Air Strikes in Syria

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Russia rejects Syria war crimes claim

Russia says it "categorically rejects" accusations of war crimes over the bombing of hospitals in Syria.

January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

IS abducts over 400 in east Syria after deadly assault

Jihadists from the Islamic State group abduct more than 400 Syrian civilians after capturing new ground in a major assault on the city of Deir Ezzor.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Aid for starving Syria village advanced

Aid including one month's worth of food and medicine can reach for 40,000 people trapped in Madaya, a besieged Syrian village as early as Sunday morning, the World Food Programme says.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Syria ‘to let aid into besieged town’

The Syrian government agrees to allow aid into the besieged rebel-held village of Madaya, the UN says, amid reports of residents starving to death.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Syria conflict: Putin defends Russia's air strikes

Russian President Vladimir Putin defends Russia's military operations in Syria, saying the aim is to "stabilise the legitimate authority" of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Russia kills 300 militants in Syria

Russia's air force hit 60 Islamic State targets in Syria over the past 24 hours and killed around 300 militants, the Defense Ministry says.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Russia, US to hold Syria air talks

Russia is to hold more talks with the US on air safety during the two countries’ Syrian bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Syria strikes 'will fuel extremism'

Members of the US-led coalition against Islamic State call on Russia to cease air strikes they say are hitting the Syrian opposition and civilians.

July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015

US 'intensifying' anti-IS campaign

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group is "intensifying" its campaign in northern Syria, President Barack Obama says.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

Syria civil war: Regime air force strikes 'kill 16'

At least 16 people, including 13 children, are killed when Syrian air force jets bombed a town in Deraa province on Tuesday, activists say.