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Thursday, February 21, 2019

SYRIA

SYRIA

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...

Hundreds of rebels and their families have boarded buses to leave a besieged opposition-held neighbourhood of the Syrian capital Damascus, according to state TV...

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...

Theresa May has dismissed as "hypothetical" a suggestion from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson that it would be difficult to say No to supporting further...

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...

Missiles struck a hospital in Syria's northern rebel-held province, putting the facility built underground for protection out of service and killing a number of...