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Sporadic shelling continues in eastern suburbs of Damascus but a fragile truce between government forces and rebels in Syria is still holding – just.
Six bombings claimed by the self-styled Islamic State hit government-held areas and a Kurdish-controlled province on Monday.
Syrian civilians and opposition fighters have continued to evacuate Daraya for a second day.
Millions of Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and beyond have been celebrating Easter this weekend, the most important date
A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a police officers’ club in a residential district of Damascus on Tuesday, killing several people, Syria’s
The Sunni militant group calling itself Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Distressing images posted on social media are said to show aftermath of Syria regime bombing of a Damascus suburb.
Thousands of priceless antiquities in Syria are being gathered and stored in Damascus to protect them from the Islamic State militant group and other
Eight people were killed by airstrikes in the Syrian town of Saqba, to the east of Damascus, on August 12. The attacks were among a number of
At least 31 people have been killed in air strikes just outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, a monitoring group has said. The Syrian Observatory
The Syrian army says it has taken control of a district in Aleppo City after an intense offensive by rebel groups
Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda, said on Thursday it had taken over Ariha, the last city in the northwestern province of Idlib that was
The United Nations is sounding the alarm over the “desperate” plight of civilians trapped amid fierce fighting in the largely Palestinian Yarmouk
Syrian state television said on Sunday (December 7) that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus International Airport and in the town of Dimas
Syrian state television said on Sunday that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas near the
Amateur videos purport to show the Damascus suburbs of Douma and Zamalka under the shelling of government forces. The Syrian Observatory for Human
Amateur video purportedly shows Syrian rebels blowing up an army tank with a rocket propelled grenade in the western coastal province of Latakia.
The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia
A suicide bomb attack at a government building in central Damascus has killed at least four people and wounded more than a dozen. The bomber
At least four people have been killed and more than a dozen injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up in central Damascus on Tuesday afternoon
The UN has estimated that 40 percent of all Syrians now need humanitarian aid. The number has gone up dramatically from 6.8 million people
UN Special Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi had a lot of work to do when he met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Wednesday to discuss peace
More than 1,500 Syrians have been allowed to leave the besieged Damascus suburb of Moadamiyeh. The town had been blockaded by state forces since
Many Syrian blacksmiths have been operating as weapon factories since shortly after the civil war erupted, providing a steady supply of weapons to
Fayzal Al Mikdad is the Deputy Foreign Minister of Syria. Earlier, he joined Euronews via satellite from Damascus. euronews: “John Kerry has
The United Nations weapons inspectors have handed over the samples they took in Damascus to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
In the very centre of Damascus life appeared a picture of normality on Wednesday, bustling streets, busy markets, no echoing gunfire of whiffs of gas
The United States, the United Kingdom and France have warned of a “serious response” to the alleged chemical attack in Damascus on Wednesday. The
Syrian national television has shown graphic pictures of the aftermath of a Syrian army ambush including bodies of what a pro-opposition Human Rights
Two bombs have reportedly exploded in central Damascus killing at least 14 people and wounding up to 30 others. Syrian state television says the