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Apr 07, 2017
Sarin, the gas that killed Syrians, is 26 times more deadly than cyanide gas: All you need to knowThe US believes Syrian government employed a sarin-like nerve agent in a deadly attack in the country's northwest. Here are the key facts about sarin.
Mar 01, 2017
Russia and China veto new UN sanctions on Syria over use of chemical weaponsRussia and China vetoed new UN sanctions on Syria on Tuesday and the US ambassador accused both countries of refusing to hold President Bashar Assad's regime accountable for the use of chemical weapons.
Feb 28, 2017
Pentagon chief James Mattis presents White House with plan to 'rapidly defeat' Islamic StateDefence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.
Jan 13, 2017
Syria accuses Israel of firing rockets that hit near airport west of DamascusOn Friday, Syria accused Israel of firing rockets that hit near a major military airport west of Damascus, triggering a fire, and warned Tel Aviv of repercussions without specifying whether it would retaliate for the attack, the third such incident recently according to the Syrian government.
Dec 17, 2016
Aleppo has shed enough blood; takeover of the city by Assad's forces might end Syrian warSyria has become a nation or refugees with more than half its population having sought asylum in countries outside its borders.
Oct 28, 2016
Syria conflict: Rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siegeFierce fighting broke out around the Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday as rebels announced a large-scale offensive to break the government's siege of opposition-held areas.
Sep 20, 2016
Obama's final speech at UNGA: US President laments refugee crisis, terrorismPresident Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that the United States and other world powers have limited ability to solve the most profound challenges facing the world, while calling for a "course correction" for globalisation to ensure that nations don't retreat into a more sharply divided world.
Sep 12, 2016
Russia-US-brokered Syria cease-fire to start at sunset amid verbal backing from Assad govtA cease-fire brokered by the United States and Russia is set to begin at sunset on Monday in Syria amid mixed messages of commitment from various rebel factions but with verbal backing by President Bashar Assad's government.
Sep 05, 2016
Multiple bomb blasts in Syrian cities kill at least 12 peopleAt least 12 people were killed in a string of bombings inside government territory in Syria, state media reported Monday.
Sep 05, 2016
Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin meet in China amid struggle for Syria dealThe United States and Russia struggled Monday to keep alive negotiations to end the bloodshed between US-backed rebels and Syria's Russian-aligned regime. Even as top diplomats vowed to keep trying, President Barack Obama expressed skepticism that an unlikely alliance between rivals would yield the breakthrough needed to end the 5-year-old civil war.