New York: “Identified gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies” that remain unresolved, have brought into question the true extent of the elimination of chemical weapons during Syria’s bloody conflict, the UN disarmament chief told the Security Council in her briefing on Tuesday.
Beirut/Sputnik: A blast has broken out in a warehouse of gas cylinders in the Lebanese town of Qasr, which is located near the border with Syria, leaving seven people injured and another one missing, the Lebanese Red Cross said on Sunday.
Beirut/Sputnik: Three passenger buses and a column of fuel trucks were subjected to a terrorist attack near Syria's western city of Salamiyah, which left nine people killed and another four injured, Hama Governor Mohamed Tariq Krishati has said.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has registered 17 ceasefire violations in Syria over the past 24 hours, while the Turkish side has registered five, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
New York: A UN independent human rights expert, on Tuesday, called on the United States to remove unilateral sanctions against Syria that may hamper efforts to rebuild the war-torn country’s destroyed civilian infrastructure.
New York: Outstanding issues related to Syria’s initial declaration of its chemical weapons stockpile and programme cannot be considered “accurate and complete”, the head of the world body monitoring States’ implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention told the Security Council on Friday.
New York: Senior UN officials have strongly condemned two separate bombings, on Tuesday in northern Syria, which reportedly left at least seven civilians dead and many more wounded.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group (formerly known as the Nusra Front, banned in Russia) committed 33 shelling attacks in Syria's norther Idlib region over the past 24 hours, the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Syrian Reconciliation said at a daily briefing on Tuesday.
Moscow/Sputnik: Four US soldiers were killed by what appeared to be a roadside bomb that hit their vehicle on a highway in eastern Syria, the Syrian state news agency Sana reported.
Moscow/Sputnik: Almost 600 Syrian refugees have returned home from Lebanon in the past 24-hour period, the Russian Defense Ministry's center for Syrian reconciliation said on Sunday.
New York: The UN’s special envoy for war-torn Syria is hoping that a fourth round of talks on a new constitution will take place in November in Geneva, after Government and opposition negotiators failed to agree on the agenda.
New York: Humanitarians are “very concerned” about the plight of more than 64,000 people living in the restive Al Hol camp in northeast Syria, the UN Spokesperson told journalists on Friday.
Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refuted on Wednesday claims that his country is deploying Syrian militants to the conflict-torn Nagorno-Karabakh.
Damascus/Sputnik: Syrian President Bashar Assad told Sputnik that Damascus had enough "indicators" to be convinced that Turkey had deployed terrorists from Syria and other countries to Nagorno-Karabakh, where armed conflict between the Armenian forces and Azerbaijan has been ongoing for over a week now, the same way in which Ankara did in Syria and Libya.
Damascus/Xinhua: Nine civilians were killed on Tuesday by the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria's central province of Hama, Syrian state news agency SANA reported.