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A Syrian man inspects the damage following reported government airstrike on the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 26, 2017. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
February 27, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Footage from Douma near Damascus purported to show the aftermath of a chemical attack.
Asghar Farhadi refuses to attend the Oscars this year. (AFP/FIle)
February 27, 2017 - 11:31 GMT
Hollywood sends a strong political message through the Oscars.
Syrian civil defense volunteers, known as the White Helmets, search for survivors following regime airstrike on the opposition-held neighbourhood of Tishrin on Feb. 22, 2017. [AFP]
February 27, 2017 - 09:36 GMT
When a documentary about The Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, won an Oscar last night, people had a lot to say about it.
A Syrian girl, holding her stuffed toy, stands next to the rubble of buildings in the northwestern Syrian border town of al-Bab on February 25, 2017. (AFP/Nazeera al-Khatib)
February 27, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The clashes came days after Turkey announced that al-Bab had been seized by the FSA, pushing out the remaining Daesh fighters.
A Syrian boy awaits treatment at a make-shift hospital following air strikes on rebel-held eastern areas of Aleppo. (AFP/Karam al-Masri)
February 26, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The oft-orphaned children, who have had members of their family blown apart by a regime barrel bomb or a Russian cruise missile or even a US airstrike, are suffering more than just post-traumatic stress.
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.