Turkey shot down a Russian plane Tuesday morning, claiming it violated its airspace
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AFP – Syrian government forces on Sunday recaptured the strategic town of Kasab, near the only border crossing with Turkey in northwestern province of Latakia, state television reported. “Units from the army are reestablishing security in the province of Latakia after killing a large number of terrorists and destroying their weapons,” the television said, referring …
OPCW head Ahmet Uzumcu told the Executive Council meeting that Syria had submitted a revised proposal to complete the removal of all chemicals from Syria before the end of April, after previously saying it could only complete the job by June.
Latakia province is a stronghold of the Alawite minority of President Bashar al-Assad
AMMAN: The Syrian navy shelled the main Mediterranean port city of Latakia on Sunday, residents said, as President Bashar Al-Assad broadened a military offensive to crush street protests against his rule. Since the beginning of the fasting month of Ramadan on August 1, Assad’s forces have stormed major urban centers and outlying regions where protests …