• John Bolton

    Syria conflict: John Bolton says US withdrawal conditional

    World | January 07, 2019 8:35 IST

    On a trip to Israel and Turkey, he said he would seek Turkish assurances that Kurds in northern Syria would be safe, the BBC reported on Sunday.

  • more than 230 000 killed since 2011 in syria conflict

    More Than 230,000 Killed Since 2011 in Syria Conflict: Monitor

    World | June 09, 2015 21:38 IST

    Syria's brutal conflict has left more than 230,000 people dead including almost 11,500 children since it broke out in 2011, a monitoring group said today.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented

  • climate change sparked syrian conflict report

    Climate change sparked Syrian conflict: report

    World | March 03, 2015 21:17 IST

    Climate change between 2006 and 2009 was most likely to have caused extreme drought in Syria, one of the factors which triggered the violent uprising against president Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, says a study

  • 40 fighters killed in clashes near damascus

    40 fighters killed in clashes near Damascus

    World | November 07, 2014 23:42 IST

    Beirut: At least 40 fighters have been killed in clashes between forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic militias in a town on the outskirts of Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

  • iraqi peshmerga starts entering syria s kobane

    Iraqi Peshmerga starts entering Syria's Kobane

    World | October 30, 2014 18:42 IST

    Damascus: A total of 10 Peshmerga fighters crossed the Turkish borders into Syria's predominantly Kurdish town of Kobane Thursday morning, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The 10 fighters are the first batch to enter

  • us condemns attack on refugee camp by syrian military

    US condemns attack on refugee camp by Syrian military

    World | October 30, 2014 16:09 IST

    Washington: The US has condemned an attack by Syrian armed forces on a camp for displaced people in the northeastern region of Idlib in which 10 people died and dozens were injured.The attack was carried

  • over five million kids affected by syria conflict unicef

    Over five million kids affected by Syria conflict: Unicef

    World | March 12, 2014 8:21 IST

    Geneva : Some 5.5 million Syrian children fell victims to the three-year-old crisis in the war-torn country, the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) said Tuesday while releasing a new report on the prevailing situation in the

  • syrians bracing for possible us strike

    Syrians bracing for possible US strike

    World | August 31, 2013 11:32 IST

    Washington:  Edging toward a punitive strike against Syria, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing “limited and narrow” action as the administration bluntly accused Bashar Assad's government of launching a chemical weapons attack that

  • us uk back down from immediate strike assad vows victory

    US, UK back down from immediate strike, Assad vows "victory"

    World | August 30, 2013 11:13 IST

    Cairo: The US and UK today appeared to have backed down from an immediate punitive military strike against Syria, even as embattled President Bashar al-Assad vowed that his country would emerge “victorious” in any confrontation

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