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Russia Says 'Close' to Joining Forces with U.S. on Aleppo

9 days ago

Russia is close to joining forces with the United States around Syria’s ravaged second city of Aleppo, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in comments aired Monday.

“Step by step we are getting closer to the

Russia Announces First Syria Strikes from Iran Base

9 days ago

Russian warplanes on Tuesday flew a bombing run from an Iranian airstrip against jihadist groups in war-torn Syria, the defense ministry said—the first time Moscow has reported using an Iranian air base.

The raids mark the first time that

HRW Urges Jordan to Get More Syrian Children into School

9 days ago

Human Rights Watch urged Jordan on Tuesday to ease access to education for thousands of un-schooled Syrian refugee children ahead of the new academic year starting in September.

More than 80,000 school-aged Syrian children in the

Russia, Syria in 'Disgraceful' Use of Incendiary Arms

9 days ago

Syrian and Russian warplanes have repeatedly used incendiary weapons in “disgraceful” attacks on civilians in northern Syria, Human Rights Watch charged Tuesday.

The rights group said it had