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Syrian Observatory says it has 'confirmed information' that Islamic State chief is dead

Baghdadi's death has been announced many times before, but the Observatory has a record of credible reporting on the Syrian conflict.

US would consider no-fly zone in Syria if Russia agrees

The United States is prepared to discuss with Russia joint efforts to stabilize war-torn Syria, including no-fly ...

Despite Syrian war, Damascene rose blooms once again

The famed Damascene rose is being cultivated once again as farmers return to the Syrian village of Mrah.
June 07, 2017 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Syria's new taxi app seeks to improve residents' lives

Mobile app Mallah allows residents of Damascus and Aleppo to hire a ride via their mobile phones.
May 17, 2017 | 09:06 am GMT+7

Syrian lives in limbo in Jordan as US doors remain closed

This is the story of one of the tens of thousands of people affected by Trump’s executive order halting refugee resettlement.
May 10, 2017 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

Russia says Syria de-escalation deal takes effect at midnight

The Syrian government has gained the military upper hand against rebel groups.
May 06, 2017 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

Finding freedom in Parkour

A group of teenagers swing their way through buildings left dilapidated by six years of war in Syria.
April 30, 2017 | 10:42 am GMT+7

From aspiring stylist to jihadist widow: one woman's Syria story

Tens of thousands of foreigners have joined jihadist groups in Syria, including women who are encouraged to marry and raise the children of IS fighters.
April 24, 2017 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Russia complains to US over exclusion from Syria chemical probe

Russia has defended Syria and blamed the chemical attack on rebels fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
April 22, 2017 | 09:38 am GMT+7

Death toll from Aleppo bus convoy bomb attack at least 126 - Observatory

More than 60 children were among the dead.
April 17, 2017 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

"They [the West] fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack," Assad said.
April 13, 2017 | 10:26 pm GMT+7

Moscow unlikely to back down from Trump's pressure, says U.S. expert

All eyes are on Tillerson's visit to Russia, nearly a week after the U.S. missile strike on Syria last week.
April 12, 2017 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Assad allies say U.S. attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

And they would respond to any new aggression and increase support for their ally.
April 10, 2017 | 09:12 am GMT+7

UK defense minister: Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

At least 70 people died in what the United States says was a chemical weapons attack in rebel-held Syria. 
April 09, 2017 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Russia warns of serious consequences from US strike in Syria

Missile strikes in Syria opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington.
April 08, 2017 | 08:48 am GMT+7