First strikes on Syria's Ghouta in days as talks sputter

First strikes on Syria's Ghouta in days as talks sputter

Deadly air strikes slammed into the last opposition-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Friday for the first time in over a week, after talks sputtered over a rebel withdrawal.

43 killed in Syria army shelling of rebel town

43 killed in Syria army shelling of rebel town

Fierce government bombardment of an opposition-controlled Syrian town has killed 43 people, among them children and medical staff, a monitoring group said Sunday in a new toll.

2 medics among 20 dead in regime shelling of Syria town

2 medics among 20 dead in regime shelling of Syria town

Two medics were among at least 20 people killed on Saturday in Syrian government shelling of a rebel-held town northeast of the capital, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Syrian warplane crashes near Damascus, rebels seize pilot

Syrian warplane crashes near Damascus, rebels seize pilot

A Syrian warplane crashed northeast of Damascus on Friday and its pilot was captured by rebels in the area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.