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Car bomb in Syria kills 14

Car bomb in Syria kills 14

Middle East

Tue, Oct 6 2020

The explosion near a bus station in the town also wounded at least 40 people

Oman becomes first Gulf state to reinstate...

Oman becomes first Gulf state to reinstate...

World

Mon, Oct 5 2020

Some Arab states are seeking reconciliation with Damascus after decisive gains by pro-government forces...

US military strengthens deployment in...

US military strengthens deployment in...

Middle East

Sat, Sep 19 2020

US and Russian troops frequently interact in Syria, but confrontations have been rare

Israel strikes on Syria kill 11

Israel strikes on Syria kill 11

Middle East

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Israel has carried out hundreds of raids in Syria since the civil war broke out in 2011

Locked out by Covid-19, refugees' lives...

Locked out by Covid-19, refugees' lives...

World

Mon, Aug 31 2020

Millions of people have been thrown into limbo by the new coronavirus

Russia blames US for Syria...

Russia blames US for Syria...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 27 2020

US and Russian troops frequently interact in Syria, but confrontations have been rare

Syria blackout after alleged 'terrorist'...

Syria blackout after alleged 'terrorist'...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 24 2020

James Jeffrey, the US pointman on Syria, told journalists in Geneva that the US was still looking into...

Putin, Erdogan discuss conflicts in...

Putin, Erdogan discuss Libya, Syria...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 17 2020

The Kremlin said that the two leaders, focused mainly on the crisis in Libya

Military: Israeli aircraft hit Syria...

Military: Israeli aircraft hit Syria...

Middle East

Tue, Aug 4 2020

Syrian state media said Israeli helicopters fired at Syrian checkpoints in al-Qunaitra, on the Golan...

US slaps sanctions on Syria in push...

US slaps sanctions on Syria in push...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 30 2020

A crackdown by Assad on protesters in 2011 led to civil war, with Iran and Russia backing the government...

Syria's ruling party wins expected majority...

Syria's ruling party wins expected majority...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 22 2020

Among the winners, Hussam Qatirji, a businessman under sanctions from the European Union, retained his...

Syria says Israel strikes southern Damascus,...

Syria says Israel strikes southern Damascus,...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 21 2020

Syria never publicly acknowledges that the strikes target Iranian assets in a country where Tehran’s...

5 dead, 85 wounded in car bomb attack...

5 dead, 85 wounded in car bomb attack...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 20 2020

The incident took place in the village of Siccu, across the border from Turkey’s southern province...

Syrians vote for new parliament amid...

Syrians vote for new parliament amid...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 19 2020

More than 7,400 polling stations opened across government-held parts of Syria

Russia, China veto UN extension of cross-border...

Russia, China veto UN extension of cross-border...

Europe

Wed, Jul 8 2020

During negotiations, Moscow had asked that the extension be limited to six months, rather than a year,...

Italy seizes 14 tons of IS-made amphetamines...

Italy seizes 14 tons of IS-made amphetamines...

Europe

Wed, Jul 1 2020

'The Islamic State finances its terrorist activities mainly by trafficking drugs made in Syria which...

Syria's Assad sacks PM Khamis as economic...

Syria's Assad sacks PM Khamis as economic...

Middle East

Fri, Jun 12 2020

'Assad assigns... Hussein Arnous the duties of prime minister as well as his (other) duties,'...

Assad's 20-year rule, from Damascus...

Assad's 20-year rule, from Damascus...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 9 2020

Syria today is a far cry from the vision Assad projected when he was propelled to the presidency a month...

Syrian government orders seizure of...

Syrian government orders seizure of...

World

Wed, May 20 2020

Once at the heart of Assad’s inner circle, Makhlouf has quarreled with the authorities over funds...

Russia, China boycott UN Security Council...

Russia, China boycott UN Security Council...

World

Wed, May 13 2020

According to Moscow, a Damascus ally, Syria had halted its chemical weapons program, destroyed its stockpile...

Syria clashes kill 22 in highest toll...

Syria clashes kill 22 in highest toll...

Middle East

Sun, May 10 2020

The clashes in the Sahl al-Ghab area killed 15 regime fighters as well as seven jihadists including from...