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Syria intensifies attack against ISIL jihadists as US assault in Iraq continues

Aug 19, 2014

Syria intensifies attack against ISIL jihadists as US assault in Iraq continues

Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria. #World #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #militants #Jihadists #Raqqa #Syrian president #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

Aug 19, 2014

Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

The ship was held in Spain for several months due to delays by Syria in handing over its declared stockpiles of chemical agents. #United States #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Chemical weapons #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #Bassar al-Assad
Syria Bomb blasts in Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters

Jul 30, 2014

Syria Bomb blasts in Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters

Opposition forces in Syria exploded bombs in tunnels under Aleppo late on Tuesday and killed at least 13 pro-Assad fighters. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Bomb blasts #Aleppo #militants #Syrian president
Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Jul 11, 2014

Syria: NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Among the dead in Syria were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to 8 July this year. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Sectarian violence #Free Syrian Army #Syrian civil war #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #Middle Easr
Chemical weapons inspectors attacked in Syria

May 28, 2014

Chemical weapons inspectors attacked in Syria

A convoy of chemical weapons inspectors came under attack on Tuesday while travelling to the site of a suspected chlorine gas attack in Syria. #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Human Rights Watch #Chemical weapons #OPCW #Chlorine

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Chemical weapons inspectors attacked in Syria

Aug 14, 2014

Syrian forces retake Damascus suburb in another setback for rebels

Syrian forces regained control over a strategic suburb of the capital on Thursday as rebels under heavy bombardment said they were forced to withdraw...
Chemical weapons inspectors attacked in Syria

Aug 07, 2014

From Syria to Ukraine, social media opens up warfare

In 2013, Eliot Higgins used videos posted online from Syria to track weapons and pinpoint a chemical strike in Damascus from a computer in the English Midlands. This year, the..... #Damascus, Syria #Syria
Chemical weapons inspectors attacked in Syria

Aug 19, 2014

Syria strikes militants as US targets them in Iraq

(AP) -- As the U.S. military strikes the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group's... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Iraq #Aleppo, Syria