UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stated the work of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) - UN Joint Mission on Syria was successful, the UN said in a press release issued a day after the termination of the mission.Add comments
- 02:59 02/10/2014
- 19:50 01/10/2014
US plans to defeat Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria have made some progress in halting the jihadists, while also leaving big unanswered questions about Syria’s political future, analyst Lawrence Korb told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
- 19:25 01/10/2014
Members of the international coalition formed by the United States to address the Islamic State (IS) threat lack the will to provide the necessary ground forces to dislodge IS militants, Julien Barnes-Dacey, analyst at the European Council on Foreign Relations, told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
- 19:16 01/10/2014
In the wake of US-led airstrikes, the Islamic State (IS) group has adopted a new, hit-and-run tactic in densely populated areas aimed at putting civilians in the crosshairs to trigger an uproar, Gordon Hahn, an advisory board member at the Geostrategic Forecasting Corporation, told RIA Novosti.
- 19:00 01/10/2014
- 17:50 01/10/2014
Salih Muslim, the leader of the Syrian Kurdish party PYD, made a distress call on Wednesday claiming that Islamic State (IS) militants were likely to slaughter the residents of besieged Kobani, a town in northern Syria also known as Ayn al-Arab, unless the West armed Kurdish fighters, Lebanon's As-Safir newspaper reported.
- 17:43 01/10/2014
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A London court on Wednesday ruled to release former Guantanamo inmate Moazzam Begg from a high security prison in the capital's southeast after the prosecution said it did not have evidence to support terrorism charges, the UK's Guardian newspaper reported.
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- 16:14 01/10/2014
Views among US officials and political experts on the Khorasan Group differ sharply: while the Obama administration is sending mixed messages on how strong the group's ties with al-Qaeda is, the right wing claims the term is "invented" to hide the group's direct relation to al-Qaeda and to boost Democrats' chances ahead of the 2014 mid-term elections.
- 15:58 01/10/2014
- 12:42 01/10/2014
Kurds have staged a hunger strike near Downing Street in London in a bid to make the British government provide them with heavy ammunition to fight against Islamic State (IS) militants, The Guardian reported Wednesday.
- 11:10 01/10/2014
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- 00:19 01/10/2014
Russia regrets that at the UN Human Rights Session held on September 8 – September 26 in Geneva, the European Union and the United States failed to condemn the crimes, committed by jihadi militants in Syria, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
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