Middle East

Syria, Russia condemn US-led strike on pro-Assad forces

Deadly US-led coalition air raid against pro-Syrian government forces denounced as 'brazen' and 'unacceptable'.

Syria, Russia condemn US-led strike on pro-Assad forces

Middle East

US-led coalition attacks pro-Assad fighters in Syria

Officials say air attack targeted fighters near al-Tanf who posed a threat to US-backed forces near the Jordan border.

US-led coalition hits pro-Assad fighters' convoy

Middle East

Geneva talks: Syria constitution proposal on hold

UN special envoy's proposal to form mechanism on Syrian constitution reportedly put on hold as talks continue in Geneva.

Geneva talks: Syria constitution proposal on hold

Middle East

Turkey wants US envoy in anti-ISIL coalition removed

Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called for removal of US diplomat coordinating coalition against ISIL.

Turkey's Cavusoglu demands removal of US envoy McGurk

Middle East

'People starving' in Tabqa as SDF nears ISIL's Raqqa

The US coalition backing the Syrian Democratic Forces estimates that 3,000 to 4,000 ISIL fighters are holed up in Raqqa.

Middle East

Low expectations as Syria talks resume in Geneva

Sixth round of UN-backed negotiations resumes in Swiss city but hopes for a breakthrough remain dim.

Middle East

Syria denies US accusations of mass killings at prison

Officials in Damascus dismiss claims they are using crematorium to hide evidence of killings as 'a new Hollywood plot'.

Assad government denies US allegations of mass killings

Syria's Civil War

Timeline: Reshaping Syria's demographic structure

A fact sheet about Syria's evacuation deals between the regime and armed opposition groups.

Timeline: Syria's 13 'people evacuation' deals

Syria's Civil War

Syria's war explained from the beginning

The Syrian civil war is the deadliest conflict the 21st century has witnessed so far.

Middle East

Car bombs kill Syrian refugees in border camp

Blasts kill six people in Syrian refugee camp hours after air raids kill at least 30 in town of Abu Kamal.

Car bombs kill Syrian civilians in Rukban refugee camp

Middle East

US says Assad using 'crematorium' to hide mass killings

Trump administration says it has evidence Syrian authorities are burning bodies at Saydnaya prison near Damascus.

Middle East

Air raid 'kills 23 civilians' in Syria

Deadly air raid on Abu Kamal reported just hours after deaths of 12 women blamed on coalition strike in nearby Raqqa.

Air raid 'kills 23 civilians' in ISIL-held town

Middle East

Syria army 'moves into area' where rebels evicted ISIL

Syrian troops and allies move towards Iraqi and Jordanian border areas as US-backed groups rout ISIL, say rebels.

Middle East

Syria rebels leave Damascus suburb as army advances

Rebels and their families moved from Qaboun neighbourhood to Idlib province in latest deal with government forces.

Rebels leave Qaboun as army advances in Damascus

Opinion

Westerners joining the fight against ISIL are no heroes

Western anti-ISIL fighters volunteering in Syria and Iraq are doing more harm than good. They should go home.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun