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U.S.-led air strikes on Syria killed a total of 225 civilians over the past month, a monitor said Tuesday, the highest 30-day toll since the campaign began in 2014.
The TV says the explosion in Homs occurred near the city's power station but gave no further details. Earlier this week, opposition fighters had left the last rebel-held neighborhood in Homs, bringing the entire city back under government control for ...
For the first time since 2011, the Syrian city of Homs is under complete government control. The city was dubbed the "capital of the revolution" when the Syrian uprising began. Along with their families, several hundred rebel fighters boarded buses ...
Court prosecutors in the western German city of Duesseldorf said on Monday that the 42-year-old man, identified as Ibrahim Al F., had joined armed groups fighting the Syrian government in 2012 and commanded a 150-strong militia linked to the so-called ...
For example, one section of the website lets you visit half a dozen Unesco world heritage sites in 360 degrees, including the ancient cities of Aleppo, Bosra, and Damascus, the ancient villages of Northern Syria, Crac des Chevaliers and Qal'at Salah El ...
Basateen al-Razi in southwest Damascus used to be one of the countless informal settlements - slums - that developed on the outskirts of Syria's cities after the 1960s. In 2011-2012, protests against President Bashar al-Assad spread and eventually ...
Despite President Donald Trump's reluctance to get deeply involved in the Syrian civil war, the United States now finds itself in the middle of an escalating battle in the country's south that last week led to a clash between the U.S.
Syrian state TV is reporting that an explosion in the central city of Homs has killed several people and that government forces "destroyed" a truck bomb near the Damascus airport.
Intense clashes broke out in Syria's Daraa on Monday between government forces and insurgents with both sides shelling parts of the southern city that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and state ...
A bomb attack killed at least 14 Syrian insurgents at a headquarters for the powerful Ahrar al-Sham group on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. Two blasts including at least one suicide attacker hit the base in a ...
Damascus, Syria (1:50 P.M.) - Syrian Arab Army (SAA) managed to completely repel a powerful assault launched by the so-called "Islamic State" (IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS) jihadists in Deir Ezzor city on Saturday. militants stormed positions of government ...
The militants fled so quickly the town remains semi-frozen in its most recent Islamic State incarnation, and objects left behind - from discarded armaments to rule books to Fakri's guilty verdict - provide an uncommon window into daily life under the ...
Following the head members of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently as they fight for freedom in an ISIS-controlled Syrian city, the first trailer has now arrived ahead of a release this July. We said in our review, "Cut together with gut-wrenching ...
In this May 18, 2017, photo, a Syrian National flag hangs out of a damaged building at the mountain resort town of Zabadani in the Damascus countryside, Syria. The United States is looking ahead toward a decisive battleground in its bid to destroy the ...
A US official said on Thursday the attack near the town of al-Tanf destroyed at least one tank and a bulldozer, while another official said they followed warning shots by US aircraft meant to dissuade the fighters from advancing further.
The villages are located near the town of Salamiyeh and the highway that links the capital, Damascus, to the northern city of Aleppo, but state media said traffic was not affected. The attacks ... State news agency SANA said militants were able to ...
Islamic State militants have attacked several government-held villages in central Syria in violence which left 52 people dead, including more than two dozen women and children - some of whom were beheaded.
The Islamic State militant group (ISIS), on the back foot in Iraq and Syria, is bringing together its top chemical weapons experts in the border area between the two countries with the aim of creating an elite "chemical weapons cell," U.S.
The Islamic State group attacked several government-held villages in central Syria on Thursday, capturing at least one of them in violence that left 52 people dead including more than two dozen women and children, some of whom were beheaded, as well as ...
Turkey has opened a vast centre dedicated to housing and educating orphans from war-torn Syria. The complex, in the south-eastern border town of Reyhanli, will house 990 children in what Turkish media say is a cosy, home environment. They will live in ...
Beirut, Lebanon (10:00 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is on a roll, today, liberating a large chunk of territory in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.
The US-led coalition against so-called Islamic State (IS) has denied it was behind an attack on a Syrian town that reportedly killed dozens of civilians.
More than 26 people were killed and scores injured in the coalition air raids on al-Ekirshi village in Syria's Raqqah Province on Monday.
Beirut, Lebanon (2:00 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched an important military operation in the East Ghouta region of Damascus last night, targeting the town of Beit Nayem that is under the control of Jaysh Al-Islam. Led by the 105th Brigade ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The US's Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS met with local officials in northern Syria on Wednesday, near where partnered forces are battling to retake the Raqqa countryside. "The special envoy ...
Syria from Space. Three cities in darkness and light. May 2017 ... Russian airstrikes against Syrian rebels began in October 2015 and the timelapse shows the city in almost complete darkness at night throughout 2016, when the battle for Aleppo was at ...
