Sep 28, 2021 07:29 AM IST
They said the strikes were south of the town of Mayadeen along the Euphrates River which has become a major base for several Shi’ite militias, mostly from Iraq, since Islamic State militants were driven out nearly four years ago.
- Aug 25, 2021 10:18 AM IST
HTS is a jihadist group that controls parts of Syria's northwest, a rebel-held area still at war with Damascus.
- Jul 08, 2021 08:08 AM IST
Iraqi militia groups aligned with Iran vowed to retaliate after U.S. strikes on the Iraqi-Syrian border killed four of their members last month.
- Jun 24, 2021 10:57 PM IST
Speaking at the UN Security Council meeting on Syria (Humanitarian Affairs), Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs (United Nations Political), Prakash Gupta on Wednesday said "concrete steps" need to be taken to address hurdles obstructing functioning of cross-border and cross-line humanitarian operations in Syria.
- Apr 15, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Wasim Stouta, a displaced karate black belt from Aleppo, opens up a school and a dojo in the opposition-held town of Jeineh to help vulnerable children.
- Mar 27, 2021 08:42 PM IST
A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in the Suez Canal for a fifth day Saturday, as authorities prepared to make new attempts to free the vessel and reopen a crucial east-west waterway for global shipping.
- Mar 03, 2021 10:14 AM IST
Speaking at the UN General Assembly high-level panel on the human rights situation in Syria on Tuesday, India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu said India continues to stand with the people of Syria in the grave hour of need.
- Feb 26, 2021 07:34 AM IST
The strikes, which were first reported by Reuters, appeared to be limited in scope, potentially lowering the risk of escalation.
- Jan 30, 2021 09:36 PM IST
Ankara now retains a large military presence in the area deploying thousands of troops in the last rebel enclave.
- Dec 20, 2020 08:05 PM IST
Petros and his two sons spend most of their time in the humid space, heated by an old wood-burning stove.
- Oct 05, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Oman is one of the rare Arab countries that kept diplomatic relations with the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad after the 2011 uprising, despite pressure from the United States and other Gulf allies.
- Aug 26, 2020 01:24 PM IST
The Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces have shared a list of Pakistanis who are in their custody for fighting for ISIS.
- May 26, 2020 11:42 AM IST
Syria has seen an uptick in infections in recent days, which it has attributed to the return of Syrians from abroad.
- Apr 21, 2020 09:07 PM IST
As Ramadan begins with the new moon later this week, Muslims around the world are trying to maintain the cherished rituals of Islam’s holiest month without further spreading the outbreak.
- Mar 12, 2020 09:44 AM IST
The attack threatens a dangerous escalation, with suspected US-led coalition airstrikes promptly targeting Iran-aligned Iraqi fighters in neighbouring Syria
- Mar 03, 2020 09:50 PM IST
Turkey says it has shot down three Syrian planes and destroyed eight helicopters and scores of tanks since last Thursday, when 34 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike, the deadliest attack on the Turkish army in nearly 30 years.
- Mar 01, 2020 08:37 AM IST
"Twenty-six members of the Syrian army were killed when Turkish drones targeted positions of the regime forces in the Idlib and Aleppo countryside," the Britain-based Observatory said.
- Feb 18, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Airstrikes have forced Mohammad to leave his hometown of Saraqib, and he now lives in his friend's house in Sarmada, a town bordering Turkey
- Jan 28, 2020 09:23 AM IST
"The two leaders discussed the need to eliminate foreign interference and maintain the ceasefire in Libya. The leaders agreed that the violence being carried out in Idlib, Syria must stop," White House spokesman Judd Deere said in a tweet.
- Jan 10, 2020 02:03 PM IST
Donald Trump will face pinpricks from Iran throughout his re-election campaign and history may repeat itself as in Jimmy Carter’s failed re-election bid.
- Jan 08, 2020 10:30 AM IST
Russia's leader will seek to boost his credentials as a regional powerbroker at the symbolic opening of the TurkStream pipeline, which brings Russian gas to Turkey and southern Europe via the Black Sea.
- Jan 07, 2020 08:44 PM IST
The visit comes at a time of heightened regional tension, when Assad's other main military ally Iran has said it will retaliate against the United States for the killing of an Iranian general.
- Jan 03, 2020 08:20 AM IST
The meeting -- which will begin at 10:00 am (2030 IST) -- comes at the request of Britain and France, with the backing of the United States, the diplomats, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Thursday.
- Dec 30, 2019 09:10 AM IST
The US military carried out the strikes on Sunday against the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in response to the killing of a US civilian contractor in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base, officials said.
- Dec 26, 2019 08:40 PM IST
'Russia, Syria, and Iran are killing, or on their way to killing, thousands if inocent (sic) civilians in Idlib Province. Don't do it! Turkey is working hard to stop this carnage,' Trump said in a tweet.