Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

Syria questions fairness of U.N. inquiry

Syria questions fairness of U.N. inquiry

The Syrian government said Tuesday it suspects a U.N.-backed inquiry based its reporting on highly questionable testimonies. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Islamic State militants kill dozens at Syria refugee camp

Islamic State militants kill dozens at Syria refugee camp

More than three dozen people were killed Tuesday in an Islamic State attack on a makeshift camp for Syrian and Iraqi refugees, Kurdish fighters said. Latest News – UPI.com

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39 killed in airstrike in Idlib, Syria

39 killed in airstrike in Idlib, Syria

Allen ConeIDLIB, Syria, June 12 (UPI) — Airstrikes carried out on a busy public vegetable market in Idlib killed at least 39 people and injured dozens others Sunday. Top News – UPI.com

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Bombing intensifies in residential portion of Aleppo, Syria

Bombing intensifies in residential portion of Aleppo, Syria

Eric DuVallALEPPO, Syria, April 30 (UPI) — Government forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are stepping up a bombing campaign in the rebel-held residential portion of Aleppo. Top News – UPI.com

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Obama’s U.S. troop deployment in Syria criticized

Obama’s U.S. troop deployment in Syria criticized

Eric DuVallWASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) — President Barack Obama’s announcement that the United States will commit 250 special forces to Syria has been condemned by Russia and a U.S. senator. Top News – UPI.com

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Syria soccer player scores literally and figuratively painful own goal with his face

Syria soccer player scores literally and figuratively painful own goal with his face

Hamdi Al Masri’s face got pancaked for the opening goal in Syria’s 5-0 loss to Japan in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match. Japan has qualified for the last five FIFA World Cups and won four Asian Championships. Syria has never been to the World Cup and never advanced past the first round of...

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Kerry in Saudi Arabia: delayed Syria peace talks to resume

Kerry in Saudi Arabia: delayed Syria peace talks to resume

Marilyn MalaraRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 23 (UPI) — Syrian peace talks are expected to resume next week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said while visiting Saudi Arabia Saturday. Top News – UPI.com

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Islamic State releases 270 Deir al-Zour, Syria, civilians

Islamic State releases 270 Deir al-Zour, Syria, civilians

Andrew V. PestanoDAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 20 (UPI) — The Islamic State released 270 out of 400 civilians it captured since it began battling the regime of Syrian President Assad for the city of Deir al-Zour. Top News – UPI.com

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Palmyra, Syria, arch threatened by Islamic State to be recreated in London, NYC

Palmyra, Syria, arch threatened by Islamic State to be recreated in London, NYC

Ed AdamczykLONDON, Dec. 28 (UPI) — Replicas of an arch in Palmyra, Syria’s 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, largely destroyed by the Islamic State, will be erected in London and New York. Top News – UPI.com

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Security Council members, including U.S., agree to text of U.N. ‘road map’ toward Syria peace

Security Council members, including U.S., agree to text of U.N. ‘road map’ toward Syria peace

Doug G. WareNEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) — Members of the United Nations Security Council on Friday agreed to the text of a draft resolution intended to facilitate peace in terror- and war-torn Syria. Top News – UPI.com

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