Syria said it had intercepted Israeli missiles in an airstrike near Damascus as tensions rise
A spokesman for Syria's opposition rules out taking part in Russian brokered peace talks.
Syrians fleeing Raqqa say a lack of resources and the grueling summer heat are making life increasingly hard.
At one refugee camp, north of the
US-backed forces have Islamic State fighters surrounded in central Raqqa - but driving the militants out could take up to four months
By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute
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.
Iran warns US not to attack again
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
Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…
The US-backed campaign against ISIL is closing in on Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.
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…
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…
They called it ‘The Global Day of Rage for Aleppo’.