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    Coronavirus kills businessman uncle of Syria’s Assad

    Agence France-Presse.Damascus | Updated at 10:54am on September 13, 2020

    Syrian businessman MohamadMakhlouf, uncle of president Bashar al-Assad and father of top tycoon Rami Makhlouf, died on Saturday from COVID-19, two sources close to his...

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    WFP warns 2.2m Syrians risk hunger

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:30pm on August 31, 2020

    Around 2.2 million Syrians risk joining the fast swelling ranks of the hungry and poor in war-torn Syria, the World Food Programme warned Monday. ‘Without...

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    Fake US soldiers stranded in Iraq and Syria arrested in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:34pm on August 28, 2020

    Criminal Investigation Department arrested 15 Nigerian nationals in different raids in the last few days on charges of internet-based fraudulence. The arrested were defrauding social...

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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,...