Kremlin says Russian, French leaders discuss humanitarian aid to Syria

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 12:09 GMT

The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed joint humanitarian efforts in Syria, particular in the eastern Ghouta province.

France sends medical aid to Assad's Syria after deal with Russia

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 11:20 GMT

France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery.

Syrian president vows to restore northern Syria from militants

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 - 02:20 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said that the army would regain control over northern the country, if the militants refused to surrender.

7 Egyptians retrieved from Ghouta shelters: Foreign Ministry

Sun, 27 May 2018 - 03:08 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Syria managed Saturday to retrieve seven Egyptians from shelter camps in Damascus where Ghouta’s displaced people stay

Syria probe mission on hold amid security fears

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 10:40 GMT

The world's chemical arms watchdog froze its probe into an alleged chemical attack near Damascus Wednesday.

Chemical inspectors enter Syria's Douma amid concerns for probe

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

International investigators on Tuesday entered a Syrian town hit by an alleged chemical attack.

France warns of humanitarian disaster in Syrian city Idlib

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 12:10 GMT

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned of a humanitarian disaster in the rebel-controlled Syrian city of Idlib.

Syrian army announces eastern Ghouta free of militants

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 06:57 GMT

Syria's army command on Saturday announced that the eastern Ghouta region was free of militants.

Syrian government raises flag in Douma - Russian agencies

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Syrian government forces have raised their flag over the last rebel bastion in eastern Ghouta.

Hostages and rebels leave Douma under evacuation deal

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The first batch of freed hostages from rebel-held Syrian city of Douma arrived on Sunday at an army-controlled crossing in the first phase of a far-reaching deal.

Dozens reported killed in suspected Syria gas attack; Damascus denies

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 09:04 GMT

A chemical attack on a rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta killed dozens of people, a medical relief organisation and a rescue service said, and Washington said the reports

Gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 11:27 GMT

A Syrian rebel group accused government forces on Saturday of dropping a barrel bomb containing poisonous chemicals on civilians in eastern Ghouta.

Air strikes return to Syria's Ghouta killing 32 as talks sputter

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Deadly air strikes slammed into the last opposition-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Friday.

Trump says he wants to pull troops out of Syria

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 02:00 GMT

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he is inclined to pull US troops out of Syria soon, ABC News reported.

Last eastern Ghouta rebels poised to surrender- Syrian state media

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 11:24 GMT

The group in control of the last rebel bastion near Damascus appeared on Sunday to have agreed a deal for its fighters to make peace with the government.

Syria's army vows to finish off last rebels outside Damascus

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Syria's army promised Saturday to finish off fighters in the final opposition holdout of devastated Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus.

Biggest convoy yet evacuates Syria's ruined Ghouta

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 01:30 GMT

The largest convoy yet of Eastern Ghouta evacuees arrived in northwestern Syria Tuesday as the regime threatened to resume its blitz.

Tearful Syrians in rebel enclave begin new evacuation

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Nearly 5,000 Syrian rebels and civilians began leaving a ravaged pocket of Eastern Ghouta, in fresh evacuations that further emptied the former rebel bastion.

Syrian rebels quit Ghouta as regime nears full control

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 03:30 GMT

Syrian rebel fighters on Friday left one pocket of battered Eastern Ghouta and reached a deal to quit.

Rebels leave Ghouta as their bastion crumbles

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Eastern Ghouta's six-year rebel rule was in its dying moments Friday as fighters evacuated one of the Syrian enclave's three remaining pockets.