The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees.
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.
Despite making an advance in the Syrian border city of Zabadani, Hezbollah lost two fighters in clashes with militants.
July 31, 2015
The money will offset the effects of the World Food Programme cutting off all assistance to 440,000 Syrian refugees living in urban communities in Jordan.
Villages in Syria's Idlib province remained under siege by Nusra Front militants while there was a shortage of medical supplies and a need for humanitarian assistance, according to a Press TV report.
Syrian regime warplanes killed 27 civilians, including 10 children, on Wednesday night after launching airstrikes on the towns of Saraqub and Maaret al-Numan in northern Syria's Idlib province.
July 30, 2015
An attack by Daesh militants on a town in northern Syria Thursday left at least 18 people dead.
At least 15,000 Daesh militants have been killed by US-led coalition airstrikes since the campaign began a year ago, according to the CIA.
Dozens of Lebanese nationals, Palestinians and Syrians were arrested across Lebanon by security forces during anti-terror raids.
It's not all about the PKK.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke in front of the Security Council on Wednesday, expressing his disappointment in the failure to implement previous peace resolutions in Syria.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
The Lebanese government hopes to enroll 200,000 Syrian students in public schools this year, nearly double the number of last year.
The UN's special envoy for Syria submitted a new proposal to the Security Council on Wednesday for the next steps to ending the war.
July 29, 2015
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An Israeli plane attacked a military base along the Syrian-Lebanese border on Wednesday belonging to a pro-Syrian Palestinian faction, wounding six people.
Ten Syrian army defectors were arrested Wednesday in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh, Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported.
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According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights killed five pro-regime forces on Wednesda
Syrian rebels pushed further into the Assad stronghold of Hama province bordering Latakia, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
July 28, 2015
At least 20 militants were killed in clashes Tuesday with Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
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YPG's Assyrian Christian allies in Hasakah say the Kurds should be left out of Turkish strikes.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
Syrian government forces and Kurdish fighters have pushed Daesh militants from the northeastern city of Hasakah, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
State Department Spokesperson John Kirby addressed the question during a press conference in Washington DC.
Syrian troops and volunteer forces have liberated some key positions around the central Syrian city of Palmyra, killing scores of Daesh militants in the area.
Russian oil and gas companies plan to restart projects worth a total of $1.6 billion with Syria.
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July 27, 2015
Between the Houthis and Daesh, things are still pretty bad for journalists in this region.
Things are getting more tense for Turkey across the border.
Hezbollah and the Syrian army tightened the screws on militants holed up in the center of the embattled border town of Zabadani over the weekend.
Syrian government troops and Kurdish forces advanced Sunday against Daesh fighters in the northeastern city of Hasakah.
Fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG) accused Turkish forces of targeting their positions instead of Daesh in Syria.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the YPG took over Daesh-held Sarrin, a strategic town near Kobani.
Jordanian Border Guards arrested three infiltrators who were attempting to cross into Syrian territories from the kingdom.
NATO ambassadors are due to meet Tuesday in Turkey to discuss Ankara's military operation against Daesh and PKK targets.
July 26, 2015
Protesters in Turkey have held fresh rallies in the two major cities of Istanbul and Ankara, venting their anger at the government for its bombing campaign against Daesh positions in Syria and those of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq.
The signs of crumbling manpower weren't as loud as Assad's speech in Damascus, but they were there.
The Big Heart Foundation has pledged to donate nearly $2 million toward three projects run by the UNHCR.
The embattled Syrian president gave a lengthy afternoon speech on Sunday, and finally admitted to a few things.
In his first public address in a year, embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday reiterated his commitment to winning the country’s bloody civil war.
A rocket fired from opposition positions in Syria targeted a government-held area in Aleppo killed five children, including four brothers.
A total of 371 suspects have been detained across Turkey in a nationwide crackdown against the PKK.
An Australian citizen was charged with terrorism offenses for reportedly joining Daesh while volunteering as a nurse in Syria.
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Self-styled executioner Mohammed Emwazi also known as "Jihadi John" reportedly fled Daesh territory in Syria, according to a British tabloid newspaper.
Daesh militants abducted some 180 children in the group's stronghold of Mosul in Iraq, a Kurdish official said.
Neo-Nazis in the German city of Dresden staged a violent protest against hundreds of asylum seekers arriving to a tent area in buses.
Turkey told the United Nations on Friday that it had started conducting air strikes on Daesh militant group in exercise of its rights of self-defense as defined by the Article 51 of the U.N. Charter, which allows countries to engage in self-defense against an armed attack.
July 25, 2015
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At least 45 civilians, including a number of women and children, were killed on Friday when the Syrian regime attacked opposition-held positions across the war-torn country, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights.
An uneasy peace is getting a lot more shaky between Turkey and the Kurdish militant group.
