Oh those sands! Those shifting sands!There is nothing stable in the Middle East, nothing to hang on to, nothing to give up anything for.
Syria: 16 dead in heavy bombardment on IdlibNGO says the raids were carried out by either Syrian or Russian aircraft.
Putin cancels visit to France amid row over SyriaRussian President cancels visit to France after Francoise Hollande says Russia helped Syria commit a war crime in Aleppo.
Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload for next roundDr. Y. Blanga, historian and expert on Syrian affairs at Bar Ilan University, says the ceasefire won’t last.
Russia proposes joint air strikes with United States in SyriaUnited States rejects a Russian proposal to launch joint air strikes against jihadists from next week in Syria.
Most Russian warplanes have left Syria, says American militarySpokesman for American military confirms that most if not all Russian warplanes have been withdrawn from Syria.
NATO: Russia in the way of solving Syrian conflictNATO says Russia is complicating the search for a solution to the Syrian conflict by bombing moderate opposition groups.
Advanced Russian plane spies on Turkey from SyriaRussian plane joins fleet in Latakia, can spy hundreds of kilometers into Turkey from Syrian airspace.
Syrian rebels to accept ceasefire if Russia stops airstrikesSyrian rebels set out terms of ceasefire, agree to cessation of violence if Russia stops airstrikes.
Two hospitals bombed in Syria, 19 killed; Russia blamedHospitals in Aleppo and Idlib provinces hit by air strikes and rocket artillery; observers blame Russian jets, say attack was deliberate.
Russia 'no plans to stay in Syria long-term'Prime Minister makes statements three days after warning of possible World War.
Russia rejects accusations it sabotaged Syria talksRussia blasts the West for saying it sabotaged Syria peace talks by militarily backing the Damascus regime.
Russia denies it asked Assad to step downSpokesman for the Kremlin denies reports that Putin sent a senior intelligence official to Damascus to ask Assad to step down.
Russia shows video of airstrikes on ISIS oil trucksOnslaught has wiped out nearly 2,000 ISIS oil tankers since Russia entered the war in Syria. There were 189 sorties last Thursday alone.
Saudi Arabia wants UN to condemn Russia for Syria involvementSaudi Arabia submits resolution to condemn Iranian and Russian intervention in Syria.
Russia rejects UN resolution on Syrian barrel bombsRussia says it will not back a proposed draft UN Security Council resolution aimed at stopping barrel bomb attacks in Syria.
Putin accuses West of 'double game' with Syria terrorist groupsRussian President accuses West of declaring a fight against some Syrian groups while supporting others.
United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on SyriaPentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.
American, Russian Militaries Close to Pact on Safety in SyriaAmerican defense official says the United States and Russia could soon sign a pact establishing safety protocols in Syria.
American, Russian Militaries to Discuss SyriaMilitary commanders from Russia and the United States to discuss how to stay out of each other's way in Syria, says Defense Secretary.
ISIS Vows to Defeat Russia as Airstrikes IntensifyISIS spokesman calls for Muslims to launch "jihad" against Russians and Americans.
Syria Opposition to Boycott UN-Backed TalksSyrian National Coalition announces it would boycott talks proposed by the UN envoy, citing Russia's airstrikes in the country.
Putin Discusses Syria with Saudi Defense MinisterRussian President meets Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Prince to discuss the possibility of a political solution in Syria.
ISIS Advancing on Aleppo Despite Russian AirstrikesISIS fighters advance to the outskirts of Syria's second city, despite Moscow's announcement it killed hundreds of jihadists.
NATO Chief Warns of Russian 'Escalation' in SyriaNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says there is a "troubling escalation" in Russian military activity in Syria.
State Dept.: Most Russian Airstrikes Not Directed at ISISState Department spokesman says more than 90% of Russia's airstrikes in Syria have targeted so-called moderate rebels.
French PM to Russia: Direct Your Airstrikes at ISISFrench Prime Minister Manuel Valls urges Russia to direct airstrikes at ISIS jihadists in Syria, echoes comments by President Hollande.
Hollande Tells Putin: Attack ISIS and Only ISISFrench President tells Russian counterpart his country's airstrikes in Syria should target only the Islamic State.
Iran Backs Russian Airstrikes in SyriaIran says Russia's airstrikes against Syrian rebels will help solve the crisis in the country.
