Press TV – 80 killed in two explosions at Aleppo University – english.ruvr.ru – More than 80 killed in twin blasts at Syria’s Aleppo University
State television said ”terrorists launched two rockets” at the university complex.
Press TV has learned that women and children are among the dead.
”The explosion caused casualties among both students on their first day of exams, and people displaced from areas of the city damaged by terrorist attacks and who have sought refuge in the university complex,” state news agency SANA reported.
Aleppo University is the second largest university in Syria after the University of Damascus. It is also considered as the top academic institution in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
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english.ruvr.ru – Initiative to handover Syrian dossier to the ICC is counterproductive, says Moscow
Moscow believes that the initiative to handover the Syrian dossier to the International Criminal Court is ill-timed and counterproductive.
The key task in Syria is to achieve a ceasefire, says Russian Foreign Ministry statement.
The ministry believes that speculations about the international criminal persecution and search for those who are responsible will only help the rival sides to toughen their uncompromising positions and complicate searches for ways to solve the conflict peacefully.
On Monday, Switzerland on behalf of 56 countries submitted a collective appeal to the UN Security Council to handover the Syrian dossier to the ICC.
english.ruvr.ru – US welcomes Syria peace talks
The US Administration deems as useful three-way consultations on Syria with representatives of Russia and the United Nations.
Briefing reporters on Monday State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland praised last week’s meeting in Geneva between US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and UN and Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi.
english.farsnews.com – President Assad Orders Commanders to Target Israel, US Interests ”If Assassinated”
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has ordered his army commanders to target Israel and the US interests in the Middle East region in case he is assassinated by the terrorists, informed sources said on Monday.
President Assad’s remarks came after he attended several meetings with his senior commanders, and discussed the country’s security situation with them, the Algerian Al-Shorouq Oline newspaper quoted informed sources close to the Syrian government as saying on Monday.
In the meetings presided by President Assad, Syria’s top army commanders told him that ”the foreign hostile states will strive to assassinate him instead of launching a military attack on Syria”.
According to the report, a Persian translation of which was released by the Iranian students news agency, the Syrian army commanders have told the President that the spy agencies of certain western states and Syria’s neighboring countries have smuggled hi-tech missiles into Syria to provide armed rebels and terrorist groups with a chance to target President Assad’s likely residence.
sana-syria.com – Annan: Regional Countries Hinder Efforts to Reach Serious Solution to Crisis in Syria
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