Category: Syria

Over 4000 terrorists neutralised in Syria

Istanbul: Turkey has neutralised at least 4,376 terrorists belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PYD/PKK) and Islamic State (IS) group,…

Turkey will remain in Syria’s Afrin for security purpose

Istanbul: Turkish forces will remain in Syria's Afrin region that was recently liberated from the control of Kurdistan Workers' Party…

Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed: agencies

Moscow: A Russian fighter jet crashed after taking off from an airbase in Syria on Thursday, killing both pilots, Moscow's…

Car bomb kills 2 outside aid centre in northwest Syria: relief group

Beirut: A car bomb exploded outside a relief centre in northwest Syria on Thursday, killing at least two people including…

Britain admits killing Syrian civilian in IS air strike

London: A British air strike on Islamic State jihadists in Syria unintentionally killed a civilian, London said Wednesday -- the…

US-backed alliance launches ‘final’ battle against IS in east Syria

Al-Tanak: A US-backed Kurdish-led alliance announced Tuesday it is launching the final stage of its battle to expel the Islamic…

Missile strikes on Syria kill 26, mostly Iranian, forces

Beirut: Missile strikes on central Syria killed 26 pro-regime fighters, most of them Iranians, a monitor said Monday, in a…

‘Missiles’ fired at Syrian regime military positions: state media

Damascus: Some "enemy missiles" targeted the Syrian regime's military positions in the provinces of Hama and Aleppo late Sunday, the…

Israel Defense Minister: Russia is “very pragmatic” actor in Syria

Washington: Israel is not concerned by Russia's military presence in neighboring Syria because Moscow is a "pragmatic actor" with whom…

Syrians risk forfeiting homes under new law

Damascus: More than 10 million Syrians who have fled the countrys raging war have been told to lay claim to…

Israel defence minister vows to strike any Iran ‘military foothold’ in Syria

Jerusalem: Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman vowed in an interview Thursday to strike at any attempt by Iran to establish…

French special forces sent to reinforce US-led operations in Syria: Mattis

Washington: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday that French special operations forces arrived in Syria over the past two…

Donors pledge $4.4 billion for Syria, well short of target

Brussels: International donors on Wednesday pledged $4.4 billion in aid for 2018 for civilians caught up in the Syrian civil…

Stadium in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib hosts unlikley football game

Idlib: Battered by air strikes, the main stadium in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib hosted a soccer friendly on…

US offers $1 mn reward to locate journalist missing in Syria

Washington: The United States is offering a reward of $1 million for information about Austin Tice, an American journalist missing…

Syria returns ‘Legion d’honneur’ to France

Damascus: Syria has returned France the prestigious Legion d'honneur that it gave to President Bashar al-Assad in 2001. The office…

Syria regime strikes and shelling target IS in Damascus

Damascus: Syria regime air strikes and artillery fire pounded areas held by the Islamic State group in the south of…

Syria hands back Assad award to US ‘slave’ France

Damascus: Syria returned to France the prestigious Legion d'Honneur it gave to President Bashar al-Assad, saying Thursday he would not…

Assad still has ‘limited’ chemical capability: Pentagon

Washington: The Syrian regime remains able to conduct chemical attacks, though only at a limited level, the Pentagon said Thursday…

Iraq says its Air Force carried out “deadly” air raid against ISIS in Syria

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi air force on Thursday carried out a "deadly raid" against positions of the ISIS group in neighbouring…