Syrian men sell fuel produced from plastic in the rebel-held side of the northern embattled city of Aleppo on October 27, 2016. (AFP/Karam al-Masri)
October 28, 2016 - 14:42 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Islamist rebels had made gains against Syrian troops.
A general view shows a damaged classroom at a school after it was hit in an air strike in the village of Hass, in the south of Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on October 26, 2016. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
October 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The attack, believed to be carried out by Russian planes, may be the deadliest attack on a school since the Syrian conflict began.
Women disembark from the Siem Pilot on October 24, 2016 after rescue operations of migrants at see during the weekend. (AFP/Stringer)
October 27, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The EU's coastguard agency warned that rescue missions near the Libyan coast were getting increasingly dangerous.
Syrian government forces walk in the strategic area of the Bazo hilltop, north of Khan Tuman on the southern outskirts of the northern embattled Syrian city of Aleppo on October 25, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
October 26, 2016 - 16:21 GMT
A civil defense official said the strikes targeted a school and a marketplace.
EU's High representative for foreign affairs and security policy Federica Mogherini arrives for an European Union leaders summit on October 20, 2016 at the European Council, in Brussels. (AFP/Thierry Carlier)
October 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini also called on all parties to stop shelling of medical facilities in the city.
Syrians line up to cross the Turkish border. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
October 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Turkish officials said Jarabulus was clear of all extremist groups and so far over 7,700 people had returned home.
ICARDA made the first withdrawal from the Norwegian “Doomsday” Global Seed Vault to reconstruct the collection lost in Aleppo. (Wikimedia Commons)
October 25, 2016 - 06:48 GMT
Terbol's new facility is being prepared to house and restore Aleppo's seed legacy, which was threatened by conflict in Syria.
Nusra Front fighters south of Aleppo (AFP /Georges Ourfalian)
October 24, 2016 - 22:13 GMT
The New Arab reports that Sheikh Abdullah al-Muhaysini made the claim on Twitter.
Shells of buildings in Aleppo, Syria. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
George Sabra, vice president of Syrian opposition negotiating delegation in Geneva and member of SHNC, told Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that Europe announced an initiative two days ago to ceasefire and send humanitarian aids.
Is there anything she can't do? (Instagram)
October 24, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Is there anything she can't do?
Entitled “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter”, the show looks at emergency housing in contemporary crisis zones. (UNHCR)
October 24, 2016 - 10:10 GMT
For the first time, a major museum has explored the plight of the world’s homeless with an exhibition on refugee shelters.
7-year-old Bana Alabed tweets from East Aleppo, documenting everyday life in the besieged region. (Twitter)
October 23, 2016 - 14:33 GMT
“Good afternoon world, I am lucky to be alive after it rain bombs all the night. - Bana #Aleppo.”
A Syrian man walks past destroyed buildings on May 2, 2016, in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Russian military announced an 11-hour ceasefire for Thursday to allow civilians, rebel fighters and injured persons to leave the area, promising them safe passage.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 16:46 GMT
Foreign Policy reports that a staffer for Congressman Doug Lamborn asked about popping the Syrian president during a meeting.
A verdict is not expected before April 2017. (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The suspect allegedly participated in the abduction on February 17, 2013 and was "involved in guarding the kidnapped victim (a Canadian lawyer) between March and June 2013".
Syrian refugees walk on their way back to the Syrian city of Jarabulus on September 7, 2016. (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 11:53 GMT
Many displaced Syrians are heading to the newly-freed, half-shattered town of Jarablus, which has become a symbol of Turkey's intervention in the Syrian war. But it is far from clear what awaits them there, and whether the nascent buffer zone is sustainable.