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Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested - Al-Monitor
Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested  Al-Monitor

A group of Syrians in al-Bab are working as part of the SalamaTech project to train people on the risks of using cellphones and the internet, in light of the ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:01:04 GMT
Who Will Rebuild Syria: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Modern Diplomacy
Who Will Rebuild Syria: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close  Modern Diplomacy

After raging for eight years, the violent phase of the Syrian civil war seems to be reaching its final stages, with Idlib as the last holdout. Recently, leaders of ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:43:24 GMT
Thousands wait for YPG's 3-year-long occupation to end in Syria's Tel Rifat to return home - Daily Sabah
Thousands wait for YPG's 3-year-long occupation to end in Syria's Tel Rifat to return home  Daily Sabah

Around 250,000 displaced residents of Syria's Tel Rifat are struggling to survive in camps set up along the Turkish border due to the three-year-long occupation ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
1 Turkish soldier killed by YPG fire in Syria's Tel Rifaat in Afrin - Daily Sabah
1 Turkish soldier killed by YPG fire in Syria's Tel Rifaat in Afrin  Daily Sabah

One Turkish soldier was killed Thursday after terrorist People's Protection Units (YPG) opened harassment fire on Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) in Syria's ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Putin's S-300 winging to Syria: Tel Aviv's nightmare - Tehran Times
Putin's S-300 winging to Syria: Tel Aviv's nightmare  Tehran Times

TEHRAN - A Russian Ilyushin-20 military aircraft with 15 servicemen on board was brought down on September 17 by Syrian anti-aircraft S-200 air defense ...


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Netanyahu-Putin Meet in Light of Moscow's S-300 to Syria, Tel Aviv Dawning Russian Jet - Al-Bawaba
Netanyahu-Putin Meet in Light of Moscow's S-300 to Syria, Tel Aviv Dawning Russian Jet  Al-Bawaba

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Sunday to meet shortly, Just days after Russia completed the delivery of ...


Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians - Enab Baladi
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians  Enab Baladi

Enab Baladi's investigation team. Mohamed Homos- Murad Abdul Jalil- Nour Dalati. Starting from areas under settlement agreements, the Syrian regime ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Turkey says Syria's Tel Rifaat will be cleared of PKK/YPG terrorists - TRT World
Turkey says Syria's Tel Rifaat will be cleared of PKK/YPG terrorists  TRT World

Turkey says Operation Olive Branch will continue until all of Syria's Afrin region is cleared from PKK/YPG terrorists and called on allies to not train terror ...


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Residents of Syria's Tel Rifaat demand Turkey to free their town like Afrin - TRT World
Residents of Syria's Tel Rifaat demand Turkey to free their town like Afrin  TRT World

Hundreds of Syrian protesters, carrying Turkish and Free Syrian Army flags, block a road between Azaz city and Sijo town in Aleppo and call Ankara to include ...


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
President Erdogan says Turkey to take control of Syria's Tel Rifaat - TRT World
President Erdogan says Turkey to take control of Syria's Tel Rifaat  TRT World

President Erdogan has vowed to extend the military operation along the Syrian border and on Sunday said the Turkish-led forces would take control of the town ...


Sun, 25 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New photos reveal Iranian installations in Syria - i24NEWS
New photos reveal Iranian installations in Syria  i24NEWS

The pictures show four Iranian installations in Syria: Tel Gharba, Tel Kleb, Nabi Yusha and Tel Maqdad.


Thu, 10 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Halifax man charged with violating Syria sanctions continues to conduct business in war-torn country - CBC.ca
Halifax man charged with violating Syria sanctions continues to conduct business in war-torn country  CBC.ca

A Halifax man who is the first person charged with violating Canada's economic sanctions against Syria is back in Damascus doing business there, CBC News ...


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls - The National
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls  The National

A recent study suggesting a ban on WhatsApp calls has caused worry among Syrians living both inside Syria and abroad as the application has become an ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrians displaced from Tal Abyad town recount YPG atrocities - TRT World
Syrians displaced from Tal Abyad town recount YPG atrocities  TRT World

For many in the West, the US-backed YPG is seen as an effective fighting force against Daesh. But for many Turkmen and Arab families, the militants taking their ...


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
French declaration on 1915 events null and void - Turkey spokesperson - TRT World
French declaration on 1915 events null and void - Turkey spokesperson  TRT World

Turkish presidential spokesperson said “allegations of a so-called Armenian genocide are political lies lacking any legal basis, contrary to historical facts."


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Chemical weapons used more frequently than thought in Syria, report says - Daily Sabah
Chemical weapons used more frequently than thought in Syria, report says  Daily Sabah

Chemical weapons have been used in the Syrian civil war much more frequently than previously thought, according to a report in the German news magazine ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Israel strikes in Syria could prompt strike on Tel Aviv: Hezbollah leader - Reuters
Israel strikes in Syria could prompt strike on Tel Aviv: Hezbollah leader  Reuters

The "axis of resistance" of Iran, Syria and Hezbollah could respond to Israeli strikes on Iran and Hezbollah in Syria with their own attack on Tel Aviv, Hezbollah's ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Architect of Iranian Missiles Assassinated in Syria - Asharq Al-awsat English
Architect of Iranian Missiles Assassinated in Syria  Asharq Al-awsat English

There have been conflicting reports on the murder of the head of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center in Masyaf, Aziz Asbar, who is known for ...


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
YPG terrorists vandalize homes in northwestern Syria’s Tal Rifaat - Daily Sabah
YPG terrorists vandalize homes in northwestern Syria’s Tal Rifaat  Daily Sabah

PKK's Syrian offshoot People's Protection Forces (YPG) has been looting and vandalizing the homes and lands of civilians in the Syrian town of Tal Rifaat.


Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian War Daily – 9th of January 2019 - Syrian War Daily
Syrian War Daily – 9th of January 2019  Syrian War Daily

Hello and welcome to the 664th installment of the SWD. Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: Aleppo: Hayat Tahrir al-Sham recaptured Tell ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian war economy - MDC for Middle Eastern and African Studies
Rami Makhlouf and the Syrian war economy  MDC for Middle Eastern and African Studies

Mauro Primavera analyzes the ways that corrupt businessmen are capitalizing on the bloody Syrian conflict.


Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Turkey, Russia 'to build hospital' for Syrians fleeing E Ghouta - Al Jazeera English
Turkey, Russia 'to build hospital' for Syrians fleeing E Ghouta  Al Jazeera English

Turkish president says Ankara and Moscow will coordinate over project, after meeting Russian and Iranian counterparts.


