Syria

Moscow, Damascus demand US forces to leave Syria

Damscus: A Syrian-Russian joint coordination committee has demanded the US forces to withdraw from Syria, according to Syrian state news…

Syria force evacuates families before final assault on IS

Near Baghouz: US-backed forces in eastern Syria scrambled Wednesday to extract more families from the last dreg of the "caliphate"…

Syria force screens and treats ‘caliphate’ survivors

Near Baghouz: US-backed forces in eastern Syria on Tuesday screened and treated truckloads of suspected jihadists and relatives who left…

Syria force carries out major evacuation from last IS holdout

Syria: US-backed forces evacuated over 40 truckloads of people from the Islamic State group's last Syria redoubt on Monday, as…

Syria force expects mass evacuations from last IS holdout

Syria: US-backed Syrian forces prepared Monday for another round of evacuations from the Islamic State group's last shard of territory…

Russia to deploy military police on Syria-Turkey’ border

Moscow [Russia]: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Sunday said that the government is considering deploying military police in the…

Thousands evacuate last IS bastion in Syria

Damascus: Thousands of people evacuated the Islamic State (IS) terror group's last bastion in Syria in vehicles escorted by the…

Around 200 US troops to remain in Syria after pullout: W.House

Washington: The US military will keep around 200 troops in Syria after President Donald Trump's pullout from the war-torn country,…

Trump, Erdogan discuss on phone US troop withdrawal from Syria

Ankara: United States President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, during a telephone call, on Thursday (local time) agreed…

Largest IS mass grave yet found outside Syria’s Raqa

Syria: Two feet deep, below a plot of farmland outside the Syrian city of Raqa, lies a large and deadly…

Russia opens two humanitarian corridors to evacuate besieged Syrians

Homs [Syria]: In an efforts to secure the return of the besieged Syrian civilians, Russia opened two humanitarian corridors to…

24 killed in twin bomb blasts in Syria

Idlib [Syria]: At least 24 people, including four children, were killed in a double bomb attack in Syria's Idlib province…

ISIS terrorists flee Syria to Iraq

Damascus: Over 1,000 ISIS terrorists have fled Syria to western Iraq over the last six months with around USD 200…

Netanyahu to meet Putin to improve coordination on Syria

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow to strengthen…

ISIS controlling just 700 sq mts in Syria: SDF

Damascus: The Islamic State (ISIS) has been reduced to just 700 square metres in Syria, as the US-backed Syrian Democratic…

Macron, Putin weigh ‘degraded’ situation in Syria

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed priorities for the "greatly deteriorated" situation in Syria,…

Mines and tunnels slow final Syria onslaught on IS

Syria: Kurdish-led forces cleared landmines and searched for tunnels blocking their advance Friday on the last square kilometre of an…

Syria pullout likely to begin in weeks: US commander

Washington: The withdrawal of US troops from Syria will likely begin within weeks, the Pentagon commander in charge of American…

70 killed or injured in US-led airstrike in Syria: Report

Damascus: A total of 70 civilians were killed or wounded by a US-led airstrike in eastern Syria, state agency SANA…

‘Heavy clashes’ as US-backed forces battle IS in Syria: monitor

Beirut: US-backed forces were locked in fierce fighting as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic…