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Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy to change.

The military pilot who launched a deadly sarin gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib has been promoted by the Syrian regime.

Trump's phoney war against Assad

CJ Werleman

Trump's phoney war against Assad

Comment: US strikes will not advance US interests in Syria, nor will they alleviate the suffering of Assad's victims, writes CJ Werleman.

Khan Sheikhoun massacre: proof beyond doubt who's to blame

Paul McLoughlin

Khan Sheikhoun massacre: proof beyond doubt who's to blame

The UN confirmed this week widely-held suspicions that the Syrian regime carried out a chemical attack on an opposition village in Idlib ...

UN to visit airbase used in Khan Sheikhoun attack

The New Arab & agencies

UN to visit airbase used in Khan Sheikhoun attack

UN investigators will travel to an airbase in Syria this week that the US and allies say was used to launch the Khan Sheikhoun sarin gas attack ...

The New Arab

Russia to have semi-permanent military presence in Syria

Moscow has gave the green light for the semi-permanent presence of Russian military aircraft in Syria.

The New Arab

US says Syria warnings 'prevented chemical attack'

Syrian regime President Bashar al-Assad appears to have heeded US warnings not to carry out a chemical weapons attack, Defence Secretary Jim ...

The New Arab

France-US vow 'joint action' against Assad chemical attack

French President Emmanuel Macron has agreed to work together with US President Donald Trump to formulate a common response in case of a new ...

Paul Iddon

Has the US established de-facto no-fly zones in Syria?

Analysis: Washington has shot down aircraft threatening its allies in Syria, and will likely shoot down more, writes Paul Iddon.

Al-Jazeera rebuffs Russian accusations it 'faked Syria chemical attack'

The New Arab

Al-Jazeera rebuffs Russian accusations it 'faked Syria chemical attack'

Al Jazeera has fought back at accusations made in Russian state media that it "fabricated" last month's deadly chemical attack in the Syrian ...

The New Arab

Spooked Syrian regime moves attack aircraft to Russian airbase

The majority of the Syrian regime's air fleet have been moved within close to the Russian airbase in Latakia, to protect the force from possible ...

Spinning the wheel: Trump won't do much about Syria

Imad K. Harb

Spinning the wheel: Trump won't do much about Syria

Comment: Donald Trump has no idea what he's doing, writes Imad K. Harb.

G7 hopes to restore Russia relations while backing Trump

Massinissa Benlakehal

G7 hopes to restore Russia relations while backing Trump

Foreign ministers of the G7 praise the US missile strike against President Assad, and urge Russia to work to promote 'real and genuine' ...

Syrians tell Trump: 'Chemical weapons aren't our only problem'

Adam Lucente and Zouhir Al-Shimale

Syrians tell Trump: 'Chemical weapons aren't our only problem'

In-depth: Syrians are far from confident that US missile strikes against Assad are more than a publicity stunt to benefit a flagging Washington ...

Military marriages of convenience face uncertain futures in Syria

Tristan Dunning

Military marriages of convenience face uncertain futures in Syria

Comment: Whoever 'wins' in Raqqa, everybody in Syria is likely to lose, writes Tristan Dunning.

Paul McLoughlin

A changed man? Syrians reassess 'villain' Trump's moral fibre

Syrians warmly welcomed a series of US missiles strikes on a Syrian base said to be responsible for a chemical attack on an opposition town, but most remain skeptical.

The New Arab

Did Russia warn Assad about Trump's missile strike?

Russian drone footage and low death toll may suggest that Syrian forces made preparations for the US attack on the Shayrat airbase.

The New Arab

Syria regime targets town still mourning chemical attack dead

Syria's regime has launched the 'first airstrike' since US missiles struck an airbase in Homs, with the target of planes a town subject to a ...

Diana Alghoul

US missile strikes on Syria: Twitter responds

Social media has shown a huge split in opinions after US missile airstrikes on a Syrian regime airbase in the early hours of Friday, with some ...

Russia left rattled by US airstrikes on Syria ally Russia left rattled by US airstrikes on Syria ally

The New Arab

Russia left rattled by US airstrikes on Syria ally

Russia says it will ramp up its air support in Syria, after a regime air base was struck by 59 cruise missiles, making the launchpad of ...

The New Arab

Syrian airbase struck by US missiles: What's the damage?

A salvo of US cruise missiles have 'severely damaged' a Syrian regime airbase that was used as a launchpad for a devastating chemical attack on ...

US launches missile strike against Syria

The New Arab

US launches missile strike against Syria

The United States fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria on Thursday night in retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons ...

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