Recent News Headlines : Northwestern Syria

SYRIAN ARMY COMES CLOSER TO ENCIRCLING ISLAMIC STATE IN CENTRAL SYRIA DESERT


Syrian government forces advancing from the west have recently crossed into Deir al-Zor province from southern areas of Raqqa province... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 508

SYRIAN ARMY SECURES ISLAMIC STATE-HELD TOWN IN HOMS PROVINCE


Syrian government forces advancing from the west have recently crossed into Deir al-Zor province from southern areas of Raqqa province... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 96

SYRIAN ARMY GAINS GROUND ON JORDAN BORDER IN SOUTHWEST


Rebel groups, some of them backed by Western and Arab states, still control much of Syria's southwestern frontier with Jordan and Israel... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 17

SYRIAN ARMY TAKES ISIL-HELD TOWN OF AL-SUKHNA IN HOMS


Syrian government troops and allied forces have taken the last major ISIL-held town in Homs province, according to a monitor... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 983

SYRIAN ARMY TAKES LAST IS-HELD TOWN IN HOMS


Syrian state news agency SANA reported earlier on Saturday that the army was advancing into al-Sukhna from three directions... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 201

THOUSANDS OF SYRIA JIHADIS, REFUGEES TO LEAVE LEBANON BORDER ZONE IN SWAP WITH HEZBOLLAH PRISONERS


Hezbollah's al-Manar TV said the two sides would swap Nusra militants for the Hezbollah hostages near the city of Aleppo, which the Syrian government controls... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

THOUSANDS TO LEAVE LEBANON-SYRIA BORDER ZONE UNDER DEAL


Military vehicles escort buses that will transfer Nusra Front militants in Jroud Arsal, Syria-Lebanon border, July 31, 2017... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 286

KURDISH-LED ADMINISTRATION IN SYRIA SETS ELECTION DATES


The dominant Kurdish groups in northern Syria have carved out self-governing regions since early in the civil war, but they say they are not seeking independence from Damascus... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 168

ISLAMIC STATE ATTACK TARGETS SDF-HELD AREA IN SYRIA


The SDF is dominated by the Kurdish YPG militia, and is the main partner for the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State in Syria... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 20

AL-QAIDA IN SYRIA SNUFFS OUT COMPETITION IN WAR-TORN COUNTRY'S NORTHWEST


Ahrar al-Sham no longer has a real on-the-ground presence in Idlib province... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 3

SYRIAN MILITARY SAYS JETS ATTACK ISLAMIC STATE EAST OF RAQQA


The Syrian army has active front lines with Islamic State in Raqqa's western countryside, where it has recaptured territory from the jihadists... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 66

TRUMP ENDS COVERT CIA PROGRAM TO ARM ANTI-ASSAD REBELS IN SYRIA, A MOVE SOUGHT BY MOSCOW


Just three months ago, after the United States accused Assad of using chemical weapons, Trump launched retaliatory airstrikes against a Syrian air base... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 85816

THE NEW SILK ROAD WILL GO THROUGH SYRIA


The China-Arab Exchange Association and the Syrian Embassy organized a Syria Day Expo crammed with hundreds of Chinese specialists in infrastructure investment... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 10047

AIR STRIKES KILL 10 IN SYRIA'S EASTERN GHOUTA


The assault took place in the Eastern Ghouta region, which has been partially besieged by the Syrian government since 2013... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 1560

TENSE CALM PREVAILS IN SOUTHWEST SYRIA AHEAD OF TRUCE


Syrian opposition activists reported low-level violence in Daraa one day before a new ceasefire deal takes effect... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 116

RUSSIA QUIETLY BEGINS BUILDING THIRD MILITARY BASE IN SYRIA


Both were set up and expanded to support the Russians' military operations against ISIS, shortly after they officially entered the Syrian battlefield in September 2015... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 9432

SARIN NERVE GAS USED IN DEADLY APRIL ATTACK ON SYRIAN TOWN, WATCHDOG SAYS


An investigation by the international chemical weapons watchdog has confirmed that sarin nerve gas was used in a deadly attack on a Syrian town... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 0

