Syria regime penetrates IS-held eastern province: monitor

Beirut, Jun 23 Syrian regime forces today broke into the eastern Deir Ezzor province for the first time since 2014, a monitor said, after seizing territory from Islamic State group...

Jun 24, 2017 2:29 AM | Newsscroll

Russia doesn't see threat of direct confrontation with U.S. in Syria

Moscow (Russia), June 20 : Russia's suspension of the use of a deconfliction channel over Syrian airspace with the United States will not lead to a direct confrontation with U.S. aircraft. ...

Jun 19, 2017 3:53 AM | 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

U.S.-led coalition shoots down Syrian warplane

Washington DC [U.S.], June 19 : A U.S. plane has shot down a Syrian military aircraft that dropped bombs near U.S.-backed fighters in Syria. The U.S. central command issued a statement...

Jun 18, 2017 6:40 AM | 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

Syria, Iraq troops link at border for first time in years

Beirut, Jun 18 Syrian troops and allied militias met up with Iraqi forces at one crossing point along their shared border today for the first time in years, in a step described as a major...

Jun 18, 2017 11:45 PM | Newsscroll

Russia accuses US of deploying missiles in Syria

Moscow, Jun 15 Russia today accused the US-led coalition of deploying missiles against Syrian troops at a garrison in the east of the country where rebels battling the Islamic State group are being...

Jun 15, 2017 11:29 PM | Newsscroll

Syrian troops battle rebels in Daraa, advance on Iraq border

Beirut, Jun 12 Syrian government forces and rebels were locked in their heaviest fighting yet in Daraa today, as opposition activists feared troops would try and retake the southern city despite a...

Jun 13, 2017 12:19 AM | Newsscroll

US-backed Syria force advances in Raqa, battles for base

Raqa, Jun 11 US-backed Syrian fighters seized a second district of Raqa today and launched a renewed assault on a base north of the city, as they pursued an offensive against the Islamic State...

Jun 12, 2017 1:45 AM | Newsscroll

Syria army says it holds fifth of key desert territory

Beirut, Jun 10 Syrian pro-government forces now hold more than a fifth of the country's strategic desert, the army said today, after reaching the eastern border with Iraq for the first time since...

Jun 10, 2017 7:42 PM | Newsscroll