24 Jul 2015
ANKARA: Turkish fighter jets pounded Islamic State targets in Syria early on Friday, the prime minister's office said, after Turkey said it would take any "necessary measures" to protect itself from Islamist and Kurdish militant attacks.
22 Jul 2015
Washington: A US-led coalition air strike has killed a senior al-Qaeda leader in northern Syria who has been accused of plotting attacks against America and its allies, the Pentagon has said.
20 Jul 2015
Ankara: 20 people were killed today in an explosion in a cultural centre in the Turkish town of Suruc near the border with Syria, local media reported. The cause of the blast in the town -- which lies opposite the Syrian flashpoint of Kobane -- was not immediately clear.
24 Jun 2015
Washington: Obama administration on Tuesday touted Kurdish-led advances against Islamic State in Syria as a model for the US-backed effort to retake territory from the jihadist group, but US officials cautioned that the insurgents remained resilient and could strike back.
10 Feb 2014
Damascus: Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs as Syria's regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce.
19 Feb 2014
Washington: United States has said that there is ‘no military solution’ to the current Syrian crisis but it is considering renewed options to resolve the conflict.
03 Feb 2014
BEIRUT: Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign that many consider a war crime.
30 Jan 2014
Geneva: UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, on Wednesday admitted that the gaps between the two parties were huge, and he did not expect to achieve substantive results from the ongoing Syria talks.
22 Jan 2014
Beirut: Syria on Wednesday rejected a report purporting to show the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees, calling it an attempt to undermine peace efforts as diplomats gathered in Switzerland for talks.