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Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry received, on Thursday, head of the Syrian Tomorrow Movement Sheikh Ahmed Al-Garba, to discuss developments in the Syrian crisis and ways to settle it based on Security Council Resolution No. 2254.
The vote is the third to take place in Syria since the start of the country’s civil war in 2011, which has killed over 400,000 people. Almost half of the country’s population has also been displaced as a result of the conflict, with more than five million Syrians living as refugees, mostly in neighbouring countries.
On July 7, IS militants launched attacks on Syrian army positions in countryside areas of Aleppo, Hama, and Raqqa provinces in northern Syria
IS is trying to revive itself again and wants to send a message that it is still capable of carrying out operations in Syria and Iraq
The shelling was carried out by the Turkish forces and Ankara-backed rebels on the Syrian forces in the countryside of Tal Abyad town
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Tension has heightened between the Syrian and Turkish forces in northern Syria.
The shelling was fired by the Turkish forces positioned on Syrian-Turkish border and targeted areas in the western countryside of Idlib province, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Russia blames Turkey for not notifying its advancements, amid Syrian shelling
Russia had asked militant groups to let civilians leave Idlib through the three points, adding that the Russian forces had informed people about the evacuation points via SMS messages, leaflets, TV, and radio reports.
Moscow is the main supporter for the Syrian regime
The US carried out airstrikes against Kataib Hezbollah (Hezbollah Battalion) in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, targeting three Kataib Hezbollah facilities in Iraq and two in Syria, killing 25 fighters, and wounding 55 others, according to Pentagon Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman.
As the Syrian army advances into Idlib province, nearly a quarter of a million civilians have been displaced over the past two weeks
People in the capital Damascus heard the sound of powerful explosions as a result of the firing of air defenses triggered by the missile attack.
Turkey hosts the largest number of Syrian refugees, more than 3.7 million people
Expressing Egypt’s rejection of Turkish policies in the region, Shoukry described it as expansionist and dangerous. He asserted that Egypt respects Syrian sovereignty, and supports a political solution to the Syrian crisis.
“Now we are waiting for January, either to reach an agreement or enter a fourth party in the negotiations,” the president said on GERD
“ISIS took advantage of the Turkish incursion and the US withdrawal from northern Syria to rebuild its capabilities and resources both within Syria in the short term and internationally in the longer term,” the congressional intelligence committee said in the report.
According to Israeli army, four Syrian missiles were fired towards Israel
Al-Bab’s citizens go on general strike after the explosion in the Syrian border city
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Under the Sochi deal, Turkish and Russian joint patrols had been set to begin on Tuesday at a depth of 10 km. However, Erdogan told parliament in a televised speech, that the joint will work on the ground on Friday.
The Russian warplanes have also resumed their bombardment on the de-escalation zone, carrying out several raids in the southern countryside of Idlib, the observatory added. There was no information about the casualties.
‘Abu Al-Hassan al-Muhajir targeted in a Syrian border town’, says army commander
Turkish Defense says one killed, five injured in attack against its troops
The Syrian military units, which were deployed on the highway, were accompanied by Russian forces, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Russia to cooperate with Turkey to remove Kurdish from borders
Al Assad is ready to support any popular resistance against Turkish invasion
More than 100 vehicles carrying US troops crossed from Syria into Iraq’s northern governorate of Dohuk, Reuters witnesses said.
On Thursday, Erdogan has agreed to start a truce in northeast Syria after a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence. The truce imposes a five-day ceasefire in Northeast Syria to allow Kurdish fighters to withdraw.