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Op-Ed: Unidentified air attack on PMF base in Syria blamed on Israel

Airstrikes have been launched against a base that belongs to Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), a Shi'ite militia that is part of the Iraqi military. The attack is said to have killed several people.

Aid sent to displaced Syrians near Jordan border: UN

Damascus - The United Nations said Friday it had sent aid to thousands of displaced Syrians living in an isolated desert camp near the Jordanian border, the first such delivery since February.

Op-Ed: Israel says attacks on Syria, Lebanon, Iraq in defense of Israel

Often Israel does not admit attacks it launches on other countries but when it has it usually uses a self-defense argument to the effect that there was an imminent threat to Israel from the targets.

Missile attack kills 40 Syria jihadists after truce called: monitor

Idlib - At least 40 jihadist leaders were killed Saturday after a missile attack targeted their meeting in northwestern Syria, hours after a Russian-backed ceasefire came into effect, a war monitor said.

Op-Ed: Israel launches air attacks on a village south of Damascus

A number of Israeli airstrikes hit targets in the village of Aqtaba just south of the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday night. The attack was said to have hit Iranian targets but as with many Israeli attacks create little comment.

Damascus to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib

Damascus - Damascus said Thursday it is opening a corridor for civilians to leave the opposition-held northwestern region of Idlib, where government bombardment has killed hundreds since late April.

Damascus to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib

Damascus - Damascus said Thursday it is opening a corridor for civilians to leave the rebel-held northwestern region of Idlib, where government bombardment has killed hundreds since late April, state media said.

Op-Ed: Airstrikes hit lead vehicle of Turkish convoy in Idlib Syria

Turkish officials are angry at reports that one of their military convoys had been attacked in northern Syria while advancing on a town to make a delivery. The town was held by an al-Qaeda affiliated group. The attack was by a military airstrike.

Tensions spike as Turkish convoy enters northwest Syria

Damascus - A Turkish military convoy crossed into jihadist-run northwest Syria Monday, sending tensions soaring between Damascus and rebel-backer Ankara which said its forces were targeted with an air strike.

Syria Kurds hand over four IS-linked children to Germany

Kamishli - The Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Monday handed over four children linked with the Islamic State group to Germany, their first such repatriation to the European country, an official said.

Damascus angered by Turkish army convoy heading for key Syria town

Damascus - Damascus on Monday condemned the deployment of a Turkish military convoy towards a key town in northwestern Syria where regime forces are waging fierce battles with jihadists and rebels.

Pentagon claims Syria withdrawal contributing to ISIS resurgence

Washington - Last year, the Pentagon was very public in its opposition to President Trump's plan to withdraw all troops from Syria last year. They are still opposed to it and are trying to paint the withdrawal as causing a resurgence of terrorist groups in Syria.

Damascus rejects Turkey-US plan, Kurds give guarded welcome

Damascus - Damascus said Thursday it strongly rejects a proposed US-Turkish buffer zone for northern Syria, blaming the "aggressive" project on Syria's Kurds, who gave the proposal a guarded welcome.

Damascus rejects Turkey-US buffer zone plan: state media

Damascus - Damascus said Thursday it rejects a US-Turkish plan to establish a buffer zone in northern Syria, blaming Syria's Kurds for the proposal, state media said.

Syria Kurds warn of Turkish attack despite US mediation

Kamishli - A top Kurdish political official in northeast Syria Monday warned neighbouring Turkey would attack at the first chance it got, despite US efforts to prevent a cross-border incursion.

Syria regime, Russia resume Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire

Damascus - Damascus and Russia resumed air strikes on Idlib in northwest Syria on Monday, a monitor said, scrapping a ceasefire for the jihadist-run bastion and accusing the regime's opponents of targeting a Russian air base.

Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor

Damascus - Damascus resumed air strikes on northwest Syria Monday, a war monitor said, scrapping a ceasefire for the jihadist-run bastion and accusing rebels of targeting an airbase of its ally Russia.

Air strikes stop in Syria's Idlib after truce announced

Idlib - Air strikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib region stopped on Friday after the government announced it had agreed to a truce following more than three months of deadly bombardment.

Syria regime agrees to Idlib truce if buffer zone implemented

Damascus - The Syrian government has agreed to a truce in the war-torn northwestern region of Idlib on condition a Turkish-Russian buffer-zone deal is implemented, state news agency SANA reported Thursday.

Syria regime agrees conditionally to Idlib truce: state media

Damascus - The Syrian government has agreed to a truce in the northwestern region of Idlib on condition a Turkish-Russian buffer-zone deal is implemented, state news agency SANA reported Thursday.
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