TRIBES OF DEIR EZZOR TURN TO DAMASCUS AND RUSSIA FOR HELP

The sheikhs of the Syrian tribes living on both banks of the Euphrates river in the province of Deir Ezzor held a rally last week, referring to the Syrian Government, to the Russian Forces Command and the International anti-terrorist Coalition with an appeal to restore the bridge destroyed by the Global Coalition strikes, USA formed…

NEW UN SPECIAL ENVOY FOR SYRIA PAYS VISIT TO RUSSIA FOR TALKS

UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen has payed visit to Russia’s capital Moscow where he held talks with Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov. Sergei Lavrov and Geir Pedersen at their meeting in Moscow on Monday underlined the importance of launching Syria’s constitutional committee as soon as…

TRUMP ENVOY URGES RUSSIA TO HELP FREE U.S. JOURNALIST HELD IN SYRIA

A Trump administration envoy on Tuesday urged Syria’s ally Russia to push for the release of Austin Tice, an American freelance journalist kidnapped in Syria six years ago. Robert O’Brien, U.S. President Donald Trump’s special envoy for hostage affairs, said Trump would take measures necessary to facilitate Tice’s freedom if it would help. He did not elaborate…