A Syrian fighter fires a heavy artillery gun from the rebel-held Idlib province against regime positions in Hama on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s mission is to “make Turkey great again” by restoring some of the Ottoman empire’s liberated territories and winning over populations
Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Al-Moualem on Saturday demanded an immediate withdrawal of all US and Turkish troops from his country and warned that Syrian government forces had the right to take countermeasures if they refused.
“If I don’t buy masks or medicine, I may die or survive, but if I don’t buy bread for the family, we will all die of starvation,” says a retired 68-year-old teacher in Damascus, explaining why he does not have masks, sterilisers or medicines. “We need two bundles of loaves every day which costs us at least 600 Syrian pounds (24 US cents), but if we buy masks, they will cost us about 1000. The choice is between bread and masks.”
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in December 2019.
The joint military forces, the ministry said in a statement on Facebook, also detained civilian members of Sudan’s ruling council and ministers in Hamdok’s transitional government.
The agreement signed on February 29, 2020 between Washington and the Taliban — which excluded Ghani's government in Kabul — paved the way for the US to end its longest war.