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September 23, 2022, 8:06 PM

Syrian official says so far, 77 dead in migrant boat sinking

Syria's health minister says at least 77 people died when a boat with migrants from Lebanon sank off Syria's coast this week
September 23, 2022, 8:06 PM
Syrian official says 60 dead after migrant boat sinks
September 19, 2022, 2:00 AM

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.
September 19, 2022, 2:00 AM
Failed rocket attack targets US military base in Syria, CENTCOM says
September 17, 2022, 5:12 PM

US-backed Syrian forces free women in 3-week raid of IS camp

They concluded a 24-day sweep at a sprawling camp in northeast Syria.
September 17, 2022, 5:12 PM
September 13, 2022, 2:54 PM

UN warns cholera outbreak in Syria is a threat to the region

A U.N. official says the outbreak of cholera in Syria presents a serious threat to people in the war-torn country and the region
September 13, 2022, 2:54 PM
UN warns cholera outbreak in Syria is a threat to the region
September 7, 2022, 8:23 PM

Report: Building collapses in north Syria, killing 11 people

Syrian state TV says a building has collapsed in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 11 people, including three children
September 7, 2022, 8:23 PM
September 5, 2022, 12:49 PM

Mine explodes in north Syria, killing 4 young brothers

An opposition war monitor and a paramedic group say four children were killed when a mine and explosives left inside an abandoned apartment went off in a rebel-held town in northern Syria
September 5, 2022, 12:49 PM
Mine explodes in north Syria, killing 4 young brothers
1 month 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.
1 month ago
US sends message to Iran with counterattacks in Syria
1 month 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.
1 month ago
US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria
1 month 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.
1 month ago
US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria
1 month ago

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria

The U.S. military says it carried out airstrikes in eastern Syria that targeted areas used by militias backed by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
1 month ago
1 month ago

Market blast in north Syria kills 15 people, wounds dozens

A Syrian opposition war monitor and a paramedic group say a rocket attack on a crowded market in a town held by Turkey-backed opposition fighters killed 15 people and wounded dozens
1 month ago
Market blast in north Syria kills at least 9, injures dozens
1 month ago

Syria denies it is holding American journalist Austin Tice

Syria has denied it is holding U.S. journalist Austin Tice or other Americans.
1 month ago
Syria denies it is holding American journalist Austin Tice
1 month ago

US: Drone attack targets US base in Syria, no casualties

The U.S. military says an attack with drones hit a compound run by American troops and U.S.-backed Syrian opposition fighters in eastern Syria
1 month ago
US: Drone attack targets US base in Syria, no casualties
2 months ago

US airman charged in Syria base blast that injured troops

The explosion injured U.S. troops at a base in eastern Syria.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Children among 7 killed in alleged Russian strike in Syria

A monitoring rights group says a Russian warplane struck a house in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border, killing seven civilians, including four children
2 months ago
Children among 7 killed in alleged Russian strike in Syria
2 months ago

Syria formally breaks diplomatic ties with Ukraine

Syria says it is formally breaking diplomatic ties with Ukraine in response to a similar move by Kyiv
2 months ago
Syria formally breaks diplomatic ties with Ukraine
3 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.
3 months ago
US says drone strike kills ISIS leader in Syria
3 months ago

Iran's top diplomat in Syria, slams Israel, Turkish threats

Iran’s foreign minister has condemned Israel's latest airstrike on Syria and criticized threats from Turkey about another planned incursion by Ankara in northern Syria
3 months ago
Israeli airstrike on coastal Syrian village wounds 2
3 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.
3 months ago
US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria
3 months ago

UN: More than 300,000 civilians killed in Syria's conflict

The conflict began with anti-government protests that broke out in March 2011.
3 months ago
UN: More than 300,000 civilians killed in Syria's conflict
3 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.
3 months ago
US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria
3 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.
3 months ago
US airman arrested in connection with Syria base attack that injured 4 other troops
3 months ago

Syrian military: Attack on bus kills 13, most of them troops

Syrian state media say an attack on a civilian bus in the country's north has killed 13 people, including 11 soldiers, and wounded three troops
3 months ago
Syrian state media say attack on army bus kills 13 troops
3 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.
3 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
4 months ago

Syrian and Russian air forces conduct joint drill over Syria

Syria's Defense Ministry says the air forces of Russia and Syria have conducted a joint drill over the war-torn country
4 months ago
Syria's state TV says Israeli missiles targeted Syrian army
4 months ago

US-backed Syrian Kurds to turn to Damascus if Turkey attacks

The U.S.-backed and Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria say they will turn to the government in Damascus for support should Turkey go ahead with its threat to launch a new incursion into the war-torn country
4 months ago
US-backed Syrian Kurds to turn to Damascus if Turkey attacks
4 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
4 months ago
US service member is 'possible suspect' in attack that wounded 4 troops in Syria
4 months ago

