IS fighters being evacuated from south Damascus
A first batch of Islamic State group fighters left their final stronghold in the south of Syria's Damascus early Sunday under a deal struck after weeks of fierce combat, a monitor said. Six buses carried fighters and their families out of the IS-controlled Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp and neighbouring Tadamun district, said Rami Abdel Rahman,…
Damascus shelling, blast kill two: state TV
Shelling and a blast in Syria's capital Damascus killed two people and wounded several others on Wednesday, state television said.
Thousands of Syrians flee raging assaults on two fronts
Thousands of terrified Syrian civilians fled for their lives on Saturday, as they sought to escape two raging offensives in a rebel bastion outside Damascus and a northwestern Kurdish enclave. Syria's civil war this week entered its eighth year with world powers unable to stem a complex conflict that has killed more than 350,000 people…
Islamic State group claims deadly Damascus bomb attack
The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed a bomb attack at a police station in the Syrian capital Damascus a day earlier that killed at least 17 people.
Deadly suicide bombings hit Damascus police station
A double suicide bomb attack hit a police station in Syria's capital Damascus on Monday, state media said, with a monitor saying at least 11 people were killed.
Syrian army retakes key rebel area near Damascus
Wadi Barada had been the scene of fierce fighting in recent weeks between regime and rebel forces that tested a fragile nationwide truce and left millions in Damascus facing water shortages.
Strikes, artillery fire near Damascus kill 15
At least 15 civilians, including six children, were killed on Thursday in air strikes and artillery fire on rebel-held territory near Syria's capital Damascus, a monitor said.
Bombers kill eight outside shrine near Syrian capital
A double bomb attack outside a Shiite shrine near Syria's capital killed at least eight people Saturday, in the latest in repeated deadly strikes on the revered site, state media said.