UNICEF says 2016 was worst year yet for Syria's children

At least 652 children were killed in Syria in 2016, making it the worst year yet for the country's rising generation, the United Nations' child relief agency said.

Mar 13, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
10 key dates in Syria`s war

10 key dates in Syria`s war

Syria`s civil war erupted in 2011 when government forces turned their weapons on protesters demanding political change.

Mar 11, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Barrel bombs kill 21 civilians near Syria's Daraa: Monitor

 Barrel bomb attacks by Syrian regime helicopters killed at least 21 civilians in a rebel-held town near Daraa city, a monitoring group has said.

Sep 18, 2015, 06:38 AM IST
Four south Syria hospitals shut after regime raids: Monitor

Four south Syria hospitals shut after regime raids: Monitor

Four hospitals in the southern Syrian province of Daraa have been forced to close in recent days after intensive government air strikes, a monitor said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

Syrian warplanes kill at least 12 in southern village

Syrian government warplanes carried out several air raids on a rebel-held village in the country's south on Monday, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens, activists said.

Feb 02, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Syria rebels, Qaeda capture key southern town: Monitor

Syrian rebels and Al-Qaeda seized the southern town of Nawa Sunday from troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad after months of intense fighting, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Nov 09, 2014, 21:58 PM IST

Syria army kills 32 rebels in Daraa ambush: NGO

Syrian troops killed 32 rebels in an ambush in the southern province of Daraa early on Sunday, a monitoring group said.

Aug 25, 2014, 00:36 AM IST

Toll from Syria rebel attack on Daraa rally up to 37: NGO

The death toll from an attack by Syrian rebels on a campaign rally for President Bashar al-Assad`s re-election bid has risen to 37, a monitor said on Monday.

Jun 24, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Syria Army pushes offensive in Daraa: Monitor

Syria`s army pressed a counter-offensive against rebels in the south of the country on Saturday, firing a surface-to-surface missile and carrying out numerous air strikes in the area, a monitoring group said.

May 18, 2014, 00:32 AM IST

At least 88 dead in two days of clashes in Syria`s Daraa: Monitor

At least 88 rebel and regime forces have been killed in two days of clashes for control of strategic sites in Syria`s southern Daraa province, an monitoring group said Saturday.

Apr 26, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Minibus blast kills 21 in southern Syria: Activists

Twenty-one people, including four children and six women, were killed when a minibus exploded in the southern town of Noa.

Oct 16, 2013, 13:23 PM IST

Troops shell Syria’s Daraa, 15 killed

The UN said several weeks ago that at least 9,000 people have been killed since the crisis began in Syria in March last year.

Jun 09, 2012, 15:13 PM IST

Syria foils suicide bombing attempt in Daraa

Syrian authorities thwarted early an attempt by a suicide bomber to detonate his explosive-laden car in the southern province of Daraa, state-run SANA news agency reported.

Jun 07, 2012, 23:59 PM IST

Two killed in renewed shelling of Syrian city

A meeting in Tunisia is expected to bring together more than 70 nations to look at ways to assist Bashar Assad`s opponents.

Feb 24, 2012, 16:10 PM IST

Syria Army to quit protest town on Thursday: General

A rights activist said Syrian troops arrested more than 300 people in Saqba.

May 05, 2011, 13:48 PM IST