Wed, 04 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
3 FSA members killed by blast in northern Syria's Afrin - Daily Sabah
3 FSA members killed by blast in northern Syria's Afrin  Daily Sabah

The city of Afrin in northern Syria was once again the target of a bomb attack Wednesday, marking the second such attack in a week in a place where...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Pro-US Kurds against Iraqi and Syrian Christians - Voltaire Network
Pro-US Kurds against Iraqi and Syrian Christians  Voltaire Network

The regional government of Iraqi Kurdistan has established an Islamic tax on businesses owned by Christians. This tax appeared at the (...) [Voltaire Network]


Sat, 07 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Paradise Papers reveal how Assad's cousin used front companies to - The New Arab
Paradise Papers reveal how Assad's cousin used front companies to  The New Arab

Investigation: Makhlouf - labelled Syria's 'poster boy for corruption' - was able to trade in Polish real estate, international telecomms and Romanian timber, ...


Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Damascus Threatens to Respond to Israeli Attack With Strike on Tel Aviv Airport - Sputnik International
Damascus Threatens to Respond to Israeli Attack With Strike on Tel Aviv Airport  Sputnik International

The Permanent Representative of the Syrian Mission to the United Nations has said that Damascus might respond to an Israeli airstrike on Damascus Airport ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Syria al-Salam Marathon Kicks Off in Different Provinces - Al-Bawaba
Syria al-Salam Marathon Kicks Off in Different Provinces  Al-Bawaba

Syria al-Salam (Peace) Marathon kicked off simultaneously in the cities of Lattakia, Tartous, Aleppo, Homs, Sweida and Hama with wide participation of youth, ...


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian boy talks about forced YPG recruitment - TRT World
Syrian boy talks about forced YPG recruitment  TRT World

A former YPG recruit says he was kidnapped from his home by the group when he turned 18 and then was forced to serve at one of its camps in Syria's Afrin ...


Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Russia blames Israel for Latakia incident over Syria - NewsClick
Russia blames Israel for Latakia incident over Syria  NewsClick

Russian Ministry of Defence has accused Israel of 'deliberate and hostile provocation' after a Russian maritime reconnaissance plane was shot down over Syria.


Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Locals return to Afrin to rebuild their lives - TRT World
Locals return to Afrin to rebuild their lives  TRT World

After Turkish troops and the Free Syrian Army drove the PKK-linked YPG out of the Syrian town of Afrin, locals are returning now that the situation has stabilised.


Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria's Jinderes reduced to rubble after YPG pushed out - TRT World
Syria's Jinderes reduced to rubble after YPG pushed out  TRT World

Once a bustling town, fighting has damaged villages and infrastructure while the retreating militants have planted mines in the neighbourhoods.


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Russia helps create safe zone near Syria's Tel Rifaat - MoD - AMN Al-Masdar News
Russia helps create safe zone near Syria's Tel Rifaat - MoD  AMN Al-Masdar News

A deconfliction zone has been established near the Syrian city of Tel Rifaat with the assistance of the Russian Defense Ministry's center for Syrian.


Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Syria's important message to the Zionists: The end of hit and run era - Mehr News Agency - English Version
Syria's important message to the Zionists: The end of hit and run era  Mehr News Agency - English Version

TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – The Israeli military once again attacked the Syrian territory on 30 November 2018. Syria's official news agency SANA quoted a ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
US moving out of Syria might bring Israel and the Gulf together - TRT World
US moving out of Syria might bring Israel and the Gulf together  TRT World

An advisor to the Bahraini King says that the withdrawal of US troops from Syria is leading to warmer ties between Arabs and Israelis as they build a united front ...


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syria's Afrin residents welcome Turkish forces with open arms - TRT World
Syria's Afrin residents welcome Turkish forces with open arms  TRT World

Civilians greet and show hospitality to Turkish soldiers and the Free Syrian Army members after they cleared the YPG terror group from the Afrin town centre on ...


Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria not ‘immune’, Israel will destroy Assad’s forces if attacked, says Netanyahu - RT
Syria not ‘immune’, Israel will destroy Assad’s forces if attacked, says Netanyahu  RT

Israel will “destroy” any Syrian forces that attempt an attack against Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned. He also cautioned President Assad ...


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Retired General Tells Sputnik How Syria Can Get Golan Heights Back From Israel - Sputnik International
Retired General Tells Sputnik How Syria Can Get Golan Heights Back From Israel  Sputnik International

With the Syrian Army on the brink of defeating militants concentrated near the Golan Heights, Damascus is close to wrapping up its campaign to free southern ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Reviled Tycoon, Assad's Cousin, Resigns in Syria - New York Times
Reviled Tycoon, Assad's Cousin, Resigns in Syria  New York Times

Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of President Bashar al-Assad, said he was quitting business, a move seen as a major concession to antigovernment protesters.


Thu, 16 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT
What Sanctions? Assad Allies Got $18 Million in Payouts - Fortune
What Sanctions? Assad Allies Got $18 Million in Payouts  Fortune

The United Nations paid at least $18 million last year to companies with close ties to Bashar al-Assad, some of them run by cronies of the Syrian president who ...


Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Were Russian Combat Robots Used in Syria? - bellingcat - bellingcat
Were Russian Combat Robots Used in Syria? - bellingcat  bellingcat

According to Sputnik and multiple Russian-language blogs, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) recently deployed ten Russian combat robots in a battle in the Latakia ...


Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Syrian refugees eager to return home to Tel Rifaat - TRT World
Syrian refugees eager to return home to Tel Rifaat  TRT World

Displaced civilians from Syria's Tel Rifaat are calling on the Turkish military to extend Operation Olive Branch and drive the YPG out of their city.


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services? - IFEX
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services?  IFEX

The Syrian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that it may soon begin blocking voice and video calls on WhatsApp and other Voice over ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Assad regime controls UN aid intended for Syria's children - The Guardian
How Assad regime controls UN aid intended for Syria's children  The Guardian

Guardian investigation identifies dozens of deals that raise new questions about the UN's role in Syria, and its impartiality.


Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
How UN Humanitarian Aid Has Propped Up Assad - Foreign Affairs
How UN Humanitarian Aid Has Propped Up Assad  Foreign Affairs

Why have sanctions been so unsuccessful at stopping Assad's killing machine? A big part of the blame lies with the UN-led humanitarian effort in Syria.


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is Israel jeopardising Russia-Iran ties? - TRT World
Is Israel jeopardising Russia-Iran ties?  TRT World

With Israel launching air strikes against Iranian positions in Syria, the strategic interests of Russia and Iran seem to be on a divergent path.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Second phase of Afrin operation begins - TRT World
Second phase of Afrin operation begins  TRT World

The Turkish military and Syrian opposition groups have cleared the Afrin border areas of the YPG, and now they are changing their tactics for the second phase ...


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Wearables For Kids: Syrian Entrepreneur Raafat Hantoush, Co-Founder, Bote, Can Help You Track Your Children - Entrepreneur
Wearables For Kids: Syrian Entrepreneur Raafat Hantoush, Co-Founder, Bote, Can Help You Track Your Children  Entrepreneur

Bote is a tracking device that helps parents track their children and keep them safe through smart insoles (footbeds) inserted in the child's shoes.


