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The signed letter Taim sent to Hala and her fiance Ahmed. (Image: Instagram)
March 31, 2015 - 10:38 GMT
Taim Hassan's fan refused to marry her fiance unless Taim helped!
Canadian forces already joined the coalition against Daesh in Iraq, but this is the first time troops will be sent to fight in Syria. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Canada's Parliament has voted to launch an air campaign against Daesh in Syria and Iraq.
Faia Younan's video with her sister for
March 31, 2015 - 09:03 GMT
Faia Younan recently rose to fame through a powerful video that sought to unite the peoples of the Middle East. Now, she has returned with a novel effort: to crowdfund her rise in the music industry.
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah, UN-Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and UN Special Humanitarian Envoy for the Gulf, Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organisation (IICO) and advisor in the Diwan Al-amiri, Abdullah Matouq attend the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait. (Image: AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
The UN is holding a major donor conference in Kuwait, and has launched an appeal for $8.4 billion to meet the needs of over 11 million Syrians affected by the ongoing war.
A Syrian teenage refugee girl has been kidnapped in Lebanon's northeastern city of Baalbek, a security source said Monday. (Source: The Daily Star)
March 30, 2015 - 19:02 GMT
A Syrian teenage refugee girl has been kidnapped in Lebanon's northeastern city of Baalbek, a security source said Monday.
More than 30 policeman and soldiers were kidnapped in the restive border town of Arsal last August, at least 25 of whom are still being held by al-Qaeda's Syria wing Jabhat al-Nusra and Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 14:34 GMT
Frustrated by the a lack of headway by mediators, family members of some 25 Lebanese servicemen held by Daesh and Nusra since last August threatened to take matters into their own hands Monday in a fresh protest in downtown Beirut.
A member of the Iraqi security smokes a cigarette atop a damaged house in the southern entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 29, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
President Masoud Barzani says Kurdistan Regional Government will back Iraqi troops in an attack on Mosul, Daesh’s largest stronghold in Iraq.
They are still in the testing phase, with part of production distributed to individuals who carry out taste tests and verify the quality.
March 30, 2015 - 11:42 GMT
In Syria's northeastern province of Latakia, workers roll the country's first locally made cigars, a new product being launched despite the devastating civil conflict now in its fifth year.
The embattled Syrian president also said he believed he still held popular support among his people, and brushed off recent claims by rights groups and rebels that his regime had launched a chemical attack on rebel-held areas of Idlib earlier this month, which monitors say killed a family of six including three children. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:25 GMT
In a televised interview with American media channel CBS news, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said US airstrikes inside the country against Daesh militants had done little to deter the group's growth, claiming some 1,000 fresh recruits joining its ranks monthly.
Rebel forces set the Syrian flag alight. Idlib is the second provincial capital to be seized from central government control. (Image: AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 07:18 GMT
Following the abandonment of Idlib by Syrian government troops, the 'Army of Conquest' coalition of rebels declares the provincial capital as its seat of government.
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people.