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Syria

ISIS terrorists emerge from tunnels to surrender to US forces after Caliphate fails

Top foreign affairs official for Syria's semi-autonomous Kurdish region warned ISIS members captured during assault still posed threat.

25 Mar 2019 11:52 AM

US-backed Syrian force claims victory over Islamic State

US-backed forces in Syria announced they have liberated the last area held by the Islamic State in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz.

23 Mar 2019 3:33 PM

‘Big mistake’: German woman who joined ISIS, asks to go home

Just beyond village of Baghouz, Leonora and her two children are among the thousands to have scrambled out this week.

02 Feb 2019 2:18 PM

'I am not jihadi John': German ISIS 'shoemaker' pleads to come home

Berlin is not known to have repatriated anyone, but Sufyan hopes he, his Syrian wife and their son can start afresh in Germany.

23 Oct 2018 11:29 AM

Syria's key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to be reopened

Israel also said the Quneitra crossing with Syria will reopen on Monday to UN observers, four years after it was closed because of fighting.

15 Oct 2018 1:42 PM

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Children among 39 civilians killed in Syria arms depot blast: monitor

'The explosion occurred in a weapons depot in a residential building in Sarmada,' said the head of the Britain-based monitor.

12 Aug 2018 7:26 PM

2 Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

Head of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman said that Israeli missiles hit arms depots for Hezbollah near airport.

26 Jun 2018 4:32 PM

38 killed by air strikes on village in Syria's Idlib: Human rights monitor

The death toll is expected to increase as some of the 50 injured in strikes were in critical condition.

08 Jun 2018 9:05 PM

US-led air strike hits key military positions in east Syria: State media

A military source of forces allied to Syria's govt said the strikes had targeted two regime military positions near a frontline with IS.

24 May 2018 1:30 PM

50 bodies of jihadists, civilians recovered from Raqqa mass grave in Syria

The mass grave was located under a football pitch, close to a hospital where IS jihadists had dug in before being chased out of Raqqa.

22 Apr 2018 12:01 PM

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Syrian rebels retreat from enclave northeast of Damascus

President Bashar al-Assad, backed by Russia and Iran, is seeking to wipe out the last few rebel enclaves near Damascus.

21 Apr 2018 6:28 PM

Israeli official justifies US-led strikes on Syria

Tensions have been running high between Israel and its arch-foe Iran, a key backer of the Syrian regime.

14 Apr 2018 2:55 PM

Bashar al-Assad warns Western action would 'further destabilise' region

Threats of Western military action in response to an alleged chemical attack would only lead to further chaos in the region.

12 Apr 2018 5:08 PM

Syria blames Israel of carrying out deadly dawn bombing raid on military air base

The Russian army also accused Israel, saying two Israeli F-15s had fired eight missiles at the base.

09 Apr 2018 8:11 AM

Ghouta sirens distress call as death toll rises to 1000

Shelling and air strikes slammed into Douma on Saturday, trapping residents inside their basements for hours.

11 Mar 2018 12:35 PM

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Homes reduced to rubbles, 800 dead as air strikes continue in E Ghouta

More than 340,000 people have been killed and millions displaced in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011.

07 Mar 2018 1:22 PM

Chess in a ‘window-less room’: Ex-ISIS fighters in Syria’s rehabilitation centre

'Maybe I'll start a business, continue my studies, or go to Europe.'

13 Dec 2017 6:34 PM

18 killed in suicide car bombing in Syria

A third managed to reach the eastern Tahrir Square district, where he was surrounded but able to detonate a bomb.

02 Jul 2017 4:24 PM

8 killed, 12 wounded in car bomb explosion in Syria

A suicide car bomber struck in central Damascus, and that 2 other bombs went off after security forces chased other attackers.

02 Jul 2017 12:15 PM

Prez Assad says India is welcome to play economic role in Syria’s restoration

He said India and Syria could learn from each other and work towards building a ‘genuine coalition’ against terrorism.

05 Jun 2017 8:43 AM

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