Recent News Headlines : Northern Syria

CLASHES IN SYRIA'S DAMASCUS AFTER SURPRISE REBEL ATTACK


The ultraconservative Ahrar al-Sham rebel faction said fighters had liberated the area... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 1861

CLASHES BREAK OUT IN SYRIAN CAPITAL AFTER INSURGENTS ATTACK


Syrian state media said the military repelled an attack by an al Qaida-linked group after terrorists infiltrated through tunnels in the middle of the night... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 0

CLASHES IN DAMASCUS AFTER REBELS TUNNEL INTO GOVERNMENT-HELD AREAS


The clashes centred on a government-held gap between two besieged opposition enclaves, the Jobar and Qaboun neighbourhoods... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 504

REBELS LEAVE AL WAER DISTRICT UNDER EVACUATION DEAL


Fighters and their families moving out of Al Waer and into rebel-held parts of Aleppo under arrangement with government... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 814

SYRIA FIRES MISSILES AT ISRAELI WARPLANES


A few months ago, Syria claimed, falsely, to have downed an Israeli warplane and a drone with surface-to-air missiles during a border clash... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 501

OVER 800 HEALTH WORKERS KILLED IN SYRIAN 'WAR CRIMES'


Over 800 health workers killed in Syrian 'war crimes' report... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 0

CAN WASHINGTON DEFEAT ISIS BEFORE RUSSIA, TURKEY?


The Syrian army also retook the ancient city of Palmyra earlier this month, posing for an assault on Raqqa... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 8

ASSAD DESCRIBES US FORCES IN SYRIA AS "INVADERS"


After news the US had added 400 soldiers to its forces backing Syrian militias fighting ISIL, Assad dismissed the efforts as just a few raids ... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 81

TWIN DAMASCUS BOMBS KILL 59, MOSTLY IRAQI PILGRIMS


The foreign ministry in Damascus condemned the cowardly terrorist attack which comes in response to victories of the Syrian Arab Army against jihadis... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 0

40 DEAD, 120 INJURED IN TWIN BLASTS NEAR RELIGIOUS SITES IN SYRIA'S CAPITAL


Mr Assad said all foreign troops on Syrian soil without invitation or consultation with the Syrian government are considered invaders ... READ MORE

11th March, 2017 4

'US MARINES IN SYRIA: AMERICA WANTS TO HAVE PART OF THE CAKE'


The Obama strategy also relied on the Syrian Democratic forces, Kurd, and Arab forces... READ MORE

9th March, 2017 408

US AND RUSSIAN TROOPS PATROL NEIGHBORING VILLAGES IN SYRIA


They intensified their patrols and brought in armoured vehicles, Sharfan Darwish, a spokesman for the Manbij Military Council said... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 1242

SYRIAN TROOPS CLEAR PALMYRA OF MINES AS SCALE OF FRESH DAMAGE IS REVEALED


Syrian troops, backed by Russian and Lebanese Hizbullah fighters, fully recaptured Palmyra on Thursday after a push that saw the militants' defenses crumble... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 485

'PALMYRA RECAPTURE - MESSAGE TO ISIS THAT SYRIAN ARMY CAN LIBERATE RAQQA'


'Palmyra recapture - message to ISIS that Syrian army can liberate Raqqa' -- RT Op-Edge... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 424

HEZBOLLAH, RUSSIA AND THE U.S. HELP SYRIA RETAKE PALMYRA


Islamic State defenses rapidly collapsed as Syrian army pushed into ancient city... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 1714

SYRIAN ARMY RETAKES PALMYRA AS ISLAMIC STATE FORCES FLEE; TURKS LOOK TO OUST U.S.-BACKED KURDS AT MANBIJ


Syrian government forces recaptured Palmyra from the Islamic State group on Thursday, scoring a victory against the militants who had seized the historic t... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 22

SYRIAN SPECIAL OPS FILMED ON PALMYRA OUTSKIRTS [RT EXCLUSIVE]


On Thursday, the Syrian Army continued making progress in the battle against terrorists near Palmyra Triangle area, SANA reported... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 573

SYRIAN GOVERNMENT FORCES ENTER PALMYRA, DRIVE BACK ISLAMIC STATE


Syrian government forces enter Palmyra, drive back Islamic State monitors... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 166

SYRIAN ARMY TO ENTER ISLAMIC STATE-HELD PALMYRA 'VERY SOON'


Syrian government forces will enter the Islamic State-held city of Palmyra very soon, a Syrian military source said on Wednesday... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 1

RUSSIA, CHINA BLOCK BID BY WESTERN POWERS TO IMPOSE UN SANCTIONS ON SYRIA


As for sanctions against the Syrian leadership, I think the move is totally inappropriate now, Putin said at a news conference... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 346

GOVERNMENT FORCES TARGET REBELS IN SYRIAN CITIES


The Syrian government has launched attacks on rebel-held areas around several cities, including Homs and Damascus suburb, according to opposition activists and a monitor... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 778

SYRIAN ARMY ADVANCES AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE NEAR ALEPPO


Syrian army advances against Islamic State near Aleppo monitor... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 174

ATTACKS ON SYRIAN SECURITY BUILDINGS KILL AT LEAST 32, INCLUDING SENIOR MILITARY OFFICIAL


The attacks came as Syrian government and opposition delegates meet in Geneva in U.N... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 3

BLASTS IN SYRIA KILL DOZENS AT SECURITY HEADQUARTERS IN HOMS


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombings had killed at least 42 people, all of them security personnel, in the districts of Ghouta and Mahatta... READ MORE

25th February, 2017 42

MOSCOW HOPES TO REVIVE SYRIA PROPOSALS DISCUSSED WITH OBAMA'S OFFICE - RUSSIA'S UN ENVOY IN GENEVA


Moscow hopes to revive Syria proposals discussed with Obama's office - Russia's UN envoy in Geneva -- RT News... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 42

START OF SYRIA TALKS IN KAZAKH CAPITAL DELAYED BY ONE DAY


The main Syrian opposition body said on Wednesday it wanted face-to-face negotiations with the Damascus government about a political transition at the Geneva talks... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 123

DOZENS OF ISIL FIGHTERS KILLED BY TURKISH-LED FORCES


Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said clashes with the Syrian forces had been avoided... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 178

'SYRIANS SUFFER FROM EU SANCTIONS, NOT ASSAD GOVERNMENT'


The EU should lift sanctions against the Syrian government and fight the real enemy, and that is ISIS, said Belgian MEP Filip Dewinter... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 170753

AMNESTY: UP TO 13,000 HANGED IN SYRIA PRISON SINCE 2011


Sickened by reports from Amnesty International on executions in Syria... READ MORE

8th February, 2017 264

ISIL FIGHTERS 'BESIEGED' IN SYRIA'S AL-BAB IN ALEPPO


ISIL is now surrounded by Syrian army from the south and by Turkish-backed rebels from the north, monitoring group says... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 2293

Trending News Headlines : Northern Syria

SYRIAN REBELS ANNOUNCE PUSH TO DRIVE ISLAMIC STATE FROM RAQQA


The Syrian forces are a ways off from assaulting Raqqa... READ MORE

6th November, 2016 14151

ARMY KILLS UP TO 200 YPG FIGHTERS IN ALEPPO


The Turkish military said its fighter jets hit Syrian Kurdish targets in northern Syria, and killed up to 200 fighters, according to state media... READ MORE

20th October, 2016 10223

SHELLING RESUMES IN ALEPPO NO PROGRESS ON EVACUATION DEAL


At the United Nations on Tuesday, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said there had been credible reports of atrocities, including executions, while eastern Aleppo was retaken... READ MORE

14th December, 2016 9721

SYRIAN ARMY WARNS ISRAEL IT WILL RESPOND AFTER MILITARY AIRPORT BOMBED NEAR DAMASCUS


Syrian Army warns Israel it will respond after military airport bombed near Damascus -- RT News... READ MORE

13th January, 2017 9121

AID CONVOY HIT BY 'AIR STRIKE' NEAR ALEPPO


The Syrian Red Crescent said the convoy had been making a routine delivery from Aleppo to rural rebel-held areas... READ MORE

19th September, 2016 8774

AIR STRIKES KILLING DOZENS OF SYRIAN TROOPS LEGAL


The attack was the first known direct strike by the US-led coalition on forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 5674

SYRIA'S SHAKY CEASEFIRE CONTINUES TO CRUMBLE


The seven-day ceasefire is supposed to end at midnight Sunday, according to a Syrian army statement issued last week... READ MORE

19th September, 2016 5267

UN SUSPENDS ALL AID AFTER CONVOY HIT


The UN suspends all aid convoys in Syria after an attack on its lorries near Aleppo on Monday, which killed about 20 people... READ MORE

20th September, 2016 4751

US AND RUSSIA AGREE PEACE MOVES


Mr Lavrov said Russia had informed the Syrian government about the arrangements and the Syrian government was ready to fulfil them ... READ MORE

10th September, 2016 4458

SYRIA CLAIMS SHOOTING DOWN ISRAELI WARPLANE AND DRONE


Israeli military rejects Syrian state media report on two aircraft shot down after attack on army position in Quneitra... READ MORE

13th September, 2016 4039

SYRIA HANDS OVER EVIDENCE OF MUSTARD GAS ATTACK BY REBELS ON CIVILIANS TO OPCW (VIDEO)