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets - Business Wire
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Syria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering ...


Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
I Can’t Return to Syria. But Canada Doesn’t Want Me. - The New York Times
I Can’t Return to Syria. But Canada Doesn’t Want Me.  The New York Times

TORONTO — I arrived in Canada from Syria 10 years ago as an international student, and like every young dreamer, I was excited about my goals: perfect my ...


Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth - Ars Technica
Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth  Ars Technica

Censorship and government monitoring aren't the only problems facing Syrian Internet users. There have been frequent, recent shutdowns of all Internet traffic ...


Tue, 21 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
After the war: Who's going to pay for Syria's reconstruction? - Middle East Eye
After the war: Who's going to pay for Syria's reconstruction?  Middle East Eye

Russia and the US, Turkey and Iran, China and the EU: all have played a part in the Syrian conflict. But will they help it rebuild?


Sun, 12 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Middle East Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs Report 2018: Middle East Mobile Operators Begin to See Rising Data Revenues - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Middle East Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs Report 2018: Middle East Mobile Operators Begin to See Rising Data Revenues - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Middle East - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. “Middle ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rami Makhlouf Becomes Magnet for Syrian Dissent - New York Times
Rami Makhlouf Becomes Magnet for Syrian Dissent  New York Times

Rami Makhlouf, a cousin of President Bashar al-Assad, is at the intersection of family privilege, clan loyalty and the disconnect between ruler and ruled.


Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Officers Fire on Crowd as Syrian Protests Grow - New York Times
Officers Fire on Crowd as Syrian Protests Grow  New York Times

DAMASCUS, Syria — Protesters set fire to the ruling Baath Party's headquarters and other government buildings in the southern city of Dara'a on Sunday, as ...


Sun, 20 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
A Glimpse of Syria's Capital As War Wages : Parallels - NPR
A Glimpse of Syria's Capital As War Wages : Parallels  NPR

At Damascus University, Syria's oldest and largest institution of higher education, students casually stroll the sprawling campus. Female students sport ...


Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Turkish military encircles Afrin town centre - TRT World
Turkish military encircles Afrin town centre  TRT World

The centre of Afrin in Syria has been surrounded since March 12, and critically important areas have been seized recently, says the Turkish General Staff in a ...


Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Israel threatens Iran amid surge in confrontations in Syria - New York Post
Israel threatens Iran amid surge in confrontations in Syria  New York Post

RIYADH – Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defense minister said in remarks published on Thursday, as the ...


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Trapped in eastern Ghouta: How both sides are preventing civilians escaping the horror in Syria siege - The Independent
Trapped in eastern Ghouta: How both sides are preventing civilians escaping the horror in Syria siege  The Independent

Syrian rebels and government forces are both preventing civilians fleeing the bombardment of Eastern Ghouta, according to a teacher who has been trying to ...


Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Leaked 'Panama Papers' Expose The Dirty Dealings Behind Syria's War - Huffington Post
The Leaked 'Panama Papers' Expose The Dirty Dealings Behind Syria's War  Huffington Post

Among the international figures named in the “Panama Papers,” the trove of more than 11 million leaked financial and legal documents made public over the ...


Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
A Syria without Iran: mission impossible? - TRT World
A Syria without Iran: mission impossible?  TRT World

Putin and Trump have agreed to pressure Iran for the sake of Israel's "security." Because of both countries' competing interests in Syria, analysts say this won't ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Switzerland maintains assets freeze on Assad's wealthy cousin - swissinfo.ch
Switzerland maintains assets freeze on Assad's wealthy cousin  swissinfo.ch

The financial assets of Syrian billionaire Rami Makhlouf — a cousin of President Bashar al-Assad — invested in Switzerland will remain frozen.


Fri, 27 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Report: Dubai money-laundering haven for real estate - Youngstown Vindicator
Report: Dubai money-laundering haven for real estate  Youngstown Vindicator

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the U.S. in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate ...


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Who Controls Syria? The Al-Assad family, the Inner Circle, and the Tycoons - Modern Diplomacy
Who Controls Syria? The Al-Assad family, the Inner Circle, and the Tycoons  Modern Diplomacy

Ever since Hafez al-Assad came to power in 1971, the three pillars of the Syrian regime have been the Ba'ath Party, the Alawite minority and the army.


Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
What if Russia Delivered S-400 Missile Defence Systems to Syria AND "Israel"? - http://www.eurasiafuture.com/
What if Russia Delivered S-400 Missile Defence Systems to Syria AND "Israel"?  http://www.eurasiafuture.com/

The Russian S-400 Missile Defence System is back in the news as both Saudi Arabia and Qatar have now expressed interest in buying what is quite possibly ...


Sun, 03 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
S-300 restricts Israel air superiority in Syria: Lefebvre - Tehran Times
S-300 restricts Israel air superiority in Syria: Lefebvre  Tehran Times

TEHRAN - If the S 300 high-level missile is delivered to Syria, Could limit air superiority Israel. A reporter at Tehran Times newspaper recently interviewed ...


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
YPG militants target Turkish army posts from Syria border town - TRT World
YPG militants target Turkish army posts from Syria border town  TRT World

The Turkish army killed three YPG militants in response to the attack on the army command post in the Akcakale district of the Sanliurfa province.


Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian War Daily – 5th of January 2019 - Syrian War Daily
Syrian War Daily – 5th of January 2019  Syrian War Daily

Hello and welcome to the 660th installment of the SWD. Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: Aleppo: Hayat Tahrir al-Sham entered the ...


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sweden keeps Syrian telecoms firms off EU sanctions list - Reuters
Sweden keeps Syrian telecoms firms off EU sanctions list  Reuters

Sweden blocked an effort by other EU states to add two telecoms firms in Syria with commercial links to Swedish firm Ericsson to an EU sanctions list this week, ...


Fri, 02 Dec 2011 08:00:00 GMT
Syria: EU adds 10 persons to list of those under sanctions against the regime - EU News
Syria: EU adds 10 persons to list of those under sanctions against the regime  EU News

On 27 October 2016, the Council added 10 persons to the list of those targeted by EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime for being responsible for ...


Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
US sanctions Syrian companies - CNN International
US sanctions Syrian companies  CNN International

Washington (CNN) -- The United States has slapped sanctions on Syria's largest mobile phone operator and a Syrian bank and its Lebanese subsidiary.


Wed, 10 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Middle-East Map of Control by Province - Syrian War Daily
Middle-East Map of Control by Province  Syrian War Daily

This is a map of territorial control by faction in the Middle East. Please note that resolution (and thus accuracy) is limited by the program used, and as such this ...


