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Top Oman diplomat meets Assad in rare...

Top Oman diplomat meets Assad in rare...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 7 2019

Oman is one of the few Arab states to have maintained ties with Damascus over the past eight years.

Iraq hints at bigger role in Syria after...

Iraq hints at bigger role in Syria after...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 31 2018

Abdul Mahdi has previously said that about 2,000 Islamic State fighters are operating near the border...

Syria's return to the diplomatic scene,...

Syria's return to the diplomatic scene,...

Middle East

Sat, Dec 29 2018

The drive to bring the regime of President Bashar al-Assad back in from the cold started months ago and...

UAE reopens Syria embassy in boost for...

UAE reopens Syria embassy in boost for...

Middle East

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The reopening of the embassy is a step towards Syria’s rehabilitation by its Arab peers

Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey...

Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey...

Middle East

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The Idlib region and adjoining territory north of Aleppo represent the opposition’s last big foothold...

Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer...

Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Idlib is held by an array of rebels. The most powerful is Tahrir al-Sham, an amalgamation of Islamist...

More than 150 dead in IS attacks on...

More than 150 dead in IS attacks on...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 25 2018

State media confirmed the attacks had killed and wounded people in Sweida city and villages to the north...

Syrian rebels say US won't intervene...

Syrian rebels say US won't intervene...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 24 2018

Late on Saturday, Russian jets struck an opposition held town in southwest Syria, opposition sources...

Thousands flee regime shelling on south...

Thousands flee regime shelling on south...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 21 2018

The areas in eastern Daraa bombarded in recent days lie on a strip of land flanked by regime-held territory...

Syria's Assad says will visit North...

Syria's Assad says will visit North...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 3 2018

North Korea established diplomatic relations with Syria in 1966, opening its embassy in Damascus. Syria...

Russia forces among dozens dead in IS...

Russia forces among dozens dead in IS...

Middle East

Sun, May 27 2018

Moscow's defence ministry said Sunday four of its servicemen were killed in clashes in Deir...

Lebanon: Syria development law could...

Lebanon: Syria development law could...

Middle East

Sat, May 26 2018

The law allows people to prove their own property in the areas chosen for redevelopment, and to claim...

IS attack in Syria desert kills 26 pro-regime...

IS attack in Syria desert kills 26 pro-regime...

Middle East

Tue, May 22 2018

Five IS fighters were also killed

Syrian army takes last insurgent area...

Syrian army takes last insurgent area...

Middle East

Mon, May 21 2018

A temporary humanitarian ceasefire had been in place since Sunday night in al-Hajar al-Aswad to allow...

Insurgents south of Syrian capital surrender,...

Insurgents south of Syrian capital surrender,...

Middle East

Fri, Apr 20 2018

Air strikes and shelling hit the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp and al-Hajar al-Aswad area, part of...

Assad steps up efforts to crush last...

Assad steps up efforts to crush last...

Middle East

Thu, Apr 19 2018

A military news service run by the government's Lebanese ally Hezbollah reported on Thursday that the...

Big trouble in little Syria

Big trouble in little Syria

Md Sharif Hasan

Wed, Apr 18 2018

Will outside intervention deter Assad from using chemical weapons?

Chemical inspectors enter Syria's Douma...

Chemical inspectors enter Syria's Douma...

Middle East

Tue, Apr 17 2018

The US ambassador to the OPCW, Ken Ward, had claimed on Monday that the Russians had already visited...

Chemical probe to begin in Syria after...

Chemical probe to begin in Syria after...

Middle East

Sun, Apr 15 2018

According to US officials, the operation involved three US destroyers, a French frigate and a US submarine...

Trump: Syria attack could be very soon...

Trump: Syria attack could be very soon...

Middle East

Thu, Apr 12 2018

There was no direct word from Russian President Vladimir Putin on the crisis, though he discussed the...

As Syrian rebels quit Ghouta, Douma...

As Syrian rebels quit Ghouta, Douma...

Middle East

Sat, Mar 24 2018

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his close ally Russia, which has helped his air campaign, have denied...