14 Jun 2016
Rome: The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group's alleged leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an air raid in Syria by the US-led coalition, reports said today.
06 Apr 2016
Srinagar: Unrest was witnessed again at NIT Srinagar, the scene of last week's clash, with outstation students expressing a sense of insecurity and attempting to leave the campus, leading to a confrontation with police which resorted to lathicharge in which some students were injured.
13 May 2016
Beirut: Top Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine has been killed, the Lebanese group said today, the biggest blow to the Iranian-backed organisation since its military chief was killed in 2008.
29 Apr 2016
Beirut: Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo killed 123 civilians including 18 children during the past seven days of intensified violence in the northern Syrian city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said today.
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.
04 Apr 2016
Dubai: Iran has sent commandos to Syria as advisers, a military official said today, suggesting it is using its army as well as paramilitary forces to help President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the country's civil war.
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.
19 May 2016
Beirut: Syrian government forces and allies including Lebanese Hezbollah fighters seized a strategic town southeast of Damascus from insurgents today, a monitoring group said.
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.