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Feb 10, 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismisses Amnesty report alleging mass executions in Damascus prisonSyrian President Bashar al-Assad dismissed a report by Amnesty International accusing the authorities of hanging up to 13,000 people over five years in a government prison.
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.
Jan 08, 2017
Massive tanker bomb rips through Syria border town killing 48A massive tanker truck bomb ripped through a market by a courthouse in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz on Saturday, killing 48 people and wounding dozens near the Turkish border.
Jan 03, 2017
Syrian army advances as rebels put peace talks on holdSyria's ceasefire appeared under threat as government forces intensified their attacks near Damascus and around 10 rebel groups said they were suspending talks about planned peace negotiations this month.
Dec 17, 2016
Thousands camp out in Aleppo desperate for resumption of evacuationThousands of civilians spent the night in bombed out apartment blocks in rebel Aleppo in desperate hope of a resumption of organised evacuations on Saturday, an AFP correspondent reported.
Dec 15, 2016
Syria: Efforts to evacuate last rebel-held areas in Aleppo underwayEfforts to evacuate the last rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo were underway on Thursday, with opposition fighters and civilians preparing to leave the city after years of fighting.
Dec 15, 2016
Hezbollah media says deal on track to let rebels leave AleppoA military media unit run by Damascus's ally Hezbollah said that overnight contacts succeeded in reviving a ceasefire that would lead to the evacuation of rebels from Aleppo "within hours"
Dec 12, 2016
IS recaptures Palmyra after nine months of fighting with Syrian ArmyThe Islamic State militant group has recaptured Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, just nine months after losing it to the government forces, a monitor group has reported.
Oct 13, 2016
Marvel and ABC News' comic Madaya Mom tells story of heroic Syrian motherMarvel and ABC news join forces to collaborate on Madaya Mom, a comic that chronicles true accounts of a mother living in the ravaged Syrian city of Madaya
Oct 06, 2016
UN Syria envoy makes impassioned appeal to Al-Qaida to leave Aleppo"In maximum two months, two and half months the city of eastern Aleppo may be totally destroyed", Staffan de Mistura told reporters in Geneva.