Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 | Last Update : 10:59 PM IST

Beirut Page-2

42 civilians killed in US-led air strikes in Syrian city of Raqa: reports

Nineteen children and 12 women were among those killed in the raids, which hit several neighbourhoods in the northern city.

22 Aug 2017 3:45 PM

Syria Commandos kill 25 jihadists in central Syria: monitor

The raid allowed regime forces to seize control of three villages in the area, official news agency SANA reported the source as saying.

13 Aug 2017 3:33 PM

Syrian army takes ISIS-held town in Homs province, says monitor

Monitor says government troops have taken last ISIS-held town in Homs as army advances towards ISIL strongholds in east.

06 Aug 2017 8:07 AM

About 90,000 Iranians to attend Hajj after 2016 boycott over tensions with Saudi

Iran boycotted the Hajj in 2016 after hundreds of people, mainly Iranians, died in a crush at the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in 2015.

31 Jul 2017 6:42 PM

Now, Syria monitor says ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead; US skeptical

Russia's military said in mid-June that it was seeking to verify whether it had killed the ISIS chief in an air strike in Syria in May.

11 Jul 2017 6:56 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

5 suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids

4 of the suicide bombers struck in one camp near the border town of Arsal, wounding three soldiers.

30 Jun 2017 4:06 PM

Syria's Assad visits Russian air base after US warning

Assad has been touring areas north and northwest of Damascus in recent days, a rare trip out of his seat of power in the capital.

28 Jun 2017 11:38 AM

Gulf crisis seen widening split in Syria rebellion

Sunni-ruled monarchies sided with the protesters in March 2011, when the war started with the brutal repression of anti-govt demonstrations.

17 Jun 2017 12:00 PM

Russia to verify whether it killed IS leader after US-led coalition raises doubt

The Russian Defense Ministry claimed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian strike in late May

16 Jun 2017 6:35 PM

Raqqa campaign cements rising profile of Syria’s Kurds

When Syria’s conflict began with anti-government demonstrations in March 2011, Kurdish leaders largely kept out of the nascent uprising.

08 Jun 2017 1:52 AM

ADVERTISEMENT

14 killed, 40 injured in ISIS bombing in East Syria

More than 320,000 people have been killed since Syria's conflict broke out in March 2011.

30 May 2017 1:24 PM

US air strike kills 80 relatives of ISIS terrorists, incuding 33 children in Syria

The latest strike came as the UN urged all nations bombing jihadist targets in Syria to distinguish between civilian and military targets.

26 May 2017 7:29 PM

12 killed in northwest Syria strikes, field clinic damaged

A monitoring group said a first round of raids, which were likely carried out by Russian jets, targeted the village of Duwayleh in Idlib.

25 Apr 2017 3:06 PM

Syria evacuations resume after deadly bombing

The population exchange has been criticised by rights groups, which say it rewards siege tactics and amounts to forcible displacement.

19 Apr 2017 2:33 PM

At least 10 civilians dead in air strike in eastern Syria: activists

Air strikes by the US-led coalition have killed many civilians over the past weeks as the battle against the extremists intensifies.

18 Apr 2017 1:13 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

Blast kills at least 112 during Syria's population transfer

The bloody mayhem that followed the Saturday attack only deepened the resentment of the transfer criticised as population engineering.

16 Apr 2017 8:08 AM

Syria car bombing kills at least 24 evacuees

It was not immediately clear if rebels at the transit point were among the dead.

15 Apr 2017 9:23 PM

Syrians stuck in and near Aleppo as evacuation deal halts

Residents of Madaya sat outside rows of coaches in a bus garage in government-held Aleppo, waiting to move onto Idlib.

15 Apr 2017 7:16 PM

Saudi Arabia should probe Pak transgender woman's death: HRW

The HRW said it confirmed the death by reviewing official documents and on assertions by a family member that she was tortured in custody.

13 Apr 2017 7:38 PM

US warplanes hit Syrian town again; 7 civilians dead

In Damascus, dozens of Syrian students gathered outside the UN offices to protest the US missile attack.

09 Apr 2017 8:29 AM

ADVERTISEMENT