By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute On April
Vladimir Putin says Russia has information that the US is planning to launch new missile strikes on Syria. The Russian president also says there are plans to fake chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
Russia has said chemical gas which killed dozens in Syria leaked from a rebel facility, after it was bombed by Syrian planes.
Russia has said chemical weapons that killed as many as 100 people in the town of Idlib leaked from a rebel weapons facility after it was bombed by the Syrian air…
People fleeing villages around the Syrian city of Raqqa claim ISIL has been using civilians as human shields.
Eyewitnesses say rebels and their families have begun leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city. The Russian-backed deal with the government is expected to be among the largest evacuations of its
Opposing sides in the Syrian war have come face to face in UN peace talks for the first time in three years, as a way out of the deadly conflict remains elusive.
Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…
Syria's opposition and government representatives are meeting in Astana, in the latest efforts to secure peace after a six-year long civil war.
Russia, Iran, Turkey and President Bashar al-Assad have all agreed to meet in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to try to end the conflict in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has…
Conflicting messages are coming from Syria, Turkey and Russia following the suspension of a ceasefire agreement between the latter two countries which was supposed to see tens of thousands of people e
Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.
The guns turned on Raqqa almost a week ago with the start of an offensive by the Syrian Democratic Forces – the SDF – on the city which is the stronghold of the so-called Islamic…
Embattled Syrian President Bashar al Assad has hit out at the US, saying it has no will to work with Russia to defeat ISIL and other groups seen as terrorist in…
The United Nations has said it will resume aid operations to Syria by sending trucks to a besieged district near Damascus.
Syria’s President al-Assad is claiming that Western countries have sent security officials to help his government covertly fight militants.
Russia’s defence ministry has said a “regime of calm” truce in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo has been extended by three days, according to the
The Syrian elections – “theatre through which the regime is trying to give itself a little legitimacy”. That’s one view from the main oppostion body
In the shadow of war, Syria's embattled president goes ahead with elections in defiance of opponents who seek to oust him. With voting held in only government-controlled areas the vote is set to retur
State-controlled areas of Syria are voting on Wednesday in parliamentary elections boycotted by the opposition. The polls are seen as a sham by the
On Monday, Russia surprised the international community with the announcement that it is to begin the partial withdrawal of its troops from Syria
The old city of Homs in Syria is devastated after years of war. Few buildings remain intact and even fewer of the inhabitants are still living there
The leader of powerful rebel group Jaysh al Islam has been killed in strikes in a suburb east of Damascus. The death of founder Zahroun Alloush and
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution for the Syrian peace process. According to the text, the UN now has
Russia is arousing international speculation over its intentions toward Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. On Tuesday, RIA news agency quoted a
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has spoken out for the first time about Europe’s refugee crisis. In an interview with Russian media, he blamed
Amid new international peace efforts, Syria's president hits out at foreign nations hostile to his regime