Category: Syria

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,…

Netanyahu tells Iran to get out of Syria ‘fast’

Tel Aviv: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged Iran to quickly remove its forces from neighbouring Syria or…

Erdogan, Trump consider creating security zone in Syria

Ankara: Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump mooted Monday the creation of a "security zone" in…

Israel carried out weekend’s airstrike in Syria, says Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday (local time) boldly admitted that the country's air force carried out an…

Syria conflict: Pompeo ‘optimistic’ on deal to protect Kurds

Abu Dhabi: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey…

Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles: state media

Damascus: Syrian air defences shot down Israeli missiles late Friday, the official SANA news agency reported, citing a military source.…

Israel fires missiles over Damascus: Syria

Damascus: Syria on Friday claimed that Israel has filed multiple missiles towards Damascus which triggered Syrian air defences that shot…

US begins withdrawing some military equipment from Syria

Washington/Damascus: The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by…

US begins withdrawing some military equipment from Syria

Washington: The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by…

Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group advances in Syria

Washington: An Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group Hay'at Tahir al-Sham (HTS) is advancing in the northern province of Idlib, taking control…

Storm wrecks Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon

Arsal: Heavy rains and snow wrecked several informal settlements housing Syrian refugees in Lebanon and left thousands in need of…

US pullout from Syria must be planned carefully: Erdogan

Ankara: The US withdrawal from Syria must be planned carefully and performed in cooperation with the right partners to protect…