President Bashar al-Assad, backed by Russia and Iran, is seeking to wipe out the last few rebel enclaves near Damascus.
21 Apr 2018 6:28 PM
The government-controlled Military Media Centre says 1,500 rebels and 6,000 civilians will leave Harasta on Thursday.
22 Mar 2018 2:20 PM
US officials said last week that some of the anti-Assad forces could be absorbed into US military-supported groups fighting Islamic State.
25 Jul 2017 11:30 AM
Sunni-ruled monarchies sided with the protesters in March 2011, when the war started with the brutal repression of anti-govt demonstrations.
17 Jun 2017 12:00 PM