Can pop culture move politics? The war movie ‘Damascus Time’ represents the fruit of a long effort by Iranian conservatives to gain supportive voices in the arts. But its impact may be limited. Christian Science Monitor - Published
CNN reports, In a rare acknowledgment of Israeli operations in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the country's air force struck Syria over the weekend.
Speaking at Sunday's weekly Cabinet..
According to Reuters, the Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northern Syria on Friday after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect the town, where U.S. forces operate. The..
The United Arab Emirates has reopened its embassy in Damascus, a sign Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is returning to the Arab fold. The UAE once funded rebels opposed to Assad, who has reestablished..
According to Reuters, Kurdish leaders who run much of northern Syria are urging Russia and its ally Damascus to send forces to shield the border from the threat of a Turkish offensive. Their call for a..
According to Reuters, Israeli warplanes attacked the Syrian capital of Damascus with missiles on Tuesday. An arms depot was hit in the attack injuring three Syrian soldiers. A Syrian military official..
Nearly 90 drug factories are currently operating in Syria with further expansions expected, after the government provided support for the domestic production of pharmaceuticals in the war-torn country...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United Nations’ new special envoy for Syria says he hopes to have constructive talks in Damascus. Geir Pedersen spoke briefly to reporters upon his arrival in the Syrian.. Seattle Times - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Missiles fired by Israeli warplanes struck a warehouse at Damascus International Airport late Friday, causing damage but no casualties, a Syrian military official said. The.. Seattle Times - Published
A Syrian Kurdish official says negotiations are ongoing between the government in Damascus and Kurdish officials on how to fill the gap following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
The Ghraoui chocolate shop in Damascus was a place fit for queens — literally. But in 2015, the family that owned it moved from war-torn Syria to Hungary, which isn't known for welcoming refugees. NPR - Published
The Syriac Orthodox Church is among the Oriental Orthodox churches that ceased to be in full communion with the Holy See following the Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon (451). Born in 1965, Patriarch.. Catholic Culture - Published
Syrian President Bashar Assad authorized Sunday Iraqi forces to attack the Islamic State group inside Syria without waiting for permission from authorities in Damascus, state news agency SANA said, as.. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
The sudden news of the United States withdrawing all troops from Syria leaves much open to interpretation. Fazle Chowdhury, author of Promises of Betrayals, provides historical & modern context for the.. PRWeb - Published
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain says it will resume operations at its embassy in Syria some seven years after it shuttered its embassy in Damascus in the early days of the civil war. The.. Seattle Times - Published
Syria said the United Arab Emirates will reopen its embassy in Damascus on Thursday for the first time in seven years, a reflection of improved relations between President Bashar Assad and some of his.. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military says an Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital has endangered civilian flights. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Wednesday that.. Seattle Times - Published
BEIRUT -- Israeli warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday, hitting an arms depot and wounding three soldiers, Syrian state media.. Newsday - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com
Warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday and some of the missiles were shot down by air defense units, Syrian state TV said. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
In 2018, the Russian government and state-controlled media pushed classic narratives on topics like Syria and Ukraine. But the year’s events forced them to come up with new twists on those old.. Polygraph.info - Published
“Celebrating Christmas after eight years of war without fear is a great achievement,” said Father Amer Kassar, a Syriac Catholic priest. “For a long time, the faithful had had to give up.. Catholic Culture - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s state news agency is reporting that a top aide to President Bashar Assad has visited Egypt to discuss political and security issues, including efforts to combat.. Seattle Times - Published
The visit may mark a grudging acknowledgment by Arab states that it’s time to resume business with Bashar al-Assad.
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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Sudan’s president has become the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since a war erupted there nearly eight years ago. Omar al-Bashir was greeted at the Damascus airport.. Seattle Times - Published
Brokers from Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate brought a lot of unexpected attention to the Salvation Army as they volunteered for bell-ringing duties at the Happy Valley Fred Meyer.
HAPPY VALLEY,.. PRWeb - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — North Korea’s Foreign Minister says his country and Syria face the same “enemy” and called for increased cooperation between them. Syria’s President Bashar Assad.. Seattle Times - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s state news agency says the U.S.-led coalition has fired several missiles at Syrian army positions in the country’s east, causing material damage. The SANA report.. Seattle Times - Published
Vatican City, Dec 2, 2018 / 05:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis Sunday lit a candle, a symbol of hope, to pray for the children affected by violence and war in Syria and across the Middle.. CNA - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria has sent the U.N. Security Council complaints over the latest Israeli airstrikes that targeted an area home to military bases south of Damascus, saying such.. Seattle Times - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s air defenses confronted an aerial “aggression” over the country’s south late Thursday, shooting down several targets and preventing them from carrying out their.. Seattle Times - Published
“Syria’s government took over Catholic schools in 1968 and designated them as public schools,” according to the report. “Catholic children learn Islam in school ... children don’t stay.. Catholic Culture - Published
DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — Four Maryland 15-year-olds are out on bail but face life in prison after being charged as adults with first-degree rape in a locker room attack. WTOP-FM reports Jean Claude.. Seattle Times - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria -- Russian warplanes attacked rebel-held areas in northern Syria for the first time in weeks on Sunday, as Syrian officials said more than 100 people were treated at hospitals for what.. Newsday - Published
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian official and the state news agency say more than 100 people have been treated at hospitals after a suspected poison gas attack by rebels in the northern city of.. Seattle Times - Published