‘I want my daughter to have a future’: Returning Syrian refugees explain urge to come back home

As the Syrian Army moves closer to regaining control over the last remaining militant-occupied areas, a growing number of refugees are returning to begin rebuilding their lives. RT asked some of them why they are coming home. Between January and October of last year, 700,000 Syrians returned home from abroad, according to UN data. One […]

Russia, Lebanon negotiate plans for Syrian refugees’ return home – Beirut

Russia is talking to Lebanon about Moscow’s plans for the mass return home of Syrian refugees, the Lebanese prime minister’s office said on Tuesday. Lebanon hopes the Kremlin’s initiative would tackle what Beirut calls a “displacement crisis.” The UN refugee agency UNHCR says there are about a million Syrians in Lebanon, around a quarter of […]

‘Israeli rockets’ strike Syrian military positions near Aleppo – state media

Published time: 15 Jul, 2018 21:37 Syrian military positions near Aleppo airport have come under a missile strike, state media reports, blaming Israel for the attack. The strike targeted “one of our military positions north of the airport in Aleppo,” a military source told the Syrian Arab News Agency, stressing that the damage from the […]

‘Israeli rockets’ strike Syrian military positions near Aleppo – state media

Published time: 15 Jul, 2018 21:37 Syrian military positions near Aleppo airport have come under a missile strike, state media reports, blaming Israel for the attack. The strike targeted “one of our military positions north of the airport in Aleppo,” a military source told the Syrian Arab News Agency, stressing that the damage from the […]

Syrian air defense repels ‘Israeli attack’ on airbase, downs several missiles – state media

A military airbase in Syria’s south, known as T-4, came under attack late on Sunday, state media reported, attributing the strikes to Israel, which did not comment on the incident.  Several missiles have been intercepted by the anti-air defenses of the T-4 base, which is located in Homs countryside, and one attacking aircraft was hit […]

US tells rebels not to count on its help as Syrian army advances into country’s southwest – report

The US military has reportedly warned the rebels it backs in Syria that it will not help them thwart a large-scale offensive of the Syrian Army, which is rapidly gaining ground in the southwest of the country. In a letter to the commanders of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a loose umbrella group of armed […]

Syrian president may visit North Korea, meet Kim

Syrian President Bashar Assad wants to visit North Korea and meet its leader Kim Jong-un, according to Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the country’s ruling party. Assad reportedly announced the possible meeting as he was receiving diplomatic credentials from the North Korean envoy to Syria at a ceremony on May 30.  Let’s block ads! […]

Syrian air defenses repel ‘missile aggression’ in Homs – SANA

Air defenses around the Dabaa airbase in Syria’s Homs province have repelled a missile attack, according to the Syrian state media. “One of our military airports in the central region was exposed to hostile missile aggression, and our air defence systems confronted the attack and prevented it from achieving its aim,” the state news agency […]

'No release of chemicals is best proof there were none' – employee of bombed Syrian research site

An engineer at the now-bombed-out research facility north of Damascus, which the US claims was the heart of Syria’s chemical weapons program, says the labs were making medicine and testing toys for safety. RT Arabic correspondents have visited one of the main targets of the US-led missile attack on Syria, the Scientific Studies and Research […]