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Feb 23, 2019
'Not reversing course on withdrawing from Syria': Donald Trump justifies leaving behind 200 troops in countryDonald Trump agreed to keep about 200 US troops as part of a planned multinational force that would maintain a safe zone in northeastern Syria, the official said.
Dec 19, 2018
'US has defeated Islamic State': After Donald Trump tweet, officials announce full withdrawal of troops from SyriaThe United States will withdraw its troops from Syria, a US official said on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump said America has defeated Islamic State in the war-ravaged country
Oct 31, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres plans to appoint Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen as new envoy to SyriaUN chief Antonio Guterres has informed the UNSC that he wishes to appoint Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen as the next special envoy to Syria. Pedersen is currently Norway's ambassador to China and has previously served as its envoy to the UN.
Apr 09, 2018
Donald Trump warns Syria of 'big price' after suspected chemical attack in rebel-held Douma sparks outrageAn alleged chemical attack that left dozens dead in Syria's rebel-held town of Douma sparked international outrage Sunday, with US president Donald Trump warning there would be a "big price to pay".
Apr 08, 2018
Fresh air raids pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, 70 civilians killed in 24 hoursRenewed air strikes have hit the last opposition holdout in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, leaving 70 civilians dead in around 24 hours, as regime troops pressed an offensive to pressure rebels to withdraw.
Mar 16, 2018
Syria crisis: Iran, Russia and Turkey hold talks in Astana; situation in Eastern Ghouta likely on agendaThe foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey were locked in talks on Syria in Kazakhstan Friday, almost a month after the Moscow and Tehran-backed regime began pounding an opposition enclave just outside of Damascus
Sep 28, 2017
US set to slash refugee intake to historic low of 45,000, draws criticism from human rights groupsThe United States has announced to curtail the number of refugee it would accept in 2018 to 45,000, half of the cap in 2016
Jun 23, 2017
Syria crisis: China calls for political solution to speed refugees' returnChina's Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
Mar 15, 2017
Syria: Suicide bomber rips apart Damascus court killing 25A suicide bomber on Wednesday attacked a courthouse in the centre of the Syrian capital, killing at least 25 people and wounding others, state media reported.
Dec 21, 2016
Syria: Japan faces ire for implying pregnant refugess are not welcomeA Japanese programme aimed at accepting a small number of refugees from war-torn Syria is under fire for implying that pregnant women are not welcome