Syrian civil war

Syrian crisis worsens: State-run TV channel tells Russians to prepare for World War III

Syrian crisis worsens: State-run TV channel tells Russians to prepare for World War III

With US, Britain and France launching coordinated missile strikes in Syria and Russia warning of consequences, Russians have been warned by a Kremlin-owned channel to stock up on essentials, medicines.

Apr 14, 2018, 21:20 PM IST
India calls for restraint after US, Britain and France launch missile attack in Syria

India calls for restraint after US, Britain and France launch missile attack in Syria

In response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, US, Britain and France launched coordinated missile attacks on the West Asian nation.

Apr 14, 2018, 21:14 PM IST
Israel shoots down Iranian drone, strikes Iranian targets in Syria - Army

Israel shoots down Iranian drone, strikes Iranian targets in Syria - Army

Syrian anti-aircraft fire shot down an Israeli jet on Saturday, the military said, after Israel intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck an Iranian target there.

Feb 10, 2018, 12:32 PM IST
Syria activists: Government attacks outside Damascus kill 19

Syria activists: Government attacks outside Damascus kill 19

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says that government jets and artillery launched a wave of attacks in the Eastern Ghouta area today. The observatory says that by midday, 19 people were killed.

Nov 26, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri says Army to carry out operation at Syrian border

Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri says Army to carry out operation at Syrian border

Speaking in parliament, Hariri described the operation planned for the Juroud Arsal area as carefully studied, the National News Agency reported. 

 

Jul 18, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems

Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defence systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes.

Mar 19, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
US says no deal on Syria, blames Russian backtracking

US says no deal on Syria, blames Russian backtracking

"Russians walked back on some of the areas we thought we were agreed on, so we are going back to capitals to consult," a senior State Department official said. 

Sep 04, 2016, 17:18 PM IST

Insurgents seize Syrian Alawite village, killing 19: Observatory

The Observatory said the attackers included Islamist rebel group Ahrar al-Sham and the al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front. 

May 13, 2016, 23:51 PM IST

John Kerry to meet Saudi FM in London amid Iran tensions

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet his Saudi counterpart Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in London today amid concerns over the dramatic breakdown in relations between his country and Iran.

Jan 14, 2016, 06:53 AM IST

U.N. Security Council discusses starving, besieged areas of Syria

The U.N. Security Council on Monday discussed the besieged towns of Syria after reports emerged that tens of thousands of civilians have been trapped for months without supplies and are starving to death.

Jan 12, 2016, 07:16 AM IST

Iraq PM says Islamic State militants smuggles majority of oil via Turkey

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Monday that most oil smuggled by the Islamic State group goes through Turkey, joining a chorus of countries linking it with the jihadists' financing.

Dec 07, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

Syria's Assad should leave 'as soon as possible': Hollande

French President Francois Hollande wants Syrian President Assad to step down.

Nov 25, 2015, 01:55 AM IST

Chemical attacks 'becoming routine' in Syria: US envoy

The fact-finding mission, which took and tested samples and interviewed witnesses, also said that chlorine likely was used as a weapon between March and May in Idlib, leaving six people dead.

Nov 24, 2015, 02:04 AM IST

Syria conflict: America and Russia's hand-in-glove war business

More than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in four-and-a-half years of armed conflict, which began with anti-government protests before escalating into a full-scale civil war.

Oct 26, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

Fresh rebel shelling kills 13 in Syria

At least 13 people were killed and many more wounded by a fresh rebel shelling on government-controlled areas in the northern city of Aleppo, media reported.

May 05, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Russia hosts Syria talks but key opposition absent

Talks on ending the Syrian civil war open in Moscow on Monday, but with key opposition figures absent, little progress is expected on resolving the shifting conflict.

Apr 06, 2015, 09:05 AM IST

13 suspected jihadis arrested in police operation in Austria

Austrian authorities arrested 13 suspected jihadis in police operations as part of a large-scale crackdown on suspected militants Friday.

 

Nov 29, 2014, 06:07 AM IST

Singaporean of Indian-origin fighting in Syrian civil war

An Indian-origin Singaporean along with several of the country`s nationals, is part of some 12,000 foreigners fighting in the Syrian civil war, the government said today.

Jul 09, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

Iraq hits militants as Brahimi blames neglect of Syria

Iraq on Sunday said it had "regained the initiative" against militants who seized vast swathes of territory, as former UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi blamed the crisis on global neglect of Syria`s civil war.

Jun 16, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

Explosion kills 43 at Syrian border with Turkey - monitoring group

At least 43 people were killed when a car bomb went off at a Syrian border post on the frontier with Turkey on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

May 16, 2014, 01:18 AM IST