Regime warplanes struck the Damascus suburb of Barza in violation of a ceasefire deal between the Assad regime and opposition forces.
At least 110 civilians have been killed by Turkish airstrikes in the Daesh-held Syrian city of al-Bab over the past two weeks
The $1.9 billion includes $1.57 billion given by donors in 2016 and $344 million carried over from 2015 by U.N. Agencies, the World Bank and NGOs.
The four deaths raise the number of Russian military officially reported killed in Syria to 26 since September 2015.
February 20, 2017
In northeastern Syria, there exists a fighting group not only comprised entirely of women, but also revered by their community.
The upsurge in attacks has mostly taken place in Homs, the outskirts of Damascus, and Deraa province.
Violence is escalating in the area near the Jordanian border as government forces try to retake the province from opposition fighters.
February 19, 2017
Spain has been slow to make good on its pledge to take in more than 17,000 refugees over a two-year period.
Both Syria's Kurds - supported by the US - and Bashar al-Assad have condemned Turkey's military activity as a violation of Syria's sovereignty.
Russia says its long-range bombers have fired cruise missiles at Daesh's main stronghold in eastern Syria.
Regime forces shelled the Qaboun neighborhood in eastern Damascus for the second day, killing four people.
The show highlights the plight of one Syrian refugee family.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said "seven rockets and several shells hit areas on the edges of Qabun."
February 18, 2017
The Russian warplanes successfully destroyed the militants’ bases and training camps as well as a Daesh command center.
Erdogan linked the resolution of the Syrian crisis with confronting 'terrorism', especially the Daesh group inside Syria.
February 17, 2017
Around 40 percent of Deraa is under opposition control.
The revised executive order may explicitly exclude green card holders from the travel ban.
The UN envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, was meanwhile meeting with top Russian officials in Moscow in the run-up to the anticipated start of Syrian peace talks in Geneva.
February 16, 2017
Turkish soldiers and Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have been fighting Daesh in its last stronghold in northern Syria.
The Latin star says that he is proud of his reputation as a needy, "cheesy romantic."
The Syrian President has defended the controversial immigration policy of his American counterpart in eyebrow-raising statements.
Syrian rebels earlier this week had threatened to boycott the talks.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported that nine civilians were killed in the raids.
February 15, 2017
Opposition forces appear to have encircled a number of militias belonging to Iran and Lebanese group Hizballah in the town of Kafraya
The opposition factions that took part in the [first] Astana negotiations have reportedly been invited to the talks over the next two days.
February 14, 2017
Virginia became the third state to block Trump's executive order on the grounds that it violated the First Amendment of the US Constitution.
Operation Euphrates Shield, in which Turkish forces are backing Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters, is currently focused on taking the town of Al-Bab, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of the Turkish border.
As well as large numbers of non-combatants in Iraq.
Regime helicopters dropped chlorine bombs on rebel-held eastern Aleppo between November 17 to December 13, killing at least nine people, including four children.
nitiating negotiations requires seriousness and concrete measures to build trust.”
February 13, 2017
The militant groups have not commented on the report so far.
Al-Bab is Daesh's last urban stronghold in Aleppo province.
Most of the injured were children, a local opposition source reported.
Last week at least 26 people were killed after suspected Russian airstrikes hit Idlib.
February 12, 2017
A new phase in the operation began earlier this month by Western-backed Syrian forces.
Turkish tanks were seen supporting the Free Syrian army’s Sultan Murad brigade in clashes with Assad loyalists.
The High Negotiations Committee [HNC] of the Syrian opposition said it had chosen its 20-member delegation for the talks.
February 11, 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed some of the millions of refugees who have fled his country's conflict are "terrorists," in an interview published Friday.
Turkey and its rebel allies now share a lengthy frontline with Syrian government forces and loyalist militias. Damascus sees the Turkish military's control of nearly 2,000 square kilometres in Syria as an occupation.
February 10, 2017
The incident has been labeled 'friendly fire' and was not intentional.
President Donald Trump reacted to the court's decision by tweeting angrily.
The five reported deaths Thursday add to five other soldiers killed in clashes with Daesh this week.
February 9, 2017
Many across the Arab world and beyond disgusted but not surprised by the recent Amnesty International report about a Syrian regime prison where 13,000 were executed across five years.
Regime forces have made major advances against Daesh in the last few days.
February 8, 2017
The beautiful game returns to war-torn Aleppo, as Kuwait welcomed an Iraqi player for the first time in 30 years.
Rebel fighters took the western fringes of the town with Turkish military support.
The militant commander, Ahmad Wahid al-Abed, was killed when an explosion ripped through his vehicle outside of Arsal.
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The US embassy in Riyadh has confirmed that nationals from the seven countries previously banned under Trump's executive order are now permitted to travel to the US if their visas remain valid.