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Syria has become 'torture chamber': UN rights chief

The UN and other organisations have repeatedly accused the Syrian authorities of widespread torture.

14 Mar 2017 3:49 PM

Syrian military aircraft’s pilot found after long search, admitted

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that the cause of the crash was unknown, but pointed to poor weather conditions.

05 Mar 2017 3:59 PM

Syrian army retakes town of Palmyra from ISIS

It was also the second blow for ISIS group in Syria in a week, after Turkish fighters seized the Syrian town of al-Bab on Feb 23.

03 Mar 2017 7:53 AM

Syrian cinematographer can’t attend Oscars

Khatib was scheduled to arrive on Saturday in Los Angeles on a Turkish Airlines flight departing from Istanbul.

26 Feb 2017 9:55 AM

51 killed in suicide bombing near Syria town recaptured from ISIS

Earlier, reports said that 42 people, mainly rebels, had died, but later clarified to say the majority of those killed were civilians.

24 Feb 2017 8:09 PM


Turkey goes after ISIS, but Kurds are the real target

The Americans have been up to their tricks with ill-disguised intent on the heels of the festering Syrian civil war.

22 Feb 2017 12:29 AM

UN envoy questions US engagement on Syria

Staffan de Mistura said the new administration was still trying to work out its priorities on the conflict.

19 Feb 2017 9:39 PM

Have you ever had no food, no water for 24 hours: Syrian girl asks Trump

A day before her new video, Bana had responded to Trump's tweet on the travel ban asking him if she was a terrorist.

02 Feb 2017 4:01 PM

Kashmir cannot become Afghanistan or Syria: Mehbooba Mufti

Terming Jammu as a live example of Kashmiriyat, she lamented that you can no longer see a Pandit, a Muslim and a Dogra walking together.

31 Jan 2017 11:14 AM

Trump suspends entry from Syria, Iraq, 5 other Muslim-majority nations

He has put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the US, saying the move would help protect Americans from terrorist attacks.

28 Jan 2017 9:06 AM


Syrian government decides Aleppo renovation plan: State media

The cabinet approved an emergency plan by the Education Ministry to repair 50 schools in the eastern sector over six months.

08 Jan 2017 9:16 AM

New UN chief’s mission: Make peace in 2017

Mr Guterres: How can we help the millions of people caught up in conflict, suffering massively in wars with no end in sight?

02 Jan 2017 2:24 AM

UN Security Council to vote Saturday on Syria cease-fire

Russia and Turkey, who brokered the agreement, circulated the text and the draft resolution to Security Council members on Thursday night.

31 Dec 2016 7:49 AM

Stories of race and isolation in London

The isolationist report statistically detailed what Britain should be well aware of.

31 Dec 2016 3:14 AM

‘Faulty’ flaps brought Russian airliner down

Life says the faulty flaps led the pilots to lose control as the plane was at a “critical angle”, according to the BBC.

29 Dec 2016 7:06 AM


Pak minister issues nuke threat to Israel following fake news

A report in the New York Times said a fake news story prompted Pakistan defence minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif to threaten to go nuclear.

25 Dec 2016 3:05 PM

In Aleppo, Assad supporters shout their joy after regime victory

The final phase of the evacuation ended when a convoy carrying nearly 150 people departed towards rebel-held areas outside the city.

23 Dec 2016 9:39 AM

350 people leave rebel-held Aleppo despite militants burning buses

Syrian state television said earlier Sunday that 100 buses would take people out of east Aleppo.

19 Dec 2016 8:55 AM

Thousands of civilians trapped in Aleppo

In return the rebels want the evacuation of the towns of Madaya and Zabadani in Damascus province which are besieged by the regime.

18 Dec 2016 7:16 AM

Video of Syrian child being operated without anaesthesia leaves journalist in tears

With the Russian and Syrian forces' continued assault, the civilians in the war-torn region have been caught in the crossfire.

17 Dec 2016 4:05 PM