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Air strikes kill 16 civilians near Damascus, 16 in Idlib

At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday in an air strike on a rebel-held area outside Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. It said it was not immediately clear who was responsible for

Syria: Six years of an orphaned revolt

Eyad Abu Shakra

By : Eyad Abu Shakra Marine Le Pen, the French extreme right’s presidential candidate, clearly summed up how the West regards the Syrian Revolt, which erupted six years ago. In an interview with Al-Arabiya TV channel, she replied to a

Syrian rebels press major assault near Hama

Syrian rebels advanced to within a few kilometers of the government-held city of Hama on Wednesday in a major assault in the western region of Syria critically important to President Bashar al-Assad, a war monitor reported. The offensive, spearheaded by

Assad: Russia can play a role so that Israel no longer attacks Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday said Russia can play an important role in the crisis following Syria’s firing missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes in the conflict-torn country. “Russia can play a role so that Israel no longer

People displacement continues as 1,500 evacuated Homs district

The Syrian regime, once again, pursues another chapter of forced displacement of the Syrian people on Saturday, forcing hundreds of opposition fighters and civilians out of Al Waer city in Homs province. More than 1,500 people have evacuated the neighborhood

Syrian rebels, families begin leaving Homs district in deal with government

Rebels and their families began leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and a Reuters witness said, under a Russian-backed deal with the government expected to be among the largest evacuations of its

Netanyahu: our raids targeted advanced weapons of Hezbollah in Syria

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that the Israeli raids on Syria targeted advanced weapons of the Hezbollah militia, stressing that Tel Aviv will not allow the transfer of these weapons and that it will continue to target potential

Next round of Syria peace talks in Astana scheduled in May

Delegations from Russia, Turkey and Iran issued a joint statement on the latest Syria talks in Astana and scheduled the next meeting in May, Kazakhstan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Akylbek Kamaldinov said on Wednesday. The next round of talks will take

The Security Council reviews de Mistura’s report on Geneva talks

UN envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura will submit on Wednesday, his report on the Geneva talks before a Security Council session. During the closed session, the Security Council members await to find out de Mistura’s plans for the next

Syrian opposition slams Assad’s ‘bloody message’

Mohamed Aloush.

The Bashar al-Assad regime is sending a “bloody” message ahead of the Geneva talks by intensifying attacks against the opposition-controlled areas, Syrian opposition’s Higher Negotiations Council (HNC) said. According to the HNC, Assad’s regime forces have neither honored the agreed

Syria’s Assad says Trump travel ban ‘not against Syrian people’

Syria’s President Assad said that US President Donald Trump’s efforts to ban Syrian nationals from entering the United States were “not against the Syrian people”, in an interview with French broadcasters that aired on Thursday. “It’s against the terrorists that

Syria talks in Astana ‘to be held behind closed doors’

Kazakhstan said Tuesday that a new round of Astana talks on the Syria conflict led by Russia, Turkey and Iran will take place behind closed doors, as the make-up of any rebel delegation remained unclear. The “closed format” negotiations are

Pro-Ankara rebels, Syria regime ‘agree security line’ in al-Bab

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels and President Bashar al-Assad’s forces have created a security corridor to avoid clashes in the battle to capture the flashpoint town of Al-Bab from ISIS militants, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. If confirmed, it would mark a

Syrian opposition to boycott Astana over Russian ‘breaches’

Syrian opposition official said that the opposition delegation will not attend the talks in Kazakhstan this week due to Russia not committing to what was agreed upon at the previous meeting. A second opposition official said that the “the Syrian

Syrian govt forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo

Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday. The findings add to mounting evidence of the use of

Syrian government says ready for prisoner swaps with rebels

The Syrian government said on Monday it was ready to agree prisoner swaps with rebel groups, a potential confidence-building measure as the United Nations prepares to convene new peace talks. The Syrian opposition has long demanded a release of detainees

Amnesty to Assad: ‘Reveal the truth about executions’

Amnesty International responded on Monday to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s dismissal of the recent report published by the organization on the mass hangings and executions at Syria’s Seydnaya military prison. “In his interview [with Yahoo News] President Bashar al-Assad repeatedly

Turkish army, Syrian rebels escalate assault on ISIS-held city

Syrian rebel forces supported by Turkish armed forces have seized control of strategically important hills around the ISIS-controlled town of al-Bab, Turkey’s military said on Wednesday. It said in a statement that 58 ISIS militants were killed in air strikes,

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