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8 May 2021
Syrian state-run media says explosions near the Mediterranean port city of Latakia were caused by air defenses engaging "enemy targets." Syria says one civilian has died and six are wounded.
23 Apr 2021
Israel has said it attacked Syrian targets in retaliation to a missile that fell near the Dimona nuclear reactor. The reports came as tensions between Israel and Iran have been heightened.
19 Apr 2021
Syria will hold a presidential election on May 26, announces parliament speaker Hamouda Sabbagh, likely to keep in power President Bashar al-Assad, in a country devastated by a decade of war.
1 Apr 2021
Syria is a country often seen through the lens of conflict. Indeed, a decade into the war, the crisis remains a living nightmare for Syrians in and out of the country. Many are craving a break from the constant stream of negative news. Two authors, Rana Haddad and Alfred de Montesquiou, are trying to do just that, albeit it from two very different perspectives. They joined us on Middle East Matters to tell us more.
31 Mar 2021
Germany is set to pledge additional help to the victims of the Syrian Civil War at a donor conference being held in Brussels. The amount is expected to be comparable to a €1.6-billion sum given last year.
28 Mar 2021
In our show "Correspondence", we explore how the world is coping with the twists and turns of 2021, amid the consequences of Covid-19 and beyond. FRANCE 24 brings you a selection of original reports from our correspondents and teams around the globe. Our reporters went to Brazil, Lebanon, Iraq and Niger.
25 Mar 2021
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces say counter-terrorism efforts are "more difficult than face-to-face fighting with IS jihadists, and are considered more dangerous," as they mark their victory in March 2019 with a parade.
21 Mar 2021
After a decade of unfathomable violence and human tragedy that has made Syria the defining war of the early 21st century, the fighting has tapered off but the suffering hasn't. Ten years after the war began, President Bashar al-Assad is still in power, but millions of Syrians are displaced and hundreds of thousands are dead.
20 Mar 2021
Her fight against injustice made her enemies on all sides of the war. Ten years after Syria's revolution, DW looks back on her life — and the dark fate that awaited Razan Zaitouneh in rebel-held territory.
19 Mar 2021
What does the future hold for Bashar al-Assad's Syria? On the 10th anniversary of the start of the protests that would turn into an uprising and a long-drawn civil war, the regime is still there but with a rump state dependent on foreign backing.
9 Mar 2021
Over the past decade, hospitals across Syria have been attacked more than 400 times. Data obtained by DW suggests the attacks formed part of a larger strategy to cripple access to medical facilities in rebel-held areas.
14 Feb 2021
A woman and child were among those killed when a car bomb exploded in the city of Azaz, monitors said. A separate blast targeted a checkpoint in northern Syria, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebels.

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