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    Counterterrorism measures have gone too far

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    OVER a matter of weeks, in early 2019, Shamima Begum became a household name. Not because her actions were more horrific or her situation more...

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    12 pro-Iran fighters killed in East Syria air raids

    Agence France-Presse .Beirut | Updated at 01:54pm on June 07, 2020

    At least 12 pro-Iranian fighters died in strikes by unidentified aircraft on eastern Syria late Saturday evening, a war monitor said.‘Eight air strikes before midnight...

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    Syria regime loyalists killed in Israeli air raids

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 09:56pm on June 05, 2020

    At least nine fighters loyal to the Syrian regime, including four Syrians, were killed during Israeli air raids late Thursday in the Hama province a...

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    Islamic State executes 11 on Syria desert highway

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:48pm on May 19, 2020

    Islamic State group gunmen executed 11 people, all but one of them pro-regime fighters, in two attacks on a desert highway in eastern Syria, a...

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    US will be expelled from Iraq, Syria: Khamenei

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:11pm on May 18, 2020

    Iran’s supreme leader said Sunday that the United States will be expelled from Iraq and Syria and alleged that even Washington’s allies ‘abhor’ it now....

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    Damascus, Moscow accused of war crimes in NW Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 03:59pm on May 11, 2020

    Amnesty International on Monday said it has documented 18 attacks in northwest Syria carried out by regime and Russian forces over the past year that...

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    Syria clashes kill 22 in highest toll since truce

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:05pm on May 10, 2020

    Clashes in northwest Syria killed 22 regime fighters and jihadists Sunday in the highest such death toll since the start of a two-month-old ceasefire there,...

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    Syrian fighters upping attacks on civilians: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:59pm on May 08, 2020

    The UN on Friday accused the Islamic State group and others in Syria of exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to step up violence on civilians, describing...

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    Assad warns of coronavirus ‘catastrophe’

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 11:04pm on May 05, 2020

    President Bashar al-Assad warned Monday of a ‘catastrophe’ in war-battered Syria if the easing of lockdown measures against coronavirus is mishandled. The government in Damascus...

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    Fuel truck bomb kills more than 40 in northern Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:06am on April 29, 2020

    A fuel truck bomb in a market in northern Syria killed at least 46 people including Turkish-backed rebel fighters on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for...