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By Tajuddin
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Amman, Jordan (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Jordan is willing to allow regular aid drops by crane from its territory to tens of thousands of Syrians stranded on its sealed desert border, the government spokesman said on Monday. The comments by Mohammed Momani signaled an apparent shift in Jordan’s posit...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 10th, 2016
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This article by: Rick Sterling is an investigative journalist and member of Syrian Solidarity Movement. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – There is a hy...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that Russia had the means to protect its assets in Syria if the United States decided to carpet bomb the Syrian government’s military air fields. Lavrov said he had heard that this was one optio...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Beirut, Lebanon (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — An extremist group embroiled in infighting with one of the largest Syrian rebel groups has pledged allegiance to al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria. The extremist group Jund al-Aqsa has been battling the powerful Ahrar al-Sham group in northern Syria for days, aft...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Hasaka, Syria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A bomb killed at least 20 people at a Kurdish wedding in the northeast Syrian city of Hasaka on Monday, a Kurdish militia and a monitoring group said, while state media said the casualties had risen to at least 30 dead. The Syrian Observatory for Human R...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. is suspending its cooperation with Russia over maintaining a cease-fire agreement to end violence in Syria, a spokesman said Monday. “The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russia that were establi...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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This article by: Ray McGovern 27-year career as a CIA analyst included leading CIA’s Soviet Foreign Policy Branch. He later conducted morning briefings of President Reagan’s most senior national security advisers with thePresident’s Daily Brief. He now works with Tell the Word, a publishing arm of th...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 3rd, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended an agreement with the United States for disposal of weapons-grade plutonium because of “unfriendly” acts by Washington, the Kremlin said. A Kremlin spokesman said Putin had signed a decree...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 1st, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as the United States said diplomacy to halt the violence was “on life support” but not dead yet. Fighting continued to intensify a...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Damascus, Syria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on Tuesday, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed ceasefire. The United States says the assaul...