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Sven Lau: German preacher jailed on Syria charges

Sven Lau: German preacher jailed on Syria charges

Sven Lau: German preacher jailed on Syria charges 26 July 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sven Lau was well-known in ultra-conservative, Salafist Muslim circles in Germany An Islamist preacher found guilty of supporting the...
Sarin gas confirmed in Syria attack

Sarin gas confirmed in Syria attack

The global chemical weapons watchdog has concluded that sarin gas was used in an attack in Syria in April which killed more than 90 people. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons report into the Khan Sheikhoun attack has not been publicly released...
US warns Syria against 'chemical attack'

US warns Syria against 'chemical attack'

US warns Syria against ‘chemical attack’ 27 June 2017 From the section US & Canada The US says it has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack in Syria, and issued a stark warning to the Syrian government. The White House...
Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids 22 June 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war Image copyright Australian Defence Force Image caption An RAAF crew prepare to take-off in F/A-18E Super Hornets Australia has said it will...

Russia to target coalition jets in parts of Syria

Russia says it will treat US-led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates, as targets. The escalation comes after the US shot down a Syrian jet that had been dropping bombs near US-backed fighter jets. In a statement, the defence ministry said that starting...
US jet shoots down Syrian warplane in Syria

US jet shoots down Syrian warplane in Syria

A US military jet has shot down a Syrian warplane that dropped bombs near US-backed fighters in Syria, the US has said. US Central Command said in a statement that the plane was shot down “in collective self-defence of Coalition-partnered forces”. The...
Russian warship fires missiles at IS in Syria

Russian warship fires missiles at IS in Syria

A Russian warship and a submarine have fired four cruise missiles at an Islamic State base in Syria. The missiles were launched from the Mediterranean by the Admiral Essen frigate and the Krasnodar submarine. They targeted IS fighters and weapons near Palmyra, the...

US strikes Syria to protect British soldiers

US warplanes have struck Syrian pro-regime forces in a mission to protect British and American soldiers in the country’s southeast. The airstrikes, which killed Syrian government forces and Iranian-backed militia, occurred close to the border with Iraq. In a...
Syria war: IS attack in Hama on government forces

Syria war: IS attack in Hama on government forces

Syria war: IS attack in Hama on government forces 18 May 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war More than 50 people are reported to have been killed in heavy fighting in Syria after so-called Islamic State launched an attack in Hama...
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