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January 27, 2023, 12:23 PM

Watchdog blames Syria's air force for deadly chlorine attack

An investigation by the global chemical weapons watchdog established there are “reasonable grounds to believe” Syria’s air force dropped two cylinders containing chlorine gas on the city of Douma in April 2018, killing 43 people
January 27, 2023, 12:23 PM
Watchdog blames Syria's air force for deadly chlorine attack
January 22, 2023, 3:53 PM

Building collapse in Syrian city of Aleppo leaves 16 dead

Syrian state media says a building has collapsed in a neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 16 people, including one child, and injuring four others
January 22, 2023, 3:53 PM
Building collapse in Syrian city of Aleppo leaves 10 dead
January 20, 2023, 12:27 PM

Trio of suicide drones strike US base in Syria, wounding 2

Three suicide drones have attacked a U.S. base in eastern Syria, wounding two Syrian opposition fighters
January 20, 2023, 12:27 PM
Trio of suicide drones strike US base in Syria, wounding 2
January 18, 2023, 6:53 AM

Saved from death at sea, Syrian refugees face deportation

A boat carrying more than 200 would-be migrants, most of them Syrians, sank off the coast of Lebanon on New Year’s Eve
January 18, 2023, 6:53 AM
January 14, 2023, 5:53 PM

Iran and Syria set to renew long-term economic agreement

The news comes as Damascus prepares to welcome Iran’s president.
January 14, 2023, 5:53 PM
1 month ago

Alabama woman who joined IS hopes to return from Syria camp

A woman who ran away from home in Alabama at the age of 20 to join the Islamic State group in Syria says she is a victim of the militant organization and hopes to return to the U.S. even if it means serving prison time
1 month ago
1 month ago

Rockets hit US base in eastern Syria, no casualties reported

The U.S. military says two rockets have struck a base housing American troops in eastern Syria without causing any casualties or material losses
1 month ago
Rockets hit US base in east Syria without causing losses
1 month ago

Attack kills 10 in Syria, Kurdish forces arrest 52 militants

A militant rocket attack in eastern Syria has struck a bus with oil industry employees, killing at least 10
1 month ago
Attack kills 10 in Syria, Kurdish forces arrest 52 militants
1 month ago

U.S. forces detain 6 Islamic State group militants in Syria

American forces have conducted three raids in eastern Syria and arrested six Islamic State groups militants
1 month ago
US forces detain 6 Islamic State group militants in Syria
2 months ago

UN chief: Syrians face dire winter if aid from Turkey is cut

The U.N. chief is warning that the already dire humanitarian situation in Syria is worsening and if aid deliveries from Turkey to the rebel-held northwest aren’t renewed next month millions of Syrians may not survive the winter
2 months ago
2 months ago

Report: Explosion near Syrian capital kills Iranian colonel

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says an explosion in Syria has killed one of its officers
2 months ago
Report: Explosion near Syrian capital kills Iranian colonel
3 months ago

Bodies of 2 girls found in Syria camp housing IS families

The beheaded bodies of two Egyptian girls were found in the sprawling camp.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Strikes in Syria hit fuel convoy from Iraq; Iranians killed

Syrian opposition activists say airstrikes in Syria along the border with Iraq have targeted Iran-backed militiamen, inflicting casualties
3 months ago
3 months ago

Group warns of rampant violence in Syria camp of IS families

An international aid group is warning that a sprawling camp in northeastern Syria that houses tens of thousands of women and children linked to the extremist Islamic State group is witnessing pervasive violence, exploitation and lawless
3 months ago
Group warns of rampant violence in Syria camp of IS families
3 months ago

Monitors say 10 killed in Syria shelling of tent settlements

First responders and opposition war monitors say Syrian government forces have shelled tent settlements housing families displaced by the country’s conflict in the rebel-held northwest, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens
3 months ago
Monitors say 6 killed in Syria's shelling of tent settlement
3 months ago

