Airstrikes on IS-held village kills 30 - activists

2016-06-25 19:38

Opposition activists say airstrikes on an eastern Syrian village held by the Islamic State group have killed at least 30 people and wounded many others.

3 dead, 17 wounded by rebel fire on hospital in Syria's Aleppo

2016-05-03 16:23

Rebel fire on a hospital in a government-controlled neighbourhood of Syria's second city Aleppo killed three women and wounded another 17 people, state media reported.

Assad says he can form new Syria government with opposition

2016-03-31 11:10

President Bashar Assad says it would not be difficult to agree on a new Syrian government including opposition figures, but his opponents responded that no administration would be legitimate while he remained in office.

Syria: Assad ouster a 'red line'

2016-03-12 18:08

The Syrian government has said the ouster of President Bashar Assad remains a "red line", just two days ahead of renewed talks to put an end to the war.

Dozens die in double car bomb attack in Syria

2016-02-21 11:26

At least 46 people have been killed and dozens injured in a double car bomb attack in the central Syrian city of Homs, a monitor says.

Kurdish fighters 'carry out ethnic cleansing' in Syria

2016-02-15 15:05

Al Jazeera speaks with Yasin Aktay, deputy chairperson of Turkey's Justice and Development party for foreign affairs.

UAE says it's prepared to send ground forces to Syria

2016-02-08 05:35

A top official in the United Arab Emirates says his country is prepared to send ground troops to Syria to fight Islamic State militants.

Turkey will not 'abandon Syrian refugees'

2016-02-07 20:05

Turkey will continue to let in Syrian refugees instead of "abandoning them to their deaths", says the country's deputy premier.

Syrians backed by Russian jets clash with rebels

2015-12-30 20:17

The Syrian army, backed by Russian warplanes, have engaged in fierce fighting with rebels close to the border with Jordan, reports say.

Syrian man whose plight spurred Obama's support arrives in US

2015-12-18 09:53

A Syrian scientist whose story spurred supporting words from President Barack Obama and a fundraising effort by actor Edward Norton has arrived as a refugee into the Detroit area.


The Syrian civil war explained

2016-05-24 14:02

The Syrian civil war is the deadliest conflict the 21st century has witnessed thus far.

Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria's Aleppo

2016-04-30 21:01

Terrified residents have fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's divided city of Aleppo, as key regime backer Russia rejected calls to rein in its ally.

Syria forces retake Palmyra in major victory over ISIS

2016-03-27 13:26

Syrian troops backed by Russian forces recaptured the famed ancient city of Palmyra from the Islamic State group in a major victory over the jihadists.

Syrian refugees mass at Turkish border

2016-02-28 14:31

Thousands of people are stranded at the Bab al-Salam crossing after fleeing a government offensive in Aleppo.

Obama under fire for lack of leadership over Syria

2016-02-17 12:30

The United States is coming under increasingly bitter criticism for its perceived lack of leadership over Syria as the country's brutal civil conflict heads toward new levels of intensity.

Aid reaches Syria's Yarmouk camp after 9 months

2016-02-14 08:59

Humanitarian aid has reached residents of the Yarmouk area on the outskirts of Damascus for the first time in nine months, according to the United Nations agency for Palestine refugee.

Syrian army advances towards Turkish border

2016-02-07 21:37

Syrian government troops are advancing to a rebel town near the Turkish border with the help of a Russian-backed offensive.

Syria aid conference seeks record $9bn for 2016

2016-02-03 14:22

International aid to the victims of Syria's five-year war, including millions forced to flee their homes, has persistently fallen short, but organisers of the annual Syria pledging conference hope for greater generosity this time around, despite a record request of close to $9bn for 2016.

US warns Russian strikes in Syria killing civilians

2015-12-30 09:38

The United States has expressed concern on at what it said was the heavy civilian toll of "indiscriminate" Russian air strikes in Syria.

Iraq demands withdrawal of Turkish troops near Mosul

2015-12-05 14:47

Iraq has called on Turkey to immediately withdrawal Turkish troops operating in the country's north, saying the deployment was a violation of Iraqi sovereignty.

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