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Islamic State attacks kill at least 18 in eastern Syria, says monitor

October 13, 2017 8:24 am

The attack took place at Abu Fas near the border of Deir al-Zor and Hasaka provinces, and the dead included refugees fleeing the fighting in Deir al-Zor as well as members of the Kurdish Asayish security force.

Syrian opposition filmmaker 'stabbed in Istanbul': supporters

October 11, 2017 7:17 pm

Muhammad Bayazid was stabbed on Tuesday while on his way to a meeting, according to an account posted on the filmmaker's official Facebook page by a friend who witnessed the attack.

Assad regime shelling kills 3 in truce zone near Damascus: International human rights monitor

August 10, 2017 5:50 pm

"The shelling hit the town of Hammuriyeh early today, killing a woman, a man, and a child," said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

UN sets sights on fresh Syria talks from February 10

January 31, 2014 10:03 pm

The Syrian regime kept a combative tone as the talks with the opposition National Coalition drew to a close.

No hint of compromise as Syria peace talks enter day two

January 23, 2014 2:44 pm

Expectations are very low for a breakthrough at the conference.

UN invites Iran to Geneva, Syria's opposition threatens pullout, US sceptical

January 20, 2014 3:25 pm

Iran is a traditional ally of Assad and has supplied his government with weapons and political goodwill from the beginning of the civil conflict.

Ships return to port without Syrian chemical weapons,delay in first step

December 31, 2013 7:46 pm

Shifting scenes of hostilities and inaccessible roads causes of delay.

The OPCW's plan for destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

December 18, 2013 5:40 pm

OPCW DG Uzumcu said all 'important elements' of the destruction are in place.

Indian-origin UK doctor dies in Syrian custody

December 18, 2013 12:18 am

Abbas’s brother Shahnawaz Khan attributed the lack of progress to the fact that Abbas was a Muslim of Indian descent.

India-origin British doctor detained for treating violence victims dies in Syrian custody

December 17, 2013 9:19 pm

He became the second doctor of Indian descent to be killed in the war-torn country.