Category: Syria

Gaza Strip: Palestinian Man killed by Israel forces

Another Palestinian man was killed during a protest at the maritime border, between the Gaza Strip and the Israeli territories…

Idlib deal sparks fresh diplomatic push to end Syria war

A Turkish-Russian deal for Syria's Idlib has revived efforts towards a diplomatic solution to the country's seven-year war, but analysts…

Illegal militants groups prevail in Idlib: Syrian Foreign Minister

Beirut: Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on Monday stated that despite the Russian-Turkish agreements to enforce a demilitarised zone (DMZ)…

UN humanitarian chief seeks extension of aid to civilians in Syria

United Nations: The United Nation's top humanitarian affairs official appealed to the Security Council Monday for continued aid deliveries to…

Turkey shells US-backed Kurdish militia positions in Syria: state media

Istanbul: Turkey's military on Sunday fired artillery shells at a Kurdish militia in Syria that is backed by the United…

Syria reopens Damascus antiquities museum

Damascus: Syria reopened a wing of the capital's famed antiquities museum on Sunday after six years of closure to protect…

Syria rejects UN plan on constitution committee: envoy

United Nations: A United Nations plan to end the seven-year civil war in Syria has run aground after Damascus blocked…

Syria reopens Damascus antiquities museum

Syria: Syria reopened a wing of the capital's famed antiquities museum on Sunday after six years of closure to protect…

Syria’s UN envoy threatens to retake rebel stronghold of Idlib

United Nation: Syria's permanent representative to the UN Bashar Jaafari on Friday threatened that his country will retake Idlib province,…

Security Council to meet Friday concerning Syria

United Nations: The UN Security Council will meet Friday to discuss Syria, diplomatic sources told AFP Thursday, as no progress…

Coalition denies targeting civilians in deadly east Syria raid

Beirut: The US-led coalition denied Sunday that it targeted civilians in a recent deadly raid in eastern Syria, insisting instead…

US-backed Syria offensive kills 35 IS fighters: monitor

Beirut: An offensive by US-backed forces against the Islamic State group's last redoubt in eastern Syria killed 35 jihadists on…

Canada to resettle group of Syrian White Helmets

Ottawa: Canada is preparing to welcome a group of Syrian White Helmets rescuers, officials said on Friday, without specifying when…

Head of UN Humanitarian Taskforce for Syria to step down

Geneva: A day after the UN envoy for Syria announced his planned departure, the head of the humanitarian taskforce for…

The UN in Syria: years of failed peace efforts

Beirut: Staffan de Mistura announced Wednesday he will resign as UN envoy to Syria, becoming the third person to quit…

Syria blocking returns to ex-rebel areas, HRW says

Beirut: Syria's government is preventing people from returning to ex-rebel zones around Damascus through restrictions on access or by destroying…

Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Golan Heights

Quneitra (Syria): Syria opened two key border crossings on Monday after years of closure due to the ongoing civil war…

Deadline passes for Syria’s Idlib buffer without jihadists leaving

Beirut: A deadline passed Monday without jihadists leaving a planned buffer zone around Syria's last major rebel bastion of Idlib…

32 Syrians rescued at sea off Lebanon

Beirut: The Lebanese navy and a UN force have rescued 32 Syrian refugees whose boat broke down as they attempted…

Russia condemned for calling Syrian White Helmets a ‘threat’

United Nations: Russia was denounced at the United Nations Thursday after describing the Syrian rescue volunteers known as the White…