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  • Four French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    Four French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    Syria is considered the world's most dangerous assignment for journalists.Most cases of abductions are largely unreported by news organisations in the hope that may help negotiations on freeing the captives kidnapped in Syria in 2013.

  • In Assad's coastal heartland, Syria's war creeps closer

    In Assad's coastal heartland, Syria's war creeps closer

    For three years, residents of Syria's Mediterranean provinces have watched from their coastal sanctuary as civil war raging further inland tore the country apart, killing tens of thousands of people and devastating historic cities.

  • Syrian opposition accuses Bashar al-Assad of new poison attack

    Syrian opposition accuses Bashar al-Assad of new poison attack

    Opposition activists again accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of using poison gas in Syria's civil war on Thursday, showing footage of an apparently unconscious man lying on a bed and being treated by medics.

  • Death toll in Syria's civil-war surges over 1,50,000

    Death toll in Syria's civil-war surges over 1,50,000

    At least 1,50,000 people have been killed in Syria's three-year-old civil war, one third of them being civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

  • War not to deter Syrian President Bashar Assad from elections

    War not to deter Syrian President Bashar Assad from elections

    Syrian President Bashar Assad is quietly preparing the ground to hold elections by early this summer to win another 7-year term, even as the Syrian conflict rampages into its fourth year with large parts of the country either in ruins or under opposi...

  • As Bashar al-Assad advances, Syria launches commercial airline

    As Bashar al-Assad advances, Syria launches commercial airline

    A new Syrian airline plans to start flights from the war-torn country in May, a company manager told Reuters on Wednesday, following months of gains on the battlefield by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.

  • 5.5 million children impacted by Syria conflict: UN

    5.5 million children impacted by Syria conflict: UN

    The UN said on Tuesday said, the number of children impacted by Syria's war has doubled in the past year to 5.5 million, many of them trapped in besieged areas and beyond reach.

  • Charity video turning London into Syria goes viral

    Charity video turning London into Syria goes viral

    A charity's video transposing the effects of the Syrian civil war onto an ordinary girl growing up in London has gone viral on the Internet.

  • Germany to destroy Syria chemical arms at World War I era site

    Germany to destroy Syria chemical arms at World War I era site

    Behind barbed wire fences at a top-security site in a German forest, workers in hazard suits will soon destroy remnants of Syrian chemical weapons of a type first tested here during World War I.

  • Syrian peace talks reach impasse; US, Russia spar

    Syrian peace talks reach impasse; US, Russia spar

    Peace talks aimed at forging a path out of Syria's civil war have reached an impasse - with no guarantee of continuing - after five days of sparring over responsibility for mounting violence back home and President Bashar Assad's future, government a...

  • Syrian artist shows trauma of war in charcoal sketches

    Syrian artist shows trauma of war in charcoal sketches

    A woman curls up in grief in a darkened room - an artist's image as powerful as any of the thousands of photos and videos from Syria's civil war flashing across the world's computer and television screens.

  • Syrian forces kill 83 in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo

    Syrian forces kill 83 in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo

    Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign many consider a war crime.

  • Ice breaks in Syrian peace talks as two sides observe minute of silence

    Ice breaks in Syrian peace talks as two sides observe minute of silence

    Opposing sides in Syria's civil war stood together to observe a minute of silence on Thursday in honour of the tens of thousands killed in the three-year conflict, a rare symbol of harmony a week into peace talks that have so fare yielded no compromi...

  • Syrian civil war foes meet for first time, focus on aid

    Syrian civil war foes meet for first time, focus on aid

    Syria's civil war foes held their first face-to-face meetings on Saturday, launching talks aimed at ending nearly three years of conflict which has killed 130,000 people and destabilised the wider Middle East.

  • Syrian civil war foes meet for first time, focus on aid

    Syrian civil war foes meet for first time, focus on aid

    Syria's civil war foes held their first face-to-face meeting on Saturday at the start of talks to end nearly three years of conflict which has killed 130,000 people and destabilised the wider Middle East.

  • UN documents new war crimes in Syria for future prosecution

    UN documents new war crimes in Syria for future prosecution

    U.N. war crimes experts have documented more torture and killings by both sides in Syria and are confident they can build a case that could be taken up by the International Criminal Court, a leading member of the team said on Friday.

  • Syrian opposition looks to future without Bashar Assad

    Syrian opposition looks to future without Bashar Assad

    Syria's opposition leader on Thursday laid out his demands for talks on ending the country's civil war, calling for the creation of a transitional government that does not include President Bashar al-Assad.

  • Report details 'industrial' killing of 11,000 in Syrian jails

    Report details 'industrial' killing of 11,000 in Syrian jails

    A Syrian military police photographer has supplied "clear evidence" showing the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees in circumstances that evoked Nazi death camps, former war crimes prosecutors said.

  • 73,000 dead in Syria in 2013, war's bloodiest year

    73,000 dead in Syria in 2013, war's bloodiest year

    More than 73,000 people were killed in Syria in 2013, the bloodiest year yet in the brutal civil war that began in March 2011, an NGO said on Wednesday.

  • Anti-Assad monitoring group says Syrian death toll passes 130,000

    Anti-Assad monitoring group says Syrian death toll passes 130,000

    The death toll in Syria's civil war has risen to at least 130,433, more than a third of them civilians on both sides of the conflict.

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