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What happens if Syrian troops attack Idlib?

AFP | After recapturing most of Syria, President Bashar al-Assad is threatening to march on opposition forces in Idlib, the densely populated northwest province that...

Syria rebels evacuate ‘cradle’ of uprising as Israel strikes north

AFP | Hundreds of Syrian rebels and their relatives left the southern city of Daraa on Sunday under a deal to bring the "cradle" of...

Syria regime reaches deal with rebels in south

News Desk | The Syrian regime on Friday reached a deal with rebels for the surrender of the remaining opposition-held cities and towns in the...

Syria says Israeli strikes target air base

AFP | Syria on Sunday accused Israel of targeting an air base in the central Homs province, saying its defences hit a jet involved in...

Syrian Kurd traders suffer from twin tax systems

AFP | Many Kurds in Syria may dream of self-rule, but for business owners in the semi-autonomous region in the country's north, it now comes...

More IS fighters leave Damascus district

AFP | The second batch of fighters from the Islamic State jihadist group left their final Damascus stronghold overnight, a monitor said Monday, bringing the...

ISIS and Al-Qaeda: The Muslim Jihadist Organizations or the Covert Projects...

Merwah Qureshi | Terrorism has engulfed the whole globe but it has played havoc in the Muslim world. The world has known famous and notorious...

Iran’s Syria intervention gets cinematic treatment

AFP | While Iran's presence in Syria raises global fears of an all-out conflict with Israel, one cinematic version of its intervention has been a...

Syrian government forces announce Yarmouk camp evacuation agreement

News Analysis | The Syrian government has reached an evacuation deal with fighters from Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) to leave the Yarmouk refugee camp in...

Russia-Iran ties surge under US pressure

M K Bhadrakumar | A commentary entitled Tehran, Moscow boosting strategic relations, appearing last week in the Iran Daily newspaper, which is close to Supreme...

Germany’s Syria Strategy

Trivun Sharma | On Saturday 14th April, US President Donald Trump made headlines with his decision to strike Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons...

Strikes on Syria, not a “one time job”: Nikki Haley

News Analysis | Putting his words into action, President Donald Trump, via a video message, addressed American people, authorizing and explaining missile strike against Assad...

Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria while Putin warns of impending...

AFP | The world's chemical weapons watchdog is set to convene Monday to discuss the suspected toxic gas assault in Syria that prompted an unprecedented...

Syria rebels say Western strikes ‘farce’ as long as Assad stays

AFP | Syria's opposition Saturday said Western strikes on government military positions did not go far enough, with rebels casting them as a "farce" as...

5 things you should know about US-led ‘one-time’ strikes on Syria

RT | Multiple targets in Syria were bombarded by the US, UK, and France in retaliation to what they said was an Assad-orchestrated chemical attack...

US, France and UK launch strikes on Syria

AFP | The United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of punitive strikes against Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime on Saturday in response to alleged...

Syria ‘chemical attack’: What you need to know

AFP | An alleged chemical attack in Syria's rebel-held Douma has sparked international outrage, with Washington warning Sunday of possible military action, while Damascus and...

Is Muhommad Bin Salman trying to strike a deal with Assad?

Andrew Korybko | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman recently acknowledged that Syrian President Assad will more than likely remain in office. He said this groundbreaking...

The last rebel-held pocket near Damascus to fall soon: Syrian Army

News Analysis | Evacuations from the rebel-held town of Douma near the Syrian capital were suspended on Thursday, after fighters from Army of Islam refused...

How Bashar al-Assad won the Syrian war? Part-I

  Zeeshan Munir | In summer of 2012, rebel forces were knocking on the doors of Damascus, half of Aleppo was lost to anti-regime forces and...

The Syrian quagmire: Bloody war continues

AFP | Syrian civilians in the last rebel-held pockets of besieged Eastern Ghouta have been urged to flee as Russia-backed regime forces storm into the...

President Bashar al-Assad’s bombing campaign kills more than 500 people in...

AFP | Desperate civilians trapped in one of the most ferocious assaults of Syria's civil war awaited aid and medical help Monday after regime airstrikes...

Russian air strikes kill 18 civilians in Syria

AFP | At least 23 civilians were killed Wednesday in the Syrian opposition stronghold of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, most of them in Russian air...

The Wild Week In Mideast Geopolitics

Andrew Korybko | This past week was geopolitically very eventful for the Mideast, even by the region's dynamic standards, which shows that a new international...

Putin promises Tehran of support if US-Iran nuclear deal is scrapped...

 M K Bhadrakumar | The unscheduled trip to Russia by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as the special envoy of President Hassan Rouhani and his...

Is the Syrian war finally coming to an end?

News Analysis | Syria’s army has broken years-long Islamic State siege on the government enclave of Deir ez-Zor. ISIS has already lost more than half of...

Bashar al-Assad has won the Syrian war

M K Bhadrakumar | The Syrian government forces have broken through the ISIS’ 3-year long siege of the air base in the eastern city of Dier...

Eid-ul-Adha 2017: Glimpses from around the world

Eid-ul-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, is the second most revered festival in the Muslim world, which is celebrated to mark the end of...

Restoration of peaceful life in Syria

Sophie Mangal | According to the statements of local authorities, Zabadani resort town in Damascus province, which is located 25 kilometers from the Syrian capital,...

The Damascus-Beijing bond: An emerging alliance

News Analysis | The Syrian quagmire is attracting the attention of many players in the game. The conflict has further exacerbated crises in the volatile...

Bloodshed continues in Syria

News Analysis | A Syrian military unit was ambushed on Thursday by insurgent near the capital, Damascus, triggering a firefight that killed 28 government troops....

The three-way tug of war in Syria: Who are the important...

Nauman Sadiq | In order to simplify the Syrian theater of proxy wars, it can be divided into three separate and distinct zones: the Syrian...

ISIS leader Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi killed: Who will be his successor?

Nauman Sadiq | The Russian Ministry of Defense has claimed that according to information, which is being checked through various channels, the Islamic State’s leader Abu-Bakr...

How America’s missile stop Syria’s dash for Deir az-Zor

Andrew Korybko | The US’ deployment of the HIMARS missile system to eastern Syria is designed to deter the Syrian Arab Army’s Dash for Deir az-Zor. Many...

ISIS being pushed back in Syria: Is the end of the...

Sophie Mangal | Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continues the offensive from eastern Homs to the city of Deir ez-Zor. According to the military correspondents of...

Summer of ‘67 (Part-I) – How the six-days long Arab-Israel war...

Saleem Akhtar Malik | The world, especially the Arab Middle East, is now witnessing the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Arab-Israel War that resulted in...

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