Syria's War

More than 200 UN staff in Syria coronavirus positive: Officials

Leaked letter to Reuters says the world body was in final stages of securing medical facility for treating the cases.

More than 200 UN staff in Syria coronavirus positive: Officials

Opinion

The civil war is threatening an ancient way of life in Syria

The Syrian Bedouin community has been displaced and has lost much of its livelihood due to the conflict.

Dawn Chatty

by Dawn Chatty
- Haian Dukhan

Dawn Chatty

Coronavirus pandemic

UN concern over 'widespread' COVID-19 transmission in Syria

Healthcare facilities under pressure and limited testing is obscuring the real extent of the pandemic, UN official says.

UN concern over 'widespread' COVID-19 transmission in Syria

Syria's War

UN Syria talks resume after coronavirus cases forced suspension

UN-backed talks on new Syrian constitution were halted on Monday after four delegates tested positive for COVID-19.

UN Syria talks resume after coronavirus cases forced suspension

Syria's War

Russia says US to blame for Syria confrontation

Russian army vehicles and helicopters surrounded US armoured vehicles, injuring American troops.

Russia says US to blame for Syria confrontation

Syria's War

Syria talks 'on hold' as delegates test positive for COVID-19

UN says three members of Constitutional Committee, meeting in Geneva after months, infected with coronavirus.

Syria talks 'on hold' as delegates test positive for COVID-19

Opinion

Syrians should not be forced to return to an unsafe Syria

The premature repatriation of displaced Syrians could cause further cycles of violence and suffering.

Refik Hodzic

by Refik Hodzic

Refik Hodzic

Syria's War

Syria blackout after suspected pipeline attack

Syria's oil minister says explosion targeting three power stations was a 'terrorist attack'.

US & Canada

US imposes Syria-related sanctions on six individuals

The US imposed sanctions on Bashar al-Assad's press officer, a member of the Baath party and several military units

US imposes Syria-related sanctions on six individuals

Syria's War

US helicopters attack Syrian army checkpoint: State media

One soldier killed, two injured after incident in northeastern Syria.

US helicopters attack Syrian army checkpoint: State media

Syria's War

Trump called on Assad to help find missing journalist: Pompeo

Pompeo says Trump wrote to Assad, who the US wants deposed, to request help finding Austin Tice, missing since 2012.

Trump called on Assad to help find missing journalist: Pompeo

Middle East

Syria: Assad interrupts speech after brief drop in blood pressure

President of war-torn Syria exits parliament hall to 'sit down for a minute' before returning to continue speech.

Syria: Assad interrupts speech after brief drop in blood pressure

NewsFeed

Syrian refugees grow crops in old mattresses

Using old mattresses and a little water, Syrians in a refugee camp in Jordan grow healthy plants and fresh vegetables.

Middle East

First coronavirus cases reported in Syria's Al-Hol camp

The vast tent city is home to tens of thousands of displaced people who suffer malnutrition and disease, aid groups say.

First coronavirus cases reported in Syria's Al-Hol camp

Opinion

Turkey's foreign policy and the myth of neo-Ottomanism

Contrary to what many observers believe, Turkey's foreign policy is not expansionist. It is defensive and pragmatic.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan