Air Strikes in Syria

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

Syria says Israeli planes attack hit arms depot near Damascus

Israeli war planes attack with missiles unspecified targets near Damascus, the Syrian capital, and injured three Syrian soldiers, Syrian state media reports quoting a military source.

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

UNSC calls for 30-day Syria ceasefire

With Russia's backing, the UN Security Council yesterday unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations.

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Death toll in Syria enclave tops 500

New air strikes on the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta take the civilian death toll from seven days of devastating bombardment to more than 500 after the United Nations again delayed a vote on a ceasefire.

June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison

US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.

August 12, 2016
August 12, 2016

IS abducts around 2,000 civilians in north Syria

Islamic State group fighters seize around 2,000 civilians to use as "human shields" Friday as they fled their stronghold of Manbij in northern Syria, according to US-backed forces and a monitor.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Attacks hit Syria as truce takes hold

The first major truce in Syria's five-year civil war comes into effect, but Syrian TV says shells hit residential areas of the capital, Damascus.

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.