A Bahraini group is allegedly among 30 Shi’ite militias supporting the regime of President Bashar Al Assad in Syria, according to reports. UK-based news website Middle East Eye lists Saraya Al Mukhtar (The Chosen Brigades) among Shi&rsqu
Russia and Iran must agree to a date and means for Syria's President Bashar Al Assad to quit the country, and agree to withdraw all foreign forces from Syria, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said in an interview with Sky N
The US and Saudi Arabia agreed to increase support to Syria's moderate opposition while seeking a political resolution of the four-year conflict, the US State Department said after Secretary of State John Kerry met King Salman on Saturday.
More than 100 cargo vessels have reached Syria in the past few weeks, in the biggest buildup in shipping for over a year as Russia steps up its support for ally President Bashar al-Assad.
The ships have arrived directly from Russi
Russia said on Saturday it had stepped up its bombing campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, while local observers said several of the air strikes had hit areas in western Syria where the hardline group has little presence.
Only one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria are aimed at Islamic State targets, Britain's defence secretary said on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin was instead killing civilians to shore up President Bashar al-Assad.
Saudi Arabia, a leading foe of President Bashar al-Assad, demanded his ally Russia end its raids on Syria, saying the strikes had caused civilian casualties while failing to target the hardline Islamic State militants Moscow says it opposes.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday Russia's military support for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad could raise the risk of confrontation with coalition forces fighting Islamic State there.
In an interview with I
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has to go but the timing of his departure had to be decided through negotiation.
Speaking after talks with British Foreign Secretary Philip Ha
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad signed a law ratifying a $1 billion credit line from top regional ally Iran, Syria's state news agency SANA said on Wednesday, funds which will help ease economic strains from the costly war.