crisis in Syria

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.

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.

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.

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

Germany backs Syria anti-IS mission

Germany's parliament votes to send military support to the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.

November 7, 2015
November 7, 2015

The Assad Dead End

Forget principles and morality. Forget, or try to forget, the quarter-million deaths for which Bashar al-Assad is responsible, directly or indirectly, since choosing to respond with violence to a peaceful uprising of the Syrian people.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

IS A NEW COLD WAR EMERGING IN SYRIA?

The recent turmoil in Syria proves that the country has turned into a hot zone for international politics thanks to the dual role of the world's decisive countries.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

The crisis in Syria, as it looks now

The fortunes of President Bashar al-Assad, and the possibility of peace in the region, have suffered many setbacks, and they face so ...