Israel launches air raid on Syria in return for fire: army

Jerusalem, Jun 24 An Israeli aircraft carried out a strike on Syria after 10 projectiles fired from the war-torn country hit the occupied Golan Heights today, an army spokesman said.The Israeli Air...

Jun 24, 2017 9:06 PM | Newsscroll

Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

Damascus, Jun 24 The Syrian government has released hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad.Justice Minister Hisham al-Shaar told reporters that...

Jun 24, 2017 7:23 PM | Newsscroll

Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria

Washington, Jun 20 A US warplane shot down an Iran-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early today, officials said, the second such incident in less than two weeks.The US-led...

Jun 20, 2017 8:46 PM | Newsscroll

Russia warns US after Syrian warplane downed

Beirut, Jun 19 Russia today warned it would track US-led coalition aircraft in Syria as potential "targets" and halted an incident-prevention hotline with Washington after US forces downed a Syrian...

Jun 19, 2017 11:58 PM | Newsscroll

Russia to 'target' US-led planes flying over Syria

London [UK], June. 19 : After the US military shot down a Syrian air force jet on Sunday, Moscow has vowed to target any plane from the US-led coalition flying west of the Euphrates river in...

Jun 18, 2017 9:29 PM | Newsscroll

US shoots down Syria warplane that 'hit allies'

Beirut, Jun 19 An American fighter jet has for the first time downed a Syrian warplane that Washington accused of attacking US-backed fighters, in a new escalation between the United States and...

Jun 19, 2017 4:38 PM | Newsscroll

US shoots down Syria warplane after allies bombed

Damascus, June 19 An American fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane that the US-led coalition said attacked its allies in the fight against the Islamic State group in the war-torn country.The...

Jun 19, 2017 3:42 AM | Newsscroll

Gunfire on Syria aid convoy wounds one: Red Crescent

Damascus, Jun 18 At least one person has been wounded after a convoy seeking to deliver aid to a besieged Syrian rebel-held town came under fire, the local Red Crescent said.The incident occurred on...

Jun 18, 2017 1:51 PM | Newsscroll

Syria army declares 48-hour truce in southern city

Damascus, Jun 17 Syria's army today declared a 48- hour ceasefire in the southern city of Daraa, bringing a cautious calm after days of heavy fighting.In a statement, the army's general command said...

Jun 17, 2017 11:54 PM | Newsscroll

Israeli officer killed, 3 Palestinian attackers shot dead

Jerusalem, Jun 17 An Israeli policewoman was stabbed and killed in an attack outside Jerusalem's Old City and security forces shot dead three suspected Palestinian assailants, police said.The...

Jun 17, 2017 11:51 AM | Newsscroll