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UN, Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy

The United Nations wants to convene the committee as a next step in efforts to find a political solution to end the war in Syria, but there has been no agreement so far on who should be on it.

Jul 10, 2019, 20:39 PM IST

Israeli missile strike kills four civilians, says state media

Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said.

Jul 01, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

Chlorine was used in attack on Syrian rebel town last April, confirms global chemical weapons agency

Inspectors have concluded that a "toxic chemical" containing chlorine was used in an attack last April in the Syrian town of Douma, at the time held by rebels but besieged by pro-government forces, the global chemical weapons agency said on Friday.

Mar 02, 2019, 18:26 PM IST

Israel fires missiles over Damascus: Syria

The Syrian state news agency SANA as stating that one of the airport warehouses was hit during the attack.

Jan 12, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

UAE to reopen its embassy in Damascus on Thursday

The embassy has been shut since the early months of the Syrian conflict which erupted in 2011.

Dec 27, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

Syrian army controls capital after ousting ISIS

Syria's army on Monday was in complete control of the capital and its outskirts for the first time since 2012.

May 22, 2018, 00:56 AM IST

Air raids in Syria kill 19 civilians: Monitor

A wave of Syrian air strikes on Sunday killed at least 19 civilians and wounded dozens across the besieged rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, a monitor said.

Dec 03, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Israeli missiles hit military position near Damascus: Syrian state TV

Israeli missiles struck a military position near Damascus overnight and Syria`s air defence system thwarted them, Syrian state television said on Saturday.

Dec 02, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

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

UN calls on Syria warring sides to stop targeting civilians

The United Nations on Sunday called on Syria's warring sides to stop targeting civilians in the capital Damascus and nearby neighbourhoods, where escalating bombardment has killed dozens in recent days.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Syrian army takes full control of Deir al-Zor from Islamic State: Observatory

The Syrian army and its allies have taken full control of Deir al-Zor city from Islamic State, the largest and most important city in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday.

Nov 03, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

All about Syria conflict

Syria`s 300,000-strong pre-war army has been halved by deaths, defections and draft-dodging.

Oct 17, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Islamic State targets Damascus police HQ with suicide bombers

Three suicide bombers blew themselves up near the main police headquarters in Syria's capital Damascus today, killing at least two people, the interior ministry said.

Oct 15, 2017, 07:20 AM IST

ISIS targets Damascus police HQ with suicide bombers

Three suicide bombers blew themselves up near the main police headquarters in Damascus on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Suicide bombers attack near Damascus police centre: Media

The suicide bombers tried to storm the police command centre and clashed with guards before detonating their explosive devices outside

Oct 11, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Suicide bombers blow themselves up near police headquarters in Damascus

Two attackers blew themselves up near the police headquarters in Damascus on Wednesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Deadly suicide bombings hit Damascus police station

More than 330,000 people have been killed in Syria since its conflict began with protests that were met with a harsh government crackdown.

Oct 02, 2017, 22:11 PM IST

Russian general killed fighting IS in east Syria

The ministry said Assapov would be posthumously decorated for his service.

Sep 25, 2017, 06:06 AM IST

Israel hits Syria site reportedly used for chemical weapons

Syria`s government claims it no longer possesses chemical weapons after a 2013 agreement under which it pledged to surrender its chemical arsenal.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Syria government behind sarin gas attack in April: UN probe

"All evidence available leads the Commission to conclude that there are reasonable grounds to believe Syrian forces dropped an aerial bomb dispersing sarin in Khan Sheikhun," the report said.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:59 PM IST