Beirut, Lebanon (6:10 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) seized two villages in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, Wednesday, after advancing south of the Tal Hassan Quarries in the Deir Hafer Plain.
The US-led coalition against so-called Islamic State (IS) has denied it was behind an attack on a Syrian town that reportedly killed dozens of civilians.
The Treasury Department announced Tuesday it has frozen any assets that five Syrian people and five Syrian companies may have in U.S.
Damascus, Syria (10:20 P.M.) - On Tuesday evening, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) smashed through the Islamic State's defensive line in eastern Aleppo and liberated three villages south of Jirah Airbase. Led by the Tiger Forces, SAA assault units ...
Tartous has the biggest concentration of Syria's Alawite minority and is the heartland for Assad's Alawite-dominated government.
The number of refugees who have fled Syria for neighbouring countries has topped five million people for the first time since the civil war began six years ago, according to the UN's refugee agency.
The Syrian Observatory for human right (SOHR) said Monday's deaths in Abu Kamal followed those of 12 women the previous day in a raid on Akayrshi, a village in the east of Syria's Raqqa province. SOHR director Rami Abdel Rahman said Monday's ...
Homs, Syria -- The State Department said Monday it has evidence that Syria's Assad regime has carried out mass executions outside Damascus.
Homs, Syria -- As the U.S. tries to put pressure on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, there are reminders across Syria how much pressure Assad can put on his enemies. A destroyed neighborhood in Homs was once a rebel stronghold, and now some in the ...
(Beirut) - Air raids on an Islamic State-held village and town in Syria have killed at least 32 civilians over the past two days, activists said Monday, underscoring the risk for hundreds of thousands of residents trapped in areas under the militant ...
A Syrian monitoring group says twin explosions have gone off in a makeshift camp near Syria's the border with Jordan, killing at least 10 people and wounding seven, including rebel fighters.
This frame grab from video provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces, A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows an SDF commander, identified only as Abdelqader, announces a statement after they ...
Russia has been waging an air campaign to support President Bashar Assad's forces against both IS and Syrian rebels since 2015.
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi pro-government paramilitary troops recaptured four villages on Monday as an operation continues to clear Islamic State-held regions near Iraq's borders with Syria. Al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) said ...
Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) patrol along the Tabqa dam, also known as Euphrates Dam, near the city of Tabqa, Syria, May 12, 2017. The US-backed SDF seized control of the ... Air raids on an Islamic State-held village and town in Syria ...
(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP). UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura informs the media one day before the resumption of the negotiations between the Syrian government and the opposition, at the European headquarters of the United Nations.
Speaking to the Reuters news agency on Monday, rebel sources and commanders said that hundreds of Syrian soldiers and fighters from Iranian-backed militias have in recent days poured into the town of Sabaa Biyar, located in a sparsely-populated desert ...
Beirut - Syrian Kurdish-led forces were closing in Saturday on the de-facto capital of the Islamic State in Syria, seizing a cotton factory only a couple of miles north of the city and clashing with militants on a number of fronts, activists and ...
The activist Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) advanced within four kilometers of Raqqa as fighting raged at several points north and east of the besieged city. An SDF spokesman ...
Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) and the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, its partner in Turkey, will open on Thursday the RAF City for Human Development in the Turkish City of Rihaniyah to serve as the largest ...
US-backed forces got ISIS fighters to surrender a Syrian town near Raqqa, and, surprisingly, it's not the first time. The Syrian Arab Coalition and Syrian Democratic Forces "completed the liberation of the Tabqah dam, as well as the city of Tabqah and ...
Damascus, Syria (7:40 P.M.) - On Friday afternoon, Syrian Arab Army (SAA) began deploying reinforcements to Deir Ezzor ahead of a major military operation in this embattled city. Exclusively speaking to Al-Masdar News, a military source said that more ...
In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patrolling on a street in Tabqa, northern Syria. Syrian ...
In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patrolling on a street in Tabqa, northern Syria. Syrian ...


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   syria
     municipalities
       abu kamal
       afrin
       al‑khan
       aleppo
       arbeen
       ayn al‑arab
       azaz
       baida
       bloudan
       dabiq
       damascus
       deir ez‑zor
       deraa
       derike
       duma
       ein tarma
       gassanieh
       ghouta
       hama
       hassake
       homs
       idlib
       irbin
       jarabulus
       jobar
       kepir
       khan al‑assal
       khirbet ghazaleh
       kobani
       lattakia
       maaloula
       manbij
       medaya
       muadhamiya
       palmyra
       qalamoun
       qardaha
       quneitra
       qusayr
       raqqa
       rimelan
       salma
       sukkariya
       tartous
       tartus
       yarmouk
       zabadani
       zamalka

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