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New US-led Syria strike kills 80 relatives of IS fighters: Monitor

"The toll includes 33 children. They were families seeking refuge in the town's municipal building," said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

May 26, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

US-led coalition against ISIS denies east Syria strike that killed civilians

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group said Wednesday it did not conduct strikes in the eastern Syrian town of Albu Kamal this week that reportedly killed dozens of civilians.

May 17, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

Madaya - The sad tale of starvation deaths in besieged Syrian town

Starvation deaths in the Syrian town of Madaya is on the rise.

Jan 11, 2016, 18:14 PM IST

Turkey denies IS bombers reentered Kobane from its territory

Turkey on Thursday denied "baseless" claims that Islamic State (IS) militants reentered the Syrian town of Kobane through the Turkish border crossing to detonate a suicide bomb.

Jun 25, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

US planes launch 18 strikes near besieged Syrian town of Kobane

US warplanes hit Islamic State jihadists with 18 bombing raids near the Syrian town of Kobane on Wednesday and yesterday, to support besieged Kurdish militia there, Central Command said.

Oct 15, 2014, 23:15 PM IST

Kurdish leader urges world to protect Syrian town from Islamic State

Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani called on Friday for international intervention to protect a Kurdish town in neighbouring Syria from Islamic State fighters who have forced many Syrian Kurds to flee across the border into Turkey.

Sep 20, 2014, 04:34 AM IST

Shelling of market in northern Syrian town kills 6

Activists say government shelling of a market in a northern Syrian town has killed at least six people.

Nov 30, 2013, 20:57 PM IST

Rocket kills 5 in Syrian town: Activists

A rocket smashed into the home of a family in the embattled Christian town of Sadad in central Syria, killing five people as al Qaeda-linked rebels and soldiers clashed for control, activists said.

Oct 27, 2013, 19:36 PM IST