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Mar 19, 2018
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad visits battle-scarred Eastern Ghouta, hails troops' assault to oust rebelsSyria's president Bashar al-Assad on Sunday paid a first visit in years to battered Eastern Ghouta to congratulate his troops for a gruelling assault to oust rebels from near Damascus
Mar 11, 2018
Syria conflict: More than 1,000 civilians dead in Eastern Ghouta since 18 Feb; govt forces isolate rebel town DuomaSyrian regime forces continued their offensive against Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, a day after they cut off the rebel-held enclave's largest town.
Mar 01, 2018
Bombing continues in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region despite UN ceasefire order, relief supplies blockedAbout 40 trucks are ready to ferry relief supplies to Syria's Eastern Ghouta, but there has been no let up in fighting despite a UN ceasefire resolution
Feb 13, 2018
Oscar-nominated Syrian documentary Last Men in Aleppo screened in rebel-held IdlibLast Men in Aleppo shows the work of the feted White Helmet volunteer rescuers during Syria's brutal government seige.
Dec 30, 2017
Vladimir Putin calls for constructive Russia-America dialogue in New Year wishes to Donald TrumpRussian President Vladimir Putin called for "pragmatic cooperation" in his New Year wishes to US President Donald Trump, the Kremlin said
Jul 16, 2017
Over 330,000 deaths recorded since start of conflict in Syria, says human rights groupMore than 330,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it started six years ago, around a third of them civilians, a monitor said
Jun 28, 2017
UN-issued debit card scheme helps Syrian refugees in Lebanon, boost cash-strapped local economyThe United Nation's WFP scheme has both helped refugees and delivered a windfall to cash-strapped Lebanese shop owners because of Syrian conflict
Jun 20, 2017
Russia-backed talks on Syria to be held on 4-5 July in Astana; creation of safe zones likely to be discussedThe next round of Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana has been scheduled for 4-5 July, the Kazakh foreign ministry said on Monday
May 11, 2017
United Nations starts talks on control over proposed safe zones in SyriaThe United Nations starts talks with Iran, Russia and Turkey over who should control the proposed safe zones in Syria
Apr 09, 2017
US strikes on Syria: America has now entered an intractable war, but what's their endgame?By launching cruise missile attacks from its warships in the eastern Mediterranean on coastal locations in Syria, America has entered the six-year-old Syrian civil war. The central question which gnawed at the Obama administration remains before the three-month-old Trump administration: How do end the civil war in Syria? Do we have the power and more importantly, real influence, to achieve this end?