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A series of suicide bombings hit Homs Saturday targeting Syrian government security personnel. (Twitter)
February 26, 2017 - 09:41 GMT
The army’s retaliation comes shortly after a series of attacks by al-Qaeda-affiliated Jabhat Fatah al-Sham that claimed dozens of lives.
A Syrian government forces member mans a checkpoint at the President square in Homs, the country's third city, on February 25, 2017 as security measures were tightened following a number of suicide attacks. (AFP/Stringer)
February 26, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The attack was claimed by al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, which is not party to the ongoing peace negotiations in Geneva.
Khatib in one of the scenes from The White Helmets. (Netflix)
February 26, 2017 - 07:27 GMT
We pray he wins tonight.
Even as the new UN talks began, the death toll in a suicide bombing near the Syrian town of Al-Bab rose to 51, the latest atrocity in a six-year war which has killed more than 310,000 people. (AFP/File)
February 25, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The UN sought on Friday to get a new round of Syrian peace talks off the ground, but there were few signs of progress amid dozens more civilian deaths.
Responsibility for the Saturday attacks was later claimed by the al-Nusra Front group.(AFP/File)
February 25, 2017 - 09:52 GMT
Simultaneous bombings have targeted separate areas across the western Syria city of Homs, claiming a total of 42 lives.
Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters take position during their advance in the city of Al-Bab, 30 km from the Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
February 25, 2017 - 06:24 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated the vehicle outside a Syrian rebel command centre in Suesian, north of al-Bab city.
De Mistura is due to hold meetings on Friday with the delegations. He says it would be his
February 24, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Describing the negotiations as an uphill task, the UN's special envoy called for a joint effort.
The incident comes a day after Turkish-backed rebels claimed full control of the city from the Daesh extremist militia. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2017 - 09:52 GMT
The incident comes a day after Turkish-backed rebels claimed full control of the city from the Daesh extremist militia.
Yeah, their feet aren't too bad to look at. (Instagram)
February 23, 2017 - 15:36 GMT
We've photographic proof inside.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
Russia began a bombing campaign in Syria in September 2015 in support of President Bashar al-Assad.
The Syrian town of Deraa, which has seen intensified shelling and aerial bombardment, is just a few kilometers away from Jordan's border town of Ramtha. (AFP/File)
February 23, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Jordan's Ministry of Education announced that government and private schools would temporarily be closed as a result of the heavy clashes going on in Deraa.
Salem al-Meslet (R), spokesman for the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), speaks to journalists on the eve of resumption of peace talks on Syria, on February 22, 2017 in Geneva. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
February 23, 2017 - 07:10 GMT
Salem al-Muslat criticized the Syrian government, saying peace talks were just a way to buy time and continue 'committing more crimes' in Syria.
An Israeli F-15 jet fighter takes off from the Negev desert in December 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
February 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Lebanese armed forces report the airstrikes were made from Lebanese airspace in order to bypass Russian air defences in the south of Syria.
Flames billow following a reported car bomb explosion at a Syrian pro-government position in Daraa on February 20, 2017. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Regime warplanes struck the Damascus suburb of Barza in violation of a ceasefire deal between the Assad regime and opposition forces.
A large number of civilians are forced to flee their homes every day as Turkish-backed militants make advances in the city. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
At least 110 civilians have been killed by Turkish airstrikes in the Daesh-held Syrian city of al-Bab over the past two weeks
The Lebanese government estimates that around 1.5 million Syrian refugees live in unofficial camps around the country in deteriorating economic conditions. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 07:39 GMT
The $1.9 billion includes $1.57 billion given by donors in 2016 and $344 million carried over from 2015 by U.N. Agencies, the World Bank and NGOs.