Syria attack

Amid Word War 3 fears, Vladimir Putin warns of global chaos if US, others attack Syria again

Amid Word War 3 fears, Vladimir Putin warns of global chaos if US, others attack Syria again

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.

Apr 16, 2018, 14:31 PM IST

Sarin used in March Syria attack, finds chemical weapons watchdog: Sources

An inquiry by the global chemical weapons watchdog found sarin was used in a March attack in Syria on an opposition-held town, just days before the banned nerve agent killed dozens in a separate attack nearby, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

Oct 05, 2017, 06:51 AM IST

Islamic State kills more than 50 in central Syria attack: Monitor

The Islamic State group killed more than 50 people in an attack on two government-held villages in central Syria`s Hama province on Thursday.

May 18, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
US-led strike on IS-held Syria town kills 23 civilians: Monitor

US-led strike on IS-held Syria town kills 23 civilians: Monitor

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike on the town of Albu Kamal hit around 3:00 am local time.

May 15, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
Car bomb attack on Syria evacuees kills more than 100

Car bomb attack on Syria evacuees kills more than 100

The blast on Saturday tore through buses carrying residents from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya as they waited at a transit point in rebel-held Rashidin, west of Aleppo.

Apr 16, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Pope Francis calls Syria attack an 'unacceptable massacre'

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned a suspected chemical attack in Syria that left more than 70 dead in a rebel-held town as an "unacceptable massacre".

Apr 05, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

Syria attack 'calls into question' peace process: Opposition

A suspected chemical attack that killed dozens in a northwestern Syrian town on Tuesday "calls the political process into question", the opposition's chief negotiator at peace talks said.

Apr 04, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
US-led airstrikes kill 10 civilians in Syria

US-led airstrikes kill 10 civilians in Syria

At least 10 civilians were killed on Monday by a US-led airstrike on the country's northern province of al-Raqqah, the de facto capital of the Islamic State (IS) group.

Nov 22, 2016, 06:24 AM IST

Motorbike bomber kills 16 outside bakery in Syria`s Hasakah

Islamic State has targeted areas of Hasaka province in the past, including another city, Qamishli. But bomb attacks in Hasaka city itself have been rarer in recent months.

Jul 06, 2016, 02:44 AM IST
Syria attack so far leaves 25 children dead: UNICEF

Syria attack so far leaves 25 children dead: UNICEF

Deadly airstrikes that hit heavily crowded areas in a town in eastern Syria, leaves children dead reports UNICEF. health workers were reported to have pulled bodies of children from under rubble in the town of al-Quria in Deir al-Zor province, which is mostly under Islamic State control.

Jun 27, 2016, 13:08 PM IST
32 people killed in Syria bombings

32 people killed in Syria bombings

At least 32 people were killed and 90 others were injured as twin bombings rocked Syria`s Al-Zahra` district of Homs city, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based watchdog.

Dec 28, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Missile strike kills 18 civilians in Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

 A missile fired by Syrian regime forces killed at least 18 civilians on Tuesday in a residential neighbourhood of the old quarter of Aleppo city, a monitoring group said.

Jul 21, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Syrian activists report new chlorine attacks in Idlib

Syrian activists and a doctor have reported of new suspected chemical attacks in the northwestern province of Idlib, leaving several dozens of people suffering from asphyxiation.

May 08, 2015, 07:34 AM IST

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 countri

May 06, 2015, 04:09 AM IST

Attack on bus with Syrian nuke scientists kills four

A pro-government Syrian newspaper and a monitoring group say that militants opened fire on a bus carrying nuclear scientists and engineers near Damascus, killing at least four men.

Nov 10, 2014, 17:11 PM IST

Syrian government not to negotiate with `terrorists`

The minister`s remarks were made just hours after Arab League ( AL) chief Nabil al-Arabi said the second Syria peace conference will be held in Geneva, Switzerland Nov. 23-24.

Oct 21, 2013, 09:49 AM IST

Assad must turn over chemicals within a week to prevent Syria attack: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to present a strong case for strike on Syria, saying that an attack could be avoided only if Syrian President handed over “every single bit” of chemical weapons.

Sep 09, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

Syria to attack US bases if attacked: Minister

The Syrian government will attack US interests in the Middle East in the event of a military strike on the country, Syria`s Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said.

Sep 03, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

NATO not to participate in Syria attack

NATO has declined to participate in the possible attack on Syria over allegations of the Bashar-al-Assad regime recently using chemical weapons against civilians.

Aug 31, 2013, 12:14 PM IST

I don`t need to apologise to Obama over Syria defeat: David Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron said he regretted the failure of the British parliament to support military action in Syria but that he hoped President Barack Obama would understand the need to listen to the wishes of the people.

Aug 30, 2013, 18:10 PM IST

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