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News Daily: Syria’s ‘extreme suffering’ and MPs’ Brexit suggestions for May

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Jihadi John’s mass grave ‘FOUND’: Hundreds of ISIS victims in Syria...

The US team are examining a site near Raqqa to see if contains the remains of the victims. They are searching for the bodies of...

“Russians killed” in major US Syria strike

Russian media say an unknown number of private Russian military contractors have been killed by a...

World War 3: Israel will fight Syria and Iran to defend...

An Israeli F-16 jet was hit over northern Israel on Saturday as it returned from a raid on a Syrian position that was blamed...

US drone DESTROYS Russia made tank in Syria as death toll...

More than 100 pro-regime soldiers fighting on behalf of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad were killed in a failed attack on a base held by...

Turkey could JOIN FORCES with Assad’s Syria regime in MASSIVE SNUB...

Serkan Topal, a deputy in the Turkish parliament, has suggested Turkey and Syria restore diplomatic communication. He said: “Ankara and Damascus have to put dialogue...

Israel says its airstrikes took out half of Syria’s air defenses

Speaking at a ceremonial exchange of commanders Sunday, the chief of Israel's Northern Command, Maj. Gen. Yoel Strick, said that Iran, which has...

Israeli PM: Airstrikes dealt ‘severe blows’ to Iran, Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister said Sunday his country delivered "severe blows" to Iranian and Syrian forces and vowed to take further action...

Israeli fighter jet brought down during raid on Syria

An Israeli fighter jet...

Syria war: Israeli fighter jet crashes by Syria fire | World...

The two pilots parachuted to safety before the crash in northern Israel. Red alert sirens could be heard in areas of northern Israel and the...

BREAKING: Israel SHOOT DOWN Iranian drone launched from Syria as tensions...

In a statement, the Israeli military said: “A combat helicopter successfully intercepted an Iranian UAV that was launched from Syria and infiltrated Israel. “The aircraft...

Turkey and US to hold SHOWDOWN talks following escalation of WAR...

US officials have acknowledged that “difficult conversations” will be had with Turkey during the trip to the Middle East. Tensions have risen between Washington and...

Macron and Putin have HEATED phone discussion on Syria ahead of...

Their phone conversation comes ahead of Mr Macron’s upcoming visit to Russia in May. Mr Macron’s office has said that the French leader pressed for...

USA launch assault in Syria against pro-Assad forces after ‘unprovoked attack’...

The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State described the attack on the headquarters as "unprovoked," but offered little information in its statement confirming the attack. A...

‘Extreme’ Suffering in Syria as Government Steps Up Bombing

Mr. Moumtzis called the lack of aid delivery approvals “really outrageous,” and the rash of attacks...

Russian pilot kills himself in Syria to avoid capture by ISIS:...

Rebels opened fire on him as he parachuted to the ground but he landed safely.The 33-year-old pilot was in radio contact with his Khmeimim...

Turkey news: Erdogan to ‘target’ US troops in Syria for supporting...

US troops are fighting alongside Kurds against President Assad’s regime in Syria. However, Turkey considers the Kurdish forces as terrorists and have warned that US...

Turkey’s Worst Day Yet in Syria Offensive: At Least 7 Soldiers...

The deaths occurred on the same day that a Russian warplane was shot down over Idlib,...

Russia news: Putin launches more than 100 attacks after Syria rebels...

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based monitor of Syria's civil war, said at least 68 attacks hit Idlib province on Sunday...

Afrin offensive: seven Turkish soldiers die in Syria | World news

Losses mark the highest toll in one day for the Turkish military in Operation Olive Branch Recep Tayyip Erdoğan holds olive branches as he addresses...

North Korea sold Syria chemical weapons and Myanmar missile technology, UN...

GETTYNorth Korea has been accused of helping Syria with its...

Warplane shot down in north-west Syria, opposition activists say | World...

Sources say Russian aircraft downed near rebel-held town of Saraqeb in Idlib province Saraqeb has come under heavy aerial bombardment as government forces push toward...

North Korea arming Syria, Myanmar: UN report | News

North Korea has been selling weapons to the governments of Syria and Myanmar, and has been exporting banned materials such as coal, iron, and...

US says Syria may be using new weapons to deliver…

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Thursday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad's government of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver...

Suspected terrorist ‘ordered jihadis to go to Syria or KILL in...

The 45-year-old Moroccan man, who has not been named in the Spanish press, has been arrested in Terrassa, Catalonia. Spain's Ministry of Interiror said the...

Turkey accused of using illegal napalm in Syria against civilian targets...

Last weekend Turkish ground forces pushed into northern Syria's Afrin province after Turkey launched artillery and air strikes against the YPG - which Ankara...

Turkey COLLISION COURSE with Syria – Rebel fighters trained by Erdogan...

Syrian rebels trained by Turkey, known as “the Turkish army’s auxiliary force”, have fought in al-Bab, an ISIS-dominated town over the border. They also have...

Sky crew comes under fire as it joins Turkish battle on...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country's military operation against Kurdish forces inside Syria will not stop until those he considers "terrorists"...

Two Turkish soldiers dead in offensive against Kurds in Syria |...

Ankara acknowledges combat deaths in Afrin, Kurdish enclave south of Turkish border Two boys walk past Turkish army tanks in Afrin, Syria, on Monday. Photograph: Xinhua...

Turkey Begins Ground Assault on Kurdish Enclave in Syria

“The real issue here is to deliver Afrin to its real owners,” Mr. Erdogan said. He...

