Damascus

February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018

22 dead in fresh regime air strikes on Syria enclave: monitor

A fourth consecutive day of heavy regime bombing raids on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus killed 22 civilians on Thursday, a monitor says.

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017

Deadly twin suicide attack hits Damascus police station

Two suicide bombers attacks a police station in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing a number of civilians and policemen, state television says, citing the interior ministry.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

Deadly attacks rock Damascus suburb

Bomb attacks hit a Damascus suburb which is the site of Syria's holiest Shia shrine, killing at least 12 people, state media reports.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Top Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

The man believed to be Hezbollah's most senior military commander in Syria's war is killed in Damascus.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Top Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

Hezbollah's most senior military commander in Syria's war is killed in Damascus, the Lebanon-based militant organisation says.

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

250 Syrians missing after IS attack east of Damascus: Residents

Around 250 Syrian civilians are feared kidnapped after an attack by the Islamic State jihadist group on a cement factory east of Damascus, residents tell AFP on Thursday.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Syria bomb explosions death toll rises to 140

Bomb blasts in the Syrian cities of Homs and Damascus have left at least 140 people dead, monitors and state media say.

February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

Syria crisis: Aid arrives in besieged Muadhamiya

The first of several convoys carrying badly-needed aid to besieged areas of Syria has arrived at its destination.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

IS bombings near Syria Shiite shrine kill 50

Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group kill more than 50 people and wound dozens near a revered Shiite shrine outside the Syrian capital Damascus.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Syria rebel chief Zahran Alloush killed

Zahran Alloush, head of the powerful Jaish al-Islam Syrian rebel group, is killed east of Damascus, a monitoring group and Syria's opposition say.