The United Nations removed the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp from a list of besieged areas in Syria despite not having direct access to the camp for five months.
Turkish fighter jets have conducted airstrikes on terrorist groups Daesh in Syria and the PKK in Iraq.
Two main Syrian opposition groups have agreed on a political roadmap to end the ongoing civil war in Syria.
An agreement reached between Turkey and the United States on what they call cooperation against Daesh includes establishing a no-fly zone over the Arab country, a Turkish newspaper says.
July 24, 2015
The Syrian Arab Army is recruiting for a new militia in Latakia; the ad reveals more than what it's saying.
Turkish authorities have announced that nine Islamic State fighters were killed in the early morning raids.
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A nurse who said he was forced to join and aid Daesh in Syria is expected to be arrested upon his return to Australia Friday.
Turkish fighter jets struck Daesh targets in Syria Friday along with allowing the US to use an airbase near the Syrian border.
Syrian troops and fighters of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah have made new gains in their battle to retake the strategic border town of Zabadani as more militants choose to surrender.
The United Nations special envoy to Syria has met with the Syrian foreign minister as part of diplomatic efforts to find a political solution to the four-year conflict gripping the Arab country.
July 23, 2015
One Turkish soldier has been killed and at least one more wounded in the Kilis border region by gunfire which came from the Syrian side of the border.
Chemical weapons were used by Daesh during the bitter battle for Syria's Hasakah. Here's what they looked like.
At least 33 civilians, including eight children and two women, were killed on Wednesday, after Syrian regime forces shelled a number of towns and villages under the control of the opposition.
Turkish police arrested three people Thursday over a shooting attack claimed by the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) that left two officers dead.
The UN's Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura denounced Syria's use of imprecise, shrapnel-filled barrel bombs in the strategic Lebanese border town Zabadani, saying the bomb attacks took civilian lives.
Tensions with the ethnic minority continue to rise as the war with Daesh rages on.
Almost half of the 457 people detained by Turkish authorities on the Turkish-Syrian border between January 1 and June 30 are Chinese nationals.
A document allegedly leaked from the Assad regime said 686 army soldiers from Assad's hometown are on the wanted list.
July 22, 2015
At least 12 civilians, including four children and a pregnant woman, were killed and dozens wounded Wednesday.
Lebanese army intelligence Wednesday detained two Syrians and a Palestinian over the killing of a 7-year-old Syrian boy after his father refused to pay a ransom in exchange for his release.
Websites and social media platforms that showed graphic images of the blast have been restricted to residents in Turkey.
US military officials said a US military strike earlier this month killed a senior al-Qaeda leader who head a $7 million bounty on his head.
Three Spanish freelance reporters went missing after entering Syria.
Hezbollah and the Syrian army seized complete control of a barren region along Lebanon's eastern border Tuesday, Syrian state media reported, as helicopters pounded rebel targets holed up in central Zabadani.
July 21, 2015
A heavy scene plays out in Turkey as family members mourn the victims of a deadly suicide bombing attack in the Turkish border town of Suruc.
Opposition figures in Syria’s Aleppo province voiced concern that last week’s landmark agreement between the P5+1 group of nations and Iran.
A US military spokesman on Tuesday flatly rejected claims from a Kurdish militia source that coalition warplanes are coordinating airstrikes against Daesh in Syria with help from Syrian government forces.
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Syrian rebels killed at least seven and wounded hundreds after they fired hundreds of rockets and shells at government-held territory.
Ahmet Davutoglu called for unity in Turkey following a deadly attack in Suruc, which killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens others.
At least 20 people were killed and around 100 others injured following an airstrike believed to be carried out by the Syrian army in the town of Manbij.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday assured that the US would help Israel counter Iranian support for Hezbollah.
At least 157 people were killed in areas held by Syrian opposition forces during the Eid al-Fitr holiday from July 17 to 19.
July 20, 2015
A Syrian Kurdish militia on Monday said it was nearly in full control of the northeastern city of Hasakah, gaining territory at the expense of troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad’s government.
The EU announced an additional $70 million in humanitarian aid.
The Daesh militant group has banned private internet connections in its de facto Syrian capital of Raqqa, forcing residents and its own fighters to use monitored internet cafes.
Hundreds of children are being forced by Daesh to learn beheadings by practising on dolls in training camps across Iraq and Syria, AP reports.
Ambushes killed 25 militants over the weekend.
July 19, 2015
Security forces in Turkey arrested nearly 500 people trying to cross the border from Syria on Saturday.
Kurdish forces are far from faultless.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said the UK was committed to working with the US to destroy Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
A 10-year-old Syrian girl died from a diabetic coma after her traffickers allegedly threw her medicine in the ocean.
The group will release three hostages if the government gives them five female militants detained in Lebanese prisons.
Cutbacks at the UNRWA could affect dozens of schools managed by the agency.