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Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-11 08:00:31
Car bomb near market in Baghdad's Sadr City district kills at least 17 people and wounds 40, Iraqi officials say. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-08 09:24:48
The Turkish military killed 55 Islamic State fighters in shelling north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday evening, military sources said. The shelling also took out three vehicles and three rocket installations, the military sources said on Sunday. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-07 14:03:53
Several Iranian soldiers were killed near Aleppo, the Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, in what appeared to be one of Iran's biggest losses in Syria since it deployed forces to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Islamist insurgents on Friday seized the strategic village of Khan Touman, some 15 km (9 miles) southwest of Aleppo. Dozens of people were reported to have been killed in the battle. Fars news agency on Saturday quoted a Revolutionary Guards official as saying that 13 Iranian military advisors had been killed and 21 wounded in the fighting. The attack on Khan Touman was launched by an alliance of Islamist insurgents known as Jaish al-Fatah, including the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, which has rejected diplomatic efforts to halt the five-year civil war. Earlier this week, the United States and Russia brokered a ceasefire in the city of Aleppo itself. But fighting in the countryside to the south of the city, one of the major fronts where Iranian-backed forces have been deployed, has escalated in recent days. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based group that monitors the conflict, said that Syrian and Russian jet planes have intensified their bombing of insurgent posts. Jaish al-Fatah and affiliates have published on social media videos and photos of what appear to be the bodies of Iranians or other Shia militias who were killed in Khan Touman. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-07 09:54:35
Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief Prince Turki bin Faisal and ex-advisor of Israel's Premier Benjamin Netanyahu Yaakov Amidror shook hands as they shared stage during a joint conference on Thursday. The Washington Institute For Near East Policy — which organized the event — described the meeting on its website as a "groundbreaking public dialogue" involving a discussion covering many relevant Middle Eastern political issues for the first time in the history of Saudi-Israeli relations. "It really is a delight for us to be able to host this event. Of course it has a vital symbolic value, but I don't think all viewers are here tonight just for the symbolism," said Robert Satloff, executive director of the Washington-based think tank "I think you are here tonight because these gentlemen have between them decades, nearly a century, of experience in helping their countries navigate the sometimes, shall I say the often, turbulent stormy waters of the Middle East," Satloff continued. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-07 08:33:28
Condemnation mounted Friday over deadly air strikes on a camp for displaced people in northern Syria as the regime and its Russian ally denied involvement amid a fragile truce in Aleppo city. Women and children were reported to be among 28 civilians killed in Thursday's raids near the Turkish border, which also wounded 50. The strikes in Idlib province, which is controlled by Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and rebel allies, came as a 48-hour ceasefire took hold in the battleground city of Aleppo to the east. That truce was due to end early Saturday (2201 GMT Friday) after giving residents some respite from two weeks of fighting that killed more than 280 civilians, even as clashes raged south of the city. The Aleppo halt in fighting is part of international efforts to revive a landmark February ceasefire and galvanise peace talks to end a five-year war that has killed more than 270,000 people and displaced millions. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-07 08:16:15
Russia's defense ministry said a "regime of calm" truce in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo and parts of Latakia province had been extended "for 72 hours beginning at 1 a.m. on Saturday" (1700 ET on Friday), Syrian state news agency SANA reported. A fragile local truce had been in place for Aleppo city since early on Wednesday. In northern Latakia province, it first took effect on April 29, after a wider truce deal in western Syria brokered by Washington and Moscow broke down. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-05 11:02:36
The Syrian government has refused a UN request for humanitarian aid access to rebel-held eastern Aleppo, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the area could soon be besieged. "The horrific fighting and bombardment in recent days, especially in and around Aleppo, is creating new areas with endless suffering and no access for humanitarians," said Jan Egeland, who heads an international humanitarian taskforce for the war-ravaged country. Speaking to reporters after a meeting of the taskforce created in February by the 17-nation International Syria Support Group (ISSG), he said the situation in Aleppo needed to change immediately. "If not, eastern Aleppo may even become a besieged area," he warned. Syria's second city has over nearly two weeks been hit by a wave of violence, including numerous attacks on hospitals and other medical facilities, that has killed more than 270 people. Washington and Moscow are working together to include Aleppo in a so-called "regime of silence" -- a freeze in fighting -- aimed at bolstering a broader, but now crumbling truce in place since February 27. Egeland said the efforts by the United States and Russia "couldn't be more important." More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-05 09:12:20
