Category: Syria

Syria’s first lady undergoes operation over cancer: presidency

Syria: The wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has undergone a "successful" operation as part of treatment for early-stage breast…

Daesh in Syria will be defeated within a month, says SDF chief

BEIRUT: Military operations against the Daesh group in Syria are wrapping up and the last pockets of the militants' self-proclaimed…

Coalition strikes kill 42 in IS Syria holdout: monitor

Beirut: Coalition missile strikes have killed 42 people including 13 civilians in what remains of the Islamic State group's last…

Erdogan says expects creation of Syria ‘security zone’ in ‘few months’

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey expected a "security zone" to be created in Syria in a…

Bomb attack hits Syrian capital: state media

Syria: A bomb attack hit a northeastern neighbourhood of the Syrian capital Thursday, state media said, in the third such…

Turkey says can form ‘security zone’ in Syria alone

ISTANBUL: Turkey could establish a "security zone" in neighbouring Syria on its own, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday,…

Putin and Erdogan to hold Syria talks

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold Syria talks in Moscow on Wednesday,…

Toll from Israel’s Syria strikes rises to 21: monitor

Beirut: The death toll from Israel's latest bombardment of military targets in Syria rose from 11 to 21, a war…

U.S. Troops Are a “Sitting Target” in Syria; It’s Time to Bring Them Home

In Syria, a suicide bomber struck a restaurant in the northern city of Manbij Wednesday, killing 19 people including four…

US has ‘no plans’ for Syria post troops withdrawal, says former envoy

Washington: The United States does not have any plans for Syria in the future once its troops are withdrawn from…

Syrian air defences intercept Israeli missile strike

Damascus: The Syrian air defences intercepted a fresh Israeli missile strike targeting the areas in southern Syria on Sunday, the…

Arab states call for return of Syria refugees

Beirut: The fourth annual Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, held in the Lebanese capital Beirut, was marred by the…

2 killed, 8 injured in Syria bus explosion

Damascus: As many as two people were killed and eight others reportedly injured in twin explosions in the northern Syrian…

‘Huge explosion’ in Syria capital causes fatalities: monitor

BEIRUT: A "huge explosion" near a military intelligence office in Damascus Sunday left a number of dead and wounded, a…

No timeframe for launch of Syrian constitutional committee: UN chief

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said there is no timeframe to launch the constitutional committee in Syria, but…

Deadly attack on US forces leaves Syria town fearful for future

Manbij: Charred walls, shattered windows, uncooked kebabs still on the counter -- the blast that hit US forces at this…

Israel, Russia agree to continue coordination in Syria

Jerusalem: Israeli and Russian military officials have agreed to continue the coordination of their military actions in Syria, the Israeli…

New UN envoy embarks on 1st visit to Syria

Damascus: The newly-appointed UN special envoy to Syria made his first visit to the war-torn country on Tuesday since he…

Syria blast: US soldier, 7 civilians killed, ISIS claims responsibility

Damascus: The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb blast that killed a US military personnel and…

Winter weather killed 15 displaced children in Syria: UN

Beirut: Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks,…