SYRIA DENIES US ALLEGATIONS OF COMING CHEMICAL ATTACK


Russia's Defense Ministry said the toxic agents were released when a Syrian airstrike hit a rebel chemical weapons arsenal and munitions factory... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 2

DEADLY CAR BOMBING KILLS SYRIAN CIVILIANS IN IDLIB


Idlib is controlled by armed groups, including al-Qaeda-linked fighters, who are at odds with both the Syrian government and ISIL, also known as ISIS... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 1358

REBELS SAY SYRIAN ARMY, IRANIAN-BACKED MILITIAS LAUNCH OFFENSIVE IN EASTERN DESERT


Government forces and their allies on Wednesday took control of the Bir Qassab area, state television quoted a military official as saying... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 406

AIR STRIKES POUND SOUTHWEST SYRIAN CITY OF DERAA


On Saturday the Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in Deraa for 48 hours in order to support reconciliation efforts ... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 155

IN FIRST, U.S. FIGHTER JET SHOOTS DOWN REGIME WARPLANE IN SYRIA


The coalition's mission is to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon said, using an abbreviation for the Islamic State group... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 1

RUSSIA SAYS IT WILL START TRACKING U.S. PLANES AFTER DOWNING OF SYRIAN JET


Sunday's action was the first time an U.S. plane shot down a Syrian aircraft... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 2170

US FIGHTER JET DOWNS SYRIAN PLANE IN RAQQA PROVINCE


A US fighter jet has shot down a Syrian government plane in Syria's Raqqa province, officials from both sides have said... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 396

PENTAGON: US SHOOTS DOWN SYRIAN AIRCRAFT FOR FIRST TIME


The U.S. had not shot down a Syrian regime aircraft before Sunday's confrontation, said Navy Capt... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 10

SYRIA, IRAQ TROOPS LINK AT BORDER FOR FIRST TIME IN YEARS


The development reported by pro-government media Sunday comes a day after Iraqi forces captured a border crossing point with Syria, al-Waleed, from the IS militants... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 48

U.S.-BACKED FORCES BEGIN ASSAULT ON RAQQA, ISIS STRONGHOLD IN SYRIA


The Syrian Democratic Forces attacking Raqqa also aim to continue southeast to the same area... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 109

US-BACKED SYRIAN FORCE ATTACKS IS-HELD CAPITAL OF RAQQA


Talal Sillo, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, told reporters that operations have begun in coordination with the U.S.-led coalition... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 49

IRAN-BACKED PARAMILITARIES REACH IRAQ'S BORDER WITH SYRIA IN PUSH AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE


Iraq's mostly Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary forces reached the border with Syria on Monday after securing a string of small villages west of Mosul, accor... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 2

BLASTS AT SYRIAN REBEL BASE KILL 14 FIGHTERS


Syrian government forces have taken advantage of rebel infighting, particularly a separate spat further south near Damascus, to recapture territory from rebels in the six-year conflict... READ MORE

21st May, 2017 755

Trending News Headlines : Northwestern Syria

'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

ACTIVISTS SAY GAS ATTACK KILLS 58 IN NORTHERN SYRIA, WITH VICTIMS 'FOAMING AT THE MOUTH'


The air strike comes as European Union is meeting to discuss funds for Syria's reconstruction... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 30527

WARPLANES RETURN TO SYRIAN TOWN DEVASTATED BY CHEMICAL ATTACK


At least 86 people were killed in Tuesday's attack on the northwestern town of Khan Sheikhoun, which left hundreds choking, fitting or foaming at the mouth... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 13587

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

SYRIA ATTACK PHOTOS SHOW THERE IS NO HIDING FROM HORROR


President Trump was moved to act by grim photos of children killed in Tuesday's chemical attack in Syria... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 8410

ISIS USED US MISSILE STRIKE TO LAUNCH NEW OFFENSIVE NEAR PALMYRA, HOMS GOVERNOR TELLS RT


ISIS used US missile strike to launch new offensive near Palmyra, Homs governor tells RT -- RT News... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 8131

