Syria crisis

Aid group warns that 700,000 children in Syria risk hunger

Save the Children said an unprecedented number of children in Syria are now battling soaring malnutrition rates.

published on : 29th September 2020

Putin, Erdogan start talks in Moscow on Syria crisis

The two presidents were meeting after a surge in fighting in Syria raised fears of their armies clashing and launched a new migrant crisis.

published on : 5th March 2020

Syrian army declares Ghouta rebel enclave fully retake

The announcement comes after a massive assault launched by Syrian government and allied forces on February 18 to retake the enclave, which has been out of regime control since 2012.

published on : 15th April 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu voices 'total support' for Syria strikes 

The three countries had carried out a wave of pre-dawn missile strikes, hitting targets near Damascus and in Homs province, Western officials said.

published on : 15th April 2018

Russia says West only interested in overthrowing Syria President Bashar al Assad

The United States is consulting with Britain and France about a joint military response to the attack in Douma that medics and rescuers said left at least 40 people dead on Saturday.

published on : 14th April 2018

Turkey President Recep ​Erdogan worried by world powers' 'arm wrestling' on Syria

Erdogan said he is extremely worried that some countries confident of their military power are turning Syria into a scene for arm wrestling.

published on : 12th April 2018

Russia says 'no agreement' at United Nations on Syria ceasefire

The ambassador cited concerns over measures to enforce the ceasefire and the safe delivery of aid before announcing that he would circulate proposals to amend the draft resolution.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Turkey says France's criticism of Syria operation 'baseless'

Turkey on Thursday dismissed France's claims over civilian losses in Ankara's ongoing Syria operation, labelling them "unfortunate" and "baseless" accusations.

published on : 8th February 2018

US-led strikes on Syria pro-regime forces kill 100

The US-led anti-jihadist coalition carried out strikes in "self-defense" against forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leaving an estimated more than 100 dead.

published on : 8th February 2018

Terrified children, empty streets in Syria's Afrin as Turkey attacks

As soon as Turkish warplanes began bombing raids over Afrin on Saturday, terrified residents of the Syrian Kurdish enclave dashed to take cover in the cellars of their homes.

published on : 21st January 2018

Trump to discuss Syria and counter-terrorism with Macron in Paris

The Trump-Macron meeting "will focus on Syria and counter-terrorism topics," the official said who spoke on condition of anonymity.

published on : 12th July 2017

US missile strike on Syria violated international laws: Putin

US cruise missiles were fired at a Syrian govt airbase and Trump said that the strikes were carried out in a response to a chemical attack on civilians.

published on : 12th April 2017