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Russia's deputy UN ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, covers his ears during a Security Council debate on Syria, April 5 2017. (AFP/Timothy A. Clary)
April 26, 2017 - 15:17 GMT
Al Bawaba talks to international justice scholars to figure out why the council is failing in its responsibility to international peace and security.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir enter a hall for a meeting in the Russian capital, Moscow, on August 11, 2015. (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir stressed during a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that head of the Syrian regime Bashar Assad has no place in Syria’s future.
The site of the April 3 blast on the St Ptersburg metro. (AFP/file)
April 26, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The attack on the Russian city's metro on April 3 killed at least 14 people.

Continued ground and air strikes by Turkey and Ankara-backed rebel forces has angered Washington and led to calls for a united front against Daesh. (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
More than two dozen fighters died in the attacks, which appear to have hit Kurdish units fighting Daesh.
A Syrian boy stands against a bullet-riddled wall in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, on April 24, 2017. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
April 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The population transfers between rebel-held and regime-held towns has forcibly displaced thousands of civilians.
A protester holds a poster depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and reading “Putin, killer!” during a demonstration in Istanbul, on November 27, 2015. (AFP/ Cagdas Erdogan)
April 25, 2017 - 16:28 GMT
Growing Russian engagement in the Middle East have led many to speculate over the Russian agenda.
Syrian women who fled from Daesh-controlled parts of Syria at the al-Mabrouka camp on the Turkish border, April 23 2017. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
April 25, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The bomb hit a car the family were trying to escape the fighting in, killing five children and three adults.
Moroccan Prime Minister Saad-Eddine El Othmani at a meeting in parliament, Rabat, April 19 2017. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
April 24, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The two countries are trading accusations that each has been trying to foist refugees on the other.
A displaced Syrian girls looks on during a sand storm at the al-Mabrouka camp in the village of Ras al-Ain on the Syria-Turkey border, where many Syrians who fled from territory held by the Islamic State (IS) group in Deir Ezzor and Raqa are taking shelter on April 23, 2017. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
April 24, 2017 - 10:31 GMT
Efforts to end the conflict and rebuild Syria should harness the skills and visions that Syrians have for their future.
Syrian prisoners arrive in rebel-held Rashidin after their release from government jails, April 21 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
April 24, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The hunting party had been held for 16 months by militias related to Iran.
Asma al-Assad, the wife of the Syrian President. (Syrian Presidency)
April 24, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Peter Ford has been defending Assad in the British press. Turns out he's being paid by the dictator's father-in-law.
A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on September 10, 2016 shows smoke rising from the Syrian village of Jubata al-Khashab after Israeli airstrikes against Syrian army positions. (AFP)
April 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Three Syrian forces have been killed in a fresh Israeli attack on a military camp near the southwestern city of Quneitra, a military official says.
Lebanese soldiers at a checkpoint in Arsal. (AFP/file)
April 23, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The raid also led to the arrest of ten other fugitives in the border town of Arsal.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis (R) bids farewell to Israeli military dignitaries as he departs from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on April 21, 2017. (AFP/Jonathan Ernst)
April 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
On Syria, James Mattis told a press conference, 'I can authoritatively say they have retained some [chemical weapons]. It's a violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions.'
The award-winning Syrian artist will launch her new album in London. (Facebook)
April 23, 2017 - 08:25 GMT
The award-winning Syrian artist will launch her new album in London.
Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani says Jordan continues to push for a political solution in Syria. (File/AFP)
April 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Jordan has rejected as “baseless” claims that it plans to deploy troops in neighbouring Syria in coordination with the US.