Held by rebels since 2012, Eastern Ghouta is the last opposition pocket around Damascus and President Assad is keen to retake it.
21 Feb 2018 1:27 AM
Government spokesmen of course gushed over its historic nature as indeed it was the first visit by any Indian Prime Minister to Ramallah.
14 Feb 2018 1:09 AM
The exchange of fire was the most serious between arch foes Israel and Iran since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011.
10 Feb 2018 1:27 PM
The bloodshed came a day after another 31 civilians were killed in Eastern Ghouta.
07 Feb 2018 6:55 AM
The Russian plane was shot down, close to a major highway where the Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias are trying to advance.
04 Feb 2018 9:41 AM
Israel's military has also issued a series of warnings to Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite militia backed by Iran.
29 Jan 2018 5:41 PM
The Department of Defense said it is ‘reviewing’ the situation.
29 Jan 2018 4:56 PM
The 'terrorist' attacks took place on Friday night causing 'neither casualties nor material damage'.
09 Jan 2018 12:43 PM
Defeat and deprivation can be dealt with; skilled rulers can use these to build a narrative to lull population into silence.
09 Jan 2018 12:36 AM
The official publication of the law came two days after a bomb attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg which injured 14 people.
30 Dec 2017 1:53 PM
Russia intervened in Syria's devastating conflict in 2015, providing aerial and ground support for government forces.
14 Dec 2017 1:27 PM
The monitor had initially given a death toll of 34 civilians but the number spiked after more bodies were recovered.
27 Nov 2017 10:57 AM
Iran has repeatedly said its missile programme is defensive and not negotiable.
26 Nov 2017 5:10 PM
Local Sunni tribal fighters took up arms and sided with the mainly Shiite government forces to finally take down ISIS.
19 Nov 2017 1:16 PM
Both the Syrian government and militants of the Islamic State are being blamed for using chemical weapons.
17 Nov 2017 6:27 PM
Saad Hariri is a close Saudi ally and under Lebanon’s peculiar system the President must be a Shia while the Prime Minister is a Sunni.
07 Nov 2017 12:16 AM
He won the Visa d'Or for News, the most prestigious award handed out at the "Visa Pour L'Image" festival.
10 Sep 2017 12:05 PM
Israeli PM says Tehran manufacturing missiles as Guterres arrives.
29 Aug 2017 4:49 AM
Syria is in its seventh year of civil war, with protagonists on various sides near exhaustion.
28 Aug 2017 2:17 AM
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said that ISIS holds around 296 square kilometres (115 square miles) on both sides of the border.
19 Aug 2017 11:53 AM