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ISIS targets in Syria struck by Russian cruise missiles

U.S.-backed Syrian forces are advancing Date : September 14, 2017 Reporter : BNN DAMASCUS, Syria - The Russian military on Thursday targeted Islamic State militants that were hiding out in the eastern Syrian province of Deir el-Zour. As pro-government forces closed in on the militants holed up in the area, Russia fired seven missiles, from two submarines from the Admiral Essen frigate in the Mediterranean Sea. The Russian Defense Ministry had organized a trip for journalists, who watched the missiles being fired from the deck. Addressing reporters ...Full Story

POLITICS

ISIS targets in Syria struck by Russian cruise missiles

Date : September 14, 2017 Reporter : BNN U.S.-backed Syrian forces are advancing DAMASCUS, Syria - The Russian military on Thursday targeted Islamic State militants that were hiding out in the eastern Syrian province of Deir el-Zour. As pro-government forces closed in on the militants holed up in the area, ...Full Story

BUSINESS

At least 120 dead in Syrian fighting; airstrikes near Damascus

Date : November 1, 2012 Reporter : Trend / dpa Near the Syrian-Turkish border   At least another 120 people were killed in fighting across Syria on Thursday, opposition groups, including at least 53 soldiers killed in rebel attacks on military checkpoints, reported dpa/ Trend Of the total, 38 were ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Syrian prime minister escapes assassination bid

Date : April 30, 2013 Reporter : Big News Network This is the latest attack targeting a top official in President Bashar   DAMASCUS - Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi escaped an assassination bid on Monday, when a bomb went off near his convoy in Damascus, state media reported. This is the latest attack targeting a top official in ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

As holy month of Ramadan ends, Muslims across the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr with prayers for peace

Date : June 26, 2017 Reporter : BNN Eid-al-Fitr, or the festival of breaking the fast RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Muslims around the world marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Saturday and started the festival of Eid-al-Fitr offering prayers for peace. > BNN Eid-al-Fitr, or the festival of breaking the fast ...Full Story

HISTORY

In horrific attack, ISIS terrorists kill children with bricks

Date : May 21, 2017 Reporter : Hack off their limbs and behead women in Syria’s Hama province HAMA, Syria - Amid fears of a wave of massacres being plotted by the Islamic State Militant group (ISIS) in Shiite villages - extremists led a horrific attack in Hama province in central Syria. > BNN ISIS savages are said to have ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

UN draft resolution urges regime coop on Syria attack

Date : April 6, 2017 Reporter : Trend The UN Security Council will convene Wednesday The U.S., the U.K. and France on Tuesday prepared a draft UN resolution urging the Syrian regime to cooperate with a fact-finding mission after a reported chemical attack in Idlib killed at least 100 people, Anadolu reported.> Trend ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers seized by militants, 81 trapped

Date : August 29, 2014 Reporter : Trend The affected peacekeepers are from the Philippines and Fiji Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and the world body is working to secure their release, the United Nations said on ...Full Story

EDUCATION

ISIS withdraws from some parts of Syria´s Kobane

Date : October 8, 2014 Reporter : Trend Fighters from the Islamic State withdrew overnight from several areas Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria group withdrew from some parts of the embattled Syrian town of Kobane overnight after air strikes by a U.S.-led coalition, Agence France-Presse reported a monitor as saying on ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Skype says hack attack didn´t compromise user accounts

Date : January 4, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Syrian group hacks Skype REDMOND, Wash. - Skype says no user accounts were compromised when the video-chatting service's blog and Twitter and Facebook accounts were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. Messages telling Skype to "Stop spying on ...Full Story

TRAVEL

30 Kurdish militants killed in blasts in northern Syria

Date : October 7, 2014 Reporter : FTimes Oppositional Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported At least 30 Kurdish militants were killed Monday when the Islamic State (IS) militants staged two blasts in Syria's northern province of Hasaka, the oppositional Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The blasts were ...Full Story

SPORTS

Fate of nation at stake, says Assad

Date : August 1, 2012 Reporter : BanglaNews24 Activists estimate some 20,000 people have died since March last year   The conflict between rebels and government forces across Syria will decide the fate of the nation, President Bashar al-Assad has warned. In a written statement marking armed forces day, he praised soldiers for ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Syrian President gives long awaited speech

Date : January 7, 2013 Reporter : Big News Network Speaking to an appreciative crowd at the Opera House in the capital Damascus Damascus January 6, 2013: Syria's president Bashar al-Assad has spoken in public for the first time in seven months. Speaking to an appreciative crowd at the Opera House in the capital Damascus, Assad firmly rejected talks with ...Full Story

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