A UN report released Thursday urged the international community to address the growing problem of Syrian refugee child laborers, many of whom are exploited to support their families.
Amidst recruitment issues, US military is to send first round of "moderate" trainees into Syria in upcoming weeks.
Syrian government airstrikes bombarded Aleppo late Thursday and into Friday as Islamist rebel groups launched a major offensive to seize full control of the city.
Pentagon officials said the militant, Tarik bin Tahar al-Awni al-Harzi, had been transporting and supplying weapons for Daesh, as well has helping fighters enter Syria from Turkey.
The Syrian Ambassador on Thursday rejected a UN report condemning Syria's use of barrel bombs in the conflict.
July 2, 2015
UNESCO head Irina Bokova met with experts in London to discuss the extent of looting of ancient sites by the Daesh group.
War in the Middle East is being blamed for a seven percent rise in the number of journalists killed in the first six months of this year.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes in Daraa on Wednesday killed at least 18 people.
The Lebanese army intercepted the militants trying to set up a rocket launcher in Arsal.
A cursory Google image search says otherwise.
Dozens of trainees quit the program to be with their families during the holy month of Ramadan.
Hezbollah fighters moved into the outskirts of the Syrian border town of Zabadani Wednesday.
Images were uploaded of a bag that seemed to sport a Daesh flag.
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations.
The World Food Program will halve the value of food vouchers given to refugees in Lebanon.
July 1, 2015
If anything bad should happen to Syrian singer Wissam Hilal, then he wants all his money to go to his little - and only - bro Basel.
Fifteen people were killed and at least 25 injured on Wednesday by barrel-bomb attacks carried out by the Syrian regime.
The Nazareth District Court sentenced an Israeli Arab to three years in prison on Wednesday, for joining Daesh in Syria.
The Central Bank of Syria put the redesigned currency into circulation Tuesday, but media reports fail to mention the reason behind the image change.
Turkey has tightened security along the border amid ongoing threats.
Syrian rebel group Jaysh al-Islam has released a video that mocked Daesh productions.
Egyptian security sources told Arabic news Wednesday at least 70 soldiers were killed.
A troubling week of attacks across the Middle East and France show terrorism is spreading like wild fire.
The United States will not support a buffer zone on the northern Syrian border due to the cost required to support it.
Following her visit to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Turkey nine days ago, the Oscar-winning star joins UK and African Union authorities to help tackle sexual violence in conflict zones.
Reece Harding died while fighting with the Lions of Rojava in Syria when he stepped on a landmine.
June 30, 2015
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said a group of Daesh fighters had re-entered Tal Abyad and seized a district from Kurdish fighters.
Syrian army airstrikes kill at least 20, injure 80 others, according to humanitarian and local sources.
Local media reported 60 suspects were arrested for militant connections.
Walmart may want to look into some cultural sensitivity training.
Two women along with their husbands were reportedly beheaded in Syria's Deir al-Zor province for carrying acts of "sorcery", according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Lebanese security forces arrested eight Syrian men on suspicion of being affiliated with terrorist groups in the border towns of Labweh and Arsal.
While al-Qaeda claims to be fighting for the establishment of an Islamic State, Daesh purports to be one.
Kidnappings have been a common occurrence in the Bekaa Valley, an area known for hosting a large number of gangs.
The Syrian actor was 'kidnapped' from a cruise by 'Israeli forces' and interrogated at gunpoint, in the latest hoax stunt on Egyptian TV.
June 29, 2015
Jordan was said to be mulling the establishment of a humanitarian buffer zone in southern Syria to prevent the entrenchment of extremist militants along its border.
The two Islamists returned home and were received by their families at a ceremony Sunday.
UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger, Tunisian actress Hend Sabry had one of her Ramadan Iftars with a Syrian refugee family in Jordan.
Syrian state news released a newsflash stating th army had "cleansed" militants from the southern district of Nashwa in the city.
One map shows the extent of the government's concerns.
June 28, 2015
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented 3,027 executions by Daesh in the year since establishing their 'caliphate.'
The outskirts of the northeastern town of Ras Baalbek are expected to see a series of fierce clashes between Hezbollah and Daesh in the upcoming weeks.
A Daesh militant from Australia could still be alive following reports last week of him being killed by a US-led drone strike in Syria.
Recent Daesh attacks may leave non-Muslims perceiving the religion in an unfair light.
Here's what experts said about Daesh before the holy month began.
June 27, 2015
At least 80 Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes conducted by Iraqi air forces Saturday.
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal.
The YPG victory comes only two days after Daesh had re-entered the border town.
