Syria civil war

March 15, 2018
March 15, 2018

Rape used as wide-scale weapon of war in Syria: UN report

Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted women, girls and men in a campaign to punish opposition communities - acts that constitute war crimes and crimes...

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

US-Russia try to narrow Syria divisions

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria's civil war.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Kerry seeks end to Syria ‘war hell’

The US is intensifying diplomatic efforts to end the "hell" of Syria's civil war even as it increases support for moderate rebels, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

US: Iran to be invited to Syria talks

The United States announces that Iran may take part in talks to end the civil war in Syria and warned of increased military action against the Islamic State.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Syria crisis: US concern over Russia 'military build-up'

US Secretary of State John Kerry expresses concern to Moscow over reports of Russian military build-up in Syria, the state department 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.