March 23, 2020 9:33 am
The school, in a camp for displaced people in northwestern Syria, serves about 60 students, boys and girls, ages 4 through 14. Most are among the nearly 1 million people who have fled from the Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, who are storming through the Idlib province.
February 12, 2020 10:00 am
A Russia-backed government offensive in Syria's Idlib has brought Turkish forces into direct confrontation with President Bashar Assad's troops. That threatens to unravel a fragile agreement between Turkey and Russia.
October 07, 2019 3:44 pm
"The United States Armed Forces will not support or be involved in the operation, and United States forces, having defeated the ISIS territorial "Caliphate", will no longer be in the immediate area," the White House said in a statement.
June 04, 2019 5:51 pm
"The latest outbreak in violence in Idlib and north Hama has left dozens of casualties, burned several thousand acres of vital crops and farmland and forced at least 300,000 people to flee their homes," WFP spokesman Herve Verhoosel said.
December 22, 2018 9:40 pm
Tehran has opposed the presence of foreign forces in Syria, except those -- from Iran and Russia -- which have been invited by the Bashar-al-Assad government.
September 11, 2018 3:01 pm
For Russia and Iran- who have both been allies of the Syrian government ever since the war broke out in Syria during the Arab Spring- reclaiming Idlib is vital to complete what they perceive as a military victory in Syrian conflict after Syrian troops recaptured nearly all other prominent areas.
February 04, 2018 12:16 pm
The US and its allies are "desperately" searching for a pretext to target Syria, following the success of the Syrian army in its war against terror-designated militant groups across Syria, Syrian foreign ministry pointed out.
December 22, 2017 1:30 pm
Since 2013, thousands of Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking Muslim minority from western China, have traveled to Syria to train with the Uighur militant group Turkistan Islamic Party and fight alongside al-Qaida, playing key roles in several battles.
November 18, 2017 9:01 pm
Israel's military says Syria violated the 1974 cease-fire agreement on the Golan Heights on Friday by using heavy tools to fortify a military post in the demilitarized zone between the countries.
July 04, 2017 4:27 pm
Russian news agencies reported that a three-way meeting gathering the co-sponsors of the talks, Russia, Iran and Turkey, was underway in the Kazakh capital Astana, aimed at cementing four conflict-free areas agreed in May
March 19, 2016 8:00 am
Five years of Syrian war, Massive explosion in Ankara, US presidential elections - A look at this week's top frames.
September 05, 2018 1:37 pm
Since the beginning of Syria’s civil war, the Bashar Al-Assad government has targeted and killed hundreds of medical workers. Many have fled. This is the story of one doctor, Mohammed al-Bardan, who did not.
October 27, 2015 3:42 pm
Russian war planes have kept up their air strikes on Syrian targets as diplomatic efforts have been going on behind the scenes to find a way to end the conflict.
October 26, 2015 12:43 pm
Russian air strikes have hit several rebel groups affiliated to the Free Syrian Army in areas crucial to the survival of Moscow’s ally President Assad.