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Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir received by Bashar Al-Assad in Damascus Airport. (Twitter)
December 17, 2018 - 13:23 GMT
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir made a surprise visit to Damascus on Sunday and met with Syria Regime President Bashar al-Assad, in a sign of revival of bilateral relations since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution in 2011.
A Syrian refugee family crosses at the Hadalat border into Jordan. (Khalil Mazraawi / AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 11:38 GMT
Thirty-two per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are sure that they will not return to their homeland, while only 14 per cent are “very determined” to return to Syria.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu gives a press conference in Ankara on July 25. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 09:51 GMT
In a clear turnaround on its previous stances, Turkey declared Sunday that it was prepared to cooperate with Syrian regime leader Bashar Assad if he were to be democratically elected to power.
The creation of the satellite will be one of the ministry's main goals. (Shutterstock)
December 17, 2018 - 08:20 GMT
Syria is looking to develop its space programme and launch its first satellite into orbit.
Smoke rises from buildings following a reported air strike on a rebel-held area in the southern Syrian city of Daraa. (AFP)
December 17, 2018 - 08:08 GMT
At least 17 civilians were killed on Sunday when the U.S.-led coalition launched airstrikes at a mosque in Syria's eastern Deir Ez-Zour province.
Haunted by the past: A bombed building used as an Isis prison is the backdrop to head Ibrahim Ismail’s talk with pupils (dailymail)
December 17, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
With the ruins of a hellish Islamic State prison behind them, children clutching balloons sit in the playground of their bombed-out school reading text books.
Car bombing kills 4 in Syria (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:28 GMT
At least four people were killed in a car bombing in Syria’s northwestern Afrin province on Sunday, according to reporter.
(AFP/File)
December 14, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
At least four civilians were killed and nine others injured on Thursday in a terror attack in Afrin.
Syrians walk carrying their belongings after crossing the Syria-Jordan border. (AFP)
December 14, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
The UN refugee agency has said that around 4,000 Syrian refugees have returned home from Jordan between mid-October and December 1.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says his military forces will launch operations to demolish terror groups from Syria. (AFP/File)
December 13, 2018 - 11:19 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday his military will soon launch a military operation against terror groups in Syria it says are backed by the United States.
Smoke billows following reported air strikes on a rebel-held area in the southern Syrian city of Daraa. (AFP/File)
December 11, 2018 - 08:17 GMT
The U.S.-led coalition against Daesh on Monday defended striking a hospital in eastern Syria.
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri (Twitter)
December 10, 2018 - 08:53 GMT
Lebanon prepares for hosting the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit next month as it still struggles to form a new government, as Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri objected to not inviting Syria to the event, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Monday.
Jordan will not force Syrian refugees to return home (Twitter)
December 10, 2018 - 07:52 GMT
In line with humanitarian principles and international laws, Jordan will not force Syrian refugees to return home, a senior official said on Sunday.
Hezbollah fighter (Twitter)
December 06, 2018 - 13:15 GMT
Russia has deployed troops on the Syrian-Lebanese border to prevent the transfer of weapons and precision-guided technology to Hezbollah, a senior diplomatic official said on Thursday.
U.S. special representative for Syria James Jeffrey (Twitter)
December 06, 2018 - 11:27 GMT
Ankara and Moscow have censured U.S. Special Envoy for Syria James Jeffrey’s recent call for an end to peace talks on Syria in the Kazakh capital, Astana, emphasizing that the process – mediated by Iran, Russia and Turkey -- contribute to a political resolution of the conflict in the Arab country.
The refugee camps (Twitter)
December 06, 2018 - 09:47 GMT
Syrian refugees gathered Thursday morning in various areas in Lebanon to travel back home as part of the voluntary returns being organized by Lebanese General Security, several local media outlets reported.