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Al-Rukban, a Syrian refugee camp near the Jordanian border. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
MSF urged Jordan to open its northern border to allow Syrian refugees access to medical treatment.
Kurdish and Arab forces hold rocket launchers as they prepare to confront Daesh on the outskirts of Manbij. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Syrian rebel groups called on the UN to condemn the US and French-backed airstrikes in Syria that have killed 140 civilians this week.
Syrian refugees in al-Ruqban camp. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Conditions at the refugee camp on the Jordanian border have gotten so bad, some refugees are traveling back to Raqqa.
US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters advance into the Islamic State group bastion of Manbij, in northern Syria, in June 2016. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Civilians were urged to leave the city or distance themselves from areas where clashes are taking place.
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July 21, 2016 - 13:11 GMT
The images from the Idlib countryside and elsewhere in Syria have been popping up all over social media this week.
More than 280,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's civil war erupted with the brutal repression of anti-government protests in 2011. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The boy was decapitated by members of the Nureddin Zinki rebel group.
A file photo of a Hezbollah rocket launch. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Hezbollah launched a rocket to destroy a Nusra Front bulldozer protecting the militants' hideout in Wadi al-Khail.
Aleppo in Northern Syria has been the scene of fierce fighting in recent months between anti-Assad rebels and the Syrian Regime.
July 21, 2016 - 08:58 GMT
Social media has been reeling in light of a video recently shared by a US-backed rebel group that shows the beheading of a Palestinian child.
A man pictured in the rubble of a collapsed building following reported air strikes in Aleppo, northern Syria, on July 17, 2016 (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
July 20, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
French warplanes targeted the village of Tukhan al-Kubra, killing 120 civilians.
Syrian Democratic Forces mourn a fallen comrade at Manbij (AFP / File)
July 20, 2016 - 12:07 GMT
An estimated 56 people have died in rebel advances and US led airstrikes.
A Syrian man evacuates an area following a reported airstrike on April 22, 2016 in a rebel-held neighbourhood of Aleppo. (AFP/Ameer Alhalbi)
July 20, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Eleven children were among the victims of Tuesday's coalition air raids.
Turkish women attend a pro-Erdogan rally after the failed coup attempt. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
July 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The failed coup in Turkey will have long-reaching effects on refugee policy, cooperation with the PKK, and other major policy areas for the country.
Many hospitals in Syria, such as this one in the Idlib province, have been destroyed or taken over by militants. (AFP/File)
July 19, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Syrian opposition forces recaptured a hospital from Daesh and are planning to restore it to being a functional civilian hospital.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reacts after attending the funeral of a victim of the coup attempt in Istanbul on July 17, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
July 18, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
'God returned the authority to those who deserve it,' read a statement by Ahrar al-Sham, one of the largest militant groups in Syria.
Many Turks protested the military coup in the streets of Ankara and Istanbul (AFP/File)
July 18, 2016 - 11:38 GMT
Many pro-rebel Syrians celebrated the coup’s defeat, while supporters of the regime were left disappointed.
The road was already effectively out of use since government forces advanced to firing positions overlooking it ten days earlier. (AFP/File)
July 18, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The government advance means an estimated 200,000 to 300,000 residents can only escape the fighting in the northern city via dangerous dirt roads, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.