reconstruction of Syria, says Bashar al-Assad

"India is welcome to play an economic role in the reconstruction of Syria, something we have already started," the Syrian President said.