Main opposition group hopes support from Moscow in negotiations will put pressure on Damascus.
by Baba Tamim
by Inside Story
Middle East26 Feb 2017 06:41 GMT
Officials and rebels spar over attacks targeting government positions as UN envoy suspects 'spoilers' behind violence.
Middle East25 Feb 2017 20:21 GMT
General Hassan Daabul among dozens of victims of a series of suicide attacks on military installations, says state TV.
Middle East25 Feb 2017 18:33 GMT
At least 32 people killed - including army's top spy - after attacks on security offices in third-largest city.
Cinema25 Feb 2017 09:21 GMT
The Arab film selection at the 67th Berlinale was dominated by themes such as the Syrian War and the Palestinian cause.
Middle East25 Feb 2017 07:57 GMT
US bars Syrian cameraman from entering to attend Oscars after documentary nomination on emergency rescuers.
Syria's Civil War25 Feb 2017 07:19 GMT
Demonstrators in Geneva have called for an end to the practice of enforced disappearances in war-torn Syria.
Middle East25 Feb 2017 02:38 GMT
Attacks leave more than 60 people dead, day after ISIL's retreat from northern town.
Politics24 Feb 2017 21:31 GMT
Opposition official praises Staffan de Mistura's 'positive ideas' at first meeting of new round of Geneva talks.
Middle East24 Feb 2017 15:27 GMT
Negotiations off to rocky start after opposition threatens to skip opening ceremony over disagreements.
Inside Story24 Feb 2017 08:01 GMT
Syrian government and opposition representatives are in Geneva for a new round of UN-sponsored negotiations.
Middle East23 Feb 2017 21:43 GMT
Turkey's defence minister says key town almost fully captured, but other reports say street battles still ongoing.
Middle East23 Feb 2017 12:10 GMT
Instead of negotiating in separate rooms, opposition wants face-to-face meetings with officials at Geneva talks.
Syria's Civil War23 Feb 2017 11:37 GMT
As bombing of civilian areas continues, Syrians are pessimistic over the outcome of the Geneva talks.
Middle East23 Feb 2017 04:56 GMT
UN's Staffan de Mistura plays down expectations for progress as government and opposition officials gather in Geneva.
ISIS22 Feb 2017 12:10 GMT
It is necessary to improve the underlying conditions that transformed ordinary citizens into desperate ISIL supporters.
Rami G Khouri
by Joseph Fahim
by Rami G Khouri
by AlHakam Shaar
- Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick
by Alastair Sloan
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