Tag: Syria

Iran condemns US decision on Golan Heights

Tehran: Iran on Saturday strongly condemned United States’ decision to declare Israel's sovereignty on Golan Heights. "Iran strongly condemns the…

Pope Francis urges return of refugees to Syria

Vatican City: Pope Francis urged politicians Sunday to make a new effort to resolve the Syrian conflict and so help…

Large cache of weapons found in Syria’s Daraa

Daraa [Syria]: Authorities here found a large cache of weapons - some manufactured in the US and Israel - on…

Large cache of weapons found in Syria’s Daraa

Daraa [Syria]: Authorities here found a large cache of weapons - some manufactured in the US and Israel - on…

Syria: 2 children killed, 5 injured in Aleppo’s landmine blast

Aleppo [Syria]: At least two children were killed and five others suffered injuries in a landmine blast in Syria's government-held…

Israel raid wounds three in central Syria: state media

Damascus:An Israeli air strike in central Syria wounded three combatants early Saturday, the official SANA news agency reported. "Around 2:30…

US warns Turkey against striking Syria

Washington: US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo on Wednesday warned Turkey of "devastating results” if Ankara initiated any unilateral…

Syria: Aleppo’s mysterious ‘Yellow man’

Aleppo: Dressed in yellow from head-to-toe, Abu Zakkour is hailed as part of the "heritage" of the northern Syrian city…

In Syria’s Al-Hol camp, ultra-extremists fuel fear

Syria: Clashes with guards, violent factional quarrels and a new strain of ultra-extremism -- the Islamic State group's territorial "caliphate"…

Give Israel North, South Carolina: Syria to USA over Golan Heights row

New York: Syria strongly criticised the United States' decision to recognise Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights at a United Nations…

Israel air strike hits northern Syria: report

Damascus: Syria said Wednesday that Israel had attacked targets just north of second city Aleppo and that its air defences…

Israel carries out air attack in Syria: report

Damascus: Syria said Wednesday that Israel had attacked targets just north of the city of Aleppo and that its defences…

Trump acceptance of Israeli control of Golan sparks protests

Sweida [Syria]: Thousands of Syrians gathered on Tuesday in different cities to protest against President Donald Trump’s formal recognition of…

Syria says US Golan move blatant attack on its sovereignty

Damascus:The Syrian government said that Washington's recognition Monday of Israeli claims over the Golan Heights were a blatant attack on…

Syria force calls for international court to try IS jihadists

Ain Issa, Syria: US-backed forces in Syria Monday called for the establishment of an international court in the country to…

Syria Kurds urge world to take back foreign jihadists

Syria: Syria's Kurds warned Sunday that the thousands of foreign jihadists they have detained in their fight against the Islamic…

21 people hospitalised in Hama after suspected chemical attack

Hama [Syria]: 21 people were admitted to the Al-Suqaylabiyah hospital here after a suspected chemical attack by militants who fired…

IS ‘caliphate’ now gone, what’s next for war-torn Syria?

Beirut: The elimination of the Islamic State group's physical "caliphate" closes a long chapter in the Syrian conflict but the…

Syria devastated by war since 2011

Beirut: Since 2011 Syria has been ravaged by a war which has killed 370,000 people and displaced millions. Here are…

Trump says, time for US to back Israeli sovereignty over Golan; Here’s how Twitterati react

Signalling a shift in US policy that comes before the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White…