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UK imams urge British Muslims to shun Syria and Iraq

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 03:36

More than 100 Islamic prayer-leaders from various denominations of Sunni and Shi`ite Muslims have signed a letter calling on British Muslims not to travel to Iraq or Syria to fight.

Qaeda merges with ISIL at Syria-Iraq border town: NGO

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:15

Al Qaeda`s Syrian offshoot on Wednesday made an oath of loyalty to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant at a key town on the Iraqi border, a monitor said.

`Systematic` chemical weapons use in Syria: Watchdog

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 15:57

Chemical weapons such as chlorine have likely been used in a "systematic manner" in Syria, according to a report by a team from the world`s watchdog investigating alleged attacks there.

The Dutch `Iron Lady` destroying Syria`s chemicals

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 09:17

The diplomat ridding the world of Syria`s chemical weapons is Sigrid Kaag, a statuesque and impeccably dressed mother of four who speaks six languages and is fearless in a war zone.

Presidential election in Syria is a disgrace: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 08:43

The United States has said the presidential election in Syria is a "disgrace" and its president Bashar al-Assad has lost his credibility which he had before the elections.

Syria elections a `farce`: NATO head

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 15:49

NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen dismissed presidential elections in Syria as a "farce" Tuesday, saying they did not meet international standards.

Key dates in Syria civil war

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 08:44

More than 162,000 deaths, millions displaced and a country in ruins.

Syria presidential elections: Bashar al-Assad casts vote in Damascus

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 08:39

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad voted in Damascus on Tuesday in an election expected to give him a sweeping win over two little-known challengers, state television reported.

US confirms American carried out Syria suicide bombing

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 08:56

An American fighting for a hardline Islamist group carried out a deadly suicide bombing, US officials said Friday, in the first such case in the war.

Chemical weapons watchdog says team in Syria `safe`

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 21:33

The world`s chemical weapons watchdog on Tuesday said that a convoy of its inspectors overseeing the dismantling of Syria`s weapons program had come under attack, but all were safe.

Hezbollah: Regime, `resistance axis` will triumph in Syria

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 23:57

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday said that Syria`s regime and the "resistance axis" including his Lebanese Shiite militant group would triumph in the Syrian conflict.

US in Jordan war games as conflict rages next door in Syria

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 06:18

US ground and air forces held joint exercises with their Jordanian counterparts as the conflict in neighbouring Syria showed no let-up.