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Islamist rebels wore gas masks before heading for battle with Syrian regime forces in 2013. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 14:35 GMT
Almost a year after Obama said chemical weapon use was a "red line," the US is calling for action against the Syrian regime.
The Syrian regime attacked the city with a barrel bomb and killed at least 18 civilians, a monitor said Thursday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
The Syrian regime attacked the city with a barrel bomb and killed at least 18 civilians, a monitor said Thursday.
The extremist militants set fire to Iraqi oil wells to try to hinder aerial attacks Thursday.
March 05, 2015 - 12:44 GMT
The extremist militants set fire to Iraqi oil wells to try to hinder aerial attacks Thursday.
The alleged
March 05, 2015 - 08:14 GMT
Daesh militants in Raqqa were captured on film throwing a "gay" man from a building, then stoning the victim to death after he survived the fall.
Relief items from Dubai were shipped to Damascus for displaced refugees Wednesday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Relief items from Dubai were shipped to Damascus for displaced refugees Wednesday.
Rebels attacked a government security building Wednesday, causing tens of casualties on both sides. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 17:47 GMT
Rebels attacked a government security building Wednesday, causing tens of casualties on both sides.
The Jordanian king called on his citizens Tuesday to be proud of the country's resilience against
March 04, 2015 - 16:47 GMT
The Jordanian king called on his citizens Tuesday to be proud of the country's resilience against "enemies of Islam."
The Afghan commander is said to have been close with Iranian Revolutionary Guard leaders, who also have a strong presence on the southern Syrian battlefield. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 14:24 GMT
An Afghan Shia commander was killed during a battle with southern Syrian rebels for control of key positions between the capital Damascus and the southern city of Daraa, according to activists and Iranian media.
Omar looked visibly ill last month before he passed away on Wednesday. (Image: Laha Magazine)
March 04, 2015 - 12:36 GMT
Syrian actor Omar Hajjo passed away on Wednesday morning after a long battle with illness.
The aid to Iraq will be used in the country's fight against Daesh, Turkey's envoy said Tuesday. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
The aid to Iraq will be used in the country's fight against Daesh, Turkey's envoy said Tuesday.
Amid heightened Daesh violence in Syria's northeast, Assyrian Christians are being forced to flee across the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 15:01 GMT
As Daesh militants launched a fierce offensive in northeastern Syria, over a dozen Assyrian Christians have fled into Lebanon since Monday.