Syria Headlines

  • U.S. spending bill would halt transfer of F-35s to Turkey

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee passed a spending bill on Thursday including a provision to block Turkey's purchase of Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets unless it drops a plan to buy S-400 missile defense systems from Russia.

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  • U.S. spending bill would halt transfer of F-35s to Turkey

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee passed a spending bill on Thursday including a provision to block Turkey's purchase of Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets unless it drops a plan to buy S-400 missile defense systems from Russia.

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  • Assad presses assault in southwest Syria, civilians flee

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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  • Syria shells rebel-held areas ahead of possible offensive

    Syrian government forces shelled rebel-held areas in the south on Thursday, further undermining an international "de-escalation" agreement backed by the United States ahead of a threatened offensive, prompting a warning from the U.S. of "serious repercussions" for the violations. The U.S.,...

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  • Iraq militia vows vengeance for deadly Syria raid

    A powerful Iraqi militia backed by Iran pledged Thursday to get revenge for a deadly air raid on its fighters in Syria, blaming the United States or Israel...

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  • The Latest: US warns Russia, Syria on cease-fire violations

    The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 8 p.m. The United States is warning Russia and Syria's President Bashar Assad of "serious repercussions" for violations of an unraveling ceasefire in southwest Syria. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S....

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