syria war casualties

The name of Russian private military contractor Alexei Kalabukhov (C), killed in Syria

Russians fight U.S. in Syria, then hide their losses

Deir al-Zor battle on Feb 7 2018 was the first direct confrontation between the United States and Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Evidence of Russian casualties was hidden.

By REUTERS
05/02/2019

Syrian Observatory says war has killed more than half a million

About 85 percent of the dead were civilians killed by the forces of the Syrian government and its allies.

By REUTERS
12/03/2018

UN issues blank statement on Syria, says it has run out of words

There followed 10 empty lines with quote marks indicating missing text, and an explanatory footnote.

By REUTERS
20/02/2018
Smoke rises near the stadium where the Islamic State militants are holed up after an air strike by c

US-backed forces begin final assault on ISIS 'terror capital' in Syria

Hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families flee the city. Syrian militia estimates only 300 remain in the city.

By REUTERS
15/10/2017
syrian refugees

Syrian refugee will lead effort to monitor Arab media

Hendi spent 40 days in prison before escaping Syria and making his way to the United States.

Donald Trump

Analysis: Trump's strikes on Syria and the muddled strategy behind them

While US President Donald Trump has made a bold decision in ordering the airstrike on Syria following the chemical attack, what policy, if any, stands behind the move?

Letters

February 16: Two Views

Fayyad, once hailed as the Palestinian Ben-Gurion, is both a visionary statesman and a tragic figure.

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Syria fighting threatens deal to fix damaged Damascus water source

The UN warned the shortages could lead to waterborne disease outbreaks.

By REUTERS
15/01/2017
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