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Huge blast near Damascus airport, ‘probably’ Israeli strike

Waar Media - 2017-04-27 15:56
WAAR-DUHOK: A huge explosion hit near Damascus International Airport early Thursday setting off large fires, with Syrian regime ally Hezbollah saying it was “probably” the result of an Israeli air strike. The Lebanese militant group’s Al-Manar television ...

Israel strikes arms depot near Syrian capital's airport: sources

Reuters - 2017-04-27 08:50
AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebel and intelligence sources said Israel struck an arms supply hub on Thursday operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group near Damascus airport where weapons from Tehran are regularly sent by commercial and military cargo p ...

Large blast and fire at Damascus airport: Syrian Observatory

Reuters - 2017-04-27 05:50
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A large explosion hit in the area of Damascus International Airport followed by a fire in the same place early on Thursday the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said. ...

PYD Hands Over Assad's Opponents to Damascus

BAS News - 2017-04-20 12:03
Officials who have renounced Assad are handed to Damascus by PYD ERBIL — The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), the ruling party in Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) handed over a Syrian former police officer to the Syrian regime after he had abandoned the go ...

Russia and Iran Unite in Support of Syria's Assad

WSJ - 2017-04-15 02:45
Foreign ministers from Russia, Iran and Syria presented a unified front in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying the U.S. and international accusations of a chemical strike by the regime in Damascus were fabrications. ...

SDF takes control of Raqqa-Damascus road

Waar Media - 2017-04-12 14:45
WAAR-DUHOK: YPG-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continue their advance on the Tabqa town of Raqqa amid fierce clashes with ISIS gangs. ISIS gangs in Tabqa town, surrounded by SDF from four sides, have today launched a wave of attacks on the positions ...

Al-Raqqa-Damascus highway seized by SDF

ANHA - 2017-04-12 13:54
Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces managing to foil IS mercenaries attacks west of al-Raqqa, they have tightened their grip on the al-Raqqa-Damascus highway. ...

Syrian government sets terms for any inquiry into gas attack

Reuters - 2017-04-06 14:45
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government set conditions on Thursday for any international inquiry into a suspected chemical attack that killed scores of people, saying it must not be "politicized" and should set out from Damascus and not Turkey. ...

U.S. will continue supporting Syrian Kurds: analyst

KurdPress - 2017-04-04 12:51
An American analyst from the University of Oklahoma has stated that his country will continue supporting Kurds in Syria and Damascus will final accept Kurds control over a part of Syria. ...

Syrian jets bomb rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs, dozens killed

Reuters - 2017-04-04 00:34
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets on Monday bombed residential areas in the eastern countryside of Damascus killing and injuring dozens in some of the heaviest bombing raids on the main rebel enclave near the capital in months, residents and activists said. ...

Emotional reunion shows plight of Syria's lost children

Reuters - 2017-04-03 13:42
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - When Jaafar's grandmother recognized him by his birthmark in a Turkish orphanage, months after his parents were killed fleeing Syria's civil war, she held him tight, screaming for joy. ...

U.N. says 300,000 civilians at risk in Damascus battle, pause needed

Reuters - 2017-03-23 14:26
GENEVA (Reuters) - Fighting around Syria's capital Damascus has cut 300,000 people off from humanitarian aid and pauses in the fighting are needed to let aid convoys in, Jan Egeland, U.N. humanitarian advisor on Syria, said in an interview on Thursday. ...

Fierce clashes persist in Syria ahead of renewed peace talks

Reuters - 2017-03-23 10:01
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and rebels, including jihadist groups, fought in the capital Damascus and north of Hama on Thursday after the insurgents' biggest offensive for months, underscoring the bleak prospects for peace talks which resume later ...

PYD Asked by Damascus to Release IS Captives: Official

BAS News - 2017-03-21 20:24
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), an offshoot to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has reportedly released a number of Islamic State (IS) captives upon the request of the Syrian Regime, an official claimed. Abdulbasit Hamo, Kurdi ...

Syria sanctions indirectly hit children's cancer treatment

Reuters - 2017-03-15 15:10
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - In the cancer ward at Damascus Children's Hospital, doctors are struggling with a critical shortage of specialist drugs to treat their young patients - and it's not just due to the general chaos of the Syrian civil war. ...

Second bomb attack hits Damascus: state media

Reuters - 2017-03-15 14:13
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A second bomb attack hit the Syrian capital of Damascus on Wednesday in an area to the west of an earlier suicide attack, state media said. ...

Turkey army should leave Syria: Damascus

KurdPress - 2017-03-14 10:58
Syrian foreign Ministry has told the UN Security Council and its secretary general that Turkish forces end their occupation of Syrian soil. ...

Syrian army advances in district east of Damascus-monitor

Reuters - 2017-03-13 10:09
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies gained control of an arterial road in a small rebel pocket in northeast Damascus early on Monday, bringing them close to splitting the enclave in two, a Britain-based war monitor reported. ...

Al-Qaeda-affiliated Group Claims Responsibility for Damascus Twin Blasts

BAS News - 2017-03-12 20:51
ISTANBUL — An al-Qaeda-affiliated jihadist group, Salafist group, known as Tahrir al-Sham has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings that targeted Shi’ite pilgrims in Syria’s capital Damascus on Saturday. There is a discrepancy in the numbe ...
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