THE Syrian civil war intensified further yesterday, with Turkish, al-Qaida and US forces all launching aggressive actions.
The US airdropped Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia fighters south of the Euphrates river in an audacious attempt to capture the south side of the Tabqa...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
A SYRIAN artist who came to live in Scotland as a refugee has donated some of his work to a charity auction to thank those who helped him.
Nihad Al Turk, who had won awards for his artwork in Syria, came to Edinburgh in 2015 on the first flight for refugees from Lebanon.
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SYRIA’S al-Qaida affiliate launched a major new assault in Damascus yesterday in the fiercest fighting the capital has seen since 2013.
Hayat Tahrir as-Sham (Hetesh) made a second attempt in three days to break through the government-held Jobar district to Qaboun to the...
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
Government forces defeat incursion after being caught off guard on Sunday
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Fierce clashes follow blasts as Hetesh attempts to break out
Monday 20th Mar 2017
Syrian forces accuse Israel of aiding Isis
Saturday 18th Mar 2017
SYRIAN insurgents marked the sixth anniversary of the start of the anti-government uprising yesterday with a double suicide bombing in the capital.
At least 30 people died in the attacks at the Palace of Justice in Damascus and a restaurant in the al-Rabwah district.
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
AT LEAST six people died in a terrorist bomb attack on the Syrian city of Homs yesterday as the latest round of peace talks started in Kazakhstan.
The official Sana news agency said a remotely detonated bomb went off at a roundabout.
On Monday an amnesty deal was struck for...
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
AL-QAIDA’S latest incarnation in Syria claimed responsibility yesterday for Saturday’s sectarian terrorist massacre of pilgrims in Damascus.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said all 40 dead and 120 injured were pilgrims from Iraq.
Hayat Tahrir as-Sham (the Levant...
Monday 13th Mar 2017
RUSSIA and Turkey’s presidents held talks on Syria in Moscow yesterday, after Damascus confirmed Turkish invaders had shelled its troops.
“We are actively working to solve the most acute crises, first of all in Syria,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said as he...
Saturday 11th Mar 2017