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Russia's Putin hosts Syria's Assad for talks: Kremlin

Russia is actively trying to build an international consensus around a peace deal for Syria.

Russia casts 10th UN veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal

The veto blocks a U.S.-drafted resolution to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical ...

Putin, Trump agree to fighting IS in Syria, Kremlin says

The conversation took place on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang.
November 11, 2017 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

At historic Aleppo hotel, nostalgia for a Syria lost

Reconciliation between sects and social classes may be hard.
July 31, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Trump won't let Assad get away with 'horrible' crimes

Trump also called the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah a threat to the entire Middle East.
July 26, 2017 | 09:16 am GMT+7

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.
July 11, 2017 | 10:07 pm GMT+7

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 zones, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday.
July 06, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

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