Syria

  • Ilhan-Omar

    Airstrike on Syria unconstitutional: Ilhan Omar

    Hyderabad: US lawmaker Ilhan Omar has raised concerns over the recent US airstrikes on Syria. Omar said that she was deeply concerned about the legal justification of the airstrikes in Syria. “Military action—in a…

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    Syria, first country in Middle East to reopen mosques

    DAMASCUS: Mosques in Syria reopened for the first time since March as part of the government’s plan to ease the measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the mosques were opened for the…

  • Turkey

    30 Turkish military vehicles enter Syria’s Idlib

    DAMASCUS: A convoy of 30 Turkish military vehicles entered Syria’s northern Idlib province, a war monitor reported. The military convoy carried logistic and military gears, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,…

  • Syria

    Syrian govt ends school early for over 4 mln students

    DAMASCUS: More than four million students in Syria confined at home due to the coronavirus will not resume classes this year but will advance to the next grade, the government said Sunday.…

  • Group recital of prayer call echoes from Damascus to Al-Aqsa

    DAMASCUS: Inside the Syrian capital’s Great Umayyad Mosque, six muezzins sit before a loudspeaker, collectively reciting the call to prayer that can be heard across the ancient quarters of Damascus.  They are…

  • Syria

    COVID-19 ‘disaster in the making’ in war-torn Syria

    BEIRUT: As Europe and the United States struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, experts warn that disaster looms in war-torn Syria, where hospitals are unable to meet existing needs and hygiene conditions…

  • Syria declares first coronavirus death

    Damascus: A woman in Syria died on Sunday of the novel coronavirus, the health ministry said, marking the country”s first officially declared death from COVID-19. “The woman died as soon as she…

  • Syria

    COVID-19: Testing to start within days in NW Syria, says WHO

    BEIRUT: Testing for the novel coronavirus is to start within days in northwest Syria, the World Health Organisation said Monday, amid fears of a disaster if the pandemic reached overcrowded displacement camps.…

  • syria coronavirus

    After Gaza, Syria confirms first COVID-19 case

    DAMASCUS: The Syrian Health Ministry on Sunday confirmed the first novel coronavirus case in the country, state TV reported. The 20-year-old woman, who was infected with COVID-19 came from abroad, said the…

  • Erdogan

    Erdogan vows to keep doors open for refugees heading to Europe

    ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday vowed to allow refugees to travel on to Europe from Turkey which he said can no longer handle new waves of people fleeing Syria’s war.…

  • Turkey

    Turkey rejects Russian explanation over Idlib attack

    ANKARA: Turkey on Friday rejected Russia’s claim that 33 Turkish troops killed by Syrian regime fire in the province of Idlib were among groups of “terrorists”. “I want to state that during…

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    Ladder to safety: Syrians eye escape over Turkey border

    KAFR LUSIN: Abu Jabber has a plan to escape the Syrian regime’s advance: he has built a ladder from rusty metal for him and his 11 children to climb over the Turkish…

  • In NW Syria, children tossed about by war and exile

    DARET EZZA: Mustafa and Ines were helping their parents load the van once again to flee advancing Syrian troops, when bombardment hit the area and sewed panic on the street. The 12-year-old…

  • Syrian father teaches tiny daughter to laugh at bomb explosions

    Syrian father teaches tiny daughter to laugh at bomb explosions

    Syria which is in the midst of a war for the last nine years has sprung a new dimension to how the people living in constant catastrophe would learn to deal with…

  • Donald Trump

    Trump, Turkey call for Russia to stop backing Syrian atrocities

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has called for Russia to end its support for the Syrian regime’s “atrocities” as he expressed US concern over violence in the Idlib region, the White House said…

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