Sun, 01 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria’s lost generation: The school kids who can’t go to school - Haaretz
Syria’s lost generation: The school kids who can’t go to school  Haaretz

With the civil war now seven years old, more than 100000 Syrian university students have found their educations blocked, and the schoolchildren aren't doing ...


Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrians, entities linked to government - Reuters
U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrians, entities linked to government  Reuters

The U.S. Treasury said it imposed sanctions on Tuesday against five people and five entities accused of providing support to Syria's government or linked to ...


Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Syria says it repelled Israeli warplanes’ attack on military site near Damascus - RT
Syria says it repelled Israeli warplanes’ attack on military site near Damascus  RT

Israeli warplanes attacked military targets near Damascus from Lebanese airspace, according to Syrian state media. The Syrian Army claims it destroyed most of ...


Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Daraa province: cradle of the Syrian revolt - The Peninsula Qatar
Daraa province: cradle of the Syrian revolt  The Peninsula Qatar

Syria's southern province of Daraa, where rebels and the regime reached a ceasefire deal on Friday, is the birthplace of the 2011 anti-government uprising that ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syria's civil war 'linked to global warming' - Telegraph.co.uk
Syria's civil war 'linked to global warming'  Telegraph.co.uk

The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global warming, a new study claims. In what scientists say is one of ...


Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Breaking: Islamist militias launch big counter-offensive against Syrian Army in east Idlib, claim several gains - AMN Al-Masdar News
Breaking: Islamist militias launch big counter-offensive against Syrian Army in east Idlib, claim several gains  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:39 P.M.) - Jihadists militias have just kicked-off a major counter-offensive against the Syrian Arab Army and allied paramilitaries in.


Sun, 04 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria - TeleGeography
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria  TeleGeography

Syria. A consortium of Iranian companies will reportedly be granted a licence to launch a mobile *service* operation in Syria under agreements to expand ...


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria - Financial Times
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria  Financial Times

MTN is pressing ahead with plans to acquire a 20-year mobile phone licence in Syria, in spite of the four-year civil conflict in the Arab nation that has seen ...


Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Dubai real estate market haven for money launderers: report - Al Jazeera English
Dubai real estate market haven for money launderers: report  Al Jazeera English

Property investigated in US report worth more than $100m in places such as Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah.


Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian War Daily – 17th of December 2018 - Syrian War Daily
Syrian War Daily – 17th of December 2018  Syrian War Daily

Hello and welcome to the 641st installment of the SWD. Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: Aleppo: Free Syrian Army's Liwa al-Shamal ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syrian Higher Education Faces a Long Recovery - Al-Fanar Media
Syrian Higher Education Faces a Long Recovery  Al-Fanar Media

Following is an edited version of an article that first appeared on the website Syria in Depth, a project that mentors and trains young Syrian journalists. Related ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Research and Markets: Syria Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts Report 2011 - Business Wire
Research and Markets: Syria Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts Report 2011  Business Wire

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1b4974/syria_telecoms) has announced the addition of the.


Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
HSBC shuts accounts of Syrians in UK after 'lobbying' for Assad's cousin - Middle East Eye
HSBC shuts accounts of Syrians in UK after 'lobbying' for Assad's cousin  Middle East Eye

Panama Papers show HSBC had links with Rami Makhlouf as Syrian war raged, but then began to close ordinary civilian accounts as 'risks'


Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Ericsson shuts Damascus office due to security situation - Reuters
Ericsson shuts Damascus office due to security situation  Reuters

Sweden's Ericsson, the world's leading mobile telecoms equipment maker, said on Tuesday it had temporarily closed its office in the Syrian capital Damascus ...


Tue, 24 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Mossack Fonseca serviced Assad cousin's firms despite Syria corruption fears - The Guardian
Mossack Fonseca serviced Assad cousin's firms despite Syria corruption fears  The Guardian

In further twist, Panama Papers show Rami Makhlouf was able to keep accounts open for months thanks to HSBC lobbying.


Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Analyst Reveals Missile & Bomb Types Israel May Have Used in Latest Syria Attack - Sputnik International
Analyst Reveals Missile & Bomb Types Israel May Have Used in Latest Syria Attack  Sputnik International

Israeli warplanes carried out two days-worth of precision strikes against targets at the Damascus International Airport last week, with the Russian military ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Iraq’s Sinjar & Syria’s Tal Rifaat next targets of Turkish military op – Erdogan - RT
Iraq’s Sinjar & Syria’s Tal Rifaat next targets of Turkish military op – Erdogan  RT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the launch of a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Sinjar. He also vowed to take ...


Sun, 25 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Beware Syrians Bearing Duty-Free - Export Law Blog
Beware Syrians Bearing Duty-Free  Export Law Blog

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) today continued its cage match with Rami Makhluf, the maternal cousin of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and ...


Thu, 10 Jul 2008 07:00:00 GMT
Vladimir Putin attributes shooting down of Russian plane off Syrian coast to 'chain of tragic events' - Firstpost
Vladimir Putin attributes shooting down of Russian plane off Syrian coast to 'chain of tragic events'  Firstpost

Moscow/Jerusalem: Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria's seacoast was the result of ...


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Turkish-backed FSA recaptures al-Bab from Daesh - TRT World
Turkish-backed FSA recaptures al-Bab from Daesh  TRT World

The Free Syrian Army says it has taken full control of al-Bab, pushing back Daesh militants to the nearby town of Tadif.


Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tensions persist between Turkey, Syria after cross-border military exchange - Washington Post
Tensions persist between Turkey, Syria after cross-border military exchange  Washington Post

BEIRUT — Turkey's parliament on Thursday authorized the Turkish government to take military action against Syria, as the international community scrambled to ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Insight: In Syrian sanctions, some gains but much uncertainty - Reuters
Insight: In Syrian sanctions, some gains but much uncertainty  Reuters

Two months into anti-government protests in Syria last year, as the military crackdown grew more vicious, the European Union and United States introduced ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Dozens Dead, Mostly Iranians, in Bunker Buster Attack on Syrian Army Base - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
Dozens Dead, Mostly Iranians, in Bunker Buster Attack on Syrian Army Base  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

The Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar reported Monday that “pending an official statement confirming the involvement of the Israeli enemy in the nightly ...


Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cross-border attack on Turkey's Kilis leaves one dead - TRT World
Cross-border attack on Turkey's Kilis leaves one dead  TRT World

One person dies, two wounded after rockets fired from DAESH-controlled area in Syria hit Turkish border town.


Mon, 02 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Latest battle update from northeast Hama: map - AMN Al-Masdar News
Latest battle update from northeast Hama: map  AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their offensive in the northeastern countryside of the Hama Governorate, Tuesday,


Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Syrian Army scores big advance in Aleppo pocket while ISIS turns to suicide bombings - AMN Al-Masdar News
Syrian Army scores big advance in Aleppo pocket while ISIS turns to suicide bombings  AMN Al-Masdar News

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (5:00 P.M.) – With a large enclave of ISIS-held territory cutoff in the Khanassir Plains of southern Aleppo, the Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) Tiger ...


