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.
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.
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.
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.
25 Apr 2016
Hanover: US President Barack Obama will today announce plans to send up to 250 more military personnel to Syria, according to a senior administration official, intensifying US assistance to rebels as a ceasefire falters.
20 Apr 2016
Washington: US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine over phone, the White House said.
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.
08 Apr 2016
Damascus: At least 175 of the 300 workers kidnapped by the Islamic State are believed to have been killed in a town northeast of the capital Damascus, the media reported.
27 Mar 2016
Palmyra: Syrian troops backed by Russian forces recaptured the famed ancient city of Palmyra from the Islamic State group today in a major victory over the militants.
04 Mar 2016
Rome: The leaders of Russia, France, Germany, Britain and Italy held a conference call on Friday to discuss Syria, an Italian government source said.