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Syria rejects accusation of chemical weapons use
Damascus, April 15 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has denied an accusation by a global watchdog about the use of chemical weapons against the population in the country's northwestern region.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria urges UNSC to prevent Israeli attacks
Damascus, April 9 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has urged the UN Security Council to take "decisive and immediate measures to prevent the repetition of Israeli attacks on the Syrian territory".
2021-04-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria, Russia discuss ways to mitigate sanctions' impact
Damascus, April 9 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed ways to mitigate the impact of the Western sanctions on the country with Alexander Lavrentiev, Russia's special representative for Damascus.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israel strikes near Damascus injure 4 soldiers
Damascus, April 8 (IANS) A fresh Israeli missile attack targeted positions near the Syrian capital of Damascus on Thursday, injuring four soldiers and causing widespread damage.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
IS frees 46 people in Syrian desert
Damascus, April 8 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) has released 46 people out of the 59 the terror group abducted 24 hours ago in the Syrian desert region, a war monitor reported.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
5 dead in Syria rocket attack
Damascus, March 21 (IANS) At least five civilians were killed after more than six rockets hit a hospital in Syria's Aleppo on Sunday, a war monitor said.
2021-03-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria voices rejection of foreign interference in China's affairs
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has stressed its rejection of foreign interference in China's affairs, saying no country or party has the right to interfere in the internal affairs of independent and sovereign states, according to the state news agency SANA.
2021-03-17
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian President, 1st Lady test Covid positive
Damascus, March 9 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and First Lady Asma al-Assad have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a state media report.
2021-03-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Health/Medicine
Landmines kill 18 in Syria
Damascus, March 8 (IANS) As many as 18 people were killed and three others were injured after two landmines exploded in Syria's central Hama province, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Syrian govt condemns US overnight strike
Damascus, Feb 26 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the US strikes that targeted positions in eastern Syria before Friday's daybreak, state news agency SANA reported.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Blasts, protests against Kurdish militia rock Syria
Damascus, Feb 1 (IANS) Three explosions rocked the rebel-held areas in northern Syria in the past 24 hours as protests erupted against the Kurdish militia.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Unicef reminds parties to conflict in Syria of obligations to protect kids
Damascus, Feb 1 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reminded all parties to the conflict in the war-torn Syria of their obligations to protect children after four kids were reportedly killed in two recent attacks.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria demands immediate withdrawal of US forces
Damascus, Jan 21 (IANS) The Syrian government has demanded the "immediate and unconditional withdrawal" of US forces from the war-torn country due to their "hostile practices".
2021-01-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
UN humanitarian chief voices concern over Syrian economic crisis
Damascus, Jan 21 (IANS) UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock has voiced concern over the continuing economic crisis in Syria.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
130 airstrikes target IS positions in Syrian desert
Damascus, Jan 10 (IANS) More than 130 airstrikes have targeted the positions of the Islamic State (IS) terror group in the Syrian desert in the last two days, a war monitor reported.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Israeli missile attack targets Syrian military sites
Damascus, Jan 7 (IANS) Syrian air defences responded to an Israeli missile attack on south of the capital Damascus, a state media report said on Thursday.
2021-01-07
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian govt condemns 'terrorist' attacks in desert region
Damascus, Jan 5 (IANS) The Syrian government has condemned recent attacks targeting civilians and military personnel in the country's desert region.
2021-01-05
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Israel carried out 39 attacks on Syrian military sites in 2020
Damascus, Jan 3 (IANS) Israel carried out a total of 39 attacks on Syrian military sites in 2020, according to a UK-based war monitor.
2021-01-03
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
25 killed in Syria ambush
Damascus, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed when armed men ambushed a passenger bus in eastern Syria, state media reported.
2020-12-31
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Israeli midnight strikes in Syria kill 6 fighters
Damascus, Dec 26 (IANS) A total of six pro-government fighters were killed during an Israeli airstrike that targeted positions in central Syriat, according to a war monitor .
2020-12-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian air defences respond to Israeli missile attack
Dmascus, Dec 25 (IANS) Syrian air defences responded to a fresh Israeli missile attack that targeted the western Masyaf area in Hama Governorate on Friday, according to a state TV report.
2020-12-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria remains tinderbox for major int'l incident: UN envoy
Damascus, Dec 17 (IANS) UN special envoy for Damascus Geir Pedersen has warned that with five foreign armies operating in Syria, the war-torn country remains a tinderbox for a major international incident, with potential implications across the region.
2020-12-17
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Turkey-backed rebels clash with Kurdish fighters in Syria
Damascus, Dec 12 (IANS) Turkey-backed rebels clashed with Kurdish fighters in Syria's Raqqa province, marking the latest escalation in the region between the two sides.
2020-12-12
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
4 US soldiers killed in Syria
Damascus, Nov 9 (IANS) Four US soldiers were killed by an explosive device in Syria's Hasakah province, according to a state media report.
2020-11-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Syrian Prez makes big change in military service law
Damascus, Nov 9 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has made a big change in the military service law, mainly for Syrian expatriates.