Rocket attack in rebel-held Syrian town kills at least 3

Syrian opposition activist say a rocket struck  a residential area in a town in northern Syria controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least three people and wounding several others
4 months ago
Rocket attack in rebel-held Syrian town kills at least 3
4 months ago

Turkey's Erdogan threatens new incursion into Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is threatening to launch a new military operation in Syria to secure Turkey's southern border
4 months ago
Turkey's Erdogan threatens new incursion into Syria
4 months ago

Massacre video reopens wounds for missing Syrians' families

The Siyam family believed for many years that their adult son was being held.
4 months ago
Massacre video reopens wounds for missing Syrians' families
5 months ago

Report: Missile attack kills 10 Syrian soldiers in the north

Syrian state-run media and an opposition monitor say 10 Syrian soldiers were killed in a missile attack in the country's north
5 months ago
Report: Missile attack kills 10 Syrian soldiers in the north
5 months ago

Syrians in desperate need of aid hit hard by Ukraine fallout

Fallout from the 2-month-old war in Ukraine is worsening long-term humanitarian crises elsewhere, including in Syria
5 months ago
Syrians in desperate need of aid hit hard by Ukraine fallout
5 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."
5 months ago
Biden meets with parents of American journalist abducted in Syria
5 months ago

UN invites Syrian opponents to constitution talks on May 28

The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he has sent invitations to the Syrian government and the opposition for an eighth round of talks from May 28 to June 3 in Geneva, aimed at revising the constitution of the conflict-torn country
5 months ago
UN invites Syrian opponents to constitution talks on May 28
5 months ago

Syrian fighters ready to join next phase of Ukraine war

Russia could bring in greater numbers of battle-hardened fighters from Syria.
5 months ago
Syrian fighters ready to join next phase of Ukraine war
5 months ago

Israeli strike near Syrian capital causes material damage

Syria says Israel has fired several missiles toward military positions near Damascus, causing material damage
5 months ago
Israeli strike near Syrian capital causes material damage
6 months ago

Attack in east Syria injures 2 US-led coalition members

The U.S.-led coalition in eastern Syria says artillery has hit a base housing U.S. troops there, lightly injuring two members of the coalition
6 months ago
Attack in east Syria injures 2 US-led coalition members
6 months ago

Shelling of rebel village in northern Syria kills 4 students

Syrian opposition activists say government forces shelled a rebel-held village in northwestern Syria, the country’s last major opposition stronghold, killing four students on their way to school
6 months ago
Shelling of rebel village in northern Syria kills 4 students
6 months ago

In war-torn Syria, a charity offers hope to kids with cancer

The beds fill up fast at a hospital ward in Syria's capital operated by BASMA, a private charity association that supports Syrian children with cancer
6 months ago
In war-torn Syria, a charity offers hope to kids with cancer
6 months ago

Clashes in Syrian camp housing IS families kill at least 3

A Syrian Kurdish official and an opposition war monitoring group say clashes between U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters and members of the Islamic State group have killed at least three people
6 months ago
Clashes in Syrian camp housing IS families kill at least 3
6 months ago

Syria's Assad visits UAE, 1st trip to Arab country since war

The Syrian presidency says President Bashar Assad has travelled to the United Arab Emirates, marking his first visit to an Arab country since Syria’s civil war erupted in 2011
6 months ago
Syria's Assad visits UAE, 1st trip to Arab country since war
7 months ago

Syria militants attack military bus, killing 13 troops

18 soldiers were also wounded.
7 months ago
7 months ago

In Syria's capital Damascus, shopping mall fire kills 11

State media says a fire broke out in a shopping mall in the Syrian capital of Damascus, killing 11 people and injuring seven others
7 months ago
In Syria's capital Damascus, shopping mall fire kills 11
7 months ago

Poverty, fear drive exodus from Syria's one-time IS capital

Raqqa, the former de facto capital of the Islamic State group, is now free but many of its residents are fighting to leave
7 months ago
Poverty, fear drive exodus from Syria's one-time IS capital
7 months ago

Bomb blasts military bus in Syrian capital, killing 1

Syrian state TV says a bomb attached to a bus carrying Syrian troops in Damascus has exploded and killed one soldier
7 months ago
Bomb blasts military bus in Syrian capital, killing 1
8 months ago

Syrian boy kidnapped 3 months ago freed after ransom paid

Syrian state media says that kidnappers in the country's south have released a boy they had held for over three months after his family paid ransom
8 months ago
Syrian boy kidnapped 3 months ago freed after ransom paid
8 months ago

Watchdog says 100s of boys missing from Kurdish Syria prison

An international human rights group says hundreds of boys are missing from a Syrian Kurdish prison that held members of the Islamic State group and their families, after the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces fought IS militants for 10 days to retake the facility
8 months ago
Watchdog says 100s of boys missing from Kurdish Syria prison
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead
8 months 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.
8 months ago
US special forces mission in Syria
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies