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Work still remains on destruction of Syria chemical weapons

New York: Identifying perpetrators of chemical weapon attacks, and holding them accountable, must remain a priority, a senior UN official said on Wednesday during the latest Security Council meeting on Syria.

China tries to find opportunities as Syrian economy lies in ruins

The Chinese government is trying to find some opportunities in the Syrian economy which is fast crumbling.

Terrorists shell Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 28 times: Russian Military

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: The Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (also known as the Nusra Front, banned in Russia) shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 28 times over the past 24 hours, the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said on Sunday.

Explosion rocks US military base in Syria

Damascus: An explosion rocked a US military base in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Sunday, media reports said.

US Defense official confirms American forces came under attack in Syria, no casualties

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: A Pentagon official confirmed to Sputnik on Saturday that US forces came under attack in Syria’s Conoco, with no casualties reported.

Syria: ‘Gulf of mistrust’, complex realities, prevent political progress

Progress towards resolving Syria’s decade-long war is unlikely, given the ‘gulf of mistrust’ among parties and complexity of conditions on the ground, the chief UN mediator for the country told the Security Council on Friday, as he urged delegates to unite around elements of resolution 2254 (2015) and called for a new international dialogue to achieve a breakthrough.

Syria’s last cross-border aid lifeline must stay open, insist UN humanitarians

New York: The imminent closure of the last cross-border aid lifeline to northwest Syria must be postponed beyond the 10 July deadline, UN humanitarians said on Friday, noting that no cross-line supplies had reached Idlib from Damascus, in 11 months.

UN strongly condemns ‘appalling’ attack on Syrian hospital

New York: Senior UN officials have condemned a deadly attack on a hospital in Syria this past weekend, underlining the need for accountability for crimes committed in the country’s decade-long war.

Accountability crucial to ‘truly relegate’ Syria chemical weapons to history

New York: Until those responsible for any and all chemical weapons use in Syria are held responsible, the global community will continue sending a message of impunity, the senior UN disarmament official warned the Security Council on Thursday.

Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone shelled 46 times in past day: Reconciliation Center

Moscow/Sputnik: The Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 46 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm. Alexander Karpov, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said at a briefing.

Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone shelled 40 times in past day: Reconciliation Center

Moscow/Sputnik: The Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 40 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm. Alexander Karpov, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said at a briefing.

Israeli air strike on Syria's Latakia province kills civilian:  Reports

Beirut/Sputnik: A civilian was killed and two others were injured in an Israeli air strike on civilian targets in the Syrian province of Latakia, Syrian state television station Al Ikhbariya reported.

Reconciliation center says terrorists shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 22 times

Moscow/Sputnik: Rear Adm. Alexander Karpov, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said at a briefing that the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) had shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 22 times over the past 24 hours.

‘Reasonable grounds’ to believe Syrian military helicopter deployed chemical weapon: OPCW

New York: A report released on Monday by the body dedicated to freeing the world of chemical weapons, concludes that there are “reasonable grounds” to believe that a Syrian military helicopter carried out a chemical attack on the town of Saraqib, in 2018.

‘No respite’ for civilians in Syria, UN officials urge international support

New York: Senior United Nations officials have called on the international community to step up funding for relief programmes supporting millions of people in Syria and the region, who depend on the life-saving assistance and livelihood support after a decade of brutal conflict.