World Jun 18, 2018

Syria accuses U.S. of bombing pro-regime positions

Syrian state media said Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area. The strike took place in al-Harra, southeast of Albu Kamal, ...

World Apr 17, 2018

Syrian air defenses shoot down missiles over two air bases, reports say

Syrian anti-aircraft defenses shot down missiles fired at the Syrian air base of Shayrat in Homs province late on Monday and another base northeast of the capital, Damascus, Syria's state television and pro-Iranian Hezbollah media said. State television showed pictures of a missile that was ...

In Syria strikes, U.S. blurs red line for intervention

World | ANALYSIS Apr 15, 2018

In Syria strikes, U.S. blurs red line for intervention

With the latest U.S. missile strikes, President Donald Trump appears to have reset America's red line for military intervention in Syria over the use of chemical weapons. What's unclear is where that red line now stands. The United States said its strikes were a response to ...

U.S. weighs multinational military response to Syria attack, sources say

World Apr 10, 2018

U.S. weighs multinational military response to Syria attack, sources say

The United States is weighing a multinational military response to the suspected Syrian poison gas attack, U.S. officials said Monday, as experts listed several key facilities that could be viable targets. U.S. President Donald Trump promised forceful action on Monday, saying a decision would be ...

War crimes evidence in Syria so 'overwhelming' not all can be pursued: U.N.

World Mar 27, 2018

War crimes evidence in Syria so 'overwhelming' not all can be pursued: U.N.

War crimes investigators and activists have amassed an "overwhelming volume" of testimonies, images and videos documenting atrocities committed by all sides during Syria's war, a U.N. quasi-prosecutorial body said in its first report. The team, led by former French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel, said it is ...

Convoy delivers food to Syria's besieged Ghouta amid shelling

World Mar 10, 2018

Convoy delivers food to Syria's besieged Ghouta amid shelling

A convoy of relief trucks crossed front lines into the rebel-held Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta on Friday and unloaded all its food for the trapped population, despite fighting that the Red Cross said had come "extremely close." The Syrian government's two-week onslaught in eastern ...