Sat, 01 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
How Hafez al-Assad Divided the Alawite Sect - News Deeply
How Hafez al-Assad Divided the Alawite Sect  News Deeply

This month marks the 16th anniversary of the death of Hafez al-Assad, a man who built the foundation of Syria's civil war and still influences its course today.


Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
How does a stock market operate in war? Syria — a case study - TradingFloor.com
How does a stock market operate in war? Syria — a case study  TradingFloor.com

The Damascus Securities Exchange has persevered through more than half a decade of brutal civil war, and last year it saw more trades made than ever before.


Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
New Israeli bombing at Damascus - Voltaire Network
New Israeli bombing at Damascus  Voltaire Network

Following [its assault on] Lebanon, at around 3 am this morning, 7 December 2016, the Israeli army has bombed the military airport of Mezzeh (Damascus).


Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested - Al-Monitor
Syria Digital safety training keeps Syrians from being arrested  Al-Monitor

A group of Syrians in al-Bab are working as part of the SalamaTech project to train people on the risks of using cellphones and the internet, in light of the ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:01:04 GMT
MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan - Bloomberg
MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. shares jumped the most in almost three years after Africa's biggest wireless carrier started a 15 billion-rand ($1.1 billion) disposal plan to shore ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Is Said to Earmark Stake in Botswana Venture for Sale - Bloomberg
MTN Is Said to Earmark Stake in Botswana Venture for Sale  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana's largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter, as Chief Executive Officer ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
African Telecoms Titan MTN Slims Down With $1 Billion Divestment Plan - U.S. News & World Report
African Telecoms Titan MTN Slims Down With $1 Billion Divestment Plan  U.S. News & World Report

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - MTN Group announced on Thursday a $1 billion divestment program over the next three years that will slim down Africa's biggest ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 06:04:00 GMT
MTN gains most since 2016 at start of R15bn sale plan - Moneyweb.co.za
MTN gains most since 2016 at start of R15bn sale plan  Moneyweb.co.za

MTN shares jumped the most in almost three years after Africa's biggest wireless carrier started a R15 billion ($1.1 billion) disposal plan to shore up the balance ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN said to consider Botswana stake sale - BizNews
MTN said to consider Botswana stake sale  BizNews

MTN is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana's largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
ISIS now controls just half a square kilometer in Syria, says SDF - KXLF Butte News
ISIS now controls just half a square kilometer in Syria, says SDF  KXLF Butte News

ISIS now controls an area of Syria measuring just half a square kilometer, a commander with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said Saturday. The SDF ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:38:06 GMT
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services - AllAfrica.com
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services  AllAfrica.com

HUAWEI and MTN have strengthened their strategic partnership to bring cutting edge digital services to African business and consumers.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:24:25 GMT
Exclusive: New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies in Iran, Syria - Reuters
Exclusive: New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies in Iran, Syria  Reuters

The U.S. case against the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, who was arrested in Canada last month, centers on the company's suspected ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution - africanews
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution  africanews

Eseye (www.Eseye.com), a global provider of IoT services, is today delighted to announce a partnership with MTN, the leading Africa Mobile Network Operator ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Huawei, MTN boost partnership to expand digital services - Caj News Africa
Huawei, MTN boost partnership to expand digital services  Caj News Africa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI and MTN have strengthened their strategic partnership to bring cutting edge digital services to ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 09:36:56 GMT
Bashir Reshuffles Military Staff as Protests Rage on - Asharq Al-awsat English
Bashir Reshuffles Military Staff as Protests Rage on  Asharq Al-awsat English

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir reshuffled his senior military staff on Tuesday as anti-regime protesters defied his new ban on gatherings and rallies.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 19:17:52 GMT
MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars - The Economist
MTN faces angry regulators, US sanctions on Iran and civil wars  The Economist

FEW FIRMS know the promise and the pitfalls of doing business in Africa better than MTN, a telecoms giant. Connecting its first calls in 1994, the year that ...


Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN unfazed by difficult regimes - Financial Mail
MTN unfazed by difficult regimes  Financial Mail

MTN is now talking to authorities in both Ethiopia and Angola about operating there, the group has announced. It might seem odd that MTN, whose shares have ...


Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion - The Wall Street Journal
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion  The Wall Street Journal

Shares in African telecom giant MTN Group plunged as much as 25% after Nigeria's central bank ordered the company to return $8.1 billion that it said was ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN's results show there is still money in plain old phone calls, and also war zones - Business Insider South Africa
MTN's results show there is still money in plain old phone calls, and also war zones  Business Insider South Africa

MTN reported R2 billion in revenue from Syria in 2017, and while its data revenues grew quickly, voice revenues were – encouragingly – flat.


Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN launches smart feature phone for African users - Quartz
MTN launches smart feature phone for African users  Quartz

MTN's new “smart feature” phone is meant to be as affordable as a feature phone, as multifunctional as a smartphone and will help Africa's largest phone ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services? - IFEX
Will Syria follow in the UAE's footsteps and censor VoIP services?  IFEX

The Syrian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that it may soon begin blocking voice and video calls on WhatsApp and other Voice over ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Has 67.9 Million Subscribers in War-Torn Markets - Techfinancials.co.za
MTN Has 67.9 Million Subscribers in War-Torn Markets  Techfinancials.co.za

MTN on Monday reported that it has 67.9 million customers in the in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Shares Jump as Company Settles $8.1 Billion Nigeria Case - Bloomberg
MTN Shares Jump as Company Settles $8.1 Billion Nigeria Case  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. shares jumped as much as 8.2 percent after the phone carrier settled allegations it illegally transferred $8.1 billion of funds out of Nigeria, ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Reflections on the MTN Nigeria Communications case - Financier Worldwide
Reflections on the MTN Nigeria Communications case  Financier Worldwide

February 2019 | EXPERT BRIEFING | LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION. financierworldwide.com ?Share. On 29 August 2018, Nigeria's Central Bank ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:45:39 GMT
Liz Cheney: We 'can't be fooled into thinking' withdrawal from Syria won't reconstitute ISIS - KXLH Helena News
Liz Cheney: We 'can't be fooled into thinking' withdrawal from Syria won't reconstitute ISIS  KXLH Helena News

Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said Sunday that “we can't be fooled into thinking” a withdrawal of US troops from Syria would mean that ISIS wouldn't ...


