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WTX News reports the latest breaking news Syria covering current affairs and top stories. At WTX News UK we report on the latest development on the ground in Syria – with our expert team bringing you exclusive interviews, footage and photos. 

Stay on top of Syria latest developments on the ground with WTX News fact-based news, exclusive video footage, photos and updated maps.

The current president Bashar al Assad is fighting insurgents who are backed by extremist organisations like ISIS to keep control of the country. The insurgents are fighting to take control of the oil-rich nation, which is being supported by the United States.

Syria news today - breaking news Syria
Syria news today – breaking news Syria

Syria war news 

If you’re wondering what’s happening in Syria now then follow WTX News on Instagram and Twitter for breaking news and in-depth features.

Did you know it’s been a decade since Syria’s uprisings erupted? Syria remains mired in poverty and violence – and its footage we’re not afraid to shy away from. Here at WTX News, you’ll get the brutal, honest truth from the ground from those who know best. 

You can also stay up to date with the latest news from all the news and media outlets based in the middle east from a news aggregator service at MX which was voted better than newsnow.

Where is Syria? 

Syria is a middle eastern country in Western Asia – it borders the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east and southeast, Jordan to the south and Israel and Lebanon to the southwest. Cyprus lies to the west across the Mediterranean Sea. 

We have On the ground reporting from our partner services On The Ground News led by Bilal Abdul Karim. Who regularly provides news updates from Syria, in our hit show – In Conversation – with Yvonne ridley.

We also work with our partner news agency in Jordan and Syria, Sawt Asharq – which are the leading middle Eastern news agency.

800 Iraqi refugees return home from Syria
800 Iraqi refugees return home from Syria

Is Syria a safe country?

The latest Syria war news

The security situation in Syria is extremely dangerous due to military conflict, including airstrikes, and very high levels of violence, terrorism and kidnapping. Stay up to date with Syria military news on WTX News.

Syria map

Syria news today - breaking news Syria 
Syria news today – breaking news Syria

Where is Syria?

Syria is a country located on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea in southwestern Asia. Its area includes territory in the Golan Heights that has been occupied by Israel since 1967.

Is Syria in the middle east?

Is Syria a part of the Middle East? Yes, Syrian is part of the middle east. Other countries include Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. It is part of the Levant countries; which are made up of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel. 

Syria time

What is the standard time in Syria?

The Time Zone Currently Being Used in Syria is EET.

Syria time and weather

What’s the time and weather like in Syria? The weather plays such an unimportant role in the war-torn country. Millions of Syrians are living below the poverty line without the right clothing for the winter months.

The humanitarian agencies are constantly trying to provide more clothing for the Syrian people who have been displaced. More Syrian people have been displaced by the war than Ukrainians.

Follow WTX News to find out the latest weather reports and time zones for Syria.

Is Syria cold now or hot?

The climate in Syria is dry and hot in summer and cold in winter. The coast and the western mountains have a Mediterranean climate characterized by two seasons, the hot and dry summer between May and October and the relatively cool and wet season between November and April.

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Russia Syria news

Is Russia friends with Syria?

Russia Syria news or relations refer to the bilateral relationship between Russia and Syria. Russia is formally supporting the Assad regime in defending itself from ISIS insurgents supported by the US.

Russia has an embassy in Damascus and Syria has an embassy in Moscow. Russia enjoys a historically strong, stable, and friendly relationship with Syria, as it did until the Arab Spring with most of the Arab countries.

Russia Syria news now 

Follow us for the latest Russia Syria news now – breaking news on Russia and Syria’s relationship. Why is Russia at war with Syria? Officially, Russia is participating only in an air war over Syria, with a small number of special and support troops on the ground.

On the ground news live from Syria with Abdul Kareem

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