Articles about Syrian Civil War
20 May 2021World
A key group that monitors internal displacement said on Thursday that violence and disasters forced people to relocate within their countries more than 40 million times last year, the highest such tally in over a decade.
03 Mar 2019World
A Syrian jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda killed 21 regime and allied forces today near Idlib province, in one of the deadliest breaches of a six-month-old truce deal, a monitor said.
01 Feb 2019World
On Wednesday night, a court in Washington slapped the Syrian government with $302mn in damages for the death of journalist Marie Colvin.
15 Aug 2017World
In what can only be described as a horrifying incident, seven members of the Syrian White Helmets rescue group were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Sarmeen, a town in rebel-held Idlib province.
08 Jul 2017World
The US, Russia and Jordan have agreed to a ceasefire across the south-western Syrian regions of Daraa, Quneitra and Sweida.
03 May 2017World
US President Donald Trump discussed steps to de-escalate the Syrian civil war during a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
03 Mar 2017World
Allies Russia and Syria have completely retaken the Islamic State-held Palmyra, ending the second occupation of the city by the IS, officials said.
20 Jan 2017World
Syrian officials said IS militants have destroyed part of the ancient Roman amphitheatre located in Palmyra.
10 Jan 2017World
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he was ready to discuss "everything" at peace talks proposed to be held in Kazakhstan; however, there is no official representation for the opposition yet.
31 Dec 2016World
Donald Trump praised Vladimir Putin for not retaliating over the US expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies by President Barack Obama.
30 Dec 2016World
In response to their allegations of Russia having tampered with the US elections, the Obama administration sanctioned the GRU and the FSB, Russia's intelligence agencies.
15 Dec 2016World
US television network NBC has stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in the alleged hacking of servers to manipulate the US election.
14 Dec 2016World
Islamic State militants have reportedly retaken Syria's historic city of Palmyra following days of intense fighting on the outskirts prompting a withdrawal of Syria's military.