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October 1, 2015

A rebel commander in Syria's Idlib province says training sites for the US train and equip program just got hit by Russian missiles. (AFP/File)
14:37 GMT
More bad news for US-vetted rebels in Syria.
Iran plans to launch a major ground offensive that will be supported by Russian airstrikes. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
17:46 GMT
Lebanese sources revealed on Thursday that hundreds of Iranian troops have entered Syria in the last ten days, and are planning a major ground offensive together with Syrian regime forces and Hezbollah militants.

October 4, 2015

Leaders of Syria's Southern Front rebels released a statement Friday claiming Russia and Iran as legitimate targets and occupying forces in Syria. (AFP/File)
15:08 GMT
Another voice enters the Russia debate in Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (R) inspect guards of honour during their visit to the Black Sea Fleet’s guards missile cruiser Moskva in the sea port of Sochi. (AFP/Alexei Druzhinin)
10:00 GMT
The Egyptian Foreign Minister voiced Egypt's support for Russia's airstrikes in Syria as a means to combat terrorism.

October 5, 2015

Videos emerged Monday afternoon purporting to show the downing of a Syrian (or Russian) aircraft in eastern Ghouta, now social media's debating what happened. (Twitter)
14:47 GMT
Was it Russian, Syrian? Technical failure or shoot-down? Here come the social media wars.
David Cameron said Russia was targeting anti-Assad rebels over Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Russian military action in Syria would make the region more unstable during an interview with the BBC.


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for the Assad government to be removed from power. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a "transition" of a new government in Syria was needed to solve the country's humanitarian crisis.

October 2, 2015

An image from the Homs Media Centre shows smoke billowing from buildings in Homs, September 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:08 GMT
Russian fighter jets hit targets in Syria for a second day with opposition groups saying that raids targeted rebels who fought both government forces and Daesh.

September 29, 2015

As the Western world warms to Assad, the Syrian opposition shows no intention of following suit. (AFP/File)
12:56 GMT
As the Western world warms to the embattled president, the Syrian opposition shows no intention of following suit.

September 27, 2015

Although the Obama administration has repeatedly stated that “there is no place for Assad in a future Syria," Syria's head of state remains the face of the Syrian crisis. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
07:51 GMT
The US is both training Syrian rebels while showing utter complacency towards Russia's increased military presence in the war torn country. Eyad Abu Shakra asks what does “settlement in Syria” really mean to Washington?

September 26, 2015

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there are only a few dozen civilians residing in Palmyra. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Heavy government airstrikes in the Daesh-held city of Palmyra have reportedly killed more than 100 people and have the militant group in retreat.

September 25, 2015

A Russian Air Force Su-27 fighter jet similar to the ones recently arrived in Syria. (Creative Commons/SA-3.0)
12:38 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights added the newly arrived Russian jets were being flown by Syrian pilots.