Category: Syria

UN in final push for Syria constitutional committee

United Nations: The UN envoy for Syria on Monday signalled that he was ready to abandon efforts to set up…

Clashes between pro-Turkish rebels kill 25 in Syria’s Afrin

Beirut: Clashes on Sunday between Turkish-backed rebel factions vying for influence in the northern Syrian town of Afrin left 25…

IS loses holdout in south Syria, faces deadly air raids in east

Beirut: Syrian regime forces retook control of the last southern holdout of the Islamic State group Saturday, as a monitor…

Clashes between pro-Turkish rebels kill 25 in Syria’s Afrin

Beirut: Clashes on Sunday between Turkish-backed rebel factions vying for influence in the northern Syrian town of Afrin left 25…

Regime forces seize IS holdout in southern Syria: monitor

Beirut: Syrian regime forces Saturday took back control of the Islamic State group's last holdout in southern Syria after months…

Germany considers expelling convicted Syrians

Berlin: Germany is examining if Syrians convicted of crimes in Europe's biggest economy or who are deemed dangerous can be…

20 IS militants killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria

Damascus: At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed over the past 24 hours as a result of…

Assad calls on Syria’s Druze minority to do military service

Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has called on the country's Druze community to do military service, days after members of…

Coalition air strikes killed 38 in eastern Syria: monitor

Beirut: Air strikes by the US-led coalition have killed 38 people in an eastern Syria holdout of the Islamic State…

At Syria border, Jordanians dash over for cheap shopping

Syria: Near the recently reopened border with Jordan, former Syrian rebel fighter Bahaa al-Masri sells date-filled pastries and sesame biscuits…

US-led coalition strikes kill 26 civilians in east Syria: monitor

Beirut: US-led coalition air strikes killed 26 civilians including 14 children Friday in a holdout of the Islamic State group…

Syria army frees Druze hostages from IS: state media

Damascus: The last 19 Druze women and children abducted by the Islamic State group in July from the southern Syrian…

US hopes Russia remains ‘permissive’ of Israel strikes in Syria

Beirut: The US envoy to Syria said Wednesday he hoped to see more of Damascus ally Moscow's "permissive approach" to…

IS suffers heavy Syria losses despite Kurd pause: monitor

Beirut: At least 65 Islamic State group fighters have been killed around their last enclave in Syria despite a pause…

Assad, Russia envoy discuss Syria constitutional committee

Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and an envoy from ally Russia on Sunday discussed "removing the obstacles" to forming a…

Justice is being denied to 50 Palestinian children killed this year: NGO

Killing innocent Palestinian children, men and women and the Palestinian crisis do not seem to end, not even in the…

US criticizes Turkey strikes on Kurd militia in Syria

Washington: The United States on Wednesday voiced concern over Turkey's strikes on Kurdish militia posts in Syria, which led a…

Syria summit took ‘huge steps’ toward ending war: US

Brussels: The Istanbul summit on Syria took "huge steps" toward ending its civil war, but the situation remains dangerous with…

Turkey says ‘plans complete’ for assault on Kurd militia in Syria

Ankara: Turkey has completed preparations for a new operation in northern Syria to "destroy" a US-backed Kurdish militia that Ankara…

113 Syrian refugees arrested in Lebanon

Beirut: The Lebanese army has arrested 113 Syrian refugees in Adayse, Marjeyoun, for entering Lebanon illegally, media reported. According to…