February 13, 2022 4:50 pm
Today, the "martyrs salary" - given to families of people who have died for Damascus in the 11-year long war - barely pays for her diabetes medicine.
October 11, 2021 9:42 am
Anticipating a more hands-off approach from Washington, now preoccupied by the challenge of China, Arab leaders are driven by their own priorities, notably how to rehabilitate economies hammered by years of conflict and Covid-19.
May 28, 2021 8:20 am
Assad's government says the election on Wednesday shows Syria is functioning normally despite the decade-old conflict, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people and driven 11 million people - about half the population - from their homes.
February 25, 2020 8:41 am
Turkey has closed the border and is trying to seal itself from waves of displaced refugees as Assad presses forth with a brutal campaign to take back Idlib.
April 20, 2019 4:15 pm
Formation of a constitutional committee is key to political reforms and new elections meant to unify Syria and end an eight-year war, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced about half of Syria's pre-war 22 million population.
July 06, 2018 6:40 pm
The rebels said the deal was brokered by Russia and would allow both fighters and civilians in opposition areas to settle their status with the government under Moscow's protection.
April 23, 2018 4:09 pm
UNRWA, the UN agency that cares for Palestinians, said on Sunday that conditions in Yarmouk were hellish. "There must be safe passage for the sick and the wounded and the dying civilians," said Chris Gunness, the UNRWA spokesman.
April 15, 2018 6:20 am
Syria airstrikes HIGHLIGHTS: During the meeting of the Security Council, UN Secretary General urged all member states to show restraint and avoid any acts that could escalate matters and worsen the suffering of the Syrians.
November 21, 2017 9:11 pm
"Regarding our joint operation to fight terrorists in Syria, this military operation is indeed coming to an end,'' Putin told Assad in televised remarks. "I'm pleased to see your willingness to work with everyone who wants peace and settlement.''
November 21, 2017 8:04 pm
Iranian media have often carried video and pictures of Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force, the branch of the Revolutionary Guards responsible for operations outside Iran, at frontline positions in battles against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.