Russian Jets Pound Rebel Positions in SyriaAfter establishing military presence in Syria, Putin's forces go on the attack.
Russia Approves Military Action in SyriaMoscow claims aid to Damascus is 'temporary', claims US-led airstrikes against ISIS violate international law.
Russian Arms: to Syria Today, Tomorrow to a "Demilitarized Palestine"This article's doomsday scenario is only a few hours away from the creation of a Palestinian State.
Nasrallah Welcomes Russian Intervention in SyriaHezbollah leader says Russia's military buildup in Syria happened because Americans "failed" in anti-ISIS campaign.
Officials: Russia Moving Fighter Jets to SyriaAmerican defense officials say Russia has moved its first fighter jets to the Latakia base in Syria.
Syria: We'll Ask for Russia's Help if We Need ItSyria's foreign minister says his country would ask Russia for military assistance if needed, denies Russian troops are there now.
Kerry: Russia Proposed Military Talks on SyriaSecretary of State says Russia has proposed military talks on Syria, amid growing concerns over its military build-up there.
Kerry: Russia's Build-Up in Syria Will Prolong the WarKerry makes his third phone call to his Russian counterpart in 10 days, warns against Moscow's military build-up in Syria.
Russia Says it Will Continue to Support AssadRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterates his country will continue to support its Syrian ally.
Kerry and Lavrov Discuss Syria Yet AgainRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discusses the Syrian conflict with his American counterpart for the second time in four days.
Damascus Denies Reports of Increased Russian ActivitySyria’s Information Minister Omran Zohbi says reports that Russia has an increased presence in his country are baseless.
Russia Dismisses American Concerns Over Presence in SyriaRussian foreign ministry says Moscow's assistance to Bashar Al-Assad is nothing out of the ordinary.
Syrian Opposition Defends Moscow Support for AssadDespite Moscow's open support for the Syrian regime, Damascus's opposition in exile insists Russia is only trying to find a solution.
Putin Willing to 'Push' Ally Assad to Introduce ReformsRussian President is ready to "push" Syrian counterpart towards introducing reforms, but vows to continue to support his ally.
Russia Wants Answers on Syria Chlorine Gas AttacksEven Syria's longtime ally says an investigation is warranted into reports of up to 45 attacks in recent months on innocent Syrians.
Russia and China Condemned for Latest Syria VetoRussia and China's latest veto of a UN resolution on Syria is a "callous political move", says Amnesty International.
Russia to Veto Another UN Resolution on SyriaRussia says it will veto a UN resolution to refer the Syrian conflict to the International Criminal Court.
Assad: Civil War Will be Over by Year's EndSyrian President not worried about the war, tells former Russian PM that much of the fighting will be over by the end of the year.
Russia Rejects Obama's Criticism Regarding SyriaRussia accuses Washington of "biased distortion" after Obama criticizes Moscow for blocking UN sanctions on Assad.
Russia Again Vetoes Security Council Resolution on SyriaFor the fifth time, Russia uses its veto power to block a statement that would have condemned Assad for "barrel bomb" attacks.
Ban Ki-Moon: Iran Should Participate in Geneva II TalksUN Secretary General announces intentions to have Iran participate in Geneva 2, despite allegations that Tehran is involved in conflict.
Lieberman: Syria Deal Won’t End WarLieberman not optimistic on Syria’s signing of chemical weapons pact.
Assad: U.S. Threat of No Bearing on Chemical DecisionIn an interview with Russian state TV, Syrian President says Russia alone convinced him to cede his cache of chemical weapons.
‘Russia, Iran and Syria Defeated America’Former Israeli ambassador to US the: Iran-Syria-Russia victory signals an end to U.S. deterrence in the Middle East.
Putin Appeals to Americans: Syria Intervention DangerousRussian President appeals to Americans, warns that U.S. intervention is becoming “ineffective and pointless.”
Obama to Discuss Russian Plan at Security CouncilKerry: America supports Russian proposal, ‘but we’re not waiting for long.’
Jerusalem: Too Early for Champagne on SyriaRussian, Syrian interests diametrically opposed to the West's, diplomats note; urge caution on Russian offer to supervise chemical weapons.
Putin: No Evidence of Chemical Attack in SyriaRussian President tells British PM that his country has no evidence that a chemical weapons attack has taken place in Syria.