Tag archive for ‘Syria’
By zohaib ejaz On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Pentagon alleges evidence of chemical weapons in Syria, warns against an attack

The Pentagon says the U.S. has seen chemical weapons activity at the Syrian air base that was used for a sarin gas attack in April. CBC | World News Share it And More...

By zohaib ejaz On Saturday, June 17th, 2017

New mission against ISIS won’t include sending troops to Syria: Sajjan

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is ruling out the deployment of Canadian troops into Syria as part of its new mission against ISIS. CBC | World News Share it And More...

By zohaib ejaz On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

U.S.-backed forces in Syria begin offensive to capture ISIS-held Raqqa

A U.S.-backed Syrian force says it has begun an offensive to capture the northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State group. CBC | World News More...

By zohaib ejaz On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Dozens of civilians killed in Syria airstrikes

A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria has killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, according to state media and a monitoring group. CBC More...

By zohaib ejaz On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Russia says latest U.S. Syria strike hit civilians, was unacceptable

A military source on the Syrian government side said on Friday that an air strike by the U.S.-led coalition against a pro-Damascus militia the day before hit “one More...

By zohaib ejaz On Monday, May 15th, 2017

U.S. accuses Syria of mass executions

​The Trump administration accuses the Syrian government of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the bodies in a large crematorium More...

By zohaib ejaz On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

U.S. to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria

The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm Syria’s Kurdish fighters “as necessary” to recapture the key ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, More...

By zohaib ejaz On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

UN Security Council wants details of deal creating Syria safe zones

Russia wants the United Nations Security Council to endorse an agreement reached in the Kazakh capital of Astana last week to establish ”de-escalation zones” More...

By zohaib ejaz On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Syria violence kills 4 despite safe zones

Violence in Syria has left at least four opposition fighters dead and a child wounded despite relative calm across the war-ravaged country on Saturday after a deal More...

By zohaib ejaz On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Displaced civilians among 37 killed in ISIS attack in northeast Syria

ISIS militants stage a surprise attack in northeastern Syria, killing at least 30 people, many of them civilians who had fled fighting in areas of Syria and Iraq More...

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