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U.S., Russia agree on ceasefire in southwest Syria

Jul 08, 2017 - 10:03 AM

The agreement includes areas that have seen Israel retaliate for stray fire into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from recent clashes between Syrian regime forces and rebel fighters

U.S., Russia agree on ceasefire in southwest Syria

US says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:47 AM

(UPDATED) The White House says the preparations are similar to those undertaken by the Assad regime ahead of an apparent chemical attack on a rebel-held town

US says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

Syria army seizes airbase from ISIS – military source, monitor

May 13, 2017 - 6:31 PM

The army takes control of more than 170 villages and towns in the area, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor

Syria army seizes airbase from ISIS – military source, monitor

First evacuations from Damascus rebel district

May 08, 2017 - 5:31 PM

(UPDATED) 'Armed men and some of their families have begun leaving Barzeh on 40 buses heading towards northern Syria,' state television says in a news alert

First evacuations from Damascus rebel district

Pentagon chief warns Syria against using chemical weapons

Apr 21, 2017 - 8:03 PM

Mattis makes the comments during a one-day visit for talks with Israeli leaders, who strongly supported a recent US strike against a Syrian airbase in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held town

Pentagon chief warns Syria against using chemical weapons

Buses evacuate hundreds from 4 besieged Syria towns

Apr 14, 2017 - 3:57 PM

Most of the evacuees on board at least 65 buses are women, children, and elderly people

Buses evacuate hundreds from 4 besieged Syria towns

TIMELINE: Suspected Syria chemical attack

Apr 13, 2017 - 10:38 PM

Here is a recap of developments after a suspected chemical attack in Idlib province

TIMELINE: Suspected Syria chemical attack

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

Apr 13, 2017 - 9:50 PM

President Bashar al-Assad says the 'fabrication' intends to justify a US strike on Syrian forces. He insists his forces had turned over all their chemical weapons stocks years ago and would never use the banned arms.

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

Merkel spokesman denounces Hitler comparisons after Spicer reference

Apr 12, 2017 - 10:54 PM

Sean Spicer draws comparisons to Adolf Hitler's actions during the Holocaust and those being carried out now by President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, sparking outrage during Passover and calls for him to resign

Merkel spokesman denounces Hitler comparisons after Spicer reference

Trump spokesman apologizes for 'insensitive' Hitler reference

Apr 12, 2017 - 11:33 AM

Sean Spicer: 'Frankly, I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison'

Trump spokesman apologizes for 'insensitive' Hitler reference

Tillerson says no place for Assad in Syria's future

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:36 PM

(UPDATED) Washington and its allies are pushing for Russia to rein in the Syrian regime but the G7 ministers failed to agree on whether fresh sanctions should be imposed on Damascus and Moscow

Tillerson says no place for Assad in Syria's future

U.S. air strike, ISIS, peace talks | Midday wRap

Apr 07, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

U.S. air strike, ISIS, peace talks | Midday wRap

SAKSIKAN: Amerika Serikat luncurkan serangan rudal ke Suriah

Apr 07, 2017 - 12:53 PM

Serangan ini atas perintah Presiden Donald Trump sebagai balasan atas serangan gas kimia di Suriah.

SAKSIKAN: Amerika Serikat luncurkan serangan rudal ke Suriah

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Apr 07, 2017 - 10:59 AM

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U.S. launches missile strike on Syria airbase

Apr 07, 2017 - 10:45 AM

(UPDATED) President Donald Trump orders the massive military response in retaliation for the deadly April 4 chemical attack being blamed on the Assad regime

U.S. launches missile strike on Syria airbase

Russia, Syria hit back as pressure builds over 'chemical attack'

Apr 06, 2017 - 7:05 PM

(UPDATED) World powers point the finger at the government of Bashar al-Assad, but Foreign Minister Walid Muallem repeats the government's denial

Russia, Syria hit back as pressure builds over 'chemical attack'

Kita bisa membantu korban serangan gas beracun di Suriah

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:32 PM

Situs kitabisa.com dan Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) menggalang dana untuk korban perang saudara di Suriah. Serangan gas beracun pada 4 April 2017 menewaskan lebih dari 80 orang

Kita bisa membantu korban serangan gas beracun di Suriah

Turkey says chemical weapons used in Syria attack

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:25 PM

(UPDATED) 'Autopsies were carried out on 3 of the bodies after they were brought from Idlib. The results of the autopsy confirms that chemical weapons were used,' Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag says

Turkey says chemical weapons used in Syria attack

UN-backed Syria peace talks to restart in Geneva

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:16 PM

On the agenda for this round are issues of governance – a political transition, the constitution and elections, as well as counter-terrorism at the request of Damascus

UN-backed Syria peace talks to restart in Geneva

Syria regime, rebels committed war crimes in Aleppo – UN

Mar 02, 2017 - 5:59 PM

UN Commission on Inquiry: 'The scale of what happened in Aleppo is unprecedented in the Syrian conflict'

Syria regime, rebels committed war crimes in Aleppo – UN

Syria attack deals fresh blow to faltering peace talks

Feb 26, 2017 - 1:03 AM

The regime's envoy to the talks in Geneva says Syria would retaliate following the deadly assault, claimed by former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front

Syria attack deals fresh blow to faltering peace talks

UN-backed Syria talks restart with rebels on back foot

Feb 21, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Hopes for a breakthrough remain dim with the sides still deadlocked over Bashar al-Assad's fate and violence on the ground persisting

UN-backed Syria talks restart with rebels on back foot

Assad dismisses Amnesty report on mass hangings

Feb 10, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The human rights group on Tuesday alleges the gruesome mass executions amounted to war crimes and crimes against humanity, saying they are probably still taking place at the Saydnaya prison near Damascus

Assad dismisses Amnesty report on mass hangings

Amnesty accuses Syria of mass hangings in infamous jail

Feb 07, 2017 - 3:12 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Amnesty International's damning report is based on interviews with 84 witnesses, including guards, detainees, and judges

Amnesty accuses Syria of mass hangings in infamous jail

UN peace talks on Syria delayed until February 20 – diplomats

Feb 01, 2017 - 12:39 AM

The talks in Geneva had been scheduled to begin on February 8 but Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week announced they would be delayed, without providing reasons

UN peace talks on Syria delayed until February 20 – diplomats

U.S. lawmaker says she met Assad on secret Syria trip

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:08 PM

Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard, who often clashes with her own party on issues related to Syria, has long opposed a US policy of regime change there

U.S. lawmaker says she met Assad on secret Syria trip

Three-way bid to boost Syria truce after Astana talks

Jan 24, 2017 - 8:44 PM

(UPDATED) Russia, Turkey, and Iran also backs the participation of the armed rebel groups at a new round of peace talks set to be hosted by the United Nations in Geneva next month

Three-way bid to boost Syria truce after Astana talks

Syria peace talks close to final declaration

Jan 24, 2017 - 3:49 PM

(UPDATED) Rebel spokesman Yehya al-Aridi says the rebels would not sign a final declaration coming out of the talks, saying it would be issued by their sponsors

Syria peace talks close to final declaration

Syria rebels vow to keep fighting if talks fail

Jan 23, 2017 - 8:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'If the negotiations succeed, then we are with the negotiations,' rebel spokesman Osama Abu Zeid says. 'If they don't succeed, unfortunately we'll have no choice but to continue fighting.'

Syria rebels vow to keep fighting if talks fail

Syria peace talks off to rocky start

Jan 23, 2017 - 12:40 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Rebel spokesman Yehya al-Aridi says the opposition backed out of the first round of direct talks because of the regime's continued bombardment and attacks on a flashpoint area near Damascus

Syria peace talks off to rocky start

Who's who in the Syria conflict

Jan 21, 2017 - 2:30 PM

A breakdown of the forces involved in the complex civil war

Who's who in the Syria conflict

Syria regime, rebels name delegation heads to Astana talks

Jan 17, 2017 - 7:45 AM

(UPDATED) Talks on the nearly six-year-old conflict, organized by Turkey, Russia and Iran, are set to begin on January 23 in the Kazakh capital Astana

Syria regime, rebels name delegation heads to Astana talks

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Jan 09, 2017 - 11:21 AM

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Assad says Syrian forces on road to victory after retaking Aleppo

Jan 09, 2017 - 8:21 AM

Assad: 'We do not consider that (retaking Aleppo from the rebels) as a victory because victory will be when we have eliminated all the terrorists... But it is a critical moment'

Assad says Syrian forces on road to victory after retaking Aleppo

Fighting puts Syria peace negotiations at risk

Jan 04, 2017 - 8:06 AM

A dozen Syrian rebel factions have suspended talks on new peace negotiations, accusing President Bashar al-Assad's regime of violating a 4-day-old ceasefire

