Bashar al-Assad

Syria war: Tillerson to urge Russia to stop supporting Assad

The visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Russia comes amid tensions over last week's suspected chemical attack in Syria and US strikes on a Syrian base, reports with reference to the BBC. Russia has condemned the American strikes

US Envoy: No political solution in Syria with Assad in power

"There's not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen with Assad at the head of the regime," Haley told "State of the Union" anchor Jake Tapper on CNN. "It just -- if you look at his

Russia’s cruise missile-armed frigate heading for Syria’s Tartus — TASS agency

The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s frigate The Admiral Grigorovich, currently on a routine voyage, is to enter the Mediterranean later on Friday, a military-diplomatic source in Moscow told TASS, adding that the ship would make a stop at the logistics base

Ukraine Supports US Actions to Prevent Assad’s War Crimes in Future – President Poroshenko

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during a telephone conversation with US Vice President Mike Pence, who the President’s press secretary described as "good and very friendly", reports with reference to Ukrainska Pravda. Poroshenko told Pence about the deterioration of the

US launches military strike against Syria

On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, US officials said, reports referring to CNN. The strike is the first direct