syria ceasefire

Putin, Macron, Merkel agree to speed up 'information exchange' over Syria

The leaders of Russia, France and Germany agreed Sunday to speed up their "exchange of information" over Syria.

published on : 25th February 2018

Iran says attacks on 'terrorists' in Syria's Ghouta will carry on

The Security Council on Saturday adopted a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria 'without delay', to allow for aid deliveries and medical evacuations.

published on : 25th February 2018

Heavy clashes on edges of Syria's Ghouta: Monitor

Syrian regime forces were engaged in heavy fighting with rebels in southern areas of opposition-held Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, a day after a UN call for a ceasefire

published on : 25th February 2018

Turkey hails Syria ceasefire, says 'terror fight' to continue

Ankara last month launched a military operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in the western enclave of Afrin in northern Syria.

published on : 25th February 2018

Rebel groups in Syria enclave welcome ceasefire call

The two main groups controlling Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta have welcomed a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire, but vowed to fight back in case of renewed attacks.

published on : 25th February 2018

Regime strikes in Syria enclave despite ceasefire call: Monitor

Regime air strikes and artillery have been pounding the enclave near Damascus since February 18, with at least 519 dead since the bombing campaign was launched.

published on : 25th February 2018

UN chief wants Syria ceasefire 'immediately'

With Russia's backing, the council voted unanimously to demand the truce "without delay" as Syrian war planes pounded the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

published on : 25th February 2018

Russia joins UN Security Council to demand Syria ceasefire

"The resolution demands a cessation of hostilities "without delay" throughout Syria to allow the "safe, unimpeded and sustained" deliveries of aid and evacuations of the sick and wounded.

published on : 25th February 2018

Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel to talk Syria ceasefire plan with Putin

France and Germany have pushed for Russian support for the Syria ceasefire, which is mainly to allow aid to reach the besieged area and allow evacuations.

published on : 25th February 2018

New strikes hit Syria enclave after UN delays truce vote

UN Security Council postponed the vote, for a month-long ceasefire, until 1700 GMT on Saturday as Western powers bickered with Russia over the wording.

published on : 24th February 2018

United Nations to vote Saturday on Syria ceasefire

Negotiations have run into problems over a key provision of the text that specifies when the ceasefire will begin.

published on : 24th February 2018

UN Security Council to vote today on Syria ceasefire

UN Security Council will vote on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations.

published on : 23rd February 2018