‘We were right, they were wrong,’ says Bashar al-Assad after chemical weapon watchdog laid blame on alleged gas attack. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the global…View More Syria's president: OPCW 'faked' report on chlorine gas attack
Investigation launched after body of James Le Mesurier, who helped start volunteer rescue group in Syria, is discovered. A former British army officer who helped…View More British founder of Syria's White Helmets found dead in Turkey
Turkish minister says joint centre aimed at creating a safe zone in northern Syria is operating at ‘full capacity’. A Turkey-US operations centre aimed at…View More Turkey-US centre on Syria safe zone 'fully operational'
France calls for an end to fighting in Syria’s last rebel-held area as thousands continue to flee their homes. France has called for an immediate…View More Syria: At least 13 killed in Idlib air raid
Rebel group says fighters shot down Sukhoi 22 jet that had taken off from airbase in Syria’s Homs. A Syrian government fighter jet has been…View More Syria rebels shoot down government fighter jet in northwest
Opposition ‘hopeful’ ceasefire would hold in Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the country. A conditional ceasefire to end the bombing in Syria’s northwestern region of Idlib has…View More Syrian gov't, opposition agree to a ceasefire in Idlib
UN says both rebels and Russia-backed Syrian government blame each other for destruction of crops and land in Idlib. Thousands of hectares of vital crops…View More UN: Syrian fighters burning vital farmland is 'weapon of war'
Accidental fire sets off a chain of events that exposes deepening tensions between local residents and Syrian refugees. Beirut, Lebanon – An accidental fire near…View More Lebanon's Deir al-Ahma: How an incident displaced 600 refugees
Protests against Kurdish rule widen in Deir Az Zor as Arabs complain of discrimination and forced conscription. Arab inhabitants of Syria’s Deir Az Zor have…View More Arab residents rally against Kurdish rule in Syria's Deir Az Zor
‘Safe-zone’ in northwestern Syria has come under intense aerial attacks and shelling since Tuesday. Russian and Syrian forces have stepped up air raids and shelling…View More Russian, Syrian forces escalate attacks on rebel-held areas
At least 92 Russian soldiers have been killed in Syria since September 2015, Russia’s defence ministry says. Four Russian military personnel and dozens of rebel fighters have…View More Russian troops killed during rebel raid in Syria's Deir Az Zor
Watchdog says any deployment will have to receive security clearance, a day after UN team comes under fire in Douma. Inspectors from the global chemical…View More OPCW: Fact-finding team still outside Syria's Douma
State TV says chemical weapons watchdog arrives in Douma as France and the US question the purpose of the mission. Chemical weapons inspectors have entered…View More OPCW 'enters Syria's Douma' to probe gas attack allegation
Activists describe scenes of besieged camp in southern Damascus as Syrian forces attempt to drive ISIL out. There’s only one thought that comes to Rami al-Sayed’s…View More Syria's Yarmouk camp: From a 'war on stomachs' to 'annihilation'