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Syria bombing today kills U.S. troops in Manbij attack claimed by ISIS near Turkey - Live updates - CBS News
Syria bombing today kills U.S. troops in Manbij attack claimed by ISIS near Turkey - Live updates  CBS News

Four Americans, including two U.S. *service* members, were among those killed in an attack in northern Syria Wednesday, the same day Vice President Mike ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria - Financial Times
MTN presses ahead with plans for 20-year licence in Syria  Financial Times

MTN is pressing ahead with plans to acquire a 20-year mobile phone licence in Syria, in spite of the four-year civil conflict in the Arab nation that has seen ...


Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Top US general disagrees with Trump over Syria troop pullout - KXLH Helena News
Top US general disagrees with Trump over Syria troop pullout  KXLH Helena News

The US commander who has been leading the war against ISIS told CNN Friday that he disagreed with Donald Trump's decision in December to pull troops out ...


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Huawei Tied to Suspected Front Companies in Iran and Syria, New Documents Reveal - Market Tactic
Huawei Tied to Suspected Front Companies in Iran and Syria, New Documents Reveal  Market Tactic

Posted by Abigale Lormen | Jan 12, 2019 | Politics | 0. Huawei Tied to Suspected Front Companies in Iran and Syria, New Documents Reveal. Meng Wanzhou ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards - ITWeb
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards  ITWeb

After days of reviewing hundreds of nominations for this year's MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards, the adjudication panel has shortlisted the ...


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 3-Nigeria raises heat on South Africa's MTN with $2 bln tax bill - Reuters
UPDATE 3-Nigeria raises heat on South Africa's MTN with $2 bln tax bill  Reuters

Nigeria landed MTN Group with a $2 billion tax bill on Tuesday, marking the South African mobile phone company's latest skirmish with authorities in its most ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians - Enab Baladi
Cell Phone Networks: Control Towers Engulfing Syrians  Enab Baladi

Enab Baladi's investigation team. Mohamed Homos- Murad Abdul Jalil- Nour Dalati. Starting from areas under settlement agreements, the Syrian regime ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Why MTN sold one of its most profitable divisions - Financial Mail
Why MTN sold one of its most profitable divisions  Financial Mail

Sale of healthy Cypriot business will generate R4bn, which MTN will use to reduce its debt.


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Considers Exit of War-Torn Markets in Country Review - Bloomberg
MTN Considers Exit of War-Torn Markets in Country Review  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. may exit markets that aren't self-funding as Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter reviews the 22 countries in which it operates.


Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls - The National
Syrians worry about regime proposal to ban WhatsApp calls  The National

A recent study suggesting a ban on WhatsApp calls has caused worry among Syrians living both inside Syria and abroad as the application has become an ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Global Conflict This Week: Idlib Offensive Looms - Council on Foreign Relations
Global Conflict This Week: Idlib Offensive Looms  Council on Foreign Relations

Welcome to “Global Conflict This Week,” a series that highlights developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week. Stay up to date ...


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Sells Cyprus Unit to Monaco Telecom as Pruning Starts - Bloomberg
MTN Sells Cyprus Unit to Monaco Telecom as Pruning Starts  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. agreed to sell its Cyprus unit to Monaco Telecom SA for about 260 million euros ($304 million) as Africa's biggest wireless carrier by subscribers ...


Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
These are the Americans killed in Syria - KBZK Bozeman News
These are the Americans killed in Syria  KBZK Bozeman News

Four Americans — an interpreter, an Army chief warrant officer, a Navy chief cryptologic technician and a Defense Department civilian — died in the suicide ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Debt, Iran worries send MTN shares tumbling - TechCentral
Debt, Iran worries send MTN shares tumbling  TechCentral

MTN Group has warned that renewed US-led economic sanctions against Iran had once again tied up funds in its second biggest market, scuppering plans to ...


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Group Making Progress, But Not Fast Enough To Shift Sentiment - Seeking Alpha
MTN Group Making Progress, But Not Fast Enough To Shift Sentiment  Seeking Alpha

MTN Group's revenue and EBITDA growth are improving, with strong double-digit growth in Nigeria, Ghana, and Iran, but Cote d'Ivoire and South Africa aren't ...


Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Trump’s Iran sanctions keep MTN’s R3.4bn out of reach - Business Day
Trump’s Iran sanctions keep MTN’s R3.4bn out of reach  Business Day

Mobile operator MTN's share price registered its biggest decline in more than a year after reporting that R3.4bn of its cash may remain trapped in Iran for at least ...


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth - ITWeb
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth  ITWeb

Today, thousands of MTN employees in 21 markets across Africa and the Middle East launched the company's annual employee volunteerism programme, ...


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 3-MTN says Nigeria's attorney general exceeded powers in $2 bln tax bill - Reuters
UPDATE 3-MTN says Nigeria's attorney general exceeded powers in $2 bln tax bill  Reuters

Nigeria's attorney general exceeded his powers in demanding $2 billion in taxes and charges from MTN Group, Africa's biggest telecoms firm said in papers filed ...


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uganda deports telecom giant CEO over national security - Anadolu Agency
Uganda deports telecom giant CEO over national security  Anadolu Agency

Chief of MTN for Uganda operations expelled for 'compromising national security', says police - Anadolu Agency.


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G - africanews
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G  africanews

The chief executive of one of Africa's largest telecommunications providers said on Tuesday that Africa is not ready for next-generation 5G network. MTN's CEO ...


Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN will have 90% 4G coverage before the end of 2018 - MyBroadband
MTN will have 90% 4G coverage before the end of 2018  MyBroadband

MTN South Africa CTIO Giovanni Chiarelli has promised that MTN will have 90% 4G population coverage before the end of 2018. Speaking at the 2018 ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South African police seize documents from MTN over Turkey’s Turkcell case - Hurriyet Daily News
South African police seize documents from MTN over Turkey’s Turkcell case  Hurriyet Daily News

South African police have seized documents from the offices of mobile phone operator MTN Group after Turkey's Turkcell launched a $4.2 billion lawsuit over a ...


Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Israel launches massive military strike against Iranian targets in Syria - The Washington Post
Israel launches massive military strike against Iranian targets in Syria  The Washington Post

MOUNT BENTAL, Golan Heights — The Israeli military said it struck dozens of Iran-linked military targets in Syria on Thursday in response to rocket fire, marking ...


Thu, 10 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-In latest clash, Nigeria hands South Africa's MTN $2 billion tax bill - Reuters Africa
UPDATE 2-In latest clash, Nigeria hands South Africa's MTN $2 billion tax bill  Reuters Africa

MTN Group faces a $2 billion demand for taxes in Nigeria, the latest in a series of skirmishes with authorities in the South African mobile phone company's most ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion - ITWeb
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion  ITWeb

MTN today announced it has slashed its out-of-bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75% for prepaid customers and that it will be. Prepaid customers currently not ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups - africanews
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups  africanews

MTN Uganda (www.MTN.co.ug) the first telecom company in Uganda and in the MTN Group (www.MTN.com) to grant access to third-parties to its Mobile Money ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Africa arrests former envoy over MTN scandal - The Daily Star
South Africa arrests former envoy over MTN scandal  The Daily Star

South African police arrested a former ambassador to Iran on corruption charges related to the award of a mobile-phone license to MTN Group Ltd. after it was ...


