Category: Syria

Turkey-Syria talks underway at ‘lower levels’: Erdogan

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that talks were underway at lower levels with Syria, ruling out any…

Turkey captures IS suspects on Syria border: ministry

Turkey: Troops captured four Islamic State (IS) suspects in a Turkish town on the Syrian border while they were attempting…

Syria bus attack kills one, wounds four in Manbij: monitor

Beirut: A roadside bomb struck a bus carrying teachers in Manbij killing one person on Saturday, the latest in a…

Forces detain German jihadist in Syria: wives

Syria: US-backed Kurdish-led forces have detained German jihadist Martin Lemke after he fled the last pocket held by the Islamic…

US-led coalition strikes kill civilians, IS militants in Syria: Monitor

Damascus: The forces of the US-led coalition bombarded the Islamic State (IS)-held farms in Syria's eastern Euphrates region, killing 42…

Israeli PM, Russian envoy meet over Syria issue

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin's special envoy for Syrian affairs Alexander Lavrentiev have met…

IS in Syria boxed in to shrinking pocket

Syria: Kurdish-led fighters pressed their assault against the Islamic State group in eastern Syria Monday, boxing the jihadists into a…

Weeding out jihadists from civilians on Syria front line

Baghouz: A hesitation on a simple question or a callus on a trigger finger -- it doesn't always take much…

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…