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United States concludes Russia attacked Syrian aid convoy

Officials say the United States has reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed aid convoy in Aleppo.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2016, 12:13 AM

Two more Turkish troops killed in Syria as war expands

Turkey becoming more heavily involved in Syria fighting as 2 more of its troops are killed by a landmine. Meanwhile, US and Russia meet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 4:49 PM

Red Cross: Some 20 civilians killed in Syria aid convoy attack

More signs US-Russia brokered truce over, as airstrikes hit Red Crescent aid trucks, killing 20 and depriving many more of food & medicine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 3:15 PM

Syria: 12 killed as aid convoy attacked

18 trucks in a 31-vehicle convoy delivering aid attacked in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 1:36 AM

Assad: Airstrike on my troops is flagrant American aggression

Syrian President accuses US and its allies of supporting terrorist groups like ISIS after coalition airstrike kills 62 regime troops.AFP, 9/19/2016, 6:28 PM

Syria accuses the United States of supporting ISIS

Syria's UN ambassador claims the United States wants ceasefire to fail, after American air strike accidentally hits Syrian soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2016, 5:13 AM

Syrian army bids to recover losses to ISIS

Quagmire in Syria: After deadly airstrike by US-led forces, Syrian troops in the area look to resume fight against ISIS.AFP, 9/18/2016, 2:07 PM

Besieged Aleppo turns to dangerous 'alternative' fuels

250,000 residents of Aleppo have been left without electricity due to protracted siege, so they produce makeshift fuel out of plastic.AFP, 9/18/2016, 7:02 AM

U.S. apologizes after air strike hits Syrian army

Pentagon admits coalition fighting ISIS may have struck Syrian military positions in Deir Ezzor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 3:40 AM

UN inquiry blames Syrian military for chlorine attacks

UN inquiry identifies two Syrian Air Force helicopter squadrons and two other units in chlorine gas attacks, says Western diplomat.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/17/2016, 12:20 AM

U.S.: No cooperation with Russia until Syria aid flows

Kerry tells Russian counterpart there will be no military coordination in Syria until regime forces there allow aid into besieged cities.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/16/2016, 11:41 PM

Human Rights group blames Turkey for civilian deaths

Human Rights Watch says Turkey was negligent in identifying target in Syria airstrikes, resulting in civilian deaths. Turkey denies charge.AFP , 9/15/2016, 2:27 PM

Key rebel supporter Saudi Arabia welcomes Syria truce

Amid concerns that Syrian rebel forces will not accept truce, key rebel backer Saudi Arabia welcomes it, but warns that regime must comply.AFP, 9/14/2016, 1:21 PM

UN envoy lauds significant drop in Syria violence

UN's Syria envoy applauds a fall in violence through the first 24 hours of ceasefire, but says aid convoys have not yet deployed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 5:44 AM

Death toll in Syrian war passes 300,000

More than 300,000 people have been killed in Syria since March 2011, according to latest toll by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 3:14 AM

IDF attacks Syrian regime targets in the Golan Heights

Aircraft from the Israel Air Force strike cannons belonging to the Syrian regime after mortar explodes in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 9/13/2016, 2:33 AM

'Last chance' ceasefire in Syria takes effect

U.S.- and Russia-brokered ceasefire takes effect amid skepticism over how long it will hold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 2:12 AM

Ceasefire in Syria due to begin at sundown, opposition wavers

Ceasefire due to commence at sundown on Monday, but excludes ISIS and other jihadist groups. Breakdown of forces involved in truce inside.AFP, 9/12/2016, 6:14 PM

Hardline Syrian rebel group rejects truce

Islamist Ahrar al-Sham rejects truce in Syria brokered by the U.S. and Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 4:44 AM

For US and Russia, war in Syria is mainly in the air

The 2 superpowers and former foes have found themselves on opposing sides of the Syrian civil war but have avoided direct clashes.AFP, 9/11/2016, 11:08 AM

Death still raining from the air as Syria truce lags

At least 58 dead, including 13 children, from airstrikes on Idlib, in which busy marketplace was hit. Truce only come into effect tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2016, 8:27 AM

Key points in US-Russia truce deal on Syria

Here are the main points of the plan devised by the US and Russia to try to end the fighting in the Syrian civil war.AFP, 9/11/2016, 12:00 AM

Will Syrian civil war finally end?

Can the war in Syria be nearing an end? President Assad accepts US-Russian joint plan of pathway to end the conflict, but opposition unsure.Rana Moussaoui, 9/10/2016, 8:24 PM

Syrian regime denies using chlorine, blames 'terrorists'

Syrian government denies it used chlorine gas in an attack in Aleppo, following which dozens were treated for breathing problems.Elad Benari, 9/9/2016, 4:46 AM

Top Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrike

Leader of Fateh al-Sham, formerly Al-Nusra Front, killed in an airstrike during a meeting of the group's leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2016, 2:11 AM

Syria regime retakes key Aleppo district from rebels

Assad forces retake strategic area as 'largest urban battle since World War 2' rages on, causing continued civilian suffering and privation.AFP, 9/8/2016, 8:21 PM

Britain, Syrian opposition lay out plan for post-Assad Syria

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson to meet Syrian opposition leaders to plan for gradual transition to democracy in Syria, sans Assad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 12:31 PM

Syrian regime reportedly uses chlorine gas in Aleppo

Dozens of people treated for breathing problems in Aleppo after regime helicopters drop barrel bombs which may have contained chlorine gas.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2016, 3:45 AM

'War crimes are a hallmark of this bloody conflict'

UN urges all parties involved in war in Syria to restore the collapsed cease-fire, accusing all sides in the conflict of war crimes.Nina Larson, 9/6/2016, 9:39 PM

