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Syria’s government criticizes US decision to allow investment in country’s north Syria’s government criticizes US decision to allow investment in country’s north
Syria’s foreign ministry on Friday criticized a US decision to allow some foreign investment in areas of northern Syria that are outside of government control, vowing to “defeat” the move.On Thursday, ...
Middle East 1 weeks ago
Syria donors’ conference in Brussels overshadowed by Ukraine war Syria donors’ conference in Brussels overshadowed by Ukraine war
International donors held a sixth pledging conference in Brussels for conflict-wracked Syria on Tuesday, saying Syrians should not be forgotten even as the Ukraine war grips world attention.“World ...
Middle East 10 May ,2022
Crowds in Syria await prisoners freed in mass amnesty Crowds in Syria await prisoners freed in mass amnesty
Families of prisoners held for years in Syrian jails gathered Wednesday, hoping their loved ones were among the “hundreds” the government said had been released in a mass amnesty.A crowd of hundreds ...
Middle East 04 May ,2022
Bashar al-Assad's family likely worth $1-2 billion, US report says Bashar al-Assad's family likely worth $1-2 billion, US report says
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's family is likely worth $1-2 billion, the US State Department said Thursday, despite US-led efforts to isolate him over the brutal war.In a report required by ...
Middle East 28 April ,2022
UN war crimes experts urge US investigation into Syria airstrike civilian deaths UN war crimes experts urge US investigation into Syria airstrike civilian deaths
The UN Commission of Inquiry reiterated a “recommendation to the United States and all parties to conduct credible, independent and impartial investigations into incidents entailing civilian ...
Middle East 09 March ,2022
15 soldiers dead in Syria attack on military bus: Monitor       15 soldiers dead in Syria attack on military bus: Monitor      
Fifteen soldiers died Sunday in an ISIS attack on an army bus in the central Syrian desert, a war monitor said.State news agency SANA had reported 13 dead “including officers” and 18 wounded.ISIS ...
Middle East 06 March ,2022
Russia sees military coordination with Israel on Syria continuing amid Ukraine crisis Russia sees military coordination with Israel on Syria continuing amid Ukraine crisis
Russia sees its military coordination with Israel over Syria continuing, the Russian embassy said on Saturday, after Moscow signaled displeasure with Israeli statements about the Ukraine ...
Middle East 26 February ,2022
Syria humanitarian needs reach record high: UN Syria humanitarian needs reach record high: UN
A record number of people in Syria are in need of humanitarian assistance more than a decade into a devastating civil war, the United Nations said.At least 14.6 million people in Syria are in need of ...
Middle East 24 February ,2022
Poverty, fear drive exodus from Syria’s one-time ISIS capital Poverty, fear drive exodus from Syria’s one-time ISIS capital
In a square that a few years ago was a grim stage for ISIS’ brutal rule in the Syrian city of Raqqa, Mahmoud Dander sat deep in thought.He wants to leave Syria, but has a problem: The 75-year-old has ...
Middle East 22 February ,2022
Syria regime shelling on Idlib kills six: Monitor Syria regime shelling on Idlib kills six: Monitor
Syrian regime shelling killed six civilians including women and children on Saturday in Idlib province, the country's last main opposition bastion, a war monitor said.An AFP photographer at the scene ...
Middle East 12 February ,2022
ISIS women in Syria camp clash with police, one child killed ISIS women in Syria camp clash with police, one child killed
Women held in a camp housing families of ISIS militants in northeast Syria tried to kidnap their Kurdish guards Monday, an opposition war monitor said. The attempt led to a shooting that left one ...
Middle East 07 February ,2022
Minors still detained in Syria prison attacked by ISIS: UN Minors still detained in Syria prison attacked by ISIS: UN
The United Nations said on Sunday that minors were still being detained in a northeast Syria prison attacked last month by ISIS, calling their conditions “precarious.”International rights groups, ...
Middle East 06 February ,2022
Two babies killed by winter cold in northwest Syria: UN           Two babies killed by winter cold in northwest Syria: UN
Two Syrian infant girls have died from harsh winter weather in northwest Syria where snow and rain have destroyed the tents of hundreds of displaced families, the United Nations said Tuesday.“A ...
