Category: Syria

Syria roadside bomb kills one near coalition base: monitor

Beirut: A roadside bomb killed an unidentified fighter Monday near a base in northern Syria used by the US-led coalition…

Seven children among nine Syrians drowned off Turkey: state media

Istanbul: Nine Syrian refugees, including seven children, trying to reach Europe drowned on Sunday when their speedboat sank off Turkey's…

Syrian President to meet Kim in N Korea

Pyongyang: Syrian President Bashar-al Assad is set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, the North's state media…

Razan Najjar, Palestinian nurse shot dead by Israeli troops near Gaza fence

GAZA: A Palestinian woman has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border fence, in another day of…

Pentagon warns Syria’s Assad against attacking Kurdish-led forces

Washington: The Pentagon on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad not to carry out an offensive agains Kurdish-led forces backed…

Syria chairing world disarmament body ‘a travesty’: US

Geneva: The United States led a protest Tuesday against Syria taking over the Conference on Disarmament, calling it "a travesty"…

Palestinian killed in Israel strike in north Gaza: Ministry

GAZA: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli tank fire into northern Gaza on Monday, the health ministry in the Hamas-run…

Protests as Syria takes chair of world disarmament body

Geneva: The United States led protests Monday as Syria took over the rotating presidency of the Conference on Disarmament (CD)…

Iran should have no military presence in Syria: Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he will urge German and French leaders next week to back…

Russia forces among dozens dead in IS east Syria attacks

Beirut: Russian fighters were among dozens of pro-government forces killed in eastern Syria this week in a deadly wave of…

4 Russian servicemen killed in Syrian shelling

Moscow: At least four Russian servicemen, including two military advisers, were killed in Syria after they were shelled by militants,…

Israel attacks Hamas positions in Gaza

JERUSALEM: The Israeli Air Force on Saturday attacked Hamas positions in Gaza, in response to an infiltration that took place…

Missiles hit Hezbollah depot in Syria’s Homs: monitor

Damascus: Missiles hit a weapons depot on Sunday belonging to the Lebanese Hezbollah movement at Syria's Dabaa military airbase in…

12 dead in strike on Syria forces, US denies coalition role

Beirut: A dozen pro-regime fighters were killed in an air strike on Syrian army positions a monitor said Thursday was…

IS attack in Syria desert kills 26 pro-regime forces

Beirut: More than two dozen pro-government forces based in Syria's desert died in a surprise Islamic State group attack Tuesday,…

Watchdog urges Russia world cup opening boycott over Syria

Beirut: World leaders should boycott Russian President Vladimir Putin's VIP box at next month's World Cup opening unless he takes…

Syria police deploy in south Damascus after Daesh defeat

DAMASCUS: Syrian police deployed across devastated districts in southern Damascus on Tuesday, according to state media, a day after the…

IS victories and defeats in Syria

Beirut: Syria's army on Monday said it had routed Islamic State group jihadists from the capital Damascus and its outskirts,…

11 soldiers killed in Syria’s Hama air base explosions

Damascus: At least 11 soldiers and pro-government fighters were killed on Friday in five explosions that rattled the arms depot…

Putin meets Assad, calls for ‘political process’ on Syria

Sochi: Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Thursday and said the "military…