War-torn Syria votes new parliament amid pandemic and economic turmoil

Syrians voted Sunday for a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking large parts of...

US and allies stuck in Security Council as China and Russia use veto

The UN Security Council failed to find a consensus on prolonging cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria on Friday after Russia and China vetoed an...

Syrian regime under scrutiny from European nations and UN

Here is a roundup of the international investigations and actions that have been launched into alleged crimes by the regime of Syrian President Bashar...

Damascus condemns new US sanctions on Syria

President Bashar al-Assad's government condemned new US sanctions imposed on Syria Wednesday, calling them a form of "terrorism" perpetrated by Washington in the war-scarred...

What makes Syria one of the most lucrative destination for China

Mohammed Jarah and Ahmad Bustati’s warehouse in Damascus symbolized the emergence of China as the largest supplier of industrial and consumer goods to Syria...

War in Libya and Syria getting out of control!

Europe’s headaches just got worse. Its efforts to contain wars on its doorstep in Libya and Syria have failed at a moment that Europe...

Caesar Act in Syria: what is effect of US sanctions?

The United States is imposing new sanctions this week against the Syrian government over alleged crimes during the nine-year war, just as Damascus hopes...

Middle East problems amplified by coronavirus

A second wave of the coronavirus pandemic is raising its ugly head. It is putting Middle East leaders at a crossroads as they struggle...

Israel attacks Syria: Defence system responds to air strikes

Syrian forces fired anti-aircraft systems in response to a deadly Israeli attack in the western province of Hama, a monitor reported Thursday. The Syrian Observatory...

Coronavirus during Eid: The Impact on Celebrations

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr Sunday, many under coronavirus lockdown, but lax restrictions offered respite to worshippers in some...

Iran’s Khamenei announces to remove US from the face of Iraq, Syria

Iran's supreme leader said Sunday that the United States will be expelled from Iraq and Syria and alleged that even Washington's allies "abhor" it...

Hezbollah accuses Israel of waging ‘imaginary battle’ against Iranian troops in Syria

Lebanon's Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah charged Wednesday that Israel had been waging an "imaginary battle" against Iranian troops in Syria, insisting that Tehran had...