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Terrorists carry out 17 attacks on Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone

Sytnik said that according to the Syrian side, there had been 16 attacks.
Published on Dec 31, 2020 05:45 AM IST

Syrian state media says 28 killed in a bus ambush in Deir al-Zor

The village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria.
Published on Dec 31, 2020 02:13 AM IST

Syrian refugee camp burnt to ground in northern Lebanon

Lebanon is host to more than 1 million refugees, nearly a quarter of the country’s population of 5 million.
Published on Dec 27, 2020 05:26 PM IST

Israeli jets fly over Beirut, explosions reported in Syria

Israeli jets regularly violate Lebanese airspace and have often struck inside Syria from Lebanese territory. But the Christmas Eve flights were louder than usual, frightening residents of Beirut.
Published on Dec 25, 2020 05:38 AM IST

Germany brings home 3 women, 12 kids from camps in Syria

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas did not further identify the women or children, who were flown back to Germany on Saturday.
Published on Dec 20, 2020 09:35 PM IST

Car bomb kills 16 including 3 Turkish troops in northeast Syria

The vehicle detonated at a checkpoint manned by the town’s security forces and a Turkish-backed faction.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 10:02 PM IST

Inspired by World War II photographers, Syrian archives pictures of Damascus homes to preserve them

Syrian archives images of Damascus homes to preserve them
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 02:07 PM IST

Air strike kills Iranian commander at Iraq-Syria border: Officials

An air strike killed a commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Monday
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 06:46 AM IST

Russia, Syria under pressure at chemical weapons watchdog

Russian President Vladimir Putin during his meeting with Alexei Tsydenov, the governor of Buryatia, via video conference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia.
Published on Nov 30, 2020 07:03 PM IST

UN hosts latest round of talks on Syria’s constitution

The United Nations Security Council meets about the situation in Syria at United Nations Headquarters in the Manhattan, New York in February.
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 08:13 PM IST

News updates from Hindustan Times: 5,475 fresh cases push Delhi’s Covid tally to over 551,000 and all the latest news

A health worker wearing a protective face mask checks the temperature of a woman while conducting door to door survey to identify symptomatic people amid a spike in the Covid-19 cases in New Delhi.
Published on Nov 26, 2020 09:04 PM IST

Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria: Monitor

Smoke billows following a reported Russian airstrike on the western outskirts of the mostly rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib.
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 09:14 PM IST

In ruins, Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

Bashar Assad’s rule, half of it spent in war, is different from his father’s in some ways, dependent on allies like Iran and Russia rather than projecting Arab nationalism
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 11:08 PM IST

Trump fires US defence secretary Mark Esper

A file photo US defence secretary Mark Esper with US President Donald Trump.
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 09:25 AM IST

14-member IS module that returned ‘disillusioned’ from Iraq, Syria busted: NIA

Irfan Nasir (left) and Ahamed Abdul Cader.
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 08:52 PM IST

UN: At least 16 drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya coast

The sun pierces the clouds over international waters north of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea. Over a dozen migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, the United Nations reported Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, the latest shipwreck to underscore the deadly risks facing those who flee the war-afflicted North African country.
Published on Sep 25, 2020 08:04 PM IST

US sends troops, armoured vehicles to Syria to counter Russia

US has deployed additional troops and armored vehicles into eastern Syria
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 10:38 AM IST

Trump says he wanted to kill Syria’s Assad after earlier denying it

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is seen in this file photo. US President Donald Trump said on Fox News Tuesday that he doesn’t regret his decision not to move forward with Assad’s killing, but faulted former Defense Secretary James James Mattis.
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 07:18 PM IST

42 UN staffers, dependants catch Covid in war-hit Syria

Syria has recorded 3,229 cases of Covid-19, with 137 deaths registered in zones controlled by the Damascus government.
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 04:51 AM IST

Kashmiri couple, techie from Hyderabad among 5 charged by NIA for ISKP links

Jahanzaib Sami (36) and his wife Hina Bashir Beigh (39), both from Srinagar, were the first ones to be arrested in the case in March this year by Delhi Police’s Special Cell from Okhla after which the probe was handed over to the NIA.
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 07:59 PM IST

US to probe Pak’s ISIS terrorists in Syria, may complicate Imran Khan woes

Islamic State, an ultra-conservative radical Sunni movement, has swept Iraq-Syria in the past decade.
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 11:37 AM IST

News updates from Hindustan Times: Logistics, tourism, hospitality generated most jobs in the aftermath of Covid-19 and all the latest news

The pandemic and the ensuing 68-day lockdown triggered job losses across sectors.
Published on Aug 13, 2020 09:01 AM IST

Islamic State threat in west Syria growing, warns US Commander

File photo of Gen Kenneth "Frank" McKenzie, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 08:41 AM IST

Syria condemns deal between Kurds and US firm as ‘theft’

A member of security of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stands guard as Syrian Kurdish women demonstrate in front of a US base in the countryside of the Hasakeh province.
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 10:06 PM IST

Iran slams interception by US jet over Syria as ‘illegal’

An image grab from a video released by state-run Iran Press news agency on July 24, 2020, reportedly shows a fighter jet seen from an Iranian passenger plane after it was intercepted by a US F-15 while flying over Syria.
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 10:56 PM IST

Syrians vote for new parliament amid health measures against Covid-19

A woman casts her vote inside a polling station during the parliamentary elections in Damascus, Syria on July 19, 2020.
Published on Jul 19, 2020 02:33 PM IST

On fifth attempt, UN Security Council renews Syria aid via Turkey

Russia has vetoed 16 council resolutions related to Syria since Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad cracked down on protesters in 2011, leading to civil war.
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 12:07 PM IST

UN to vote on reduced extension of cross-border aid to Syria

FILE - In this April 19, 2020 photo file photo, shows a large refugee camp on the Syrian side of the border with Turkey, near the town of Atma, in Idlib province, Syria.
Published on Jul 12, 2020 12:21 AM IST

UN fails for a 2nd time to agree on extending humanitarian aid to Syria

Russia, Syria’s closest ally, has argued that aid should be delivered from within Syria across conflict lines. But the UN and humanitarian groups say aid for 2.8 million needy people in the northwest can’t get in that way.
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 02:19 PM IST
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