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
S.Africa: Ex-diplomat nabbed over yanking Turkcell deal - Anadolu Agency
S.Africa: Ex-diplomat nabbed over yanking Turkcell deal  Anadolu Agency

Former ambassador to Iran accused of fraud in taking cellphone license deal away from Turkcell to give to MTN South Africa - Anadolu Agency.


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
OPINION: MTN now cheap, but still not going anywhere - Independent Online
OPINION: MTN now cheap, but still not going anywhere  Independent Online

It has been two and a half years since MTN hit the wall and halved to below R120 a share writes Amelia Morgenrood.


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN loses market share in key markets - ITWeb
MTN loses market share in key markets  ITWeb

Over the past five years, the telco giant has lost market share in SA and Nigeria as well as several other markets.


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Syrian quagmire: World turns a blind eye to the Afrin crisis - The Jerusalem Post - Israel News
Syrian quagmire: World turns a blind eye to the Afrin crisis  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

Years after a no-fly zone for Aleppo failed to gain Western sympathy, the Afrin pleas will likely fall on deaf ears.


Sat, 10 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Hosts First Ever Global Y'ello Career Day For Youth On The Future Of Work - Creamer Media's Engineering News
MTN Hosts First Ever Global Y'ello Career Day For Youth On The Future Of Work  Creamer Media's Engineering News

MEDIA STATEMENT / This *content* is not written by Creamer Media, but is a supplied media statement. MTN will host a Global Y'ello Career Day across 21 of its ...


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Aspen Mtn Powder Tours staffer survives complete burial by avalanche | VailDaily.com - Vail Daily News
Aspen Mtn Powder Tours staffer survives complete burial by avalanche | VailDaily.com  Vail Daily News

An employee with Aspen Mountain Powder Tours was completely buried in an avalanche Saturday on Richmond Ridge and then located and rescued by a ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria: CBN, MTN and 4 Banks - What Lessons? - AllAfrica.com
Nigeria: CBN, MTN and 4 Banks - What Lessons?  AllAfrica.com

The furore generated so far on the $8.1billion and N5.87billion sanction by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on MTN Nigeria and four banks has been one of ...


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa - africanews
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa  africanews

Two of Africa's largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group (www.Orange.com) and MTN Group (www.MTN.com), today announced a ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN considers exit of some markets in country review - BusinessTech
MTN considers exit of some markets in country review  BusinessTech

Africa's biggest mobile-phone company is doing a spring clean of its empire. MTN Group Ltd said Thursday it's conducting a review to decide whether it really ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN, ZTE extend a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence - ITWeb
MTN, ZTE extend a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence  ITWeb

These companies partnered to build a 20-seater multimedia centre at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, in Athlone.


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Exclusive: U.S. commanders recommend letting Kurdish fighters in Syria keep weapons - Reuters Africa
Exclusive: U.S. commanders recommend letting Kurdish fighters in Syria keep weapons  Reuters Africa

U.S. commanders planning for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria are recommending that Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State be allowed to keep ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets - Business Wire
Syria Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2017 - Research and Markets  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Syria - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering ...


Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives - ITWeb
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives  ITWeb

The MTN Business Internet of things anti-poaching solution has been piloted in the Welgevonden Nature Reserve, in Limpopo.


Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria - TeleGeography
Iranian consortium to be awarded a mobile licence in Syria  TeleGeography

Syria. A consortium of Iranian companies will reportedly be granted a licence to launch a mobile *service* operation in Syria under agreements to expand ...


Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda Joins Forces with Intelsat, ITSO and MTN to Accelerate 3G Network Infrastructure Deployment in Rural Areas - Business Wire
Uganda Joins Forces with Intelsat, ITSO and MTN to Accelerate 3G Network Infrastructure Deployment in Rural Areas  Business Wire

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite solutions, announced that Uganda's Commun.


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN confident of resolving its Nigeria dispute as it heads to court - Business Day
MTN confident of resolving its Nigeria dispute as it heads to court  Business Day

SA telecoms firm MTN Group said on Monday it is confident a multibillion-dollar dispute with the Nigerian government will be resolved even as it applied for a ...


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ISIS has been reduced to 1.5 square miles in Syria. This is its final stand. - KBZK Bozeman News
ISIS has been reduced to 1.5 square miles in Syria. This is its final stand.  KBZK Bozeman News

“They broke us, I swear to God. [ISIS] broke us,” the tall man said. He was thin, in his mid-thirties, his face drawn with exhaustion, his eyes hollow. He had just ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tulsi Gabbard Fast Facts - KXLF Butte News
Tulsi Gabbard Fast Facts  KXLF Butte News

Here's a look at the life of US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Gabbard represents Hawaii's 2nd District. Personal: Birth date: April ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 18:56:05 GMT
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda - PR Newswire
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda  PR Newswire

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership kicks off in Uganda with three key activities Launch Press Conference on Wednesday 22nd ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Greece seizes big drugs haul from Syrian freighter sailing for Libya - Reuters Africa
Greece seizes big drugs haul from Syrian freighter sailing for Libya  Reuters Africa

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has seized drugs worth more than 100 million euros ($113 million) after intercepting a Syrian ship sailing for Libya, the coast guard ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
U.S. Senator Graham: a rash U.S. pullout from Syria will create 'Iraq on steroids' - Reuters Africa
U.S. Senator Graham: a rash U.S. pullout from Syria will create 'Iraq on steroids'  Reuters Africa

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic ...


Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sudan's president is first Arab leader to visit Syria since crisis - Reuters Africa
Sudan's president is first Arab leader to visit Syria since crisis  Reuters Africa

AMMAN (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, the first such visit by an Arab leader since the start of ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector - ITWeb
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector  ITWeb

The 2018 MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards aims to help close the gender gap and recognises top achievers.


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Let down by U.S., Syrian Kurdish leaders look to Russia and Assad - Reuters Africa
Let down by U.S., Syrian Kurdish leaders look to Russia and Assad  Reuters Africa

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Alarmed by a U.S. decision to leave Syria, Kurdish leaders who run much of the north are urging Russia and its ally Damascus to send ...


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
U.S. coalition says it hit Islamic State fighters in Syria mosque after reports of civilian deaths - Reuters Africa
U.S. coalition says it hit Islamic State fighters in Syria mosque after reports of civilian deaths  Reuters Africa

The U.S.-led coalition said on Sunday it had killed militants in eastern Syria by striking a mosque that Islamic State used as a base, after reports of dozens of ...


Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit - Mail and Guardian
Order signed for US military's controversial Syria exit  Mail and Guardian

Donald Trump's sudden decision sparked turmoil within his administration, prompting the resignation of Brett McGurk, the special envoy to the anti-IS coalition, ...


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Call for entries: MTN Cypher Uganda - Music In Africa
Call for entries: MTN Cypher Uganda  Music In Africa

MTN Uganda and The Tribe UG, an online hip hop and marketing platform, are calling rappers in Uganda to submit entries for the MTN Cypher contest.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UAE reopens Syria embassy in boost for Assad - Reuters Africa
UAE reopens Syria embassy in boost for Assad  Reuters Africa

The United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, marking a diplomatic boost for President Bashar al-Assad from a U.S.-allied Arab ...


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN implements 'Treating Customers Fairly' policy - ITWeb
MTN implements 'Treating Customers Fairly' policy  ITWeb

MTN has launched a wide-ranging, consumer focused Treating Customers Fairly policy in continued efforts to protect customers and ensure fairness for those ...


Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money initiative across the continent - IBS Intelligence
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money initiative across the continent  IBS Intelligence

Orange Group and MTN Group, today announced a joint venture, Mowali (mobile wallet interoperability), to enable mobile money payments across the continent ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syria says downs 'hostile targets' in suspected Israeli attack - Reuters Africa
Syria says downs 'hostile targets' in suspected Israeli attack  Reuters Africa

Syrian air defences shot down "hostile targets" on Thursday, state media said, in an area regional intelligence sources said contains Iran-backed assets, while ...


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Migrant rescue ship renamed in honor of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi - KBZK Bozeman News
Migrant rescue ship renamed in honor of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi  KBZK Bozeman News

It's been more than three years since the body of 3-year-old Syrian boy Alan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish shore, his lifeless body face down in the sand.


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open - ITWeb
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open  ITWeb

App developers stand to win a trip to Silicon Valley to the value of R200 000 in the 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN brings digital music conference to Accra - Music In Africa
MTN brings digital music conference to Accra  Music In Africa

Telecoms company MTN is set to host a digital music talk at Alisa Hotel in Accra, Ghana, on 17 January.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
US-backed Kurdish fighters begin offensive into last Syrian territory held by ISIS - KXLF Butte News
US-backed Kurdish fighters begin offensive into last Syrian territory held by ISIS  KXLF Butte News

At about 6 p.m. Saturday, as darkness crept over eastern Syria, Kurdish forces backed by US-led coalition aircraft and using artillery and heavy machine guns ...


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Surveillance and censorship: Inside Syria's Internet - CBS News
Surveillance and censorship: Inside Syria's Internet  CBS News

NEW YORK -- Months after the Arab Spring uprisings first rocked the Middle East, a group of Western free speech activists began to map the Syrian Internet.


Thu, 12 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT
MTN, Cisco launch IOT services throughout SA - ITWeb
MTN, Cisco launch IOT services throughout SA  ITWeb

MTN's mobile network, combined with Cisco Jasper Control Center, lets enterprises securely and cost-effectively deliver new connected services.


Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Russia, Iran, Turkey back new Syria constitution body but fail to agree makeup - Reuters Africa
Russia, Iran, Turkey back new Syria constitution body but fail to agree makeup  Reuters Africa

Russia, Iran and Turkey, supporters of the main sides in Syria's complex civil war, on Tuesday failed to agree on the makeup of a U.N.-sponsored Syrian ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
U.S.-led coalition says it has started Syria withdrawal - Reuters Africa
U.S.-led coalition says it has started Syria withdrawal  Reuters Africa

The U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State added to confusion surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Syria on Friday by saying it had started the pullout process, ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Trump starts withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, claims victory - Reuters Africa
Trump starts withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, claims victory  Reuters Africa

President Donald Trump has begun what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, declaring on Wednesday they have succeeded in their mission to ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast - Reuters Africa
Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast  Reuters Africa

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria's seacoast was the result of a series of tragic and chance ...


Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Liberia Music Awards: Lonestar Cell MTN becomes major sponsor - Music In Africa
Liberia Music Awards: Lonestar Cell MTN becomes major sponsor  Music In Africa

Lonestar Cell MTN has become the primary sponsor of the Liberia Music Awards. The awards will now be known as MTN Liberia Music Awards.


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Syria buys Russian wheat, seeks more after poor crop output - Nasdaq
Syria buys Russian wheat, seeks more after poor crop output  Nasdaq

DUBAI/HAMBURG, Jan 22- Syria's state grain agency is seeking to buy 400000 tonnes of milling wheat in two separate tenders after buying 200000.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN: What next for Africa’s $17bn telecoms group? - Financial Times
MTN: What next for Africa’s $17bn telecoms group?  Financial Times

The continent's largest operator has struggled after a hefty fine in Nigeria. Now a new CEO aims to revive its fortunes.


Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The Israeli fighter pilots who got rich off Angola's civil war and their link to a massive cyberattack - Haaretz
The Israeli fighter pilots who got rich off Angola's civil war and their link to a massive cyberattack  Haaretz

Three Israeli ex-fighter pilots operating in Africa have a surprising tie to a sophisticated attack that caused a global scare.


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Russia, China abstain in U.N. vote on Syria cross-border aid - Reuters Africa
Russia, China abstain in U.N. vote on Syria cross-border aid  Reuters Africa

Russia and China on Thursday abstained from an annual United Nations Security Council vote to extend approval for cross-border humanitarian aid deliveries ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
New U.N. Syria envoy seeks Syria constitution talks, no firm timeframe - Reuters Africa
New U.N. Syria envoy seeks Syria constitution talks, no firm timeframe  Reuters Africa

The new U.N. envoy tasked with forging peace in Syria hopes to convene a constitutional committee in Geneva "as soon as possible", he said on Friday, without ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN reports 210.1m subscribers at end-March - TeleGeography
MTN reports 210.1m subscribers at end-March  TeleGeography

South Africa. MTN Group, a leading emerging market mobile operator, reported a 'satisfactory performance' in the first quarter of 2014, with subscriber growth of ...


Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
US withdrawal from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way — Trump - Mail and Guardian
US withdrawal from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way — Trump  Mail and Guardian

'We've won against ISIS,' Trump he said at the time. 'We've beaten them and we've beaten them badly. We've taken back the land. And now it's time for our ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Update: CBN announces $53 million settlement with MTN - Ventures Africa
Update: CBN announces $53 million settlement with MTN  Ventures Africa

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday acknowledged that MTN has paid $53 million (N19.5 billion) to settle dispute over alleged irregularities of repa.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa - VentureBeat
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa  VentureBeat

Closing out the heavily 5G-focused 2018 Mobile World Congress, ZTE today announced partnerships with major carriers MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G wireless ...


Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

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