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Syrian regime says it is ready to meet opposition in Moscow
US conducts ‘near continuous’ strikes against Islamic State in Syria
Syria war crimes evidence implicates Assad: UN
Envoy pushes Syria peace talks as UN warns of child hunger
Assad deals blow to Syria peace initiative
'Bloodiest day' of Syria conflict hangs over UN meet
Syria opposition talks intensify as bombs hit army
Syrian jets hit targets inside Damascus for first time
Syria bans Turkish flights in retaliatory move
Syria rebels vow to punish atrocities amid video outrage
Assad rejects exile, vows to 'live and die' in Syria
Peace envoy Brahimi urges truce as bomb rocks Damascus

Syria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi appealed for a truce to the conflict during a Muslim holiday this week after talks with President Bashar al-Assad, as a deadly blast rocked Damascus.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Syria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi appealed for a truce to the conflict during a Muslim holiday this week after talks with President Bashar al-Assad, as a deadly blast rocked Damascus.

Peace envoy Brahimi urges truce as bomb rocks Damascus
Syrian army in full control of Qusayr region, says state TV
Foreign-owned bar a hit with Damascus clubbers
Damascus car bombing shatters four-day ceasefire
US credits Syria’s Assad over chemical arms destruction
US confirms Syria has used Scuds against rebels

The Syrian regime has fired Scud missiles at rebel forces trying to oust Bashar al-Assad, a US official said Wednesday, after Arab and Western states recognised the opposition bloc as the sole representative there.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The Syrian regime has fired Scud missiles at rebel forces trying to oust Bashar al-Assad, a US official said Wednesday, after Arab and Western states recognised the opposition bloc as the sole representative there.

US confirms Syria has used Scuds against rebels
Clashes threaten fragile ceasefire in Syria

Outbursts of fighting threatened to undermine a fragile ceasefire that took effect in Syria on Friday after Bashar al-Assad’s regime and the main rebel force agreed to down arms.

26 Oct 2012 - 7:06PM

Outbursts of fighting threatened to undermine a fragile ceasefire that took effect in Syria on Friday after Bashar al-Assad’s regime and the main rebel force agreed to down arms.

Clashes threaten fragile ceasefire in Syria
Syria peace talks in doubt over opposition rifts
Syria suicide car bomb kills at least 30 people
Syrian army, rebels set to fight to bitter end, says UN chief
Syrian jets hit targets inside Damascus for first time
UN chief appeals to Syria as Assad vows to fight on
Jihadist group took part in raid on missile defence base, activists say
Syria opposition accuses US of undermining revolt
Syria dismisses US, UK chemical weapons claims as lie

The 46-year-old, one of the European Union’s youngest prime ministers, is then expected to unveil his programme in a parliamentary session on Monday, before the government is put to a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday.

28 Apr 2013 - 10:44AM

The 46-year-old, one of the European Union’s youngest prime ministers, is then expected to unveil his programme in a parliamentary session on Monday, before the government is put to a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday.

Syria dismisses US, UK chemical weapons claims as lie
Syria, Turkey trade accusations over jet’s cargo
Britain backs Assad ‘safe exit’ as Syria violence rages
Missile strike in Aleppo kills 26 as Syrian battle enters third week
87 soldiers die in Syrian army’s highest toll: NGO