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US' John Kerry urges Russia to show 'grace' in Geneva Aleppo talks

US' John Kerry urges Russia to show 'grace' in Geneva Aleppo talks

US and Russian officials meet in Geneva to discuss the situation in Aleppo, Syria said John Kerry.

Syria talks in Paris as West watches Aleppo slip away

Syria talks in Paris as West watches Aleppo slip away

The Islamic State jihadist group remains in control of territory around their de facto capital in Raqa.

Syrian government forces press attack in east Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government rocket attacks continued overnight into Friday morning on frontline areas of east Aleppo. 

UN calls for Aleppo evacuation plan; Syrian Army advances

UN calls for Aleppo evacuation plan; Syrian Army advances

The United States and Russia must broker an evacuation from east Aleppo, UN Syria humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland said on Thursday.

Syrian Army seizes key areas in Aleppo

Syrian Army seizes key areas in Aleppo

Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the country's northwestern city of Idlib killed 25 people on Tuesday.

Donald Trump top security nominee fixated on Islamic extremism

Donald Trump top security nominee fixated on Islamic extremism

US President-elect Donald Trump`s choice to be his powerful national security advisor, Michael Flynn, is a former military intelligence chief who sees militant Islam as the biggest threat to global stability.

Russia strikes kill at least 30 jihadists in Syria: Ministry

The deadly war in Syria has killed more than 300,000 people since it started in March 2011 with a wave of anti-government protests.

Syria regime bombs rebels as Aleppo food aid runs out

Syria regime bombs rebels as Aleppo food aid runs out

Syrian government and Russian warplanes pounded rebel-held parts of northern Syria Wednesday, including battered second city Aleppo.

Syria's Assad looks for ''anti-terror ally'' in Donald Trump

Syria's Assad looks for ''anti-terror ally'' in Donald Trump

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that the US President-elect Donald Trump would be a "natural ally" if he fulfilled his campaign pledge to fight terrorism.

Russia rejects UN plea for longer Aleppo ceasefires

Russia`s defence ministry on Thursday dismissed as "counterproductive" a request from the United Nations to extend future pauses in fighting to allow aid into rebel-held eastern Aleppo as winter comes.

Russia says resumption of Syria peace talks delayed indefinitely

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday a Western failure to rein in violent Islamists in Syria had indefinitely delayed the resumption of peace talks.

Syria`s Assad congratulates Lebanon`s new president

Lebanese lawmakers earlier Monday elected the 81-year-old ex-army chief, who promised to protect the country from spillover from the five-year war in neighbouring Syria.

Syria monitor says air strikes kill 22 in school in rebel-held Idlib

Syria monitor says air strikes kill 22 in school in rebel-held Idlib

The high death toll from strikes by the Syrian military and Russian air force in rebel-held areas has prompted criticism from Western countries and international human rights groups.

US questions Russia, China's commitment to war against terrorism

US questions Russia, China's commitment to war against terrorism

In the just concluded BRICS Summit, China and Russia resisted against naming Lashkar-e-Toiba in the joint statement.

Syrian security chief makes public Cairo visit: Report

Syria`s national security chief met a senior Egyptian intelligence official in Cairo, Syria`s state news agency said on Monday, in the latest sign of a rift between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, which backs Syrian rebels.

Bashar al-Assad insists Syrian forces to clean Aleppo of rebels

Bashar al-Assad insists Syrian forces to clean Aleppo of rebels

Amid ongoing violence in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad has insisted that the country`s armed forces must continue "to clean" up Aleppo city, even as diplomats are preparing to halt bloodshed in rebel-held areas of the city.

Syria's Assad says taking Aleppo from rebels key to pushing ''terrorists'' back to Turkey

Syria`s President Bashar al-Assad said on Friday that the Syrian army`s capture of Aleppo, which has come under renewed bombardment in an effort to seize its rebel-held sector, would be "a very important springboard" to pushing "terrorists" back to Turkey.

Syria military says will `reduce` bombardment of Aleppo rebels

Syria`s military on Wednesday announced a reduction of air strikes and artillery fire on rebels in Aleppo, saying the army had advanced nearly two weeks into its large-scale offensive for the city.

More than 9,300 dead in year of Russian strikes in Syria: Monitor

More than 9,300 people, including around 3,800 civilians, have been killed in one year of Russian air strikes in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad, a monitoring group said Friday.

US weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis: Officials

US weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis: Officials

US President Barack Obama has resisted ordering military action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country`s multisided civil war.