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Civilians drive past damaged buildings in Maarat al-Numan, Syria. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 16:24 GMT
Maarat al-Numan residents' peaceful protests against al-Nusra Front in their city have lasted more than 100 days.
US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters chat as they advance into the Islamic State (IS) jihadist's group bastion of Manbij, in northern Syria, on June 23, 2016. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
June 27, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The majority of the civilians were killed when a mosque was struck with cluster bombs on Saturday.
Foreign-backed militants patrol in the Syrian city of Idlib. (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
Syrian prisoner tortured by the Assad regime. (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that 12,679 people died of torture from March 2011 to June 2016.
UNHCR camp for Syrian refugees in Azraq, Jordan. (File photo)
June 26, 2016 - 13:29 GMT
Some 60,000 Syrians are currently trapped in Rukban and the smaller Hadalat, makeshift camps in a barren slice of desert at the border between Syria and Jordan. Accounts from the settlements describe a lawless no man’s land where healthcare, food, and water are difficult to access. They are places ruled by violence and fear, threatened by disease and where relief is hard to find. With daytime temperatures topping 40 degrees, the fasting month of Ramadan, which started this week, will be particularly grueling.
Syrians evacuate a toddler from a destroyed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 28, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Al-Quriya town fell to Daesh extremist group in 2014.
Incendiary weapons or bombs are designed to cause fires in targeted areas. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Concerned were raised hours after an opposition group to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed the bombs were used in Russian airstrikes that killed at least one dozen civilians in Allepo.
Khaled al Issa (@Charles_Lister/Twitter)
June 25, 2016 - 21:50 GMT
Khaled al Issa died from injuries Friday after an IED hit his home.
An aid convoy prepared to leave for the besieged town of Daraya. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Syrian town of Daraya was hit by barrel bombs the day after a UN aid airdrop.
A car bomb outside a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan killed six soldiers on June 21, 2016 in a remote desert area where hundreds have been held for screening for suspected links to Daesh.  (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
June 23, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani said that with the border area sealed, aid agencies would have to find another way to send food and water to the stranded refugees.
Fighters from Syria's Manbij military council sit on June 15, 2016 in the back of a pickup truck on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Manbij. (AFP/Souleiman)
June 23, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Syrian Democratic Forces fought Daesh militants in the western district of Manbij on Thursday.
Residents of Rukban camp have no access to clean drinking water. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
June 23, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Video footage from the Rukban camp shows refugees chanting, "We want water," while multiple residents of the camp said that they have started to drink polluted water, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
An aerial view of the Zaatari refugee camp inside Jordan. (AFP/File)
June 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kuwait's UNHCR office announced a partnership with Jordan to help register and monitor Syrian refugees within the country.
Refugees wait at all-Roqban makeshift camp, on the border with Syria, in 2015. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
June 22, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Jordan met with international delegations to reroute humanitarian aid through other channels after closing the border with Syria.
Syrian President Bashar Assad. (AFP/file)
June 22, 2016 - 12:50 GMT
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has tasked the country's Electricity Minister Imad Khamis with forming a new government on Wednesday.
Syrian rescuers search the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported Syrian government forces attack at the Tariq al-Bab neighborhood in the rebel-held area of Aleppo on June 20, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
June 22, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
It comes days after Daesh attacked Russian and government forces, pushing them back from Raqqa.