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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.
Khaled al Issa (@Charles_Lister/Twitter)
June 25, 2016 - 21:50 GMT
Khaled al Issa died from injuries Friday after an IED hit his home.
An aid convoy prepared to leave for the besieged town of Daraya. (AFP/File)
June 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Syrian town of Daraya was hit by barrel bombs the day after a UN aid airdrop.
A car bomb outside a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan killed six soldiers on June 21, 2016 in a remote desert area where hundreds have been held for screening for suspected links to Daesh.  (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
June 23, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani said that with the border area sealed, aid agencies would have to find another way to send food and water to the stranded refugees.
Fighters from Syria's Manbij military council sit on June 15, 2016 in the back of a pickup truck on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Manbij. (AFP/Souleiman)
June 23, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Syrian Democratic Forces fought Daesh militants in the western district of Manbij on Thursday.
Residents of Rukban camp have no access to clean drinking water. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
June 23, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Video footage from the Rukban camp shows refugees chanting, "We want water," while multiple residents of the camp said that they have started to drink polluted water, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.
An aerial view of the Zaatari refugee camp inside Jordan. (AFP/File)
June 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kuwait's UNHCR office announced a partnership with Jordan to help register and monitor Syrian refugees within the country.
Refugees wait at all-Roqban makeshift camp, on the border with Syria, in 2015. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
June 22, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Jordan met with international delegations to reroute humanitarian aid through other channels after closing the border with Syria.
Syrian President Bashar Assad. (AFP/file)
June 22, 2016 - 12:50 GMT
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has tasked the country's Electricity Minister Imad Khamis with forming a new government on Wednesday.
Syrian rescuers search the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported Syrian government forces attack at the Tariq al-Bab neighborhood in the rebel-held area of Aleppo on June 20, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
June 22, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
It comes days after Daesh attacked Russian and government forces, pushing them back from Raqqa.
Fighters from the Free Syrian Army carry food as they prepare to break the fast during the month of Ramadan on June 16, 2016 in the rebel-held neighborhood of Jobar, outside the capital Damascus. (AFP/Sameer al-Doumy)
June 22, 2016 - 06:32 GMT
UN envoy Stafan de Mistura also expressed his hopes for resuming peace talks.
Jordanian soldiers carry the coffin of their comrade Belal Al-Zuhbi during his funeral near Jerash, on June 21, 2016, after he was killed alongside five other comrades in a suicide bomb attack on the border with Syria. (AFP/Stringer)
June 22, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
In response to the car bomb that killed six Jordanian border guards, Jordan has sealed the border with Syria until further notice.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has introduced changes to the foreign ministry, including appointing Jaberi ansari as the new deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Jaberi Ansari replaces Abdul Lahyan as the deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs.
Syrian refugees are seen stranded at the Jordanian border. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
June 21, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
A car bomb went off on the Syrian side of the border early Tuesday, killing and injuring several guards.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates more than 1,000 Hezbollah fighters have been killed in Syria since the conflict began. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The Lebanese Shia group has been fighting alongside Assad's forces in Syria since 2011.
Daraa, near the Jordan-Syria border, has faced an increase in shelling and mortar strikes in recent weeks. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Ramtha residents report an increase in Syrian regime shelling across the Syrian border in Daraa.