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.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (AFP)
April 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Friday said there was "no longer any doubt" that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime still has chemical weapons.
A convoy of ambulances transporting wounded civilians and rebels from the villages of Fuaa and Kafraya, the last two regime-held villages in Idlib province, is guarded as it heads towards the Cilvegozu crossing with Turkey on December 28, 2015 (AFP Photo/Omar Haj Kadour)
April 21, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The evacuation of Syrian civilians and fighters from four besieged towns, part of a Qatari-mediated swap deal between the warring sides, resumed on Friday after a two-day halt.
A scene from the TV drama
April 20, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
The unthinkable happened.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and US Central Command Commander Joseph Votel take part in a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC on April 11, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
April 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Following the US attack on a Syrian government airbase earlier this month, many allies of the US will want to know how the Trump team intends to approach Syria.
Civilians from besieged government-held villages Fuaa and Kafraya wait to be handed over from opposition to government forces near Aleppo, April 19 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
April 19, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Civilians from government-held Fuaa and Kafraya are again waiting at Rashideen, where a car bomb struck last week, killing over 100.
Syrians, who were injured in a suicide car bombing that targeted buses carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns, sit in a tent on the Syrian-Turkish border in Idlib province on April 17, 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
April 18, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The US previously said the strike targeted al-Qaeda militants believed to be gathering at the mosque.
The United States says a final decision has yet to be made on how and when Raqqa will be captured. (AFP)
April 18, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Civilian council to be formed after the planned recapture of Raqqa from Daesh.
What prompted her to make such an insult? (Instagram)
April 18, 2017 - 14:26 GMT
What prompted her to make such an insult?
A screengrab from the Forensic Architecture reconstruction of the mosque attacked in Aleppo. (Forensic Architecture)
April 18, 2017 - 13:26 GMT
Human rights groups say they have disproved the US assertion that it was an al-Qaeda meeting, not a mosque, that was targeted in a March 16 airstrike.
Asma al-Assad greets a Syrian woman, 21 March. (Syrian Presidency)
April 18, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Two British MPs have said that the threat of stripping the citizenship of the Syrian President's wife should be used as leverage in attempts to end the war.
An architectural reconstruction of the mosque hit in a March 16 US airstrike in Aleppo province. (Forensic Architecture)
April 18, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The airstrike in Aleppo province on March 16 killed dozens of civilians.