22 May 2013, 10:12 (GMT+05:00)
22 May 2013, 09:28 (GMT+05:00)
Erdogan says Hezbollah, foreign countries fighting in Syria
Algerian president's health still questioned
Syrian Prime Minister Wael al- Halqi hailed on Tuesday the army's "big achievements" and stressed that the "victory is nearing," Xinhua repoorted accroding to the state-run SANA news agency.
A bill that would provide arms to the Syrian opposition cleared a first hurdle Tuesday as it passed a US Senate committee, in a bipartisan effort to circumvent President Barack Obama's reluctance to take action, dpa reported.
Secretary General of Arab League Nabil el-Araby warned Tuesday that a second conference to be held in Geneva on the crisis in Syria was "the last chance to end the blood bath", Anadolu Agency reported.
Iraqi authorities have forced another Syria-bound Iranian plane to land in Baghdad for inspection, despite Tehran’s repeated protests against the move, Press TV reported.
Ten people spying for Iran were arrested in Saudi Arabia, an official representative of the Saudi Arabian intelligence service Mansour al-Turki was quoted by Al Arabiya TV channel as saying".
Turkey has temporarily closed the checkpoint Yayladagy on the border with Syria in the Hatay province, the Minister of Customs and Trade Minister Hayat Yazici said, online newspaper Sabah reported on Tuesday.
21 May 2013, 17:51 (GMT+05:00)
Turkey does not support any of the armed groups in Syria, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Tuesday, TRT Haber reported.
The Syrian National Coalition, an umbrella opposition group, called Tuesday for a transitional government under UN auspices to end the country's civil war, dpa reported.
The Syrian army destroyed an Israeli armoured vehicle that violated the country’s border, Syrian agency SANA reported on Tuesday with reference to the Armed Forces Command.
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