Syria's White Helmets win Swedish rights prize

2016-09-22 19:13

The White Helmets, a Syrian civil organisation of emergency responders in rebel-held areas, has won the Right Livelihood Award, the jury for the Swedish human rights prize has announced.

Syria will retalitate - Assad

Speaking to US media for the first time in two years, Syrian President Bashar Assad told CBS he will retaliate if the US strikes his country. Watch.

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Nato hails Patriot deployment

2012-12-14 20:16

Nato has welcomed a US order to deploy two Patriot missile batteries and some 400 personnel near Turkey's border with Syria while insisting the move was purely defensive.

Syrian rebels agree to united leadership

2012-10-16 20:22

Syria's divided rebels have agreed to set up a joint leadership to overthrow President Bashar Assad, after coming under increasing pressure from their foreign supporters to unite.

Car bomb in Damascus suburb kills five

2012-09-03 16:10

A car bomb ripped through Jaramana, a mainly Christian and Druze suburb of Damascus, killing at least five people.

Syria will accept Algerian as go-between

2012-08-14 22:44

The Syrian government has consented to the idea of Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi replacing Kofi Annan as the UN-Arab League mediator in the Syria conflict.


3 killed in mortar attack on Damascus

2015-06-28 17:52

A mortar bomb has killed three people and wounded 12 more in a market place in northeast Damascus, Syrian state television has reported, after months of relative calm in the capital.

'Warning shots' fired at Aleppo airport

2012-12-21 18:30

Syrian rebels have fired warning shots at an airliner preparing to take off from Aleppo airport in the first direct attack on a civilian flight since the uprising in Syria began 21 months ago.

150 killed as Syria truce collapses

2012-10-27 09:51

Almost 150 people have died on the first day of a barely-observed truce between the warring parties in Syria.

Syria war crimes suspects list drawn up

2012-09-17 15:02

UN human rights investigators say they have drawn up a new secret list of Syrians and units suspected of committing war crimes who should face criminal prosecution some day.

Syrian unrest spills over to Lebanon

2012-08-22 22:15

The Syrian conflict has fuelled tensions in neighbouring Lebanon, which lived through 30 years of Syrian domination and remains deeply divided between opponents and supporters of President Bashar Assad.

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