For years the Syrian regime was isolated, working closely with Moscow and Tehran, but with few other friends.
The ministry published photos of bloodied bodies with their faces concealed and assault rifles and shotguns lying on the floor beside them.
"The US is reinforcing its bases and establishing new footholds."
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Some 215 million Christians worldwide faced persecution for their faith last year, it said.
Rumors began on Friday morning that the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Kurdish group that had been partners with the US in fighting ISIS, was withdrawing from Manbij.
Ten of the injured were Vietnamese tourists and two were Egyptians.
Western civilization watched in 2018 how the abuse of its liberties undid the order that once was its pride.
Jubeir has rarely appeared in recent months during the unfolding crises, and appears to have been restrained by the Kingdom in responding.
Again Hezbollah’s political strength grew while economy nosedives.
Egypt’s president recently scolded his countrymen for not exercising enough, raising questions about how the rest of the region fares.
The territory at stake spans about a quarter of Syria, most of it east of the Euphrates River, controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Last week the kingdom announced the creation of three government bodies aimed at improving its intelligence operations.
“Corporations realize that doing business with Iran means funding the IRGC’s terror strategy.”
Damascus has a long way to go, but it appears to be winning one round after another.
Trump described the US withdrawal as deliberate, casting cold water on criticism that it was spur of the moment.
A video posted on December 25 showed members of a convoy of Ahrar al-Sharqiya, a Syrian rebel group that has arrived near Manbij in northern Syria with hopes of fighting against the Kurdish forces.
He refused to comment on the AP report that an Israeli official confirmed the state launched airstrikes in Syria overnight on Tuesday.
The Middle East in 2018 was a rocky place.