Tag: Syria

Lebanon reaffirms partnership with the US and joint commitment to fight terrorism

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington, D.C: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Thursday, 15 August 2019, thanked the U.S. Government’s continued support to Lebanon and especially of the Lebanese Armed Forces and national security forces and reaffirmed Lebanon’s partnership and joint commitment to the fight against terrorism. Hariri was addressing media persons jointly with the US Secretary

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Chemical attack in Syria: US, France announce joint response

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington/Paris: President Donald J. Trump and French President, Emmanuel Macron, have announced a strong, joint response following reports of a chemical attack last weekend by the Syrian government and it’s allies, including Russia, on the suburb of Douma in Syria dominated by the Opposition, where rescuers reported at least forty-two dead, including women

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Iraq’s liberation from Daesh: Australia’s strike aircraft will begin returning home in January

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Australia’s six F/A-18F Super Hornets will return home in January marking the end of Australia’s successful air strike operations in Iraq and Syria. Australia’s Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, said Australia had reviewed our contribution with our Iraqi and Coalition partners following the announcement of Iraq’s liberation from Daesh by Prime Minister

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US President’s Special Envoy to the Global Coalition against ISIS blasts the so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: US President’s Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said here on Friday (4 August 2017) that in part of Syria and Iraq, ISIS has been kicked out of key terrain that they had held. At a special briefing, McGurk said: “When ISIS really arrived on the

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Japan and Russia discuss North Korea, Syria and UN Security Council reform

  Newsroom24x7 Network Moscow: The Japan-Russia UN Consultation was held in Moscow, Russia, on Monday 24 July on regional issues discussed at the UN Security Council such as North Korea and Syria, and also UN reform including the Security Council reform. In this consultation, Satoshi Suzuki, the Japanese Deputy Minister for Foreign Policy, exchanged views

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Arms Control and International Security: EU imposes sanctions on Syrian officers and scientists Involved in the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The European Council has decided (17 July, 2017) to sanction sixteen senior military officials and Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Centre Scientists (SSRC) for their roles in the development and use of chemical weapons against civilian populations. This action follows sanctions designations recently undertaken by the United States, similarly aimed at holding

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ISIS has not retaken a single square kilometer freed in coalition-enabled operations

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS had a series of meetings hosted by Brett McGurk, the US President’s special envoy to the Coalition, in Washington this week. Briefing media-persons here on Thursday, on the latest in the campaign to defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, which welcomed

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The Mosul campaign against ISIS will culminate soon

Newsroom24x7 Network It is our mission to ensure that any foreign fighter that joins this organization in Iraq and Syria dies in Iraq and Syria. We are not just going to push them from one area to another. -Brett McGurk Special Envoy of the US President for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS Baghdad: The

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Tillerson and Lavrov discuss Ukraine, Syria and ISIS in Washington

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington, DC: US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson Tillerson met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, here on 10 May and discussed the importance of defeating ISIS, de-escalating the violence in Syria, and ensuring that humanitarian assistance reaches hundreds of thousands of civilians throughout the country. The discussions between the US Secretary and

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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“Bashar al-Assad should not be a part of a peaceful and stable Syria in future”

Newsroom24x7 Network   Lucca, Italy: Speaking on arms control and international security, Rex W. Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, today said here that many nations look to the Geneva process to resolve the Syrian conflict in a way that produces stability and gives Syria and the Syrian people the opportunity to determine their own

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US strikes Syria – A wild card Entry: What does it mean to the World?

Source: IHS Jane’s Conflict Monitor as of April 4 and The Washington Post Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM On April 04, 2017, the humanity was shamed when 86 civilians including innocent women and children succumbed to a tragic painful death, due to a chemical attack involving use of banned Sarin gas. As per US, the

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Kerry, Saudi leaders discuss Syria, Libya and importance of a 72-hour ceasefire

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington: The US Secretary of State John Kerry had a crucial meeting with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia on the margins of the G20 in Hangzhou, China. According to the US Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby, the leaders discussed a range of global

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Russia and the US working to launch a political process for peace in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Staff Terrorist groups – Daesh and al-Qaida – continue to menace the Syrian people and the Syrian regime and opposition parties are on the brink of going back to a state of all-out war.‎ – US Secretary of State John Kerry Geneva: Syrian warplanes targeted a funeral on Saturday morning in East Aleppo, killing

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