Turkish army tanks drive to the Syrian border town of Jarabulus after launching a ground operation for the first time in Syria, on August 25, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
The Free Syrian Army captured the town, backed by Turkish warplanes, tanks, and special forces soldiers.
Victims are evacuated after an airstrike in the eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The report by the UN and global chemical weapons watchdog has said government troops were behind two chemical attacks, while Daesh also likely used sulfur mustard gas.
A Turkish army tank in the border city of Karkamis drives towards Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
There are now reportedly some 20 Turkish tanks in Syria in an apparent anti-Daesh operation.
An adi convoy travelling between Damascus and Ghouta (AFP /Files)
August 25, 2016 - 12:31 GMT
Moaz and Nawraz had been the subject of a social media campaign.
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August 25, 2016 - 11:45 GMT
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A Syrian rebel tries on a gas mask in the northwestern province of Idlib, on July 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 08:27 GMT
The UN is expected to publish a full report on the use of mustard and chlorine gas by Syrian regime forces and Daesh militants.
Turkish tanks enter Jarablus, Syria Wednesday (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 02:31 GMT
The US vice president made the demand at a press conference with the Turkish prime minister.
Smoke billows after an air strike on Jarablus, Syria, 24 August. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
A number of Syrian rebel groups posted a message on Twitter saying the "storming operation, aimed at the first stage of liberating Jarablus," had begun.
Syrian-Kurds return to the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on August 23, 2016, after regime forces and Kurdish fighters agreed to a truce following a week of clashes. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
August 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
FSA forces are expected to advance toward Jarabulus, where Turkish troops have launched an anti-Daesh operation.
A Syrian Refugee child is pictured at the refugee camp in Osmaniye on December 15, 2015. Turkey is home to at least 2.2 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 12:35 GMT
Humanitarian solutions to the education crisis facing Syrian children are largely ignoring those most in need, argues Middle East writer and researcher James Denselow. Children inside Syria are being overlooked.
A Turkish soldier patrols the volatile border with Syria. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkish forces reportedly used intense artillery fire against Daesh forces in the town of Jarablus.
A Turkish army tank drives towards Syria in the Turkish border city of Karkamis on August 24, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 24, 2016 - 09:46 GMT
Turkish tanks are crossing the border into Jarablus in northern Syria.
A handout image released by the Syrian opposition's Shaam News Network shows a Syrian couple mourning in front of bodies wrapped in shrouds ahead of funerals following what Syrian rebels claim to be a toxic gas attack by pro-government forces in eastern Ghouta. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Syrian opposition groups and their western allies claim the nerve gas attacks were launched by the Syrian government.
Turkish tanks fire from their army position close to the town of Kilis, south central Turkey, towards the Syria border, on February 17, 2016. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The evacuation is underway in parts of Karkamis which was hit by several mortar shells on Tuesday.
This file photo taken on November 9, 2015 shows workers constructing a layered cemetery in the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus to make space for the burial of the increasing number of casualties due to airstrikes by the Syrian regime. (AFP/Amer Almohibany)
August 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Eastern Ghouta area near Damascus has experienced relentless shelling and dire humanitarian conditions for more than three years.
Members of the Kurdish police patrol in the neighborhood of Al-Masaken in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka during ongoing fighting with regime forces on August 22, 2016. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
August 23, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The Kurdish YPG is said to have taken near full control of the city since last week.