The militants beheaded 12 men accused of fighting against them in Syria.
June 26, 2015
The women were sold for between $500 and $2,000 in Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Daesh re-entered the Syrian border town on Thursday and has already killed more than 140 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
A source said soldiers ambushed a group of militants who tried to attack military positions to try to infiltrate Arsal.
The offensive follows a Daesh attack on another provincial capital, Hasakah, that sent more suicide bombers into a Kurdish border town.
June 25, 2015
Turkish security forces said Daesh 'sleeper cells' lying in wait in Kobani were responsible for Thursday's early morning car bomb attack
Clashes in the northeastern city of al-Hasakah on Thursday have killed 50, including 20 Daesh members, the SNHR said.
Three shells from Syria struck Ramtha, killing a 23-year-old man and injuring three others, including two young girls.
Approximately 150,000 Palestinians are living on the front lines of the Syrian crisis.
A total of nine suspects have been detained following the attack on an IDF ambulance carrying a wounded Syrian.
Daesh militants re-entered the Syrian town of Kobani, five months after being pushed out by Kurds and the US-led coalition.
Washington couldn't solve the 2006 sectarian war in Iraq, so what makes America think this time will be different?
Over 19 Daesh militants were killed by Syria's army in the country's central province of Homs, the SOHR reported.
June 24, 2015
Haifa Wehbe thanks Assala for complimenting her on her acting skills with a cold tweet.
Bombs were detonated outside a mosque in Damascus, at the headquarters of the Kurdish fighters at Sinalco Square, as well as near a pediatric hospital in Hasakah.
The UN denounced Daesh, armed rebels and the Syrian government for deliberately targeting civilians in the war.
$800 million of aid last year reflected by growth of 1.3 percent in the Lebanese GDP, according to a UN report.
Daesh militants blew up two mausoleums in the UNESCO world heritage city of Palmyra days after laying mines around ancient sites.
Kurdish forces have liberated the town of Ain Issa from Daesh, cutting off a key supply route to the Deash 'capital' of Raqqa.
Nice try, Syria — you'll have to do a whole lot more than that to get residents excited for the season.
June 23, 2015
A new video released by Daesh shows the brutal murders of 16 prisoners in what is thought to be one of the group's cruelest videos to date.
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured three new hills in Syria's northern Qalamoun region on Tuesday.
Assala turns a blind eye on her bumpy friendship with Haifa Wehbe, and confesses that she's an amazing actress instead!
Kurdish Popular Protection Units (YPG) have made advances towards Raqqa, Daesh's self-proclaimed capital in Syria.
According to the Pentagon, coalition trained rebels will be paid paid $250 - $400 per month.
On Monday Israeli Druze attacked an IDF ambulance carrying to Syrians in Goan Heights.
June 22, 2015
The first-place winner gets a "young" girl, while second- and third-place winners get teenage girls.
An attempted Daesh attack on Hezbollah posts in northern Qalamoun on Monday was thwarted by Hezbollah forces and the Syrian army.
According to a medical NGO operating in Syria, fuel shortages are inhibiting humanitarian aid from reaching civilians.
From food to transportation, here are the ways the plummeting Syrian pound is affecting civilians.
Sunni allegations of Kurds' ethnic cleansing have deeper implications.
The family of five, includig a couple and their three children, first traveled to Turkey before crossing into Syria.
Some 14 people were killed by Syrian government forces in Aleppo, local activists said.
These centuries-old norias are more than just landmarks, and so far they're safe and sound.
An abridged translation of the statement released by the YPG after media reports of ethnic cleansing in the areas taken from Daesh.
June 21, 2015
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday said Daesh militants have planted explosives in the ancient part of the central Syrian city.
The bomb blast likely targeted the region's Syrian Kurds.
June 20, 2015
Hospital officials and activist sources say ten people were killed and 15 injured Saturday as Syrian regime forces dropped so-called "elephant missiles" over residential areas of Syria's second-largest city.
Three Italians and a French citizen were arrested by Turkish authorities as they entered the country from Kobane, which lies just across the Syrian border.
Amidst attacks on Syria's Druze community, Israel's top ethnically Druze government official said at a briefing Saturday he fears members of his ethnic-religious sect are under grave risk of persecution in Syria's embattled Aleppo.
As June 20 marks UN World Refugee Day, the international body reports record numbers of displaced people who fled armed conflicts in 2014.
Archaeological experts say a barrel bomb attack on Syria’s northern rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan inflicted serious damage on a famed mosaic museum.
Pro government Syrian tribal leaders on Friday rejected support from Jordan's King Abdullah II against Daesh militants.