Erdogan proposes Syria 'no-fly zone'

Turkish President says he proposed to both the United States and Russia the setting up of a no-fly zone in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2016, 5:42 AM

Syria regime advances south of Aleppo, threatens new siege

Syrian government forces advanced on Sunday south of Aleppo as they pushed to once again encircle rebel neighborhoods and reimpose a siege.AFP, 9/4/2016, 2:48 PM

Rebels conquer massive swath of Syria

Syrian opposition fighters have seized several areas in a rapid advance against government forces in central Hama province.AFP, 9/1/2016, 6:31 PM

Iran to Turkey: Get out of Syria

Iran claims Turkey's offensive "a violation of Syria's sovereignty," as Turkey marches deeper into Kurdish-claimed territory.AFP, 8/31/2016, 2:39 PM

Volunteered to death: Iranian 'retired' general killed in Syria

Report: Sunni fighters have taken out a famed senior of the Revolutionary Guards, Ahmad Gholami.AFP, 8/31/2016, 12:31 PM

UN awarded contracts to Assad associates despite sanctions

Guardian newspaper reveals the UN has awarded contracts to people closely associated with Syrian President as part of an aid program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 3:12 AM

US announces 10,000th Syrian refugee of the year

US meets it goal more than a month ahead of schedule, while critics warn its opening its gates to terrorism.AFP, 8/29/2016, 10:21 PM

Pentagon: Stand down, Kurds, Turks

As the US-backed Kurds and the invading Turks continue to scrap to the west of the Euphrates, the Pentagon tries to take tensions down.AFP, 8/29/2016, 3:23 PM

Turkey ramps up Syria offensive

Dozens of people were killed in Turkish bombardment in Syria on Sunday in its offensive against ISIS and Kurdish fighters.AFP, 8/28/2016, 5:22 PM

Watch: Kurds shell Turkish forces in Syria

"At least 20 civilians were killed and 50 others wounded by Turkish artillery fire and air strikes on Sunday morning at Jeb el-Kussa."AFP, 8/28/2016, 1:20 PM

Four years later, evacuation from Syria's Daraya begins

Rebels and civilians begin evacuating the Syrian town of Daraya after a four-year army siege.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/26/2016, 9:03 PM

Syrian Jews secretly evacuated to Kentucky

Three Syrian-Jewish families, including seven children, spirited out of war-torn country and resettled in Jewish community in Louisville.Guy Cohen, 8/26/2016, 9:33 AM

Barrel bomb attack in Syria's Aleppo kills 11 children

15 civilians, including 11 children, killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held neighborhood of Syria's Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2016, 3:13 AM

Kurds ignore US vow, Turks attack

Turkish artillery shelled the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) after they advanced in violation of an accord with the United States.AFP, 8/25/2016, 10:58 PM

Rebels, civilians allowed to evacuate from Daraya

Rebel fighters and civilians are to evacuate the besieged town of Daraya near the Syrian capital under an accord struck on Thursday,AFP, 8/25/2016, 10:18 PM

Russia sides with UN against Assad

Russia appalled by report Assad used chlorine gas. "We must prevent such things from happening, even in the fog of war."AFP, 8/25/2016, 8:18 PM

Turkey threatens to 'intervene' if Syrian Kurds don't withdraw

Turkey demands that US-backed Kurdish forces withdraw beyond the Euphrates river as mire of Syrian war produces more conflicts.AFP, 8/25/2016, 1:26 PM

Pentagon warns Syria: Don't fly near coalition troops

United States warns Syrian regime that it is prepared to shoot down planes threatening international coalition forces in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 4:10 AM

U.S.: It's unclear if Russia has stopped using Iranian air base

State Dept. acknowledges reports that Russia ended its use of an Iranian air base to strike Syria, says it's unclear if they are true.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2016, 3:43 AM

UN official blasts 'sinful' carnage in Aleppo

UN top aid official Stephen O'Brien voices anger at world powers' inability to agree on a truce to allow aid into Syria's second city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 2:16 AM

Israel strikes Syria

After mortar fire landed in the Golan Heights, the Israeli Air Force struck back.Rachel Kaplan, 8/22/2016, 9:16 PM

Iran blocks Russia for 'showing off'

Iran has ended Russia's use of an Iranian air base, says Russia will need to ask "permission" for future use.AFP, 8/22/2016, 3:31 PM

Truce in Hasakeh? Kurds deny a deal was reached

Syria's military says a truce deal was reached with the Kurds in the city of Hasakeh, while Kurdish source says talks are still ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 3:12 AM

Syrian pound drops sharply against US dollar

The value of the Syrian pound fell sharply over the weekend due to petroleum shortage as a result the war ravaging the country.AFP, 8/21/2016, 5:48 PM

Kurds advance in Syria city after Russian mediation fails

Kurdish forces fighting regime troops in city of Hasakeh, while cooperating in other arenas against ISIS, as convoluted civil war continues.AFP, 8/21/2016, 1:20 PM

More than 300 civilians dead in recent Aleppo violence

More than 300 civilians have been killed in a three-week surge of fighting and bombardment in devastated city of Aleppo.AFP, 8/20/2016, 9:31 PM

U.S. scrambles jets to protect its advisers in Syria

Fighters sent to protect U.S. advisers working with Kurdish forces after Syrian regime jets bombed the area.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/19/2016, 9:20 PM

Russia: We did not bomb this boy's home

Russia says the viral Aleppo video shows a neighborhood out of bounds for its pilots, suggests rebel home-made rockets are to blame.AFP, 8/19/2016, 2:04 PM