Turkey invades Syria: France warns Erdogan as his troops invade Middle...

The incursion into northern Syria's Afrin province on Sunday prompted outrage from French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Le Drian said on his Twitter feed:...

Turkey presses Syria offensive as rockets hit town

Pro-Ankara Syrian...

Erdogan says Turkey has launched new ground operation in Syria

Sugedigi - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey had "de-facto" launched a new operation on the ground to oust Kurdish militia...

David Miliband: UN security council ‘out of the picture’ on Syria...

Former foreign secretary says civilians are being ‘bombed to hell’ and UK must pay attention Damaged buildings and tractors after an airstrike hit Kafr Battikh...

U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in Syria

It would also, he said, hold the line between S.D.F.-held territory and areas held by Syrian...

Vladimir Putin announces Russian withdrawal from Syria during visit to airbase 

In his first trip to Syria, Vladimir Putin has said he will withdraw the bulk of his forces from the country following Russia's successful...

Russia vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

Diplomats, however, acknowledged that the chances of salvaging the panel were slim. The final efforts turned to finding some technical ruse that would allow the...

Russian veto ends UN probe of chemical weapons use in Syria

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Russia blocked a U.S.-written resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that would have...

Anambra guber: ‘You should be distributing relief materials in Syria’ –...

Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, could not resist the urge to take shots at his opponents during the governorship debate organised on Sunday...

Britain calls for UN sanctions on Syria over sarin attack

"Syria’s blatant disregard for international norms and standards should be met with condemnation and accountability by all members of the international community," State Department...

Potential showdown in eastern Syria over IS-held territory

BEIRUT (AP) - As U.S.-allied fighters hurtle down the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, a showdown could ensue between the U.S. and Russia,...

Islamic State has lost its capital in Syria: What happens now?

After four months of grueling street fighting, a U.S.-backed Syrian force said Tuesday that it had wrested control of Raqqah...

Syria Government Forces Take Town, IS Stronghold in East – U.S....

U.S. News & World ReportSyria Government Forces Take Town, IS Stronghold in EastU.S. News & World ReportIn race to defeat Islamic State group, Syrian...

Turkey accuses US of hypocrisy as it joins Russia for Syria...

Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his nation was ready with Russia to send more troops because it was the only way to defeat Isis and...

Trump and Putin are the real targets of Israel’s alleged strike...

The weapons manufacturing plant that occurred early Thursday morning in western Syria is a site clearly identified with the regime of Syrian President Bashar...

Luxembourg and Syria lead the way as Argentina Netherlands and U.S....

After a less than impressive 1-1 draw with...

AFC – South Korea, Saudia Arabia qualify for World Cup; Syria...

South Korea become the third team from Asia...

‘We are powerless’: UN Syria investigator Carla del Ponte quits over...

A member of the UN commission of inquiry on Syria said on Sunday she was quitting because a lack of political backing from the...

Hezbollah, Syria army launch attack on Lebanon border

The Lebanese group Hezbollah and the Syrian army have launched an offensive to clear fighters from an area of the Syria-Lebanon frontier, according to...

Donald Trump 'secures a ceasefire in Syria' after dynamic talks with...

The ceasefire is due to start at noon Damascus time on Sunday. It was announced after a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian...

END OF ISIS: Russian bombers obliterate jihadi targets in Syria using...

The Defense Ministry said Tu-95 long range bombers launched new Kh-101 missiles on ISIS facilities in the area along the boundary between the provinces...

Dozens dead in 'US-led strike' in Syria's al-Mayadeen

A suspected US-led coalition air raid on an ISIL-run prison in eastern Syria has killed at least 57 people, according to a monitoring group.  The...

Russia brands U.S. warning to Syria over chemical weapons 'unacceptable'

By Dmitry Solovyov and Jeff MasonMOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia denounced a U.S. warning to the Syrian leadership that it will pay a heavy price...

Syria Will 'Pay a Heavy Price' for Another Chemical Attack, White...

While the White House’s motivation in releasing the highly unusual statement is uncertain, it is possible...

Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, the Defense Ministry...

US forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates...

A U.S. fighter jet Tuesday shot down an armed Iranian drone supporting Syrian government forces in southern Syria, marking the third American air-to-air shoot-down...

Russia threatens targeting coalition planes in Syria

Russia has said that it will treat all US-led coalition aircraft to the west of the Euphrates River in Syria as "targets" and halted...

ISIS jihadis in Syria blasted by Iranian missiles in retaliation to...

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards, said its military launched missiles into eastern Syria yesterday, targeting ISIS militants. Announcing the attack, the Guards insisted “many terrorists” were...

Russia issues warning to US over strikes on pro-regime forces in...

< div itemprop="articleBody"> Moscow: Russia has told the United States it is unacceptable for Washington to strike pro-government forces in Syria after...

US-backed force gains ground on IS in Syria's Raqa

Beirut (AFP) - US-backed fighters gained ground against the Islamic State group in the streets of Raqa on Wednesday, a day after their months-long...

Man attacks Paris police with tool at Notre Dame 'for Syria'...

By Philippe Sotto and Elaine Ganley | AP By Philippe Sotto and Elaine Ganley | AP June 6 at 1:31 PM PARIS —...

Short of allies, Syria's rebels are down but not out

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AP) — They are veterans of Syria's rebellion, trying for years to bring down President Bashar Assad. But these days they're doing...

BREAKING: US launch airstrike overnight on ISIS as jihadis face WIPEOUT...

A spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said that its forces had conducted strikes near al-Mayadin on May 25 and 26...