Daesh attack kills 8 regime loyalists in east Syria

Daesh terrorists killed at least eight regime loyalists in eastern Syria on Monday, the latest in a series of deadly extremist attacks, a Britain-based war monitor reported.Five Syrian soldiers and three pro-regime militia fighters were among those killed in the Daesh attack on one of their positi

ISIS attack in east Syria kills 7 regime loyalists

ISIS fighters killed at least seven regime loyalists in eastern Syria on Saturday, the latest in a series of deadly jihadist attacks, a Britain-based war monitor reported. "Seven members of the National Defence Forces, a pro-regime militia, were killed in clashes with an ISIS sleeper cell" in the

At least 15 killed in Syria road attack

Gunmen killed at least 15 people in Syria, mostly government soldiers traveling on a bus in the second such road ambush in recent days, a war monitor said Monday.The ambush late Sunday resulted in the deaths of eight soldiers, four allied fighters and three civilians, the Britain-based Syrian Obse

Car bomb hits near Russian base in northeast Syria

A car bomb detonated near a Russian military base in northeastern Syria on Friday in the first such militant attack in the area against the ally of Damascus, a war monitor said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group reported several wounded in the attack after midnight in the Tal

"ISIS" organization claims responsibility for the attack on a bus in Syria

Today, Thursday, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus in Syria on Wednesday, and said it had killed 40 Syrian army soldiers. Yesterday, the Syrian News Agency "SANA" reported that 25 citizens were killed and 13 others wounded in a terrorist attack on a bus in Deir Ezzor, Syria. Th

Israeli missiles kill Syrian soldier and wound five others

A Syrian soldier was killed and five others were wounded today in Israeli missile strikes on a military target near Damascus, Sana has reported. A military source revealed that missiles were fired from northern Galilee against a Syrian air defence unit in the Nabi Habeel area. According

Syria: 8 deaths and 105 new cases of Corona

The number of deaths from the Coronavirus in Syria has risen to 686, after the announcement of 8 deaths today, Monday, in addition to 105 new infections. And the Syrian Ministry of Health announced that the total number of infections reached 11,138, including 5192 cases of recovery, after the ann

Two IRGC Members Killed in Eastern Syria

An unidentified drone attacked on Sunday an Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) vehicle while it was leaving a pre-fabricated building on the outskirts of al-Mayadeen city, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, sources told the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). The attack resu

Syria records the highest daily death toll in Corona

Syria recorded the highest daily death toll from the Corona virus since the announcement of the first infection last March, after 17 new deaths were detected today. The ministry stated that the total number of virus deaths rose to 571, and the highest daily toll was recorded on last Friday and Sa

Car bomb kills 16 including 3 Turkish personnel in NE Syria

A car bomb killed 16 people including two civilians and three Turkish personnel on Thursday at a checkpoint in the Turkish-held border town of Ras Al-Ain in northeast Syria, a war monitor said.The other 11 killed were local security forces or members of a Turkish-backed faction manning the checkpo

New Russian Airstrikes Target Areas in Northwestern Idlib

Russian jets renewed airstrikes on the Sheikh Bahr area in the Syrian northwestern countryside of Idlib province, while Russian reconnaissance drones flew over Jabal al-Zawiya, south of Idlib. This came as the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the injury of two guards of the Turkish

900 Syrian Fighters Return Home From Karabakh

More than 900 pro-Turkish Syrian fighters have returned to Syria after the end of fighting in the disputed area of Nagorno-Karabakh, a Britain-based Syrian war monitor said in a report Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the rest of the fighters are expected to return in the c

Locals in Syria's Deir Ezzor Forced to Pay Royalties to Militias

After ISIS was driven out of its capital city in 2019, the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor governorate fell under the control of multiple international and local military forces. Pro-regime forces such as the 4th Armored Division and Iranian militias took over one part of the governorate, and US-led In

UN Hosts Latest Round of Talks on Syria's Constitution

The UN envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, was hosting the various sides Monday a day after saying Swiss health officials signed off on hygiene measures in place to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Several cases cropped up among the Syrian envoys during a previous round of talks. Nearly a

Syria opposition refuses to allow YPG to join constitution talks

A leading Syrian opposition group has stated its refusal to hold constitutional talks with the Kurdish militias, labelling them terrorist groups who do not deserve to sit at the negotiations table. The head of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) Nasr Al-Hariri made the comments yesterday during

Syria appoints veteran diplomat Faisal Mekdad as foreign minister

Syria’s President Bashar Assad named a new foreign minister on Sunday, appointing Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad to replace a longtime diplomat who passed away last week after holding the post for more than a decade.c. During the past decade’s uprising against Assad, he became o

Syria Amends Military Service Law to Ease Economic Woes

Syrian president Bashar Assad issued a new amendment to the military service law relating to the exemption fees for Syrians living abroad and inside the country. Syrian males have to serve in the military upon reaching the age of 18 and students enrolled at university can postpone the service unt

Refugees Fear Spread of Coronavirus in Northwest Syria's Camps

Hassan Sweidat is terrified he will catch Covid-19 in the overcrowded displacement camp in northwest Syria he calls home, even more so as medical staff in the region have become sick. Humanitarian workers fear any further rise in novel coronavirus cases would be disastrous in northwest Syri