Israeli attack on suburbs of Syrian capital wounds soldier

The Syrian army says Israel has carried out an airstrike on the suburbs of the Syrian capital of Damascus wounding a soldier and damaging property
3 months ago
Israeli attack on suburbs of Syrian capital wounds soldier
4 months ago

Envoy says UN to push for nationwide cease-fire in Syria

The U.N. envoy for Syria says the United Nations will push for a nationwide cease-fire in the war-wrecked country — even after bursts of fighting in the last rebel-held region have punctured a two-year truce there
4 months ago
Envoy says UN to push for nationwide cease-fire in Syria
4 months ago

Syria official: US drone attack kills IS member in northeast

A U.S.-led coalition drone strike in northeastern Syria has killed an Islamic State group member
4 months ago
Syria official: US drone attack kills IS member in northeast
5 months ago

Failed rocket attack targets US military base in Syria, CENTCOM says

There was a failed rocket attack on the U.S. military base known as Green Village in northeast Syria, officials said.
5 months ago
Failed rocket attack targets US military base in Syria, CENTCOM says
5 months ago

US sends message to Iran with counterattacks in Syria

The United States said Wednesday that although it "does not seek conflict with Iran," it will continue to "defend" its troops against Tehran-backed militias in Syria.
5 months ago
US sends message to Iran with counterattacks in Syria
5 months ago

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria

The U.S. military said it carried out airstrikes on Tuesday targeting areas of eastern Syria controlled by Iran-backed militias.
5 months ago
US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria
5 months ago

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria

The U.S. military said it carried out airstrikes on Tuesday targeting areas of eastern Syria controlled by Iran-backed militias.
5 months ago
US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria
7 months ago

US says drone strike kills ISIS leader in Syria

A U.S. military drone strike has killed the top ISIS leader in Syria, an official said Tuesday.
7 months ago
US says drone strike kills ISIS leader in Syria
7 months ago

US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria

U.S. Central Command said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din.
7 months ago
US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria
7 months ago

US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria

U.S. Central Command said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din.
7 months ago
US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria
7 months ago

US airman arrested in connection with Syria base attack that injured 4 other troops

An Air Force service member was arrested in the U.S. on Thursday in connection with an April attack at a base in Syria that injured four other troops.
7 months ago
US airman arrested in connection with Syria base attack that injured 4 other troops
8 months ago

US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader

The U.S. military conducted a ground raid in northwestern Syria that captured a top ISIS leader, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
8 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
8 months ago

US service member is 'possible suspect' in attack that wounded 4 troops in Syria

The military has identified a U.S. service member as a "possible suspect" in an April 7 attack in Syria that injured other American troops
8 months ago
US service member is 'possible suspect' in attack that wounded 4 troops in Syria
9 months ago

Biden meets with parents of American journalist Austin Tice who was abducted in Syria

After a public plea for support over the weekend, President Joe Biden wasted no time, saying on Monday he would meet with them "today."
9 months ago
Biden meets with parents of American journalist abducted in Syria
1 year ago

Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead

President Joe Biden said Thursday morning a U.S. Special Forces operation in Syria left the leader of ISIS dead.
1 year ago
Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead
1 year ago

US special forces mission in Syria

ABC News’ chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz reports on the latest details of the aftermath of a counterterrorism mission conducted in Syria.
1 year ago
US special forces mission in Syria
1 year ago

Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies

ABC News’ Mary Bruce reports the latest details behind the raid which was a symbolic show of force as Russia continues to threaten nearby Ukraine.
1 year ago
Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies
2 years ago

The children of Syria devastated by a decade of civil war

ABC News’ James Longman reports on the impact the civil war has had on Syria's children after more than 10 years, and the aftermath of ISIS.
2 years ago
The children of Syria devastated by a decade of civil war
2 years ago

Decade of death in Syria’s civil war

ABC News’ Ian Pannell looks back at the origins and impact of 10 years of deadly conflict in Syria.
2 years ago
Decade of death in Syria’s civil war
2 years ago