Basically, there have been many allegations of chemical use by the Syrian government it's been used for numerous years to demonize the Syrian government... READ MORE

18th December, 2016 3927

DIRECT AGGRESSION BY US AGAINST DAMASCUS TO CAUSE 'TECTONIC SHIFT' IN MIDDLE EAST


We know that Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Army became the basis of the Islamic State... READ MORE

1st October, 2016 3890

SYRIA CHARGES U.S.-LED ATTACK ON ITS FORCES


Russia's military said Syrian rebels violated the cease-fire dozens of times over the past day, including with strikes on military and civilian targets in Aleppo... READ MORE

18th September, 2016 3760

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO UK -- RT OP-EDGE


The discussions demonstrated a huge divergence of opinions and views on the realities in Aleppo and the Syrian crisis as a whole... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 3526

US MOVE TO EASE ARMS SALES TO REBELS 'A HOSTILE ACT'


Russia has called a US decision to ease restrictions on arming Syrian opposition groups a hostile act that would directly threaten Russian military forces in Syria... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 3438

AT LEAST 26 DIE IN ALEPPO AIRSTRIKES


Following the collapse of a short-lived, US-and Russia-brokered ceasefire, Syrian forces pounded rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Sunday... READ MORE

26th September, 2016 3407

CALL FOR EMERGENCY UN MEET AMID REGIME ASSAULT IN SYRIA


The latest step comes as Syrian government forces, backed by Moscow, have heavily bombed rebel-held areas of Aleppo killing nearly 200 people since Wednesday... READ MORE

25th September, 2016 3296

CIVILIANS KILLED BY BARREL BOMBS NEAR DAMASCUS


The Syrian government took back previously rebel-held eastern Aleppo last week after an intense battle that led to the displacement of tens of thousands of civilians... READ MORE

26th December, 2016 3187

US ADMITS STRIKE MEANT TO HIT ISIS KILLED SYRIAN TROOPS


Russia backs the Syrian government and Mr. Assad, and the United States has called for him to step down... READ MORE

18th September, 2016 3012

SYRIAN REGIME IS BLOCKING AID FROM ENTERING EASTERN ALEPPO, CLAIMS UN


In a statement, the Syrian government warned it would not allow Turkish humanitarian aid into the besieged city of Aleppo without its permission... READ MORE

13th September, 2016 2952

ISRAELI WARPLANES LAUNCH 2 ROCKETS ACROSS SYRIAN BORDER THAT STRIKE NEAR DAMASCUS


Israeli warplanes launch 2 rockets across Syrian border that strike near Damascus -- RT News... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 2269

DEADLY AIR STRIKES HIT TWO ALEPPO HOSPITALS


On Wednesday, Syrian government forces battled rebel fighters on several fronts in ground attacks in Aleppo, rebel officers said... READ MORE

28th September, 2016 2064

ALEPPO EVACUATION SUSPENDED AFTER 8,000 PEOPLE REMOVED


Many Western countries, Turkey, and Persian Gulf states have backed the rebels, criticizing the Syrian government and its allies for their prosecution of the war... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 2030

RUSSIA TO SEND AIRCRAFT CARRIER TO SYRIA


Came in the wake of surging violence, including the deadly bombing of a Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy on Monday night... READ MORE

21st September, 2016 1986

UN SECURITY COUNCIL TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING ON US AIR STRIKES IN SYRIA


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights SOHR, a UK-based group that has tracked casualties of the war, reported that about 80 Syrian soldiers were killed... READ MORE

18th September, 2016 1984

U.N. SUSPENDS AID CONVOYS IN SYRIA AFTER BOMBING


The delay in aid deliveries has also frustrated the U.S.-backed opposition, which has criticized the United Nations for seeking approval from the Syrian government... READ MORE

20th September, 2016 1733

'CREW HELD' IN SYRIA HELICOPTER CRASH


In February, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that his forces used barrel bombs... READ MORE

22nd March, 2015 1689

SYRIAN ARMY ANNOUNCES ALEPPO PUSH AS TRUCE TALKS FAIL


Moscow has rejected the allegations that Russian or Syrian warplanes carried out the attack, which killed 20 people and triggered the suspension of much-needed relief operations... READ MORE

23rd September, 2016 1640

SYRIA'S WAR: UN APPEALS FOR PASSAGE OF ALEPPO AID


The UN has called on the Syrian government to immediately allow life-saving aid into eastern Aleppo, where about 300,000 people are living under siege ... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 1636

RUSSIA, TURKEY, IRAN DISCUSS SYRIA CEASEFIRE IN ASTANA


The parties also plan to discuss cooperation on humanitarian issues and increasing levels of trust between the Syrian government and the opposition... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 1572


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