SABC News - Bashar al-Assad
Saturday 4 April 2015 14:13
Islamic State has taken control of 90% of a Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts where 18,000 civilians have suffered years of bombing.
Tuesday 31 March 2015 07:20
Canadian legislators on Monday voted to back the government's plans to bomb Islamic State positions in Syria, a move that opposition parties say threatens to drag Canada into a long war.
Wednesday 25 March 2015 17:56
Insurgents have seized a historic town in southern Syria from the government,
Sunday 8 March 2015 14:19
Unidentified gunmen attacked Islamic State militants in the eastern Syrian town of al-Mayadin overnight
Saturday 7 March 2015 07:17
Syria's envoy to the United Nations (UN) says it is time for the United States and other Western powers to accept that President Bashar al-Assad is here to stay.
Sunday 15 February 2015 13:13
Intense clashes in southern Syria have killed scores of pro-government and insurgent fighters in the past week, with forecasts of even fiercer violence to come as the weather clears.
Friday 16 January 2015 09:00
The US military is planning to deploy more than 400 troops to help train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.
Thursday 1 January 2015 16:25
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a district on the outskirts of Damascus and thanked soldiers fighting "in the face of terrorism".
Monday 2 June 2014 14:36
Syrian rebel rocket fire on government-controlled areas of Aleppo killed 50 people over the weekend, a monitoring group said on Monday.
Friday 23 May 2014 11:45
Russia and China vetoed on Thursday a resolution to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Tuesday 29 April 2014 15:44
Car bombs and mortar attacks killed at least 51 people in Syrian government-held areas of Damascus and the central city of Homs on Tuesday.
Friday 25 April 2014 14:03
Allegations that Syrian government forces have used toxic chemicals are false, Russia said on Friday.
Sunday 6 April 2014 13:48
Two people were killed when mortar fire hit the grounds of the Damascus Opera House in the Syrian capital, state media said on Sunday.
Tuesday 1 April 2014 14:39
At least 150,000 people have been killed in Syria's 3 year civil war, a third of them civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.
Friday 28 March 2014 19:03
In both war and peace, Lebanon has always seen many of its ambitious youth leave for better opportunities.
Sunday 23 March 2014 14:37
The human rights situation in Darfur remains dire, more than a decade after the start of the conflict in the western Sudan region.
Saturday 15 March 2014 15:43
Syrian soldiers entered eastern districts of the town of Yabroud, the last rebel bastion near the Lebanese border north of Damascus, on Saturday and advanced towards the main street.
Wednesday 5 March 2014 17:39
United Nations says say all sides in Syria's civil war are using shelling and siege tactics to punish civilians and big powers bear responsibility for allowing such war crimes to persist.
Monday 24 February 2014 06:59
A Syrian rebel commander who fought alongside al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden and was close to its current chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, was killed by a suicide attack on Sunday.
Saturday 22 February 2014 19:46
A Kurdish group captured a town in Syria from Islamists on Saturday in a battle in which at least 28 fighters were killed, most of them Islamists.