WATCH | Deadly clash between Islamic State fighters and Kurdish forces in Syria, nearly 90 dead

Fighting raged for a third day between the Islamic State group and Kurdish forces in Syria after IS attacked a prison housing jihadists, with the violence killing nearly 90 people. The jihadists seized weapons and freed several fellow IS fighters, said a Britain-based monitor, which relies on sources inside war-torn Syria.

published on : 23rd January 2022

US targets Iranian militants in Syria

published on : 26th February 2021

Trump says IS wiped out in Syria as fighting continues

However, U.S.-backed forces on the ground have not confirmed the claim.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Antique collector preserves Syrian heritage and tradition

65-year-old Haitham Tabbakha has turned his home in Damascus in a museum, displaying over 2,500 antiques he has collected in nearly 50 years.

published on : 15th February 2019

Displaced Syrian children sift through trash to buy bread

Using a hooked metal rod, he stabs at acrid household waste in the village of Kafr Lusin, looking for plastic to trade for a few dollars to feed his 11-member family.

published on : 31st January 2019

Damascus' Christmas tree brings light after years of conflict

Christmas decorations light up the Syrian capital Damascus, as the city marks its first holiday season since regime forces ousted rebels and jihadists from its doorstep earlier this year.

published on : 20th December 2018

Trump starts withdrawing US forces from Syria

President Donald Trump has begun withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria, declaring on Wednesday they have succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State and were no longer needed in the country.

published on : 20th December 2018

Ambulances 'repeatedly targeted' in Syria

Ambulances have been intentionally and repeatedly targeted in Syria, researchers said this week, calling for more efforts to protect medical workers caught up in the conflict. 

published on : 1st December 2018

Humane Express: How food connects these Middle East refugees living in Delhi

This Delhi restaurant, specializing in Middle-Eastern cuisine, is run by refugees who are from Syria, Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen. 

published on : 24th November 2018

Aleppo 'catman' offers kittens a home in the countryside

With help from charities, ambulance driver Mohamad Alaa al-Jalil is providing around 80 cats with shelter, food and medical care. 

published on : 5th July 2018

World Refugee Day: 68 million homeless and an uncertain future

According to UNHCR data, there are 68.5 million refugees in the world as of 2017.

published on : 20th June 2018

Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox church Ignatius Aphrem II in Kochi

The Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox church Ignatius Aphrem II speaks at a press conference in Kochi. The Patriarch is visiting the country on the invitation of the church synod.

published on : 22nd May 2018

British and French leaders defend Syria strikes

British Prime Minister Theresa May defended airstrikes on Syria in parliament on Monday

published on : 17th April 2018

US Defense Department releases video of tomahawk missile launch

The DOD released video on Saturday it said showed a tomahawk missile launching from a submarine in the Mediterranean as part of "a multi-national strike operation against the Syrian government".

published on : 15th April 2018
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