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Reports Of Chemical Weapons Use By ISIL To Be Dealt With Utmost Attention: India

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

ISIL is seeking to rebuild its capabilities in Syria after its major downfall in the last 5 years and with the reports of use of Chemical Weapons in its controlled areas, India is concerned that they could be misused.

West: Syria Must Answer 20 Questions On Its Chemical Weapons

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Western nations accused Syria on Wednesday of refusing for eight years to clear up 20 outstanding issues about its undeclared research, production and possible weaponisation of unknown quantities of chemical weapons.


Syria Reports 2nd Israeli Attack On Vital Port In A Month

Israeli missiles fired from the Mediterranean struck the Syrian port of Latakia early Tuesday, igniting a fire in the container terminal, Syrian state media reported, in the second such attack on the vital facility this month.

International Human Rights Day | Five Worst Human Rights Crises In The World

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

International Human Rights Day: A look at five unforeseen stories which have recorded the worst Human Rights crisis in the world in recent history.


Israeli Airstrike On Syria Leaves 2 Civilians Dead, 7 Injured

Syrian Military said that Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes inside the country's central region which left 2 civilians dead and 7 wounded. Israel says that it conducts these airstrikes to target Iran-backed militia.

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21 October, 2021

Syria Executes 24 People On Charges Of Igniting Wildfires

Associated Press (AP)

Wildfires broke out in several Middle Eastern countries in October 2020 amid a heat wave that was unusual for that time of the year, leaving Syria particularly hard-hit.


30 September, 2021

Turkish President Erdogan Meets Russian Putin To Discuss War-Torn Syria

Outlook Web Desk

The talks between the two presidents come amid an increase in airstrikes on Turkey-backed opposition fighters' positions in northern Syria, especially in the province of Idlib.


14 September, 2021

Hezbollah Delivers Oil Tanker From Iran To Lebanon, Violates US Sanctions

Associated Press (AP)

The fuel will arrive in the country indirectly through trucks via a Syrian port. It is believed that Hezbollah did this to save embarrassment to the Lebanese State.


29 August, 2021

Iran, Syria Vow To Take 'Mighty Steps' Against US Sanctions

Associated Press (AP)

The announcement was made by Iran's new Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.


26 February, 2021

US Launches Airstrikes On Facilities In Syria Backed By Iran Militia

Associated Press (AP)

The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration which emphasized its intent to put more focus on the challenges posed by China, even as Mideast threats persist.


21 February, 2021

Israel Buys Covid Vaccines For Syria In Prisoner Deal: Reports

Associated Press (AP)

Syria released an Israeli citizen who entered the country illegally and Israel returned two Syrian shepherds that had entered the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights


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13 February, 2021

India Gifts 2,000 Metric Tonnes Of Rice To Syria On Humanitarian Grounds

Outlook Web Bureau

The government of India is gifting 2000 MT of rice to strengthen food security in Syria, stated MEA


27 October, 2020

Airstrike Killed 7 Al-Qaida Leaders In Syria: US

PTI

US Central Command spokesperson Maj. Beth Riordan said the airstrike was conducted near Idlib in Syria on October 22.


24 October, 2020

Gilgamesh: A Tale Of Love, Death And Immortality

Lalit Kumar

How one of the world’s oldest poems rose from the ashes.


19 February, 2020

To Distract 4-Year-Old Daughter, This Syrian Father Teaches Her To Laugh Every Time A Bomb Drops

Outlook Web Bureau

The 32-year-old Abdullah al-Mohamed, who along with his family had been forced to flee from his home in Saraqeb, said he devised the private game to help his daughter overcome her fear.


01 December, 2019

ISIS Claims London Bridge Attack Was Carried Out By One Of Its Fighters

PTI

28-year-old Usman Khan's knife rampage on the streets of London on Friday killed two and injured three people


01 December, 2019

Iraq Parliament Approves PM Adel Abdel Mahdi's Resignation

AFP

Protesters accused the entire ruling elite of Iraq of being inept, corrupt and beholden to foreign powers.


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05 November, 2019

Turkey Claims It Has Captured Sister Of Killed ISIS Leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi

Associated Press (AP)

The Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as Rasmiya Awad is suspected of being affiliated with the extremist group. He did not elaborate.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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