Syria

Blood is seen on a hospital floor in Atareb, a town in rural western Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, March 22, 2021. Artillery shells fired from government areas killed at least five civilians and wounded medical staff when they landad in front of the hospital. (AP Photo/Ghaith Alsayed)

UN official: Airstrikes on NW Syria border area worrying

UN official: Airstrikes on NW Syria border area worrying

 

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

US strike, first under Biden, kills Iran-backed militiaman

BAGHDAD — A U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted facilities belonging to a…

  • Feb 26, 2021

 

Canadian orphan in Syrian brought out, but Trudeau says no plan to free others

Canadian orphan in Syrian brought out, but Trudeau says no plan to free others

Canadian orphan in Syrian brought out, but Trudeau says no plan to free others

 

US sends troops, armoured vehicles to Syria to counter Russia

US sends troops, armoured vehicles to Syria to counter Russia

US sends troops, armoured vehicles to Syria to counter Russia

US sends troops, armoured vehicles to Syria to counter Russia

UN Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries

UN Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries

Cousin of Syria’s Assad says state confiscates his assets

Cousin of Syria’s Assad says state confiscates his assets

UN council members point fingers over Syria aid crossings

CAMEROON, Cameroon — U.N. Security Council members clashed Wednesday over humanitarian needs…

B.C. man freed from Syria after Lebanese mediation, feared being ‘there forever’

B.C. man freed from Syria after Lebanese mediation, feared being ‘there forever’

BEIRUT — A British Columbia man detained in Syria since late last…

B.C. man freed from Syria after Lebanese mediation, feared being ‘there forever’
Thunder-like explosions rock Syrian capital amid strikes

Thunder-like explosions rock Syrian capital amid strikes

Thunder-like explosions rock Syrian capital amid strikes DAMASCUS, Syria — Loud explosions…

  • Apr 13, 2018
Thunder-like explosions rock Syrian capital amid strikes
Trudeau voices support for U.S.-led strikes on Syria for chemical-weapons attack

Trudeau voices support for U.S.-led strikes on Syria for chemical-weapons attack

Trudeau voices support for U.S.-led strikes on Syria for chemical-weapons attack LIMA,…

Trudeau voices support for U.S.-led strikes on Syria for chemical-weapons attack
US, Russia trade rhetoric, edge toward showdown over Syria

US, Russia trade rhetoric, edge toward showdown over Syria

MOSCOW — When the U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield…

  • Apr 11, 2018
US, Russia trade rhetoric, edge toward showdown over Syria
Bolton takes the helm on national security at time of tumult

Bolton takes the helm on national security at time of tumult

Bolton takes the helm on national security at time of tumult WASHINGTON…

  • Apr 9, 2018
Bolton takes the helm on national security at time of tumult
Israel blamed for Syria missile strike; 14 reported killed

Israel blamed for Syria missile strike; 14 reported killed

BEIRUT — International condemnation grew over a suspected poison gas attack in…

  • Apr 9, 2018
Israel blamed for Syria missile strike; 14 reported killed
Trump threatens Syria strike, suggests Russia shares blame

Trump threatens Syria strike, suggests Russia shares blame

WASHINGTON — Promising a decision within hours, President Donald Trump threatened a…

  • Apr 9, 2018
Trump threatens Syria strike, suggests Russia shares blame
Still no cease-fire in Syrian enclave; Russia orders a pause

Still no cease-fire in Syrian enclave; Russia orders a pause

BEIRUT — As a UN cease-fire failed to take hold in Syria,…

  • Feb 26, 2018
Still no cease-fire in Syrian enclave; Russia orders a pause
Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

BEIRUT — Doctors in Syria’s rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they…

  • Feb 21, 2018
Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs
Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

BEIRUT — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital…

  • Feb 20, 2018
Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100
Bloody 24 hours as Syria, Russia escalate punishing attacks

Bloody 24 hours as Syria, Russia escalate punishing attacks

BEIRUT — Syrian opposition rescue teams pulled babies from incubators in a…

  • Feb 5, 2018
Bloody 24 hours as Syria, Russia escalate punishing attacks
US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes

US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes

WASHINGTON — For the last years, the United States could neatly sum…

  • Jan 23, 2018
US pulled multiple ways in Syria as Islamic State recedes
Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria

Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria

HASSA, Turkey — Intense fighting flared Monday as Turkish troops and their…

  • Jan 22, 2018
Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in Syria