ARTICLES RELATING TO SYRIA CONFLICT

Turkey, Kurds trade accusations even as Syria truce takes hold

2019-10-19 14:43

Turkish and Kurdish leaders accused each other of violating a US-brokered truce in northeastern Syria even as it appeared to be taking hold on its second day.

Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor

2019-10-13 09:08

Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said.

Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria

2019-06-13 11:13

Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces.

Bombardment kills 13 civilians in Syria - monitor

2019-04-07 14:40

Bombardment has killed 13 civilians in northwest Syria, the large majority in regime fire on areas of the jihadist-held Idlib region, a war monitor has said.

WATCH: US-backed Syrian force attacks ISIS enclave

2019-03-11 09:14

US-backed Syrian forces launched an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Sunday, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of its self-declared "caliphate" that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria.

US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan withdrawal plans

2019-02-05 07:43

Senators resoundingly back text saying pullouts could allow ISIL and al-Qaeda re-group and destabilise both countries.

John Bolton to Israel and Turkey to discuss Syria pullout

2019-01-06 16:35

US National Security Adviser Bolton is to meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and other officials before travelling to Turkey.

Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Syria downs Russia warplane

2018-09-19 08:49

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin have sought to defuse a crisis after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air strikes.

30 000 flee in Syria as UN fears century's 'worst' crisis

2018-09-11 09:32

Violence in Syria has displaced more than 30 000 people this month alone, the United Nations has said, warning that a looming assault could create the century's "worst humanitarian catastrophe".

In war-torn Syria, 'cat man' starts rare animal clinic

2018-06-04 13:15

At an unlikely cat shelter in rebel-held northern Syria, Mohammed Alaa al-Jaleel gently holds a feline patient on her back as an ultrasound probe is rolled across her pregnant belly.

 

WATCH | Pentagon says up to 1 000 US troops to withdraw from northern Syria

2019-10-14 12:32

The Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1 000 troops from northern Syria. WATCH NOW.

Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media

2019-06-17 14:52

Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack.

Syria says it 'thwarted' Israeli missile attack

2019-06-12 16:28

Syrian Air Defences says it shot down a number of missiles targeting Tal al-Hara overlooking the occupied Golan Heights.

WATCH: ISIS 'caliphate' exodus overwhelms east Syria hospitals

2019-04-04 06:36

An exodus of jihadist families and civilians from the Islamic State group's vanquished final enclave is overwhelming eastern Syria's hospitals.

Final ISIS defeat looms as thousands leave last area in Syria

2019-03-05 20:35

A spokesperson for the US-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group says thousands of people, including militants, have left the last area held by the extremists in Syria.

Pompeo vows US troops will leave Syria

2019-01-11 09:12

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has insisted that US troops will leave Syria, ahead of a keynote speech aiming to lay out a coherent US policy in the Middle East.

US envoy to anti-IS coalition quits over Trump's Syria move

2018-12-23 10:30

Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, has resigned in protest over President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw US troops from Syria.

Syria war has killed more than 360 000 - monitor

2018-09-14 18:02

More than 360 000 people have been killed across war-ravaged Syria in seven years, a monitoring group says, in a new toll for the brutal conflict.

UN: Worse may still come in Syria, after airstrikes in Idlib

2018-06-12 05:33

The UN humanitarian agency's top official for Syria is expressing concern about recent airstrikes in rebel-held Idlib province, warning that "we may have not seen the worst of the crisis" in Syria even after seven years of war.

Red Cross 'flooded' by requests from Syrians looking for missing family members

2018-04-26 10:19

The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross says it has been "flooded" with about 13 000 requests in the last six months from Syrians looking for missing family members.

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