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The Syrian Airfield The US Hit Is Back In Business

The Syrian Airfield The US Hit Is Back In Business

U.s. Navy / Getty Images The Syrian military has begun moving planes back to the airfield struck by US Tomahawk missiles last month, two US defense officials told BuzzFeed News. In the past week, the Syrians began returning Su-22 and MiG-23 fighter jets back to...
US airstrikes on Syrian forces anger Russia

US airstrikes on Syrian forces anger Russia

US airstrikes targeting pro-Assad forces close to the Iraqi border have been branded “completely unacceptable” by Russia. Coalition warplanes targeted a convoy of Syrian government forces and Iranian-backed militia close to the Iraq border on Thursday. The...
Turkey slams Trump's decision to arm Syrian Kurds

Turkey slams Trump's decision to arm Syrian Kurds

Turkey’s Prime Minister has bitterly criticised the US government over its support for Kurds fighting so-called Islamic State in Syria just a few days ahead of a summit between Donald Trump and is own president. Binali Yildirim said on a visit to London that the...
Greece struggles to help injured Syrian children

Greece struggles to help injured Syrian children

Charities estimate there are thousands of high risk migrant and refugee children in Greece who need specialist care but Greece can not cope with them. We travelled to Athens and met a number of Syrian children needing treatment, including a burns victim requiring...
Syrian workers banned over chemical weapons

Syrian workers banned over chemical weapons

The US has sanctioned 271 employees of a Syrian government agency it blames for developing chemical weapons. The move comes after at least 80 people, including dozens of children, were killed in the 4 April attack in Khan Sheikhoun, a rebel-held town in Idlib province...
Thousands evacuated in Syrian swap deal

Thousands evacuated in Syrian swap deal

Seven thousand people have been evacuated from their homes in a coordinated population swap agreed between the Syrian government and the opposition. Some 5,000 people were evacuated from two pro-government areas near Aleppo, a rebel stronghold that forces loyal to...
Syrian children urge action not condemnation

Syrian children urge action not condemnation

Syrian children staged a protest with duct tape over their mouths to condemn the global inaction over a suspected chemical weapons attack. The attack in Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province killed more than 80 people, including up to 30 children, according to the...
Syrian father cradles gas attack victims

Syrian father cradles gas attack victims

A Syrian father urged his cousin to film him as he cradled the bodies of his nine-month-old twins who were killed in a suspected chemical attack in Idlib. “They’re Aya and Ahmed. Say goodbye my loves, say goodbye,” Abdel Hameed al Youssef said as he...
Syrian rebels renew attack on Damascus

Syrian rebels renew attack on Damascus

Syrian rebels have launched a new attack on east Damascus, seizing a strategically important road junction leading into the heart of the capital. The attack came two days after an initial strike on the city was repelled by government forces. The second wave of the...

Syrian army says it has shot down Israeli jet

Syria’s army claims to have shot down an Israeli jet, which it says had attacked a military target near Palmyra. The Syrian army high command said the jet was struck by an anti-aircraft missile after it had flown back into Israeli-controlled territory and was...
Pilot of crashed Syrian jet rescued in Turkey

Pilot of crashed Syrian jet rescued in Turkey

Pilot of crashed Syrian jet rescued in Turkey 5 March 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The aircraft was identified as a Syrian MiG-23 (File photo) The pilot of a Syrian military aircraft that...
Syrian film director banned from US

Syrian film director banned from US

America bans Syrian behind Oscar-nominated film – BBC Newsbeat ]]> This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your version of Internet Explorer ‘; $ (‘.headerBar’).prepend(notify); } America has banned a...
British woman fights IS on Syrian frontline

British woman fights IS on Syrian frontline

A graduate believed to be the first British woman to join the fight against Islamic State in Syria says she sees her comrades as “a last step towards Daesh being finished”. Kimberley Taylor, 27, left the UK in March 2016 and joined the Women’s...
Syrian family get second chance at a US future

Syrian family get second chance at a US future

When the Asali family invited Sky News into their home in Allentown, Pennsylvania, they were all clearly exhausted. Just 24 hours earlier none of them were certain they would ever be reunited, but there they all were, enjoying breakfast together, feeling very lucky...
Syrian regime accused of ethnic cleansing

Syrian regime accused of ethnic cleansing

Western security forces have warned the humanitarian crisis in parts of Syria could “outweigh” the situation in Aleppo, as aid workers claim the ceasefire isn’t working. A classified document, seen by Sky News, says Syrian government forces have...
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