Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting the regime of Bashar al-Assad.A letter from Putin would was read out to the gathering in Egypt, where Arab leaders discussed an array of regional crises, including conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Libya."We support the Arabs' aspirations for a prosperous…
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Iran of trying to dominate the Middle East on Thursday and said its efforts have begun annoying Ankara, as well as Saudi Arabia and Gulf Arab countries.Turkey earlier said it supports the Saudi-led military operation against Houthi rebels in Yemen and called on the militia group and its "foreign supporters" to abandon acts which threaten peace and security in the region."Iran is trying to dominate…
The global chemical weapons watchdog will investigate allegations of a chlorine gas attack on a Syrian village that killed six and wounded dozens earlier this month, a source said on Thursday.The source at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), who spoke on condition of anonymity, said a fact-finding mission will examine reports that barrel bombs were dropped on Sarmin, a village in Idlib province."It will be investigated,"…
Nearly 650,000 Syrians are living in besieged communities in the current crisis, more than three times the U.N. estimate, according to a new report that offers a graphic account of hundreds of deaths in areas the world has struggled for years to reach.The report says Syria's government is responsible for the overwhelming amount of siege tactics that have led to deaths by starvation, dehydration and the lack of medical care.The…
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal stated that “Bashar Al-Assad would not have any future role in Syria, and the solution of the conflict should be based on the communique of Geneva I conference, which called for forming an interim government with executive powers,” during a joint news conference with his British counterpart Philip Hammond.Visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said there is no chance for Bashar al-Assad to…
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