Topic: Syria

TEHRAN (Aljazeera) — The Syrian government has signed an agreement Iran to repair parts of the war-torn country’s power grid, state media said, in an early sign of the major role Tehran is expected to play in Syria’s[...]

YEREVAN (Arka) —  Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to Armenia Mohammad Ahmad Haj Ibrahim presented this week his credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan. As they discussed the agenda of the Armenian-Syrian relations, the[...]

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi Syria’s war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed[...]

DAMASCUS (Agos) — Syrian democratic forces liberated a group of Armenians from ISIS in Raqqa on August 8, Agos reports. Saws Karabedyan, one of the liberated women, told Ara News that the ISIS terrorists forced them to wear headscarves.[...]

BEIRUT (Armenpress) — George and Amal Clooney announced on July 31 they plan to donate $2.25 million to open seven schools for 3,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon, according to the Clooney Foundation for Justice official website.[...]

By Rana Moussaoui ALEPPO, Syria (Agence France Presse) — Taline Menassian still trembles when she steps into the Aleppo Armenian Society’s open-air cafe, shaken by memories of the rockets that once rained down on the Syrian city’s[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — President of Syria Bashar al-Assad hosted newly appointed ambassadors of Syria to Armenia, South Africa and Cuba, Sana reports. has been appointed Ambassador of Syria to Armenia.[...]

LOS ANGELES — Multi-Grammy Award-winning, Golden Globe nominee Chris Cornell’s official music video for his song The Promise was released on June 20 by Survival Pictures.  The Promise was Cornell’s last release prior to his passing.[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomes the receptive approach both the Government of Armenia and the overwhelming majority of the Armenian population have taken in[...]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 390, the bipartisan Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017, on June 7. H.R. 390, spearheaded by Helsinki Commission Co-Chair[...]