syria civil war

A US military vehicle is pictured behind the Turkish border walls during a joint US-Turkey patrol
US continues ‘national emergency’ to deal with Syria

The US has argued that the Assad regime is involved in “brutality and repression” and that its actions create instability in the region.

The slow death of Syria – opinion

Syrian President Bashar Assad pronounced a death sentence on his own country long before the coronavirus arrived.

Uniformed men ride a motorbike as they carry a Syrian flag in Quneitra on the Syrian side of the cea
Syrian fighter’s nine-year journey from school protests to armed conflict

‘If the world had helped us, we would have toppled the regime’

By DOMINIC EVANS/REUTERS
12/03/2020
A wall along the border between Turkey and Syria is pictured at the Syrian town of Atimah, Idlib
Syrian girl taught to laugh at bomb barrages escapes Syria

Mohammad created this game, teaching his daughter to laugh whenever she hears a bomb nearby in order to prevent her from getting scared and traumatized.

By HANNAH HEPNER
04/03/2020
A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sits as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fire
Story of Syria's female medics working in underground bunker told in film

'The Cave', which tells the story of Amani Ballour, will be released in Britain on Friday

By REUTERS
06/12/2019
People walk past a damaged building in the city of Idlib on May 31, 2019.
With Turkey distracted, Syrian regime and Russia pressure Idlib

Over the last week increased airstrikes in Idlib have seen civilians driven from homes and claims in local and regional Arabic media that the Syrian regime is preparing for a major offensive.

UN Special Envoy for Syria meets with Russian, Turkish, Iran FMs in Geneva
Syrian FM: No deadlines should be imposed on constitutional cmte.

A Syrian constitutional committee will draft a new constitution and "free and fair elections" will be held afterwards under the supervision of the United Nations.

29/09/2019
Germany should investigate chemical weapons-related sales to Syria

Brenntag, the world’s largest distributor of chemicals, was found to have sold potential dual-use products that could help Damascus develop chemical weapons to a Syrian company with links to Assad.

By TOBY DERSHOWITZ , SERENA FRECHTER
23/08/2019
Fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria carry their weapons as they cheer near the Syrian town
Syrian MP: Israel, Jordan behind rebel attacks on Syrian army

The MP specifically referenced a recent increase in attacks on the Syrian army in the Dara'a area in southwestern Syria.

22/07/2019
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