June 12, 2021

Review Category : People

Syria slams 'criminal' evacuation of White Helmets by Israel

Syria slams 'criminal' evacuation of White Helmets by IsraelThe foreign ministry in Damascus condemned on Monday the evacuation of hundreds of trapped White Helmets rescue workers and their relatives from Syria's south through its arch-foe and neighbour, Israel. More than 400 rescue workers and family members from Syria's southern provinces of Daraa and Quneitra were ferried into Israel on Sunday, then taken into Jordan for resettlement into Western countries.


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Trump tries to cast fresh doubt on Mueller's 'Witch Hunt'

Trump tries to cast fresh doubt on Mueller's 'Witch Hunt'WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to cast fresh doubt Monday on the federal investigation into Russian election interference in the 2016 presidential election, calling it a "fraud and a hoax designed to target Trump" and demanding an immediate end to the "Witch Hunt."


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Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: army

Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: armyIsrael on Monday said its air defences fired at rockets that approached its territory from neighbouring Syria, where regime troops are advancing on opposition forces close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. "Syrian rockets were identified as having been launched as part of the internal fighting in Syria," an Israeli army statement said in English. The statement said two of Israel's newly deployed David's Sling interceptors were launched "in response to the threat to Israeli territory," but added the Syrian rockets fell inside Syria.


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Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: army

Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: armyIsrael on Monday said its air defences fired at rockets that approached its territory from neighbouring Syria, where regime troops are advancing on opposition forces close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. "Syrian rockets were identified as having been launched as part of the internal fighting in Syria," an Israeli army statement said in English. The statement said two of Israel's newly deployed David's Sling interceptors were launched "in response to the threat to Israeli territory," but added the Syrian rockets fell inside Syria.


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Russian foreign minister visiting Israel Monday for Syria talks

Russian foreign minister visiting Israel Monday for Syria talksRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Moscow's military chief of staff will arrive in Israel later Monday for talks on the conflict in neighbouring Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu said at the start of a cabinet meeting that Russian President Vladimir Putin requested the meeting with Lavrov and General Valery Gerasimov "in a conversation with me a few days ago". The two leaders have held a number of discussions in recent months on the Syrian conflict and Iran's military presence there, which Israel opposes.


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