A Syrian protester has died after he was run over by a Turkish military vehicle conducting a joint patrol with Russian troops in north-eastern Syria, a Kurdish spokesman and a Syrian war monitor said.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
A Co Galway-based Syrian family which lost four close relatives, including three young children, in Turkish-led military attacks on north-east Syria this week, has expressed gratitude for the overwhelming community response.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2019
ISIS bride Lisa Smith could go free as the United States moves its troops out of Syria after a phonecall between Turkish President Erdogan and US president Donald Trump.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
Turkish ground forces have moved across the border to fight against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, hours after Turkish jets and artillery pounded areas in Syria’s northern border
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
Why the US decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria is so dangerous.
After years of rising tensions between Turkey and the US over the situation in northern Syria, an unexpected rapprochement has pulled the two countries back from possible conflict.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
Children are dying from preventable diseases and women are giving birth in unsafe conditions in a Syrian camp, Médecins Sans Frontières have said.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
The Government should not find it too difficult to meet its responsibility in facilitating the return of former Air Corps corporal Lisa Smith and her child from Syria, UN special rapporteur Fionnuala Ní Aoláin has said.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Garda security units are expected to conduct a fresh review into a naturalised Irish citizen who was captured fighting for Islamic State (IS) in Syria.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2019
The Irish passport-holder is a man in his mid 40s, who previously lived and worked as a security guard in Dublin.
Sun, 06 Jan, 2019
America’s failure to commit resources has enabled a multiplicity of players — Iran, Russia, Islamic State, Hezbollah — to muddy the bloody waters of the civil war, says Christopher R. Hill
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Turkey's president has announced that a Turkish military helicopter was "downed" in northern Syria during Ankara's offensive on Syrian Kurdish militia in the region.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
US-backed Kurdish-led forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria have said they are waging the "final" battle to uproot the extremists from Raqqa, once the terror group's de facto capital.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
Russia's military has said its air strikes in eastern Syria this week killed more than 300 Islamic State militants.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
The Russian military has denied claims that it struck a US-backed force in eastern Syria, wounding six fighters.
Sun, 17 Sep, 2017
A man believed to be an American citizen who was fighting with Islamic State militants has surrendered in Syria and is being held in American custody.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
The UN said it is using newly opened land routes to expand food deliveries to areas around the Syrian city of Raqqa, where US-backed forces are battling Islamic State militants in their self-declared capital.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
Pressed on the claims, Gen Jones said the report is "deeply irresponsible and frankly naive".
A US-backed Syrian force has captured a neighbourhood of the Islamic State group's de-facto capital of Raqqa after two days of fierce fighting.
Sun, 11 Jun, 2017
US-backed forces in northern Syria have paused military operations near a dam held by the Islamic State group to allow engineers to fix any problems.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Thousands of residents have been fleeing eastern Aleppo after simultaneous advances inside the divided city by Syrian government and Kurdish-led forces.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
The top US military officer has told a Senate committee he believes Russia bombed the humanitarian aid convoy in Syria on Monday, calling it an "unacceptable atrocity".
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
Turkey's artillery has shelled Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria for the second consecutive day.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
A Save the Children-backed maternity hospital in an opposition-held area of northern Syria has been bombed, with casualties reported, the charity has said.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
To address today’s challenges, Europe and Turkey must build a partnership based on their common interests, particularly security, writes Ana Palacio
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
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