Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the West seeks to prevent any impartial investigation into the recent suspected chemical attack in the country as any such probe will reveal that the incident was just another “false flag” scenario.
The Syrian army units continued military operations against al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) in Northern Hama, and captured the strategic town of Taybat al-Imam.
ISIS used chemical weapons, including chlorine and sulfur, at least 52 times in Syria and Iraq, according to a study released in November.
International Meeting on Syrian Settlemen (Astana Process) wrapped up its work in Tehran on Wednsday night with releasing a press communique and calling for a political solution to the Syria crisis.
Russia's largest batch of humanitarian aid ever sent to Syria has been delivered to port of Tartus.
The Russian prime minister has denounced Washington’s missile attack on a Syrian military airbase earlier this month, saying the strike gave the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group free rein to continue its terror campaign.
Bus convoys on Wednesday resumed transporting residents out of the Syrian towns of Foua and Kefraya as part of an evacuation deal between the government and militants.
Russian Foreign Minister Segei Lavrov has questioned the impartiality of probes being carried out by an international organization into accusations of a chemical attack in Syria.
The soldiers of the Fifth division of the army, backed up by the country's Air Force, stormed the Al-Nusra positions and managed to advance against them near the town of Halfaya, laying siege on the militants in the town from three directions.