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Syria: US targets Iran-linked sites

The US carried out airstrikes on two facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and affiliated groups, the Pentagon said on Saturday (October 27, 2023).

Continuous Israeli strikes knock down two Syrian airports

Syria's two main airports in the capital Damascus and northern city Aleppo, which were under control of the war-torn country became out of service on Thursday as the result of Israeli strikes, state media reports.

Syria: Deadly military academy attack ‘horrific reminder’ of need to de-escalate

UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on Thursday appealed for restraint following a deadly drone attack on a military graduation ceremony in Homs, and amid rising violence in the war-ravaged country.

Syrian minister denounces ‘American chaos’, says States must respect the UN Charter

In remarks on Tuesday to the UN General Assembly, Syrian Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Bassam Sabbagh underscored the need to build a multipolar world order that achieves sustainable development for all and balance in international relations, including through reforming institutions such as the Security Council.

Syria: UN chief welcomes reopening of life-saving aid corridor

A large UN aid convoy was able to cross into northwest Syria on Tuesday following the reopening of a vital border crossing.

Syria: Urgent response needed to uptick in fighting, economic crisis

The “dire needs” of Syrians have been systematically ignored during more than 12 years of brutal conflict in the country, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria warned on Tuesday.

Syria-Türkiye: UN completes 200th cross-border aid mission since February quakes

The United Nations on Tuesday announced that it has conducted 200 cross-border missions delivering aid into northwest Syria from Türkiye since the devastating earthquakes that struck the two countries in February.

11 soldiers killed in rebel attack in Syria

Damascus/IBNS/UNI: Eleven Syrian military personnel were killed, and 20 others were injured on Saturday in a rebel attack in the country's northwestern province of Idlib, a war monitor reported.

Syrians suffer as political stalemate persists: UN Special Envoy

The only path out of the war in Syria is a political process, which would also help to address the many crises affecting the country, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen told the Security Council on Wednesday.

UN: Deal reached with Syria to reopen main border crossing from Türkiye

New York: A deal has been reached with the Government of Syria to reopen the main border crossing from Türkiye to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid.

Israeli missile attack: Four Syrian soldiers die

Damascus: Four Syrian soldiers were killed and another four injured in an Israeli missile attack over Syria's capital Damascus, the state broadcaster Alikhbaria reported early Monday.

Syria: 7 military personnel killed in Islamic State ambush

Damascus: Terror group Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a convoy of oil tankers escorted by Syrian military personnel on Tuesday in central Syria, killing five soldiers and two drivers, a war monitor reported.

Syria still mired in division, top UN envoy tells Security Council

New York: Months of “potentially significant diplomacy” to resolve the crisis in Syria have not yielded any outcomes or political momentum for the war-weary population, both within the country and those displaced outside, the UN Special Envoy for the country said on Monday.

Children forcibly separated from mothers at Syria’s Al Hol, warns top rights expert

New York: A UN-appointed independent expert expressed deep concern on Friday over the distressing treatment of children being held apparently indefinitely in prison-like conditions in northeast Syria, where they are forcibly separated from their mothers.

Security Council fails to reach consensus on Syria aid lifeline

New York: Life-saving assistance to millions in northwest Syria is at risk after the UN Security Council on Tuesday failed to adopt either of two competing resolutions to extend cross-border aid delivery from Türkiye.