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Syrians run from a bomb exploding in the city of Al-Bab. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)
May 30, 2015 - 10:46 GMT
Up to 45 civilians died when Syrian regime gunship helicopters dropped explosive-laden barrels on the northern city Aleppo on Saturday, according to the Syrian opposition media.
A militant from the Army of Conquest alliance destroys a statue of Bashar al-Assad in Syria's Idlib Province. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 30, 2015 - 09:06 GMT
The Syrian government has abandoned Idlib province to concentrate on regions deemed vital for its survival, a security source and activists said Friday, allowing insurgents to seize the province’s last regime-held city.
A refugee girl from Damascus' Palestinian Yarmouk camp stands in the streets of Shatila, a Palestinian refugee camp located in Lebanon's capital Beirut.  (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon who fled Syria protested on Friday an UNRWA decision to cut aid to refugee families.
Turkish daily publication Cumhuriyet on Friday published images and video footage purporting to show Turkish authorities shipping weapons to rebel fighters in Syria. Turkey denies the accusations.  (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
May 29, 2015 - 18:18 GMT
A Turkish daily on Friday published images and video footage purporting to show Turkish authorities shipping weapons to rebel fighters in Syria.
Locals examine the damage to Imam Ali mosque in Qatif, Saudi Arabia following last Friday's suicide bomb attack that left 21 dead.  (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 13:59 GMT
A Daesh statement on Twitter claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack on a Shiite mosque in Saudi that left four dead.
All three girls have no intention of returning home from Syria. (British Met Police)
May 29, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Three teens from East London who fled to Syria have reportedly made contact with their families in the UK.
The Syrian rebel coalition stormed the last government-held city in the Idlib province Thursday, a monitor said. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 20:21 GMT
The Syrian rebel coalition stormed the last government-held city in the Idlib province Thursday, a monitor said.
The EU is extending its sanctions against the Syrian regime for another year as the Syrian civil war rages on. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
The EU is extending its sanctions against the Syrian regime for another year as the Syrian civil war rages on.
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as
May 28, 2015 - 19:38 GMT
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as "the blind judge."
The UN representative called for a
May 28, 2015 - 19:10 GMT
The UN representative called for a "humanitarian ceasefire" to end the bloodshed in Syria.
We've been hearing a lot about the ancient city of Palmyra this week, but Arabic news reports suggest Daesh is now eyeing the southern Syrian city of Daraa, and the Jordanian border. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 16:05 GMT
According to Arabic media reports, Daesh militants say they're headed for the Jordanian border.