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May 21, 2018 - 10:00 GMT
France has expanded its military presence in Syria, joining the United States in its support for Kurdish militants that are accused of being used by the U.S. to partition the Arab country.
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May 21, 2018 - 09:09 GMT
ISIS fighters began evacuating their final stronghold in southern Damascus on Sunday, a monitor said, bringing Syria’s government closer than ever to flushing out the last threat to the capital.
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May 20, 2018 - 09:51 GMT
The French army on Saturday launched six batteries of artillery in Deir az-Zour, northeastern Syria, suggesting they are fighting alongside the US-backed Kurdish-majority Syrian Demoncratic Forces (SDF) against the Islamic State (IS) group in the troubled province.
At least 300 American soldiers to leave from Syria. (AFP/ File PHoto)
May 20, 2018 - 09:44 GMT
The U.S. government has decided to withdraw all assistance from northwestern Syria, an American television channel CBS claimed on Friday.
Israeli tanks shelled have destroyed Hezbollah positions in southern Syria. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 20, 2018 - 08:13 GMT
Israeli tanks in Syria’s Golan Heights on Saturday shelled Hezbollah positions in southern Syria, according to local sources.
A picture taken on May 10, 2018 shows a UN outpost in the border area between the Israeli-occupied Golan heights and Syria near the southwestern Syrian village of al-Rafid. (Mohamad ABAZEED / AFP)
May 19, 2018 - 10:38 GMT
France has frozen the assets of three people and nine companies for their involvement in the research and/or acquisition of chemical weapons in Syria, French foreign and finance ministers said on Friday.
Children ride in the back of a pickup truck at a vegetable market in the Syrian city of Raqa on May 17, 2018, during the holy month of Ramadan. The Syrian Democratic forces (SDF) recently drove the Islamic State (IS) group out of large parts of northern and eastern Syria, including the onetime jihadist capital of Raqa, with help from the coalition's air strikes, weapons and special forces advisors. (DELIL SOULEIMAN / AFP)
May 19, 2018 - 10:25 GMT
Millions of civilians in Syria have entered their eighth Ramadan amid ongoing attacks by the regime and its allies. Tens of thousands of refugees who took shelter in camps near the Turkish border have been provided with humanitarian assistance.
Ahmed Saleh (Photo: Gulf Times)
May 18, 2018 - 14:38 GMT
Al Arabi have recruited Syrian defender Ahmed Saleh for the upcoming season.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad during their meeting in Sochi on May 17, 2018. (Mikhail KLIMENTYEV / SPUTNIK / AFP)
May 18, 2018 - 10:22 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin met the Syrian regime’s Bashar al-Assad in the Russian resort city of Sochi on Thursday, highlighting the importance of facilitating the “resumption of a full-fledged political process”, according to the Kremlin.
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (AFP/File Photo)
May 17, 2018 - 12:40 GMT
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry announced on Monday that Egypt will not be sending troops to Syria.
Syrian people walk near buses as a convoy carrying opposition fighters and their families from rebel held areas south of Damascus arrived near al-Bab. (Rami al SAYED / AFP)
May 17, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
A ninth convoy of evacuees carrying people from the northern countryside of Homs province in western Syria arrived on Wednesday in Aleppo’s western countryside and Idlib province, according to Anadolu Agency correspondents on the ground.
Delegates gather in the conference hall during the last round of Astana talks. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 16, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
Russia, Turkey and Iran reached on Tuesday an agreement over steps aimed at pushing forward the political settlement in Syria, while revealing that they will hold a meeting in Sochi, Russia, in July.
ISIS fighters (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba via AFP/FILE)
May 16, 2018 - 13:06 GMT
ISIS' 'bible' has no references to precipitating an apocalypse. Instead, what's inside is brutal guide to state-building.
OPCW inspectors collecting samples in Douma, the scene of the chemical attack. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 16, 2018 - 12:57 GMT
An international chemical weapons watchdog said on Wednesday that a recent report confirmed “chlorine was likely used as a chemical weapon” in Syria’s Douma region.
U.S. President lawyer Rudy Giuliani (L) and President Donald Trump. (Don Emmert /AFP)
May 16, 2018 - 11:04 GMT
Rudy Giuliani, the lawyer of US President Donald Trump, says the president will take the opportunity to push for an end to the so-called Russia probe at the one-year anniversary of the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller.
U.S. military weapons going to moderates ended up in al-Qaeda hands in Syria. (AFP/ file Photo)
May 16, 2018 - 10:07 GMT
US military equipment and ammunition, sent to Syria as part of a failed effort to arm “moderate” forces to battle Daesh, were instead handed over to an al-Qaeda group in the country, according to a report.