2020-11-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian Prez discusses refugee conference with Russian delegation
Damascus, Oct 30 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussedholding of a conference on refugees' return with a visiting Russian delegation, according to the presidential media office.
2020-10-30
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
UN envoy expects 'common ground' over Syrian political process
Damascus, Oct 26 (IANS) UN special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen said he hopes that a common ground could be reached to help push forward the political process in the war-torn countr.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
WHO donates Covid-19 medical supplies to Syria
Damascus, Oct 25 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 8.8 tonnes of pmedical supplies to Syria to aid the country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, state media reported.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria accuses rebels of preparing chemical attack
Damascus, Sep 24 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has accused rebels in Idlib province of preparing a chemical attack and frame it on the country's army.
2020-09-24
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian forces target two Turkish armoured vehicles in Idlib
Damascus, Sep 18 (IANS) Syrian forces targeted two Turkish armored vehicles in the northwestern province of Idlib on Friday, a war monitor reported.
2020-09-18
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Defence/Security
Syrian air defences intercept Israeli missiles in Aleppo
Damascus, Sep 11 (IANS) Syrian air defences intercepted Israeli missiles fired towards the eastern countryside of Aleppo province on Friday, state TV reported.
2020-09-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
IS inmates stage riot in Kurdish-run Syrian prison
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) Islamic State (IS) inmates staged a riot inside a prison run by the Kurdish forces in Syria's Hasakah province, a war monitor reported.
2020-09-10
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Wildfires engulf agricultural lands in Syria
Damascus, Sep 9 (IANS) Agricultural lands have been engulfed by wildfires in the countryside of the Hama Province, a Syrian official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US, Turkish forces bring in military reinforcement to Syria
Damascus, Sep 7 (IANS) US and Turkish forceshave brought in new military reinforcements to their bases in Syria's Hasakah rovince.
2020-09-07
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security
Russian delegation in Damascus for talks
Damascus, Sep 7 (IANS) A senior Russian delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus to hold talks with top officials, according to state media reports
2020-09-07
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Assad underscores anti-corruption efforts
Damascus, Sep 3 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has underscored the efforts exerted to fight corruption in the war-torn country.
2020-09-03
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Israeli missile attack targets Syrian capital
Damascus, Sep 1 (IANS) Two Syrian soldiers were killed and seven others injured by an Israeli missile attack that targeted military sites south of the capital Damascus, a state-media report said.
2020-09-01
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security
Syria forms new govt, keeps top posts unchanged
Damascus, Aug 30 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered formation of a new government on Sunday, keeping top Ministers unchanged, according to the state news agency SANA.
2020-08-30
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian president orders formation of new government
Damascus, Aug 26 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered the formation of a new government, the state news agency SANA reported.
2020-08-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria condemns Turkey for cutting off water supply in Hasakah
Damascus, Aug 25 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned the cutting off of water supply by Turkey in the northeastern province of Hasakah, state news agency SANA reported.
2020-08-25
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Gas line explosion causes power outage in Syria
Damascus, Aug 24 (IANS) An explosion in Syria's al-Arabi gas line on Monday has led to a nationwide power outage.
2020-08-24
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IS ambushes pro-govt fighters in Syria, 3 dead
Damascus, Aug 16 (IANS) At least three pro-government fighters were killed and six others wounded in an ambush by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria's Deir al-Zour province, a war monitor reported.
2020-08-16
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US forces bring more military gear into Syria
Damascus, Aug 14 (IANS) The US forces have sent 40 truckloads of military gear into Syria from Iraq, state-media reported.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syrian govt slams oil deal between Kurdish militia, US firm
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS) The Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned a deal signed recently between the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and a US oil company to modernize the oil industry in areas controlled by the U.S.-backed SDF in northeastern Syria, the state news agency SANA reported.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria's air defences respond to Israeli missile attack over Damascus
Damascus, July 21 (IANS) The Syrian air defenses responded to an Israeli missile attack over the capital Damascus, state news agency SANA reported.
2020-07-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Syria holds parliamentary elections
Damascus, July 19 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday for Syria's parliamentary elections, the third since the start of the civil war in 2011 and also as President Bashar al-Assad marks 20 years in power.
2020-07-19
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
US-backed forces in Syria launch anti-IS security campaign
Damascus, July 19 (IANS) The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have launched a "security campaign" against the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Deir al-Zour province, a war monitor reported.
2020-07-19
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Russian warplanes target IS positions in Syria
Damascus, July 13 (IANS) Russian warplanes on Monday struck positions of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Time to bring match-fixing law into Indian cricket (Column: Close-in)
The time has come for the government of India to bring into effect the law for match-fixing. Although the bill has been languishing to be tabled in the Parliament since the last two years, there has been no movement as to when it will come up for discussion.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
Rebels down Russian reconnaissance drone in Syria: War monitor
Damascus, July 11 (IANS) Rebels in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib shot down a Russian reconnaissance drone amid intense battles, a war monitor reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics