Category: Syria

Assad denies Moscow running the show in Syria

Damascus: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad denied Moscow is running the show in his war-torn country, saying in an interview released…

Suspected Russia raids kill more than 50 civilians in northwest Syria: monitor

Beirut: Air strikes thought to have been carried out by Russian jets on a rebel-held residential area in northwestern Syria…

Netanyahu warns Assad on Iranian presence in Syria

London: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was "no longer immune" from retaliation, while…

IS attacks kill 22 pro-regime fighters in south Syria: monitor

Beirut: Islamic State group jihadists on Thursday killed 22 pro-regime fighters including 11 soldiers among them two officers, in surprise…

Syria regime ‘no longer immune’ from retaliation: Netanyahu

London: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime is "no longer immune" from retaliation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned during a…

US boycotts world disarmament body over Syria presidency

Geneva: The United States said it would boycott Tuesday's session of the Conference on Disarmament amid fears that Syria is…

Jordan, on the doorstep of the Syrian war

Paris: Jordan is a key player in the Syrian war due to its geographical position, engaged both in the fight…

Syria roadside bomb kills one near coalition base: monitor

Beirut: A roadside bomb killed an unidentified fighter Monday near a base in northern Syria used by the US-led coalition…

Seven children among nine Syrians drowned off Turkey: state media

Istanbul: Nine Syrian refugees, including seven children, trying to reach Europe drowned on Sunday when their speedboat sank off Turkey's…

Syrian President to meet Kim in N Korea

Pyongyang: Syrian President Bashar-al Assad is set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, the North's state media…

Razan Najjar, Palestinian nurse shot dead by Israeli troops near Gaza fence

GAZA: A Palestinian woman has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border fence, in another day of…

Pentagon warns Syria’s Assad against attacking Kurdish-led forces

Washington: The Pentagon on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad not to carry out an offensive agains Kurdish-led forces backed…

Syria chairing world disarmament body ‘a travesty’: US

Geneva: The United States led a protest Tuesday against Syria taking over the Conference on Disarmament, calling it "a travesty"…

Palestinian killed in Israel strike in north Gaza: Ministry

GAZA: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli tank fire into northern Gaza on Monday, the health ministry in the Hamas-run…

Protests as Syria takes chair of world disarmament body

Geneva: The United States led protests Monday as Syria took over the rotating presidency of the Conference on Disarmament (CD)…

Iran should have no military presence in Syria: Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he will urge German and French leaders next week to back…

Russia forces among dozens dead in IS east Syria attacks

Beirut: Russian fighters were among dozens of pro-government forces killed in eastern Syria this week in a deadly wave of…

4 Russian servicemen killed in Syrian shelling

Moscow: At least four Russian servicemen, including two military advisers, were killed in Syria after they were shelled by militants,…

Israel attacks Hamas positions in Gaza

JERUSALEM: The Israeli Air Force on Saturday attacked Hamas positions in Gaza, in response to an infiltration that took place…

Missiles hit Hezbollah depot in Syria’s Homs: monitor

Damascus: Missiles hit a weapons depot on Sunday belonging to the Lebanese Hezbollah movement at Syria's Dabaa military airbase in…