Syrian civil war
Russian colonel killed after direct strike on his command post—Reports
Russian Colonel Oleg Pechevisty, 49, was killed "while performing his commanding duty" in Syria last week, government officials said.
Biden Loses His Biggest Syria Battle Yet
With Assad's Arab League return, Syrian officials tell Newsweek Biden must end "illegal military presence of U.S. forces" and "unilateral coercive measures."
War Hero Describes Moment Queen Elizabeth Used Corgis to Heal his Trauma
Dr David Nott said his "bottom lip started to go" and he broke down in tears in front of the queen when she asked him about his time in Aleppo, Syria.
Syria Demands U.S. Withdraw Forces 'Immediately' After Rocket Strike
The Syrian government has long considered the presence of U.S. troops illegal.
America Isn't Blameless When It Comes to Syria
While President Joe Biden is quick to blame the Assad government, he glosses over the myriad American interventions that predictably led to Syria's current struggles.
America's Campaign Against Putin's War Crimes Can't Ignore Syria
It's time for the United States to stop ignoring Bashar al-Assad's brutality, and stand up for the millions of Syrians who continue to suffer at the hands of a murderous dictator.
Putin Can't 'Erase' Ukraine War Failures With New General, Psaki Says
General Alexander Dvornikov has reportedly been appointed as Russia's new top commander in the conflict, seven weeks after Ukraine was invaded.
Eleven Years Later, War Rages on in Syria
Listen to the stories of Syrians, learn from history and don't stay silent.
Syrians Need Help Surviving Winter
We can still save the lives of many Syrian war victims if we take action now, before it's too late.
Bashar al-Assad Returns to World Stage in Defeat for US, Win for its Foes
The Syrian leader, once a political pariah, is now being welcomed back by many of the countries that cut him off 10 years ago, despite ongoing U.S. opposition.
The Unreality of U.S. Policy in Syria
Right now, the Biden administration's Syria policy is in a holding-pattern.
The U.S. Needs to Accept Reality in Syria
Syria's neighbors, many of whom detest Bashar al-Assad and funneled arms and money to their favorite rebel groups earlier in the war, now acknowledge he isn't going anywhere.
Denmark Says Syrian Civil War is Over, Forcing Some Refugees to Leave
Facing criticism from the international community, which argues that ejecting Syrians would put their lives at risk, the Danish government is pointing to initial stipulations made six years ago that Denmark would house Syrians only temporarily.
10 Years On, a Solution to the Syrian Crisis Remains Elusive
After 10 years of war, a new enemy has emerged in Syria: widespread hunger and poverty.
Syria, a Decade of Impunity
Syria sets the trend for a new age of impunity, in which the law is for suckers and anything goes.
States, Institutions Failed Syrians. Activists Show Another Way is Possible
American and European governments have failed to match their rhetoric on human rights with action to protect civilians.
Assad's War on the Syrian People Continues
Unfortunately, bureaucracy has stifled progress in Syria, and allowed the continued suffering of the Syrian people.
Climate Change is More Than Just About Weather, it's a Humanitarian Crisis
We need to stop measuring environmental catastrophe in degrees, and start measuring it in lives lost.
Syria Camp Housing ISIS Fighter Families Hit by Wave of Murders
A camp in Syria hosting family members of ISIS fighters has experienced a wave of murders, the U.N. said.
Trump Warns Russia, Syria, Iran Not to Kill Civilians in Syrian Province
"Russia, Syria, and Iran are killing, or on their way to killing, thousands of innocent civilians in Idlib Province. Don't do it!" the president wrote on Twitter.
British Countess Meets Syrian Refugees in 'Historic' Trip to Lebanon
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, works with Angelina Jolie's Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative.
U.S. Helped 12,587 Syrian Refugees in 2016. In 2018, 62. Now What, in 2019?
As fewer Syrian refugees are allowed into the U.S., the conflict in Syria "continues to burn," said the vice president of policy and advocacy for the International Rescue Committee.
Syria's National Museum Reopens Amid Tourism Push
Most of the museum's exhibits were removed and kept in secret locations for their protection.
Russian Mercs: Battle With U.S. Was 'a Total F***up'
Recorded phone calls suggest around 215 Russian mercenaries were killed by U.S. artillery and airstrikes in a battle in Syria on the night of February 7.
New Russian Su-57 Stealth Jets Deployed to Syria
Two Su-57 jets were filmed landing at a Russian air base on Syria's Mediterranean coast.
Russia is Overtaking the U.S. as Middle Eastern Force
President Donald Trump's foreign policy is creating a path for other countries to exert control over the Middle East, according to analysts.
Most Russians Do Not Back Putin's Syria Operation
Almost half of the country wants the Kremlin to end its military campaign in the country.
U.S. Will Work With Russia in Syria, Tillerson Says
As forces supported by the U.S. and Russia defeat ISIS across Syria, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seeks Moscow's help to prevent a new conflict.
U.S. Warplane Shoots Down Syrian Jet Over Raqqa
Washington claimed that the jet had attacked Coalition-allied forces but Damascus said it was fighting ISIS militants.
U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Enter Raqqa, Beat ISIS
The majority-Kurd Syrian Democratic Forces now controls an area in the Islamic State militant group's de facto capital.