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As Syria`s Raqa battle nears end, road to rescue lengthens

As Syria`s Raqa battle nears end, road to rescue lengthens

 "Don`t close your eyes. Stay awake!" the anti-jihadist Syrian fighter yelled at his injured comrade as a Humvee whisked them across the Islamic State group`s former stronghold Raqa.

Oct 05, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Syrian refugee named as first victim of London fire

Syrian refugee named as first victim of London fire

About 600 people were believed to have been inside the tower's 120 flats, many of them asleep, when the blaze ripped through the building.

Jun 15, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Car bombing hits Syrian evacuees, several dead: Monitor

A car bomb blast killed several people Saturday at a transit point for Syrians being transferred out of two besieged government-held towns under an evacuation deal, a monitoring group said.

Apr 15, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
US-led airstrikes kill 15 Syrians in Raqqa province

US-led airstrikes kill 15 Syrians in Raqqa province

Damascus: At least 15 civilians were killed on Saturday by US-led airstrikes that targeted areas in the northern province of Raqqa, a monitor group reported.

Apr 09, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Eight dead in raids on rebel-held Syrian town: Monitor

Air strikes on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria killed eight people on Saturday, a monitor said, the latest to hit the area where Al-Qaeda`s former affiliate has a strong presence.

Jan 14, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani welcome Syrian army's victory in Aleppo

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani welcome Syrian army's victory in Aleppo

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin welcomed the "Syrian army`s victory against the terrorists in Aleppo" during a late-night phone call, Iranian media reported on Sunday.

Dec 25, 2016, 14:31 PM IST

Germany arrests IS suspect, cites Bundesliga threat

League champions Bayern Munich will host Werder Bremen as the new season of Germany`s first division football championships kick off on August 26.

Aug 10, 2016, 02:12 AM IST
Up to 300,000 Syrian refugees could get Turkish citizenship: Report

Up to 300,000 Syrian refugees could get Turkish citizenship: Report

Up to 300,000 Syrian refugees living in Turkey could be given citizenship under a plan to keep wealthy and educated Syrians in the country, a Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday.

Jul 09, 2016, 19:42 PM IST

Syria regime raids on Aleppo kill 16 civilians: monitor

Dozens of Syrian regime strikes on Aleppo killed at least 16 civilians today, a monitor said, and caused huge damage to one rebel-held district targeted by a barrel bomb.

Jun 05, 2016, 23:19 PM IST

Blast kills Hezbollah military chief in Syria

Lebanon`s Hezbollah announced Friday that its top military commander had been killed in an attack in Syria where the Shiite militant group has deployed thousands of fighters backing the Damascus re

May 13, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

US, Russia 'agree freeze' on two Syrian fronts

There was no mention of Aleppo, where a week of fighting has killed more than 200 civilians.

Apr 30, 2016, 00:53 AM IST

Islamic State stitches up man's mouth in Syria, parades him

Deir Ezzo:  Islamic State militants stitched up a Syrian youth`s mouth and paraded him through the eastern city of Deir Ezzor for "talking too much", a media report said.

Mar 16, 2016, 23:21 PM IST
Syrian husband allows smugglers to rape his wife daily as payment for trafficking kin to Europe

Syrian husband allows smugglers to rape his wife daily as payment for trafficking kin to Europe

Crisis in Middle East have pushed the migrants to the brink that they are taking extreme measures to find a haven in Europe. In another heart-wrenching tale depicting migrants' plight, a Syrian refugee allowed smugglers to sexually exploit his wife daily as payment for trafficking his family to Europe.

Jan 07, 2016, 21:38 PM IST

Bombardment of rebel bastion near Damascus kills 31: Monitor

 At least 31 civilians were killed on Sunday in heavy bombardment of a besieged Syrian rebel stronghold east of Damascus that also struck a school, a monitoring group said.

Dec 13, 2015, 23:53 PM IST

Hundreds wait on Syria-Turkey border amid Kobane clashes

Hundreds of Syrians from the region of Kobane were on Friday waiting at the fence on the Syria-Turkey border as clashes continued between Kurdish fighters and Islamist jihadists, an AFP photographer reported.

Jun 26, 2015, 16:30 PM IST
Kurds in near full control of Syria`s Tal Abyad

Kurds in near full control of Syria`s Tal Abyad

Kurdish forces seized nearly full control of the Syrian town of Tal Abyad on Monday, fighting only pockets of jihadists on a vital supply line for the Islamic State group.

Jun 15, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Syrian helicopter crashes; activists say militants downed it

A Syrian military helicopter crashed on Sunday at the northern air base of Kweiras, killing all its crew, state TV said, as an activist group said it was shot down by Islamic State militants.

May 24, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Syrian army officer wounded in Damascus blast

A senior Syrian army officer was wounded in an explosion in a northern Damascus district on Monday, a monitoring group reported.

May 04, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Syrian-born former imam found shot dead in London: Reports

A Syrian man living in Britain described as a prominent activist opposed to President Bashar al-Assad was found shot dead in his car in north-west London, the BBC reported on Wednesday. Police were called by paramedics after a man was found with what were thought to be bullet wounds to the chest, the broadcaster said.

Apr 08, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

'Islamic State blows up Syrian church'

Islamic State insurgents blew up an 80-year-old church in Syria`s northeastern province of Hassaka on Easter Sunday, Syrian state news agency SANA said.

Apr 06, 2015, 14:17 PM IST