Sudan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to commence exploring for mineral resources, including silver and gold, in the Red Sea by 2020, Sudanese Minister of Minerals Ahmed Sadiq al-Karouri announced Wednesday. The two Arab countries, which are on opposite sides of the Red Sea, have been considering since the mid-1970s how to exploit mineral deposits, which they believe lie 2,000 metres below sea level. The proposed mining, which will include gold, copper and silver, is expected to generate revenues of around $20 billion, the Director General at Sudan's Mining Ministry, Mohamed Abu-Fatema, said. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-05 08:46:33
The United States said on Wednesday it had agreed with Russia to extend a cessation of hostilities agreement to include Aleppo where intense day-long violence between Syrian rebels and government forces killed dozens of people. The State Department said the truce went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Damascus time on Wednesday, but acknowledged the fighting had not stopped. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he was not surprised that fighting continued in some areas, adding both sides were working to communicate with commanders in the field. Kerry, meeting with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the State Department, said it was vital that both sides abide by the agreement. He called on Russia to use its influence over President Bashar al-Assad to stop the violence. There was no immediate response from Moscow to the announcement of an agreement, but the Syrian army said it would implement a "regime of calm" in Aleppo for 48 hours as of Thursday. The surge in bloodshed in Aleppo, Syria's largest city before the civil war and biggest strategic prize, wrecked the first major "cessation of hostilities" agreement of the war, sponsored by Washington and Moscow, which had held since February. In battles on Wednesday between rebels and government forces in western Aleppo, opposition forces said they were forced to retreat by heavy aerial bombing. Russia's U.N. ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, addressing a U.N. Security Council meeting on the situation in Aleppo, said an agreement would have been announced on Tuesday but opposition attacks in Aleppo had prevented it from happening. "The deterioration in certain areas of Syria, including Aleppo, is a serious source of concern. The government forces are fighting off a large-scale offensive by the jihadists (in Aleppo)," he told the council. STRENGTHENED MONITORING Kerry said the United States was coordinating closely with Russia to finalize strengthened monitoring of the extension of the cessation of hostilities to Aleppo. He said he expected a meeting of the International Syrian Support Group, a grouping of foreign ministers of European and Middle Eastern government chaired by Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, to meet within the next two weeks. In Berlin, the German and French foreign ministers said achieving a ceasefire in Aleppo was critical to renewing peace talks. "I believe everyone knows and can conclude that there could be no return to the political talks in Geneva if a ceasefire in and around Aleppo is not observed," German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters. In Geneva, a senior U.N. humanitarian official said the Syrian government was refusing U.N. demands to deliver aid to hundreds of thousands of civilians trapped by the fighting, including many in devastated Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said dozens had been killed on both sides in what it described as the most intense battle in the Aleppo region in a year. Government forces were reinforced by allies from Lebanon's Hezbollah, it said. A rebel fighter said about 40 government soldiers had been killed, while rebel losses stood at 10 dead. A military source denied there had been heavy casualties in army ranks, but said dozens of civilians and many rebels had been killed. Rebel sources said insurgents at one point captured a strategic location known as Family House, but later lost it after the government side sent in reinforcements. A pro-government military strategist said the offensive failed to breach key army defense and supply lines in Aleppo. During the Security Council meeting, U.N. political chief Jeffrey Feltman said a consolidated truce and greater humanitarian aid access were needed to ensure the next round of Syria peace talks - set for this month - were credible. Without progress, he said there was a "real risk of a failed political process." "The current levels of violence in Aleppo, in particular, negatively impact the ability of the Syrian parties to engage in negotiations," Feltman said. U.N. aid chief Stephen O'Brien told the 15-member council that life for the people in Aleppo was horrendous and they were "living under daily threat and terror." More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-04 10:19:22
Air strikes targeted a Syrian rebel-held area east of Damascus on Wednesday after an agreement aimed at halting the fighting there expired at midnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The Observatory also reported fighting between rebel groups and government forces in the area targeted in the air strikes in the town of Deir al-Asafir in the Eastern Ghouta. Moscow announced on Monday the temporary truce it brokered with the United States had been extended until the end of May 3. No further extension has been declared. More»