The Syrian Army declared victory in eastern Ghouta Saturday after opposition fighters evacuated from most of the area near the capital except for the town of Douma.
Around 600 civilians have been killed in the Syrian military's offensive to recapture the region adjacent to the capital, Damascus
US accuses Syria of using 'new kinds of chemical weapons', seeks cooperation from Russia against Bashar al-Assad's govt
Trump administration on Friday accused President Bashar Assad's govt in Syria of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals
Syrian president Bashar Assad's air force conducted a sarin-gas attack that killed at least 83 civilians in April, UN-mandated investigators said Wednesday.
Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha, as some 2 million pilgrims carry out the final rites of the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Syria: Russian embassy compound in Damascus hit by shelling as security forces pound rebel-held areas
Shells hit the Syrian capital of Damascus wounding seven while two of the projectiles hit the Russian embassy and a nearby area causing material damage
Syrian Army announces ceasefire in southern region to support 'reconciliation efforts' until Thursday
The Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in southern Syria until Thursday, including in Quneitra province where Israel has hit army outposts in recent days, according to a statement carried by state television.
As the US-led coalition tightens the noose around the Islamic State group in Syria, President Bashar Assad's Iranian-backed troops are also seizing back territory from the militants with little protest from Washington, a sign of how American options are limited without a powerful ally on the ground.
Syria has denied White House allegations that it may be preparing a new chemical attack, insisting again that it has never used such arms.
Turkish officials said that US defense secretary Jim Mattis said that arms provided to Syrian Kurdish fighters would be taken back once IS militants are ousted from Raqqa.
Russians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group's positions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on Wednesday.
The 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.
Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.
Syria has become a nation or refugees with more than half its population having sought asylum in countries outside its borders.
Fierce 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.
President 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.
A 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.
The 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.
Syrian government forces on Tuesday captured new ground on the northwestern edge of the city of Aleppo, tightening the siege on rebel-held parts of the metropolis where some 300,000 people live, activists said.
The town of Khanaser was seized earlier this week by the extremist Islamic State group, cutting government military access to the provincial capital, also called Aleppo, said the Syrian government and the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition monitoring group.