Nearly 1,400 civilians killed in Russia's Syria air strikes: Monitor

Nearly 1,400 civilians killed in Russia's Syria air strikes: Monitor

Russian air strikes on Syria have killed nearly 1,400 civilians since Moscow started its aerial campaign nearly four months ago, a group monitoring the war said on Saturday.

Three months of Russia raids on Syria kill more than 2,300

Three months of Russia raids on Syria kill more than 2,300

Three months of Russian air strikes in Syria have killed more than 2,300 people, a third of them civilians, a monitoring group said today.

Body of Syrian child found in Bosphorus off Istanbul

Body of Syrian child found in Bosphorus off Istanbul

Turkish authorities have found in the Bosphorus Strait off Istanbul the body of a four-year-old Syrian child who went missing two weeks ago, media reports said Wednesday.

Damascus ready to enter Geneva peace talks: Minister

Damascus ready to enter Geneva peace talks: Minister

Syria is ready to take part in peace talks in Geneva and hopes that the dialogue will help the country form a national unity government, Syrian Foreign Minister said.

Iran troops to join Syria war, Russia bombs group trained by CIA

Russian warplanes, in a second day of strikes, bombed a camp run by rebels trained by the CIA, the group's commander said, putting Moscow and Washington on opposing sides in a Middle East conflict for the first time since the Cold War.

Iran troops to join Syria war, Russia bombs group trained by CIA

Russian warplanes, in a second day of strikes, bombed a camp run by rebels trained by the CIA, the group's commander said, putting Moscow and Washington on opposing sides in a Middle East conflict for the first time since the Cold War.

In rich Gulf Arab states, some feel shamed by refugee response

When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, fellow Gulf states raced to shelter thousands of displaced Kuwaitis. Fast forward 25 years, and the homeless from Syria`s nearby war have found scant refuge in the Arab world`s richest states.

UN probe blames international community for raging Syria war

 The UN on Tuesday warned that if international stakeholders do not cut their military and other logistic support to the warring factions in strife-torn Syria, then the world will continue to suffer from the brunt of this raging conflict which has already claimed over 2,20,000 lives.

Hezbollah says will attack Nusra Front inside Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah`s leader said on Tuesday his Lebanon-based militant group will launch an attack inside Syria against al Qaeda-linked insurgents in the mountain region along the countries` border.

Rebels take control of strategic hill in Syria

The rebels fighting against Syria`s Bashar al-Assad regime Sunday took control of a strategic hill in the Al Hara region in Deraa province after two days of clashes with government forces in the area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

23 killed in clashes in northern Syria

At least 23 people were killed Thursday in clashes between Islamic State (IS) militants and the Kurdish People's Protection Units near the Syrian city of Kobani on the border with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

Regime air strike kills 10 children in Syria: Britain-based monitor

Sixteen people, among them 10 children, were killed in a government air raid in eastern Syria on Wednesday, a monitor said, but state media blamed the deaths on jihadist militants.

ISIS' another video of barbarism

ISIS issues another video, this time of the Syrian soldiers who were made to parade in there undergarments before executing them mercilessly.

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.

Air raids kill 31 jihadists in Syria`s Raqa: NGO

At least 31 Islamic State militants and eight civilians died in Syrian air force raids on Sunday in the northern province of Raqa, a stronghold of the jihadist fighters, a monitoring group said.

Syria war causes USD 21.4 billion losses to oil industry

Syria`s oil and gas industries have suffered total losses of USD 21.4 billion since the outbreak of the country`s war three years ago, Oil Minister Suleiman Abbas said Tuesday.

UN warns against new European, Arab extremist networks

New extremist networks in Europe and the Middle East may emerge from the war in Syria as thousands of foreigners fight alongside local militants, the UN Security Council heard Wednesday.

Terror threat still acute: EU police

The European Union`s police organisation says the threat of terrorism across the 28-nation bloc is "acute and diverse," despite a fall in the number of attacks last year.

Syria war forces a family to flee every minute: Study

The war in Syria is driving one family from their home every minute, pushing the number of people internally displaced by conflict to record highs globally, a report said Wednesday.

Soccer star Diarra denies joining Syria war

French international Lassana Diarra on Tuesday denied rumours on social media websites that he had become a jihadist in the Syria war.