Toll from blasts at Syria airbase climbs to 28
At least 28 pro-government fighters have been killed in a string of blasts at a regime airbase in central Syria earlier this week, a monitor said Sunday giving a new toll. The deadly explosions tore through weapons and fuel depots on Friday at a military airport in Syria's Hama province, according to the Syrian Observatory…
Putin meets Assad, calls for 'political process' on Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Thursday and said the situation in Syria is now favourable for the beginning of a "political process" which would lead to the withdrawal of foreign forces.
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.
Dozens of jihadists arrive in north Syria under evacuation deal
Dozens of jihadists arrived in northern Syria on Tuesday under a deal with the regime for them to leave their enclave in southern Damascus, an AFP correspondent said.
Mattis disputes report he wanted Congress to approve Syria strike
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday pushed back against a report saying he had unsuccessfully urged President Donald Trump to seek congressional approval ahead of last week's air strikes in Syria. Citing anonymous military and administration officials, the New York Times said Mattis had recommended Trump get a green light from lawmakers before launching…
US plans to send American 'IS fighter' to third country
The US government intends to hand over to a third country an American citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for the Islamic State group, rather than present him to the US justice system, a court filing showed Tuesday.
U.S flags burned as Iraqis protest Syria strikes
Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets in several cities on Sunday to protest against US-led strikes on Syria, following a call by influential Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr. "Stop destroying Syria as you destroyed our country," shouted protesters in Baghdad's Tahrir Square, in reference to the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq. "No to America, no…
British PM faces backlash for bypassing MPs on Syria
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a backlash from the domestic opposition after launching military strikes on Syria without consulting parliament.
Erdogan welcomes Syria strikes against Assad regime
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday welcomed Western strikes against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime as "appropriate" in retaliation for Damascus' "inhumane" attacks.
At destroyed Syria lab, workers deny producing toxic weapons
Plastic gloves and face masks lay scattered in the rubble of a Syrian research lab destroyed by Western strikes on Saturday, where an official denied the centre was developing chemical weapons. US, British and French strikes slammed into a series of targets around Damascus that the Western countries said were linked to the Syrian government's…