After gains in northern Syria, Assad predicts total victory

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian President Bashar Assad congratulated his forces Monday for recent gains in northwestern Syria that led to his troops consolid...
19:50 17 February 2022

Freezing weather compounds crisis for displaced in Syria

BEIRUT — A military offensive on an opposition-controlled region of northwestern Syria has created one of the worst catastrophes for civilians in the ...
5:34 15 February 2022

AP Explains: Why Syria’s M5 is Assad’s highway to victory

BEIRUT — It is arguably one of the most coveted prizes in Syria’s civil war, and after eight years of fighting, Syrian President Bashar Assad has got ...
12:00 14 February 2022

Rebels shoot down Syrian helicopter as fighting intensifies

BEIRUT — Rebels shot down a Syrian military helicopter in northern Syria on Tuesday, killing its crew members in a fiery crash, while the government k...
21:58 11 February 2022

The Latest: Trump says US not looking to start war with Iran

BAGHDAD — The latest on the U.S. airstrike in Baghdad that killed Iran's top general (all times local):
20:30 3 January 2022

21 die in Syria as airstrike targets market, school shelled

BEIRUT — A suspected Syrian government airstrike on a market in a northwestern rebel-held town killed 13 civilians on Monday while Turkish artillery s...
18:18 2 December 2021

Car bomb kills at least 18 in Syrian town held by Turkey

BEIRUT — A car bomb exploded Saturday in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least 18 people and woundi...
15:06 16 November 2021