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Car bomb in Syria's Idlib province kills 10: War monitor

The attack occurred in a market in the town of al-Dana, located in the north of the province near the border with Turkey, according to the Observatory.

Syrian President Assad leads prayers in rare appearance outside Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Eid al-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year.

US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

U.S. forces said the drone was fired on after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", and a Western intelligence source said the so-called UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) was Iranian.
 

Iraqi forces remove Islamic State fighters from vicinity of US base in Syria

In Mosul, where a US-backed offensive against Islamic State on Saturday entered its ninth month, the militants have been squeezed into an enclave on the western bank of the Tigris river. 
 

Iraqi forces remove Islamic State fighters from vicinity of US base in Syria

In Mosul, where a US-backed offensive against Islamic State on Saturday entered its ninth month, the militants have been squeezed into an enclave on the western bank of the Tigris river. 
 

Deadlocked Syria talks ''hostage'' to international interests: Opposition

United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he hoped to reconvene peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition in Geneva in July.

Syrian Army and allies step up bombing of rebels in Deraa city

Syrian Army and allies step up bombing of rebels in Deraa city

The Syrian government`s strategic goal is to open a direct route from Damascus to the Jordanian border.

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region`s biggest diplomatic crisis in years.

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

President Tayyip Erdogan has approved legislation on deploying Turkish troops in Qatar, signalling support for the Gulf state as it faces isolation imposed by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism.

 

US downs pro-Syrian drone that fired at coalition forces: Spokesman

The United States shot down a pro-Syrian government drone that fired toward U.S.-led coalition forces in Syria on Thursday, a U.S. military spokesman said, in a major escalation of tensions between Washington and troops supporting Damascus.

US coalition strike on pro-Assad forces an `act of aggression`: Russia

Moscow on Wednesday condemned a US-led coalition strike on pro-regime fighters in Syria as an "act of aggression".

Rex Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

Rex Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea`s nuclear weapons programme.

Vladimir Putin says certain Syria's Bashar al-Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed on Tuesday any suggestion that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s forces were behind a chemical attack that killed scores of people in Idlib province in April.

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says France's Emmanuel Macron

France and Russia back different sides in the Syrian conflict, with Putin supporting President Bashar al-Assad and Macron part of a western coalition.

Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in Mosul

Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement.

Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

Putin congratulated Macron on his election, urging him to "overcome mutual distrust" and "join forces to ensure international stability and security".

Car bomb kills four in Syria`s Homs: state media

In March, twin suicide attacks at Sayyida Zeinab killed 74 people.

Car bomb explodes in Syria's Homs - state TV

Blast killed three people in the al-Zahraa neighbourhood of the Homs, which lies around 160 km (100 miles) north of the capital.

Syrian rebels begin to leave last opposition-held Homs district

Syrian rebels started leaving the last opposition-held district of Homs city on Saturday in the final phase of an evacuation deal that will bring an early centre of the uprising back under government control in the conflict`s seventh year.

Assad vows to continue working with Iran after Rouhani win

The Syrian president stressed the need to "continue working and cooperating with the Islamic Republic of Iran to strengthen the security and stability of both countries, the region and the world".