10 years into Syrian civil war, warning of 'catastrophic' conditions in last rebel stronghold of Idlib

Doctors and aid workers told ABC News that the situation inside Idlib, the last rebel stronghold after ten years of the Syrian civil war, are 'catastrophic.'
2 years ago
Conditions in last rebel stronghold 'catastrophic' after 10 years of Syrian war
2 years ago

Airstrike in Syria faces pushback from Democrats

Joe Biden faces pushback from Democrats about the airstrike in Syria.
2 years ago
Airstrike in Syria faces pushback from Democrats
2 years ago

US carries out airstrike against Iranian-backed militia in Syria

Structures were targeted in Al Bukamal, Syria.
2 years ago
US carries out airstrike against Iranian-backed militia in Syria
2 years ago

Exclusive look inside US patrols in northeastern Syria

ABC News' James Longman reports from the frontlines of northeastern Syria amid the partial U.S. troop withdrawal.
2 years ago
Exclusive look inside US patrols in northeastern Syria
2 years ago

US sends Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Syria to boost security for troops following Russian encounter

U.S. military sending Bradley fighting vehicles and more protection to U.S. troops in Syria following tense encounter with Russian troops.
2 years ago
US sends Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Syria to boost security for troops
2 years ago

4 US troops injured after collision with Russian vehicle in Syria

Four U.S. military personnel injured in a collision with a Russian vehicle during a tense encounter with Russian troops in Syria says a U.S. official.
2 years ago
4 US troops injured in tense encounter with Russian troops in Syria
3 years ago

US confirms fighter jet flew close to Iranian jetliner above Syria, leading to passenger injuries

A U.S. F-15 fighter jet came within a kilometer of an Iranian airliner, leading the Iranian pilots to execute a rapid descent that injured several passengers.
3 years ago
 US confirms fighter jet flew close to Iranian jetliner above Syria
3 years ago

US sanctions Assad, his wife, others in bid to shut down foreign investment for Syrian regime

The U.S. on Wednesday sanctioned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, his wife, others in the first use of law named for a Syrian military defector.
3 years ago
US sanctions Assad, his wife, others in 1st use of law named for military defector
3 years ago

Turkey and Russia agree to ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to establish a ceasefire in the Syrian province of Idlib.
3 years ago
Turkey and Russia agree to ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province
3 years ago

US ambassador to UN makes visit to Syrian border, announces $108M of new aid

A high-level U.S. administration official traveled to Syria's border for the first time in a show of support for Turkey's fight against the regime.
3 years ago
US envoy makes visit to Syrian border, announces $108M of new aid
3 years ago

Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria

Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria
3 years ago
Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria
3 years ago

US embassy in Syria commemorates killed journalist as humanitarian disaster worsens

The U.S. embassy in Syria tweeted support for the slain journalist Marie Colvin, as the humanitarian situation worsens eight years after her death.
3 years ago
US embassy in Syria commemorates killed journalist as humanitarian disaster worsens
3 years ago

As fighting in Syria intensifies, pressure is rising for US intervention amid the crisis

As fighting over Syria's last rebel-held stronghold intensifies and puts Turkey in direct conflict with Russia, there is a growing pressure for the U.S. to do something.
3 years ago
As fighting in Syria intensifies, pressure is rising for US intervention
3 years ago

US forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria

U.S. forces and unknown individuals exchanged small arms fire on patrol near Qamlishi in Syria, with the situation now de-escalated.
3 years ago
US forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria
3 years ago

For many Kurds, the US is all they have left: Reporter's Notebook

An ABC News correspondent returns to Syria four months after a Turkish invasion.
3 years ago
For many Kurds, the US is all they have left: Reporter's Notebook
3 years ago

Gunmen open fire on US military at Syrian checkpoint

U.S. convoys continue to patrol the area and said they're determined to maintain progress made against ISIS.
3 years ago
Gunmen open fire on US military at Syrian checkpoint