Opinion

What does Russia want in northwest Syria?

Although it is currently in Russia's interest to de-escalate tensions in Idlib, an attack is still likely.

Leonid Issaev

by Leonid Issaev

Leonid Issaev

Middle East

Syria 'intercepts missiles' targeting Latakia

State media blames Israel for attacks that targeted 'state technical industry institutions'.

Syrian air defences 'intercept missiles' targeting Latakia

Battle for Idlib

Turkey deploys reinforcements to Syrian border

Troops and tanks amassing along the border with Syria in anticipation of a major offensive and ensuing refugee crisis.

Turkey deploys reinforcements to Syrian border

Battle for Idlib

Erdogan and UN warn of Idlib catastrophe

Turkish leader urges world to stop Syrian army attacks on Idlib, as UN says 30,000 have been already displaced there.

Erdogan and UN warn of human catastrophe in Idlib

Battle for Idlib

Rebels, Turkey prepared for battle, but assault could be delayed

While Syrian forces and rebels step up preparations for battle for Idlib, sources say all-out attack may not start soon.

Rebels, Turkey prepared for battle, but assault could be delayed

Battle for Idlib

Turkey sends more troops to Idlib amid Syrian air raids

Syria and its Russian ally pound opposition-held Idlib, and Hama provinces in second day of escalation.

Donald Trump

Trump denies wanting Bashar al-Assad killed after chemical attack

New book by Bob Woodward alleges Trump made the remarks after a chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in 2017.

Trump denies wanting Bashar al-Assad killed after chemical attack

Syria's War

Trump warns Syria against launching offensive in Idlib

Comments by US president come as government forces prepare to launch an offensive to retake rebel-held Idlib province.

Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province

Syria's War

Bashar al-Assad's wife being treated for breast cancer

Asma al-Assad undergoing treatment for a malignant tumour, the Syrian government said on its social media accounts.

Bashar al-Assad's wife being treated for breast cancer

Syria's War

Syria's Kurds hope for 'new state and system' via Assad talks

SDC's Riad Darar speaks with Al Jazeera about prospects of creating a 'decentralised' state alongside Syrian government.

Syria's Kurds hope for 'new state and system' via Assad talks

Syria's War

US-backed Syrian Kurds agree to 'roadmap' with Assad government

Controlling more than one-quarter of Syria, SDF agrees to work with the regime towards a 'decentralised Syria'.

US-backed Syrian Kurds agree to 'roadmap' with Assad government

Middle East

Syria's war: Families receive death certificates for relatives

Thousands of death certificates are being issued for Syrians detained by Assad's regime during the uprising, but their families fear the certificates are merely covering up crimes against humanity.

Syria's War

Fighting rages as Syrian forces battle last rebels

Russians hold 'urgent' talks with PM Benjamin Netanyahu as tensions heighten along the Israeli occupied Golan Heights.

Opinion

No, Israel hasn't 'won over' the Syrians

Israel has been taking advantage of some Syrians' desperation to pursue its political goals. That's not humanitarianism.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

Syria's War

Thousands more flee 'earth-shattering' bombs in Syria's Deraa

As Syrian government forces step up offensive, families in the eastern side of Deraa head to 'unequipped' border areas.

Thousands more flee 'earth-shattering' bombs in Syria's Deraa