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US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) met on August 26, 2016 in Geneva for an expected push towards resuming peace talks for war-ravaged Syria. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
After meeting off-and-on for nearly 10 hours in Geneva on Friday, there was only minor progress to achieving a ceasefire,
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August 28, 2016 - 11:04 GMT
Lionel Messi, the Argentinian footballer legend who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team, signed a T-shirt of one of his fans who supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Syrian government troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
August 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Syrian civilians and opposition fighters have continued to evacuate Daraya for a second day.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met on August 26, 2016 in Geneva for an expected push towards resuming peace talks for war-ravaged Syria. (AFP/Martial Terzzini)
August 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister said they had managed to 'reduce the level of mistrust' between the two countries.
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August 26, 2016 - 23:03 GMT
Fleeing the horrors of the war in Syria, they were welcomed by Jordan and lived in purpose-built camps in the Al Mafraq region...
Syrian army soldiers gather in a street in the government-controlled part of the besieged town of Daraya on August 26, 2016, as thousands of rebel fighters and civilians prepared to evacuate under an accord struck a day earlier. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
August 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Damascus suburb only received its first aid convoys in June as its residents were suffering from malnutrition.
Turkish army tanks drive to the Syrian border town of Jarabulus after launching a ground operation for the first time in Syria, on August 25, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
The Free Syrian Army captured the town, backed by Turkish warplanes, tanks, and special forces soldiers.
Victims are evacuated after an airstrike in the eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The report by the UN and global chemical weapons watchdog has said government troops were behind two chemical attacks, while Daesh also likely used sulfur mustard gas.
A Turkish army tank in the border city of Karkamis drives towards Syria. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
There are now reportedly some 20 Turkish tanks in Syria in an apparent anti-Daesh operation.
An adi convoy travelling between Damascus and Ghouta (AFP /Files)
August 25, 2016 - 12:31 GMT
Moaz and Nawraz had been the subject of a social media campaign.
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August 25, 2016 - 11:45 GMT
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A Syrian rebel tries on a gas mask in the northwestern province of Idlib, on July 18, 2013. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 08:27 GMT
The UN is expected to publish a full report on the use of mustard and chlorine gas by Syrian regime forces and Daesh militants.
Turkish tanks enter Jarablus, Syria Wednesday (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 25, 2016 - 02:31 GMT
The US vice president made the demand at a press conference with the Turkish prime minister.
Smoke billows after an air strike on Jarablus, Syria, 24 August. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
A number of Syrian rebel groups posted a message on Twitter saying the "storming operation, aimed at the first stage of liberating Jarablus," had begun.
Syrian-Kurds return to the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on August 23, 2016, after regime forces and Kurdish fighters agreed to a truce following a week of clashes. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
August 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
FSA forces are expected to advance toward Jarabulus, where Turkish troops have launched an anti-Daesh operation.
A Syrian Refugee child is pictured at the refugee camp in Osmaniye on December 15, 2015. Turkey is home to at least 2.2 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2016 - 12:35 GMT
Humanitarian solutions to the education crisis facing Syrian children are largely ignoring those most in need, argues Middle East writer and researcher James Denselow. Children inside Syria are being overlooked.