The Israeli Defense Forces have hit several Iranian targets near the Syrian capital Damascus. An Iranian official has threatened retaliation against Israel, saying his forces are ready to "wipe it off.. Deutsche Welle - Published Also reported by •Bangkok Post
Israel struck in Syria early on Monday as part of its increasingly open assault on Iran's presence there, shaking the night sky over Damascus with an hour of loud explosions in a second consecutive.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
CNN reports, In a rare acknowledgment of Israeli operations in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the country's air force struck Syria over the weekend.
Speaking at Sunday's weekly Cabinet..
According to Reuters, the Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northern Syria on Friday after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect the town, where U.S. forces operate. The..
The United Arab Emirates has reopened its embassy in Damascus, a sign Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is returning to the Arab fold. The UAE once funded rebels opposed to Assad, who has reestablished..
According to Reuters, Kurdish leaders who run much of northern Syria are urging Russia and its ally Damascus to send forces to shield the border from the threat of a Turkish offensive. Their call for a..
According to Reuters, Israeli warplanes attacked the Syrian capital of Damascus with missiles on Tuesday. An arms depot was hit in the attack injuring three Syrian soldiers. A Syrian military official..
The Israeli military confirmed Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport. The statement came.. USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Majd Kamalmaz hasn’t been seen or heard from since February 2017 when he was stopped at a government checkpoint in Damascus. Now his family is breaking its silence and asking President Trump to help.. Wall Street Journal - Published
[Syria], Jan 20 (ANI): A massive explosion was heard in the Syrian capital on Sunday morning, local news agency SANA reported, adding that the same was a result of an improvised explosive device Sify - Published
A bomb blast hit the capital of war-torn Syria on Sunday and a "terrorist" was arrested, state media said, in a rare attack in the city that has been largely insulated from violence. A Britain-based.. IndiaTimes - Published
Qatar's foreign minister said on Monday that he saw no need to re-open an embassy in Damascus, nor any encouraging signs for a normalisation of ties with the Syrian government. Reuters India - Published
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - The Syrian government hopes dialogue with Syrian Kurdish groups will intensify, a minister said on Sunday, signalling support for talks the Kurds hope will lead to a political deal.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
[Israel], Jan 14 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday (local time) boldly admitted that the country's air force carried out an airstrike at the Damascus International Airport Sify - Published
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian state news agency said Israeli warplanes fired a number of missiles towards the Damascus area on Friday, triggering Syrian air defences that shot down most of them... Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
In the National Museum of Damascus, archaeologist Muntajab Youssef works on an ancient stone bust from Palmyra, one of hundreds of artefacts his team is painstakingly restoring after they were damaged.. Reuters India - Published
A Syrian government minister expressed optimism on Wednesday over dialogue with Kurdish groups that want to strike a political deal with Damascus, suggesting progress had been made in contacts mediated.. Reuters India - Published
Syrian Kurdish leaders aim to secure a Russian-mediated political deal with President Bashar al-Assad's government regardless of U.S. plans to withdraw from their region, a senior Kurdish official told.. Reuters India - Published
Short of time to save his sinking economy, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir boarded a Russian jet on Dec. 17 and became the first Arab leader to visit Damascus since 2011, renewing what has been seen.. Reuters India - Published
On when US forces would leave Syria, Trump said that he does not want to be in Syria "forever." But after saying troops would come home right away, and that the Islamic State group was.. Firstpost - Published
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Iran could use its growing clout in Iraq to turn it into a springboard for attacks against Israel, the chief of Israeli military intelligence said on Monday. Israel sees the spread.. Firstpost - Published
Kuwait said on Monday it expected more Arab countries to reopen embassies in Damascus in "coming days" but added that the move would need a green light from the Arab League, which suspended Syria's.. Reuters India - Published
Iraq's prime minister said on Sunday that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hinted at a bigger Iraqi role fighting Islamic State militants as.. Reuters India - Published
The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said it is evaluating the possibility of national carriers resuming flights to the Syrian capital of Damascus. Reuters India - Published
The Syrian army deployed forces near Manbij in northern Syria on Friday, a war monitor and a U.S. official said, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect the town, where U.S. forces.. Reuters India - Published
Bahrain said on Friday that its embassy in Damascus and the Syrian diplomatic mission in Manama had been operating "without interruption", a day after the United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in.. Reuters India - Published
Russia welcomes the return of Kurdish territories in Syria to the control of President Bashar al-Assad's government, the Kremlin spokesman said on Friday, after Damascus said its forces had entered the.. Reuters India - Published
Bahrain's embassy in Damascus and the Syrian diplomatic mission in Manama have been operating "without interruption", the Bahraini foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday, a day after the United.. Reuters India - Published
DAMASCUS/DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, marking a big diplomatic boost for President Bashar al-Assad from a U.S.-allied Arab state that once.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India