Fighting puts Syria peace negotiations at risk

Syria regime, rebels agree nationwide ceasefire

Dec 29, 2016 - 8:47 PM

(UPDATED) Putin says Damascus and the 'main forces of the armed opposition' had inked the truce agreement and a document expressing a readiness to start peace talks

Syria regime, rebels agree nationwide ceasefire

Pivots: The world in 2016

Dec 28, 2016 - 10:18 AM

Here is a look at some of the biggest stories from the past year

Pivots: The world in 2016

Syria army, civilians reclaim ruined Aleppo streets

Dec 23, 2016 - 11:35 PM

(UPDATED) The reclamation of the former rebel stronghold is the biggest victory for President Bashar al-Assad's forces in nearly 6 years of civil war

Syria army, civilians reclaim ruined Aleppo streets

SAKSIKAN: Apa yang terjadi di Aleppo, Suriah?

Dec 23, 2016 - 8:48 PM

Konflik di Suriah telah bergulir selama lebih dari 5 tahun.

SAKSIKAN: Apa yang terjadi di Aleppo, Suriah?

Syrian forces retake Aleppo in major boost for Assad

Dec 23, 2016 - 7:53 AM

(UPDATED) The announcement comes after a landmark evacuation deal that ended a ferocious month-long offensive waged on east Aleppo by government forces and allied militia

Syrian forces retake Aleppo in major boost for Assad

Snow and delays as last evacuees wait to leave Aleppo

Dec 21, 2016 - 9:40 PM

Thousands of residents still remain in the last pocket of the opposition-controlled Syrian city

Snow and delays as last evacuees wait to leave Aleppo

UN unanimously backs sending observers to Aleppo

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:56 PM

'This is a starting point,' French ambassador Francois Delattre told reporters. 'We will be extremely attentive, extremely vigilant.'

UN unanimously backs sending observers to Aleppo

7-year-old Syria war symbol evacuated from Aleppo

Dec 19, 2016 - 6:10 PM

For her tens of thousands of followers, Bana is a symbol of the tragedy unfolding in Syria, although Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime has slammed her and her mother's nearly daily tweets as propaganda

7-year-old Syria war symbol evacuated from Aleppo

Thousands evacuated from Aleppo as UN eyes observers

Dec 19, 2016 - 8:37 AM

(5th UPDATE) Ahmad al-Dbis, who heads a team of doctors and volunteers coordinating evacuations, says the evacuees were in 'a very bad state after waiting for more than 16 hours' at a regime checkpoint without being allowed off the buses.

Thousands evacuated from Aleppo as UN eyes observers

Syria crisis: UN Security Council to vote on Aleppo observers

Dec 18, 2016 - 10:08 AM

The UN Security Council is set to meet to vote on French proposals to dispatch monitors to oversee evacuations and report on the protection of civilians, but faces resistance from veto-wielding Russia

Syria crisis: UN Security Council to vote on Aleppo observers

Obama denounces Aleppo 'horror' as evacuation suspended

Dec 17, 2016 - 10:31 AM

(UPDATED) 'The world as we speak is united in horror at the savage assault by the Syrian regime and its Russian and Iranian allies on the city of Aleppo,' says President Barack Obama

Obama denounces Aleppo 'horror' as evacuation suspended

Aleppo mayor urges EU to save citizens

Dec 15, 2016 - 11:26 PM

"The 50,000 citizens of eastern Aleppo are only waiting for their deaths after the failure of the international community," Brita Hagi Hassan tells reporters alongside EU President Donald Tusk

Aleppo mayor urges EU to save citizens

Thousands leave Aleppo under rebel withdrawal deal

Dec 15, 2016 - 9:47 PM

(UPDATED) The rebel withdrawal will pave the way for President Bashar al-Assad's forces to reclaim complete control of Syria's second city, handing the regime its biggest victory in more than 5 years of civil war

Thousands leave Aleppo under rebel withdrawal deal

Deadly clashes hit Aleppo as evacuation deal on hold

Dec 14, 2016 - 6:27 PM

(3rd UPDATE) After hours of quiet, government air strikes and heavy tank fire resumed in the last pocket of rebel-held territory in east Aleppo

Deadly clashes hit Aleppo as evacuation deal on hold

Aleppo loss to spell end for Syria rebellion's dreams

Dec 14, 2016 - 6:03 PM

When rebels stormed Aleppo in 2012, a year after the uprising against Assad began with anti-government protests, the opposition believed it was on the verge of overthrowing his regime

Aleppo loss to spell end for Syria rebellion's dreams