In a telephone call Sunday with President Donald J. Trump, Saudi King Salman agreed to support safe zones in Syria and Yemen, the White House said.
The Russian armed forces have signed a 49-year lease with Syria giving the navy use of the port of Tartus the air force use of the base at Hmeymim.
Russia announced it will upgrade its facilities in Syria to handle increased naval and air traffic, as well as make them permanent facilities.
A new ISIS video entitled “He Made Me Alive With His Blood” shows children as young as three years old “killing agents with their bare hands.”
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has sign on to a ceasefire agreement with the rebels set to take effect at midnight, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
The Islamic State (ISIS) captured two Turkish soldiers and burned them alive in what could be the most barbaric video released by the terror group to date.
Russia and Turkey have agreed on the terms of a ceasefire in Syria and hope to put the plan into effect by midnight, Turkey’s state-run media reported.
Human life in Russia is an uncertain proposition, which everyone knows could end early. There is a pervasive fatalism giving it an edge in Syrian affairs.
It does not make sense to expand our enemies list in Syria — from ISIS and the al-Qaida-linked al-Nusra Front — to Syria, Russia, Iran and Hezbollah.
The U.S. State Department suspended negotiations with Russia aimed at ending the violence in Syria, blaming Russian and Syrian attacks on civilian targets.