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Syrian children not targets, appeal all parties involved in conflict to protect them: UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said that children were not targets and appealed to all parties involved in the conflict in Syria to protect children and their families at all costs.

Jul 27, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

At least 32 killed in air strikes in rebel-held city in Syria, say rescuers

Air strikes on a popular market and residential neighbourhoods killed at least 32 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on one of the main opposition-held cities in northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said.

Jul 22, 2019, 22:37 PM IST

Syrian government steps up air strikes in northwest, seizes small town

Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks ago. 

May 27, 2019, 00:18 AM IST

Full-scale assault on Syria's Idlib 'not expedient', says Russia's Putin

Russia has helped forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad take back most of the country in the eight-year-old war but fighting continues.

Apr 27, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

US-Syrian woman sets up model school in northern Syria

She argued back when the al-Qaida militants sent in an inspector to warn her against playing music during the graduation ceremony at the higher education institute that she founded in Idlib province. 

Jul 17, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

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.

Jun 25, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Over 2,000 rebels, families evacuate Damascus district: Report

Hundreds of rebels and their families were evacuated this week from the adjacent Barzeh district after rebels there decided to lay down their arms.

May 15, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

International probe underway to lay blame for sarin attack

"They have some staff, up to 15 I guess, who have started working in our premises here," the official said. 

May 05, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Moscow says US has no objective data on monstrous crime in Syria

The Kremlin on Thursday said US allegations that Syrian forces carried out a deadly chemical attack are not based on "objective" information.

Apr 06, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

Twenty including 14 children dead in air strike in Syria's northwestern​ Idlib province: Monitor

At least 14 children were among 20 people killed in an air strike in Syria`s northwestern Idlib province at dawn on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Mar 15, 2017, 20:23 PM 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

Syria regime strikes kill six civilians: Monitor

The Syrian government air strikes killed at least six civilians, including four children, in Aleppo province on Thursday, despite a fragile two-week-old truce, a monitor said.

Jan 12, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

Deal to evacuate civilians reached, Syrian rebels to leave east Aleppo

An agreement for the imminent evacuation of civilians from east Aleppo in Syria has been reached.

Dec 13, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Russia strikes kill at least 30 jihadists in Syria: Ministry

The deadly war in Syria has killed more than 300,000 people since it started in March 2011 with a wave of anti-government protests.

Nov 17, 2016, 12:33 PM IST

GRISLY VIDEO: Russian helicopter shot down in rebel-held Syria

The helicopter came down near the town of Saraqeb, in Idlib province, roughly midway between Aleppo and the Russian Air Force base at Khmeimim, near the Mediterranean coast.

Aug 01, 2016, 21:55 PM IST

Save the Children-supported maternity hospital bombed in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said that the hospital in the rebel-held town of Kafar Takharim was heavily damaged.

Jul 29, 2016, 21:20 PM IST

Strikes on Syria displaced camp 'likely a war crime': UN

Air strikes on a camp for displaced people in Syria's Idlib province were almost certainly not accidental and likely amounted to a war crime, the UN rights chief said on Friday.

May 06, 2016, 23:48 PM IST

Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib province

The Syrian army has pulled back from the north-western city of Ariha after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the last city in Idlib province in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border that was still held by the government.

May 29, 2015, 05:16 AM IST

Top aide to Iran's leader meets Syria's Assad, pledges support

 A top aide to Iran`s leader met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday, footage on Syrian state television showed, underlining firm Iranian support for Damascus as it faces mounting pressure from insurgents in a four-year-old civil war.

May 19, 2015, 21:38 PM IST