The decision was taken at a closed meeting of Arab foreign ministers at the Arab League's headquarters in Cairo, said Gamal Roshdy, spokesman for the Arab League's secretary general.
Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad landed in the Saudi Red Sea city of Jeddah on Wednesday in the first visit by a senior Syrian diplomat to the kingdom in more than a decade, a major sign that Syria's regional isolation is nearing an end.
No damage was reported from any of the six rockets launched towards Israel, which Lebanon-Based Al Mayadeen TV said were claimed by Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Iranian-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement.
As the conflict wanes in Syria and fighters look for other income, Islam Shakhbanov, 37, from Russia's Muslim-majority Dagestan republic, has traded his weapons for wasabi but hasn’t lost his taste for combat
The Israeli military declined to comment on the report of the latest strike in Syria, the third since March 30 and only a day after another attack on March 31 that killed an officer in Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the Guards said.
There have been at least six strikes in March alone, according to a tally by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a U.K.-based war monitor with sources on the ground.
White House national security spokesman John Kirby said it had been ineffective and there were no new U.S. casualties.
No deaths were reported. Photos from SANA show that the missiles may have landed on farmland.
Thousands of other Islamic State fighters are in detention facilities guarded by Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, America's key ally in the country.
The earthquake and subsequent powerful tremors injured more than 108,000 in Turkey and left millions sheltering in tents or seeking to move to other cities.
As India’s ‘Operation Dost’ concluded in earthquake-hit Turkey, Major Beena Tiwari explained the task at hand in the region. She explains how the 99-member team successfully set up and ran a fully equipped 30-bedded field hospital in Turkey. "Within 1-2 hours of setting up the hospital, we started treating patients and saw almost 3,600 patients in 10 days of operation," she mentioned. Watch!
Six people were killed in the latest earthquake to strike the border region of Turkey and Syria, authorities reported on February 21, two weeks after a larger one killed more than 47,000 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes.
Monday's quake, this time with a magnitude of 6.4, was centred near the southern Turkish city of Antakya and was felt in Syria, Egypt and Lebanon. It struck at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
Monday's quake, this time with a magnitude of 6.3, was centred near the southern Turkish city of Antakya and was felt in Syria, Egypt and Lebanon.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, US, discovered that a frictional phenomenon could be key to understanding when and how violently a fault -- a fracture or zone of fractures between two blocks of rock -- moves.
Indian Army Medical Facility at Iskenderun, Hatay, concluded its services amid gratitude, applause from locals. The team was set to return to India on 20 February after their selfless service in earthquake-hit Türkiye. India launched 'Operation Dost' to extend assistance to Türkiye as well as Syria. Watch to know more
Under "Operation Dost", India sent several aircraft loaded with food, medicines and medical equipment to Turkey and Syria.
The combined death toll in Turkey and Syria climbed to more than 41,000, and millions need humanitarian aid while many survivors have been left homeless in near-freezing winter temperatures.
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Fresh CCTV footages from Turkey show the collapse of buildings in Malatya during the earthquake on 6 February 2023. A major 7.8-magnitude earthquake had struck Turkey and Syria. The combined death toll in Turkey and Syria has climbed to over 41,000. Damages will probably exceed $20 billion, the risk modelling company Verisk estimated. Watch!
While the death toll is almost certain to rise even further, many of the tens of thousands of survivors left homeless were still struggling to meet basic needs, like finding shelter from the bitter cold.
The death toll for both countries surpassed 35,000 on Monday, and more than 1 million people were left homeless in Turkey alone, according to the Turkish government. One of the most urgent needs was shelter to help the thousands of people whose homes were either destroyed or may be unsafe.
However, earthquake prediction has never been achieved successfully in a way which could be repeated.
As hopes of finding people alive under the debris fade more than a week after the quake struck, the focus has switched to providing food and shelter to the vast numbers of survivors.
Turkey and Syria are mourning the loss of more than 24,000 lives after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the two countries on 6 February 2023. India became one of the first nations to extend its hand for help. The series of deadly earthquakes have left the countries crippled and struggling as they are desperately trying to rescue the remaining victims. India has sent seven aircraft so far with relief material and specialized rescue teams to Turkey under ‘Operation Dost’. The Indian Army has also set up a field hospital in Hatay to save maximum lives. Watch to know more!