Recent News Headlines : Northwestern Syria

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 4027

SARIN WAS USED IN SYRIA ATTACK


Sarin gas was released during an attack in Syria earlier this month, the chief UN investigator has said... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 54

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

FRANCE SAYS IT CAN PROVE ASSAD CARRIED OUT CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has repeatedly denied his government has any chemical weapons stocks after agreeing to give them up to international monitors in 2013... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 939

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 929

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 1454

DOZENS KILLED AS BLAST STRIKES BUSES CARRYING EVACUATED SYRIANS


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

16th April, 2017 3844

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 1409

AT LEAST 43 KILLED IN EXPLOSION ON ALEPPO OUTSKIRTS


The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported casualties, saying the explosion appeared to be caused by a bomb... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 142

BLAST HITS SYRIAN BUS CONVOY NEAR ALEPPO


Syrian state TV said an unknown number of people had been killed and wounded... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 0

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

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

EVACUATION OF SYRIAN REBELS, SHI'ITE VILLAGERS BEGINS UNDER SWAP DEAL


A member of one of the Shi'ite parties said 60 buses were moving through the town of al-Foua... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 178

SYRIA WAR: EVACUATION BEGINS IN BESIEGED TOWNS


The Syrian government and rebel groups have begun an operation to move people away from four besieged towns, activists say... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 242

MISDIRECTED US STRIKE KILLED 18 ALLIED FIGHTERS IN SYRIA


The government says Syrian warplanes struck an al-Qaida arms depot that contained chemical weapons... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 75

ASSAD 'WOULD BE ILL-ADVISED EVER AGAIN TO USE CHEMICAL WEAPONS,' US DEFENCE SECRETARY SAYS


Bashar al-Assad's Syrian government would be ill-advised ever again to use chemical weapons, US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 660

'BARREL BOMBS DROPPED ON CITY' AMID FRESH CLASHES IN SYRIA


Russia is a staunch backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad and has been waging an air campaign in support of his forces since 2015... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 0

IS RUSSIA GOING TO WAR WITH US? RUSSIAN MP SLAMS NIKKI HALEY'S COMMENTS ON REMOVING ASSAD FROM POWER IN SYRIA


Security Council after the Syria airstrike that her country is prepared to take additional steps against Assad's regime... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 2

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

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

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

KEEP SYRIA PROCESS ON TRACK, CHINA SAYS


The US missile strike nearly destroyed the Shayrat Air Base in Homs, killing six Syrian soldiers and destroying nine Syrian war planes... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 0

KEEP SYRIA PROCESS ON TRACK, CHINA SAYS


The US missile strike nearly destroyed the Shayrat Air Base in Homs, killing six Syrian soldiers and destroying nine Syrian war planes... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 4

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

RATTLED BY U.S. STRIKES, ASSAD LASHES OUT AT 'ARROGANT AGGRESSION'


BEIRUT -- Just a few days ago, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad looked like he had little to fear... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 167

KEY MOMENTS IN THE SYRIAN CONFLICT THAT HAS KILLED OVER 400,000


Sept. 2, 2015 Alan Kurdi, a three-year-old Syrian refugee, drowns during an attempted crossing to Europe from Turkey... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 694

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

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

4 SOLDIERS KILLED IN US MISSILE STRIKE ON SYRIAN AIRBASE


Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem denied at a press conference Thursday that the Syrian army fired toxic gas on Khan Sheikhoun town in Idlib province... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

REPORTS OF TURKEY BORDER GUARDS KILLING SYRIANS DENIED


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement on Tuesday that Turkish snipers had targeted refugees... READ MORE

6th December, 2016 1154

BLAST ON TURKEY-SYRIA CROSSING KILLS REBEL FIGHTERS


Thursday's blast took place on the Syrian side of the Atmeh crossing, west of Aleppo... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 1040

SYRIAN GOVERNMENT, ALLIES ADVANCE AS RUSSIA VETOES U.N. DEMAND


Syrian government forces and their allies, backed by air raids, took over an area on Aleppo's northern outskirts on Saturday, state media and the Observatory said... READ MORE

9th October, 2016 867

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 839

SYRIAN WARPLANES STRIKE NEAR DAMASCUS DURING FRAGILE TRUCE


State media and the Observatory said hundreds of people had left Wadi Barada in the past day for government-controlled areas nearby... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 804

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

RUSSIAN, SYRIAN AIR FORCES CEASE AIRSTRIKES IN ALEPPO AT 0700 GMT TUESDAY - DEFENSE MINISTER SHOIGU


Russian, Syrian air forces cease airstrikes in Aleppo at 0700 GMT Tuesday - Defense Minister Shoigu -- RT News... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 771


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