The attack, which a US official says could amount to a war crime, came hours after a truce came into effect in Aleppo.
May 5, 2016
A judge has issued two dozen indictments for people with extremist links in Lebanon.
Jordan has upped border security after discovering weapons and unrest at the Rugban refugee camp inside Syria.
Seventy-five hospitals managed or supported by MSF have been bombed over the last year.
Since January, 20 people have been killed and 70 wounded by rockets falling inside Turkey from the Syrian border.
Residents reported sporadic fighting, but none of the intense airstrikes of the past ten days.
May 4, 2016
At least three people were killed and an unspecified number of civilians injured in shelling by rebels on regime-held areas in Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Jordanian border guards seized a homing pigeon and spy drone sent from Daesh.
The US and Russia are also working toward a new ceasefire that would include Aleppo.
A 21-year-old man of Iranian origin was arrested in Frankfurt for allegedly posing for photos with severed heads of two victims in Syria.
May 3, 2016
Turkey launched another offensive against Daesh, as the militant organization continues to shoot rockets at the Turkish town of Kilis.
The documents reveal the extent of communication and coordination between two supposedly mortal enemies.
Syrian state media are reporting a number of people have been killed and injured in a rebel rocket attack on a government run hospital in Aleppo.
Thousands gathered at the University of Jordan campus to raise awareness about the deadly escalation of violence in Aleppo this week.
At least three more deaths were reported in Aleppo on Monday as a result of Syrian government airstrikes.
Once Syria’s most populous city, Aleppo is now a humanitarian disaster zone. As fighting intensifies in several districts and bombs again rain down from the sky, tens of thousands of Syria’s forgotten civilians try to survive on the frontlines, dodging missiles and hiding from snipers.
The American couple, whose birth names were not given, appear to have worked as recruiters for the Sunni militant group. They were known familiarly as Abu Isa Al-Amriki and Umm Isa Al-Amriki.
May 2, 2016
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
The UN’s Arabic account doesn’t mention airstrikes, but found time to focus on Syrian recipes.
The Turkish military launched an attack against Daesh after the militants shot rockets into Kilis.
Aleppo has been the center of a deadly escalation of violence over the last week.
The Lebanese army released a video of explosions and artillery fire, and claims it was a successful operation against militants.
May 1, 2016
Supporters are calling to "turn Facebook red" in solidarity with the shattered city.
The World Food Programme has been using the e-Food cards in Turkey for three years, where over 2.7 million Syrian refugees are sheltered in 26 refugee camps.
Nearly 30 strikes hit rebel-held areas of the city – the ninth straight day that Aleppo has been targeted by government forces.
April 30, 2016
Violence in Syria has surged back to levels not seen since a ceasefire went into effect.
April 29, 2016
The airstrikes also destroyed a hospital that was supported by MSF.
Kuwait reaffirmed its commitment to fighting Daesh internationally.
April 28, 2016
“We’ve all had our Abu Hajaar days”
Abu Fouz, a top Daesh commander, was killed in an offense in Arsal, Lebanon.
Multiple airstrikes hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Aleppo, killing dozens.
Civil defense workers blamed the airstrike on Russian warplanes, saying it struck a hospital.
Russia and the US need to bring the cessation of hostilities back to the level it was at when it first went into effect in late February and early March, de Mistura said after concluding the latest round of peace talks in Geneva.
April 27, 2016
Photos of the two executions were uploaded to Twitter on Wednesday by Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, an activist group with sources inside Daesh's so-called "caliphate."
Greece said none of the Syrians had applied for asylum in Greece and wanted to return to Turkey.
Today is the last day of UN-led negotiations, but delegations plan to reconvene in a few weeks.
A US General says new recruits for Daesh are down to about 200 per month, compared with a high of about 1,500 a year ago.
Three Syrians were arrested for attacking Lebanese army and security forces.
April 26, 2016
The new targeted completion date for the 2,117km railway, estimated at a cost of $15.4B, is 2018.
More than 85 percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are living outside camps, living below the poverty line due to restricted access to jobs.
April 25, 2016
A Syrian university student uploaded a number of photos to Twitter today and yesterday that show a side of the country often ignored by the media.
With unaccompanied minors coming from Syria and little government intervention, Lebanon faces an increase in the selling of children.
Obama called on NATO and EU members to increase the fight against Daesh.
Iran warned that a US plan to deploy more troops to Syria will worsen the crisis as it pledged to continue support for the Syrian government.
Lebanese group Hezbollah's Al Manar television reported the blast had occurred at a Syrian army checkpoint.
The plans will be announced Monday in Hanover, Germany, as Obama concludes a week-long overseas trip, according to the report, which quoted unidentified US officials.
April 24, 2016
The Syrian actress is living in isolation until she's recovered.
The Britain-based group noted that an unknown person parked his motorcycle near the militant base, and headed on foot towards a gathering of the fighters. He then detonated his explosives-laden belt, killing Sadeq and three of his comrades.
They released footage of what they said was the burning wreckage of the plane in the Syrian desert, southeast of Damascus.
A dozen civilians were killed in an airstrike on a residential neighborhood.
April 23, 2016
On Tuesday (April 26), Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein will carry the Olympic flame in Athens as part of the torch relay ahead of the 2016 Rio games.
Multiple people plotting attacks in Konya have been arrested.
Lebanese security forces arrested a Syrian man who admitted to providing a militant group with information about Lebanese troop movements.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Turkey on Saturday to review the treatment of refugees and show support for the EU migrant return deal.