Guns mostly fell silent in Syria and Russian air raids stopped on Saturday, as a cessation of hostilities appeared to hold for its first day.
28 Feb 2016 1:30 AM
Monitoring group, UN reported only isolated fire in western Syria after the ceasefire began.
27 Feb 2016 10:49 AM
ISIS fighters were reported to have tightened their grip on a Syrian government supply route to Aleppo on Tuesday as the Army battled to retake the road, which is important to its campaign to retake t
23 Feb 2016 11:58 PM
Efforts intensified for a partial truce in Syria as fighting raged near Aleppo on Monday and after the country suffered its bloodiest jihadist attack in nearly five years of war.
23 Feb 2016 7:07 AM
Russia says didn’t hit hospitals
17 Feb 2016 5:50 AM
People gather on the rubble of a hospital, supported by Doctors Without Borders, near Maaret al-Numan, in Syria’s northern province of Idlib, on Monday after the building was hit by suspected Russian airstrikes. (Photo: AFP)
17 Feb 2016 2:06 AM
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 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
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
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
Tens of thousands of Syrians were still stranded at the Oncupinar border crossing to Turkey, which remained closed.
11 Feb 2016 3:18 PM
Riyadh open to sending special forces into Syria
10 Feb 2016 5:58 AM
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
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
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
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
Kurdish-Arab alliance halts Geneva participation
02 Feb 2016 6:28 AM
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
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
Malaysia sees ‘very real’ threat from Daesh offshoot
26 Jan 2016 6:27 AM