Middle East 01 February ,2022
At least 18 Kurdish fighters found dead in Syria jail hit by ISIS: Monitor At least 18 Kurdish fighters found dead in Syria jail hit by ISIS: Monitor
Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria on Friday found the bodies of 18 fellow fighters inside a prison that ISIS attacked last week, a war monitor reported.The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said ...
Middle East 28 January ,2022
Snowstorms, cold and fire threaten displaced Syrians in northern camps Snowstorms, cold and fire threaten displaced Syrians in northern camps
Five-year-old Intissar and her younger sister Lin were sheltering from northern Syria’s bitter winter cold when fuel from a heater ignited their tent, killing them and seriously injuring their ...
Middle East 25 January ,2022
More than 70 dead in fighting after Syria jail attack: Monitor More than 70 dead in fighting after Syria jail attack: Monitor
Fighting raged for a third day Saturday between ISIS and Kurdish forces in Syria after the terrorist group attacked a prison housing extremists, in violence that has claimed over 70 lives, a monitor ...
Middle East 22 January ,2022
Bahrain appoints first ambassador to Damascus in a decade Bahrain appoints first ambassador to Damascus in a decade
Bahrain appointed its first ambassador to Damascus on Thursday since it downgraded ties early in the conflict in Syria.The appointment of Waheed Mubarak Sayyar, reported by Bahrain’s state news agency ...
Middle East 30 December ,2021
Syria approves $5 bln budget for 2022 as crisis bites Syria approves $5 bln budget for 2022 as crisis bites
Syrian lawmakers have approved a draft budget for 2022 of $5.3 billion, down from $6.8 billion this year, as a spiraling economic crisis hits public finances and threatens subsidies on essential goods ...
Middle East 15 December ,2021
Bus attack kills 10 oil workers in Syria’s Deir Ezzor Bus attack kills 10 oil workers in Syria’s Deir Ezzor
At least 10 oil workers were killed and one was injured in an attack that targeted a bus carrying them in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor countryside, state news agency SANA said on Thursday.“Ten workers ...
Middle East 02 December ,2021
Russia documenting its combat in Syria through art… When will we do the same? Russia documenting its combat in Syria through art… When will we do the same?
How many works of art, be they movies, series, documentaries, or plays, have been made by various states and independent entities about WWI and WWII? How many have been made about Napoleon’s wars from ...
In Translation 29 November ,2021
UAE foreign minister arrives in Syria, meets President Bashar al-Assad UAE foreign minister arrives in Syria, meets President Bashar al-Assad
The top Emirati diplomat met with Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, Tuesday in a sign of improved relations between the UAE and Syria.The pair discussed “exploring new horizons” for cooperation ...
Middle East 09 November ,2021
UN envoy blames Syria’s Assad regime for failure of constitution talks UN envoy blames Syria’s Assad regime for failure of constitution talks
The UN special envoy for Syria said Wednesday the Syrian government’s refusal to negotiate on revisions to the country’s constitution is a key reason for the failure of talks last week that left the ...
Middle East 28 October ,2021
Two killed in Israel strike on Syria base: Monitor Two killed in Israel strike on Syria base: Monitor
An Israeli missile strike on an airbase in central Syria has killed two Damascus-allied foreign fighters and wounded several Syrian service personnel, a Britain-based war monitor said on Saturday.The ...
World News 09 October ,2021
Syria must admit chemical weapons inspectors: West Syria must admit chemical weapons inspectors: West
“It is imperative that Syria issues visas... without obstruction or delay,” Britain’s ambassador Joanna Roper said at a meeting at The Hague of the OPCW’s executive council of member states.
Middle East 04 October ,2021
Jordan fully reopens main border crossing with Syria Jordan fully reopens main border crossing with Syria
Jordan fully reopened its main border crossing with Syria on Wednesday in a boost for their struggling economies following a push by Arab states to reintegrate the country they have shunned during the ...
Middle East 29 September ,2021