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Syria missiles hit 3 hospitals, school; 23 die

At least 23 civilians were killed when missiles hit three hospitals and a school in rebel-held Syrian towns on Monday, residents said, as Russian-backed Syrian troops intensified their push toward the

16 Feb 2016 6:03 AM

Russia says will keep hitting anti-Assad rebel targets

Russia on Sunday made clear it would continue bombing Syrian rebel targets, raising doubts that a planned ceasefire would bring much relief.

15 Feb 2016 2:47 AM

Syrian rebel ambush killed 76 soldiers

An ambush by Syrian rebels on pro-regime forces near Damascus this week killed 76 fighters, a monitor said on Saturday, in one of the deadliest attacks of its kind since the conflict began.

14 Feb 2016 5:32 AM

John Kerry wants ‘all or nothing’ Syria truce

Major powers were beginning a new round of Syria peace talks on Thursday focusing on calls for a ceasefire and access for humanitarian aid.

12 Feb 2016 5:17 AM

'500 dead' in Syria regime's Aleppo assault

Tens of thousands of Syrians were still stranded at the Oncupinar border crossing to Turkey, which remained closed.

11 Feb 2016 3:18 PM


Syrian border camps overflow

Riyadh open to sending special forces into Syria

10 Feb 2016 5:58 AM

Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies

Any hopes of a ceasefire were dampened by Assad’s foreign minister, who said it would be all but impossible to stop the fighting.

07 Feb 2016 9:31 AM

Foreign aggressors will go home 'in coffins': Syria

Russia's military intervention in Syrian conflict in support of Assad has helped Damascus to reclaim territory previously lost to rebels.

07 Feb 2016 9:28 AM

Thousands flee Syrian assault

Refugees push each other as they wait for tents in Bab-Al Salam, northern Syria, near the Turkish border crossing on Saturday. — AFP

07 Feb 2016 1:06 AM

Syria’s textile industry hangs on for survival

At a stall in a Beirut exhibition hall, Syrian businesswoman Reem Abu Dahab displays her workshop’s lacy pink and white nightgowns, hoping to attract increasingly elusive buyers.

05 Feb 2016 2:21 AM


Syria Opposition starts 1st formal talks with UN

Kurdish-Arab alliance halts Geneva participation

02 Feb 2016 6:28 AM

16 more starve to death in Syria's Madaya: MSF

Several dozen more residents of the town are in 'danger of death' because of severe malnutrition, the humanitarian group warned.

30 Jan 2016 2:42 PM

Syria Opposition to meet in Riyadh, doubt on talks

The Syrian Opposition cast doubt on whether it would go to peace talks planned for Friday, throwing UN diplomatic efforts into question as it accused the United States of adopting unacceptable Iranian

27 Jan 2016 6:29 AM

ISIS video shows ‘Paris attackers’

Malaysia sees ‘very real’ threat from Daesh offshoot

26 Jan 2016 6:27 AM

ISIS releases video of 'Paris attackers'

The video posted on jihadist websites is entitled 'Kill wherever you find them'.

25 Jan 2016 9:17 AM


9 kids among 63 killed in Syria strikes

At least 63 people, including nine children, have died in air strikes believed to be carried out by Russian warplanes on a town in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday

25 Jan 2016 5:55 AM

Airstrike in Syria kills 30, including 13 children

The strikes come as the regime battles IS jihadists who launched a major assault on Deir Ezzor city over the weekend.

23 Jan 2016 10:04 AM

Opposition: No talks till Russia ends strikes

The Saudi-backed Syrian Opposition ruled out even indirect negotiations with Damascus before steps including a halt to Russian airstrikes, contradicting US secretary of state John Kerry’s insistence t

23 Jan 2016 6:38 AM

Secret Syria group saves lives with air raid warnings

In Syria’s coastal Latakia province, Abu Mohammad sends a warning from his phone to a secret network of colleagues: “Caution: A Russian plane just took off in your direction.”

21 Jan 2016 11:44 PM

Al Qaeda leader in Syria town, Ariha, assassinated

The assassination is the latest in a series of targeted killings of senior Islamist rebels.

21 Jan 2016 2:14 PM