Iran stresses support to Syria

August 27th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 27 (IANS) Iran's national security chief has said his country stands against any foreign intervention in Syria, and that the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran will aim ... Read more...

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Significant devastation in Syria’s Homs: UN official

March 9th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 9 (IANS) Visiting UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs, Valerie Amos, has said the devastation in Syria's Homs city was "significant" and that she was "struck" by what ... Read more...

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Thousands of Syrians rally in support of Assad

November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 18 (IANS) Thousands of Syrians thronged a main Syrian square Friday to express support to President Bashar al-Assad and to express discontent with the Arab League's decision to ... Read more...

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Syria warns nations against recognising rebel council

October 9th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Oct 9 (IANS) Syria has threatened countries with "strict measures" if they recognised the "illegitimate" Syrian opposition council, RIA Novosti reported.Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, while addressing a ... Read more...

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Syria, Iran waive visas as leaders meet in Damascus

February 25th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Feb 25 (DPA) Syria and Iran Thursday signed an agreement waiving visa requirements for their nationals as the two countries' presidents met in Damascus to reaffirm their "deeply rooted" ties. Syrian President ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuclear drive irritates Franco-Syrian ties: Kouchner

July 12th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 12 (DPA) French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, speaking to reporters from Damascus Sunday, admitted that France and Syria were "not in full agreement" on Iran's nuclear programme. "We are not in ... Read more...

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US says talks with Syria ‘constructive’

March 8th, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Damascus/Washington, March 8 (DPA) Senior US officials met with Syrian counterparts in Damascus Saturday for the highest level talks between the two countries in years, as part of US President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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New touch-based device to help deaf people read lips better

February 28th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Researchers in MIT''s Sensory Communication Group are trying to develop a new generation of tactile devices, which will translate sound waves into vibrations so that deaf people ... Read more...

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Syria-Iran talks focus on Iran’s nuclear issue

July 18th, 2008 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA Damascus, July 18 (DPA) Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said Thursday after talks with Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki in Damascus that brainstorming over Iran's nuclear issue will continue. "Participation of US envoy ... Read more...

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Syrian president to follow up on Palestinian dialogue

March 30th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
DPA Damascus, March 30 (DPA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will follow up on the dialogue between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority, Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said Sunday. "President Assad will be in ... Read more...

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