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Syria conflict


Conflict and climate change ravage Syria’s agricultural heartland

February 20, 2022 12:32 pm

In northeast Syria, the country’s historic breadbasket, the drought's effects have been compounded by more than a decade of war, a devastated economy, damaged infrastructure and increasing poverty.

Trump finds no simple fix in Syria, other world hotspots

October 23, 2019 2:20 pm

President Donald Trump's plan to reverse American involvement in "endless wars" has run up against a difficult truth: When it comes to national security, rarely can a simple solution to solve a complex problem.

China, Pakistan differ on Turkey's military offensive in Syria

October 15, 2019 8:53 pm

China apprehends that the return of diehard Uighur fighters of the IS could reignite violence in the volatile Xinjiang province which remained largely peaceful in the last few years following heavy crackdown.

Syria: IS jihadists surrender in eastern enclave but more remain

March 05, 2019 10:27 am

The jihadist group faces defeat in Baghouz on the banks of the Euphrates, but it still holds remote pockets of land further west and has launched guerrilla attacks in other areas where it has lost control.

Syria blames Israel for firing rockets at military airport near Damascus

January 13, 2017 10:23 am

Israeli defence officials have voiced concern over Hezbollah's experience in the Syrian civil war.

US condemns Assad's Syrian regime for bombing civilians after UN aid was delivered

June 11, 2016 8:04 am

Late on Thursday, the besieged rebel-held town of Daraya received its first United Nations food delivery since 2012, a lifeline for the suffering population.

Syria: President Bashar al-Assad ready for cease-fire

February 21, 2016 7:07 am

He pointed out that countries, like Turkey, must stop sending more terrorists and arms as well as providing logistical support to the terrorists.

Nearly 3 million Syrian children not in school

September 18, 2014 3:19 pm

Syria's civil war has killed at least 190,000 people, according to the U.N.

Brutality of Syria war casts doubt on peace talks

January 22, 2014 1:02 pm

More than 130,000 people have died in Syria's conflict, and more than a quarter of the population of 23 million now live as refugees.

Ban's U-turn: Under pressure, UN retracts invitation to Iran, Russia calls it 'mistake'

January 21, 2014 4:05 pm

Iran's Foreign ministry termed the decision 'deplorable' and said it wants the real reasons behind its exclusion.