US President Barack Obama is considering more sanctions against Syria that could target lower-level military officers, following the failure of US and Russian efforts to revive a failed ceasefire in the country.
The United States considers imposing more sanctions on Russia, if it fails to come up with a solution to the conflict in Syria, according to a spokesperson.
Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani has lashed out at world powers and some regional countries for pursuing the policy of supporting terrorists which has fueled insecurity in Iraq and Syria.
Iran has dismissed the recent allegations by the Arab League chief that Tehran is "interfering" in the internal affairs of Syria.
The US admits civilians may have been killed in an airstrike allegedly targeting Daesh militants in Syria.
The Pentagon has warned Syria and Russia that the US is ready to shoot down their planes, which Washington claims threaten American advisers in northern Syria.
The Turkish foreign minister says a “permanent solution” to the ongoing conflict in Syria cannot be achieved without the participation of Iran and Russia.
President Bashar al-Assad has praised the Syrian army as the most efficient force in the fight against terrorism inside the country.
Syria has dismissed reports of an Israeli airstrike on a town near the occupied Golan Heights, saying foreign-backed militants had rather carried out a rocket attack.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says only diplomacy and not military approaches can settle the five-year-old crisis in Syria.
A two-day ceasefire has been agreed in the Syrian town of Darayya near the capital, Damascus, starting from Wednesday to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to the residents.
Two United Nations (UN) agencies have expressed concern about the situation of the thousands of Syrians trapped by fighting near the Turkish border.
At least four people have lost their lives after a car bomb explosion struck a road in Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo near the Turkish border.
Iran has strongly condemned recent terrorist bombings in the Syrian cities of Jableh and Tartus, calling on the international community to cooperate in the fight against terrorism.
The Commander of the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Qassem Soleimani says Daesh terrorists would have overrun Syria if it were not for Iran’s assistance.
A high-ranking Iranian official says Takfiri terrorists will be buried in Syria and Iraq, where they have been engaging in terrorist activities over the past few years.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to attend the meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), which will be convened in the Austrian capital of Vienna to discuss the latest developments in Syria.