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Rifaat al-Assad, uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has lived in exile since 1984. (File photo)
June 29, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
French authorities first began looking into corruption allegations against Rifaat al-Assad in 2014.
Men, believed to be Daesh militants, speak as people carry belongings back to Tal Abyad. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 10:11 GMT
Tel Abyad lies north of Raqqa and had been a key supply line for the city, which Daesh has proclaimed its headquarters in Syria.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church targeted by suicide bombers in al-Qaa. (AFP/Stringer)
June 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanon's Prime Minister hosted an emergency security meeting to discuss the eight suicide bombings in al-Qaa yesterday.
Nusra Front fighters in Syria. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
According to the ISSG Ceasefire Task Force, Nusra Front militants have been receiving advanced weaponry despite the ongoing ceasefire.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church where a suicide bomber blew himself up the previous day in the Christian village of al-Qaa, near the Lebanon's border with Syria, on June 28, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
June 28, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
On Monday suicide bombers blew themselves up in a Christian border village.
Footage showing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visiting troops on the frontline near Damascus was broadcast on pro-government TV. (Euronews)
June 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Assad was seen touring several positions at a newly recaptured airbase in the Damascus suburbs.
Iranian Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, right, shakes hands with the head of the UN's atomic watchdog Yukiya Amano during a meeting in Tehran on July 02, 2015. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
June 28, 2016 - 06:44 GMT
The two officials exchanged viewpoints about developments in Syria and bilateral cooperation for a political solution to the foreign-sponsored crisis in the Arab country.
US special forces assisting the Syrian Democratic Forces near Raqqa, Syria (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
June 27, 2016 - 20:19 GMT
Radi Suleiman took off the head-to-toe cover upon arriving in Lebanon from Raqqa in protest of Daesh's rule.
Rebel fighters in Ghouta, February 2016 (AFP/Amer Almohibany)
June 27, 2016 - 19:32 GMT
@syrianpresidency was very active on Instagram today.
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.