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Armed rebels walk past the bodies of army soldiers in the northern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur, April 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 09:42 GMT
A coalition of Islamist rebels said they seized a key military army base in the northwestern province of Idlib Monday.
Is there anyone without a crush on this handsome man? (Islah News)
April 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Qusai Khouli reveals what he's looking for in the woman of his dreams!
Bashar al-Assad's uncle was probed by French authorities for his $98 million family assets. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
The uncle of Bashar al-Assad has been investigated in France for his $98 million fortune and suspicious activities.
Israeli F16s (Wikipedia)
April 27, 2015 - 07:10 GMT
For the second time in three days, Israel's airforce bombed weapons caches allegedly belonging to Hezbollah and pro-Assad forces north of Damascus; casualties unconfirmed.
An Israeli soldier patrols the occupied Golan Heights near the Quneitra crossing, August 30, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
An Israeli air raid killed four people in the occupied Golan Heights Sunday near the Syrian border.
Syrian citizens abroad, even those with lost or unofficial documents, will have greater ease obtaining passports, according to new rules.  (AFP/File)
April 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian citizens abroad, even those with lost or unofficial documents, will have greater ease obtaining passports, according to new rules.
Syrian refugees cross the border from Syria into Jordan, near Mafraq, on Feb. 18, 2013. Jordanian army buses, ambulances and medics as well as water tankers wait at the border to receive Syrian refugees and take them to shelters. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
April 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Jordanian Armed Forces on Sunday received new arrivals, who were provided with first aid and other humanitarian support.
Residents look for others after regime airstrikes in Idlib. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 16:48 GMT
Airstrikes conducted by the Syrian government on a marketplace killed at least 34 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday.
Angelina Jolie has a heart for the region's refugees. (Image: Al Bawaba file)
April 26, 2015 - 09:53 GMT
Angelina Jolie is a passionate advocate for refugees in this region, and she implored the UN Security Council to increase, rather than decrease aid.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem personally thanked Palestinian and Jordanian authorities for helping secure the release of both hostages in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Two Swedish men were freed by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria with the help of negotiations through Palestinian and Jordanian authorities.
Nusra Front militants allied with other groups raided the northwestern province of Idlib on Saturday. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Nusra Front militants killed at least 60 Syrian army soldiers in the northwestern province of Idlib, according to a London-based monitoring group.