CHEMICAL WEAPONS LIKELY USED IN IDLIB, SYRIA ATTACK, 58 DEAD


A Syrian military source said last week allegations that government forces were using chemical weapons were devoid of truth... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 4960

RUSSIA, SYRIA & IRAN DEMAND NO FURTHER US STRIKES ON SYRIA - FOREIGN MINISTERS


Washington ordered the attack after accusing Damascus of launching a chemical weapons attack at a rebel-held town in Idlib province from that airbase... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 4763

DEADLY NERVE AGENT SARIN USED IN SYRIA ATTACK, TURKISH HEALTH MINISTRY SAYS


The global chemical weapons watchdog said Thursday that it has initiated contact with Syrian authorities as it investigates the attack... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 4612

DEADLY ISRAELI STRIKES TARGET SYRIA'S QUNEITRA PROVINCE


Israeli forces have attacked pro-Syrian government groups in the countryside of Quneitra, two days after carrying out similar strikes in the same region... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 4445

DOZENS KILLED AS BLAST STRIKES BUSES CARRYING EVACUATED SYRIANS


Dozens Killed as Blast Strikes Convoy Carrying Evacuated Syrians... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 4024

HOW TWO U.S. MARXISTS WOUND UP ON THE FRONT LINES AGAINST ISIS


A florist and an American University graduate didn't intend to fight, but they were sent into battle against the Islamic State in Syria... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 3958

HUGE BOMB KILLS DOZENS OF EVACUEES IN SYRIA


A huge car bomb has blasted a convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, killing about 75 people, state media said... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 3680

HUGE BOMB KILLS DOZENS OF EVACUEES IN SYRIA


A huge car bomb has blasted a convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, killing about 75 people, state media said... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 3680

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

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

TURKEY CALLS FOR NO-FLY ZONE OVER SYRIA - PRESIDENT'S SPOKESMAN


Previously, Washington had accused the Syrian government of using chemical weapons against civilians in Idlib province... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 2286

RUSSIA SUSPENDS AGREEMENT THAT PREVENTS DIRECT CONFLICT WITH AMERICAN FORCES


Syrian troops have been killed in US missile strikes on a government air base thought to be the source of a devastating chemical attack... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 2182

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 2019

CAR BOMB KILLS SCORES OF SYRIANS EVACUATING TOWN AFTER TWO YEARS OF SIEGE


Opposition officials have accused the Syrian government and its Iranian allies of using siege tactics to force demographic changes across the country, mostly along sectarian lines... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 1825

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

'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

US ACTIONS TO WEAKEN SYRIAN GOVT WILL EMPOWER ISIS - UK CONSULTANCY


According to IHS Markit, the area controlled by IS in Syria and Iraq has shrunk by almost 40 percent over the last two years... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 1631

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

DOZENS KILLED AS SUICIDE BOMBER HITS CONVOY OF CIVILIANS EVACUATING BESIEGED SYRIAN TOWNS


The bombing took place at Rashideen, a rebel area near the city of Aleppo, which has been fully under regime control since December last year... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 1548

EVACUATION OF HOMS' AL WAER ENCLAVE RESUMES


But the opposition describes them as a tactic of forcibly displacing people who oppose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after years of bombardment and siege... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 1501

REBELS 'ONLY PEOPLE WHO BENEFITED' FROM IDLIB CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK - ANALYST


The Syrian government was quickly blamed by the West after the opposition-controlled Idlib region saw a chemical attack that reportedly killed dozens of civilians... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 1360

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

SYRIA EVACUATIONS RESUME AFTER DEADLY BOMB ATTACK


A large convoy of buses from Foua and Kefraya reached the edge of the rebel-held transit point of Rashidin outside the city of Aleppo... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 1219

DEADLY AIR STRIKES TARGET REBEL-HELD IDLIB IN SYRIA


Suspected Russian and Syrian air strikes bombard several districts in Idlib province, killing at least a dozen people... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 1078


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