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Sunday, December 16, 2018

SYRIA

SYRIA

Syria has denied White House allegations that it may be preparing a new chemical attack, insisting again that it has never used such arms....

A US-backed Syrian force has captured a neighbourhood of the Islamic State group's de-facto capital of Raqqa after two days of fierce fighting. The Kurdish-led...

Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group's positions in Syria, the defence ministry in Moscow...

The UN's human rights chief has appealed for more careful selection of military targets after a fresh wave of air strikes against Islamic State...

The Syrian government has "categorically" denied US accusations of mass killings at a prison near Damascus, including executing political opponents and burning the victims...

A US-backed Syrian Kurdish force expects to push on and capture Islamic State's de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria this summer, a...

The "de-escalation zones" to be established in Syria will be closed to military aircraft from the US-led coalition, the Russian official who signed the...

President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have signalled the prospect of increased co-operation in Syria after what the White House described as...

The United States has issued 271 sanctions in response to Syrian president Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons. It is one of the...

Al Qaida's leader has urged his followers and all militants in Syria to unite ranks and prepare for protracted jihad. Ayman al-Zawahri told the jihadis...