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A rebel fighter monitors the surrounding area during clashes with government forces in the Syrian northeastern city of Deir Ezzor, on Oct. 28, 2013. (AFP/Ahmad Aboud)
May 03, 2015 - 17:26 GMT
The Syrian army has "cut off the last main road" for rebels leading out of eastern Damascus, a monitor said Sunday.
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 15:33 GMT
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said.
Armed fighters loyal to Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, sit under a gate at the entrance of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur on April 26, 2015. (AFP/Hass News/Ali Nasser)
May 03, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Nusra Front militants allegedly received anti-tank weapons training in Syria’s Qalamounin region as they prepare to battle Hezbollah.
Asala Nasri in the studio. (Facebook)
May 03, 2015 - 12:22 GMT
Nidal Al Ahmadieh called Syrian singer Asala Nasri "a criminal and stupid" on an interview on channel "Ten".
Jabhat al-Nusra fighters in Syria. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
A Syrian activist and member of the Farouq Brigade describes his torture by Jabhat al-Nusra.
Daesh militants stormed Yarmouk in April, causing further clashes in the camp. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
The UN has called for the protection of Palestinian civilians in Syria's besieged Yarmouk camp following a series of bombings by the Syrian army.
Those killed include eight members of the same family. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 16:47 GMT
More than a dozen civilians have been killed after militants fired shells at government-held positions in Aleppo, Syria.
A man sits in a destroyed building in southern Damascus' Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, April 2015.  (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Syrian regime shells struck Yarmouk late Friday, causing damage to the beleaguered southern Damascus camp. No casualties reported.
Damage from a U.S.-led airstrike in a northwestern Syrian village, September 2014.  (AFP/Sami Ali)
May 02, 2015 - 07:38 GMT
An airstrike Friday in Syria's Aleppo province killed 52 civilians, including 7 children, activists say.
In February, the US and Turkey signed an agreement to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels fighting Daesh and Syrian President Bashar al Assad, but the program has so far not begun. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Pentagon spokesperson Elissa Smith said Friday reports that Washington had send some 100 troops to Turkey to prepare to train Syrian rebels last week were "unfounded and erroneous."
The count includes deaths resulting from Daesh and other extremist parties operating in Syria, as well as Syrian regime bombings across the country. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
The Syrian Network for Human Rights reports some 2,231 people were killed in Syria during the month of April, 95 percent of them civilians.