Airstrikes conducted by the Syrian government on a marketplace killed at least 34 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday.
Angelina Jolie is a passionate advocate for refugees in this region, and she implored the UN Security Council that aid should be increased, not decreased.
Two Swedish men were freed by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria with the help of negotiations through Palestinian and Jordanian authorities.
Nusra Front militants killed at least 60 Syrian army soldiers in the northwestern province of Idlib, according to a London-based monitoring group.
At least 30 people were killed Saturday in regime airstrikes on Jisr al-Shughur city in the northern province of Idlib.
April 25, 2015
Islamist fighters overrun one of the regime's last holdouts in the Idlib province.
Report states that IDF targeted brigades armed with long-range missiles.
Jabhat al Nusra and allies launch joint assault on strategic city in province of Idlib.
April 24, 2015
Daesh militants have shot down an army aircraft near an important military airport in the south of Syria, according to AFP.
The talks, set for May 4, are the latest to attempt a resolution to the civil war.
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups.
Officials from Iran and Iraq sign border security agreement, while Iraq officials pledge to beef up security along border with Syria.
April 23, 2015
The army raided a northern town and arrested three suspected militants connected to a soldier who joined Nusra Front, a security source said Thursday.
At least 2,000 people, mostly Islamic State group (Daesh) terrorists, have been killed in Syria by a US-led air campaign in the past seven months, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday, according to AFP.
The government will discuss opening an alternative maritime export route due to the closure of the Nasib crossing with Syria.
April 22, 2015
Another 446 rescued migrants docked in southeast Sicily on Wednesday, increasing the total refugees who have arrived in Italy this year to 22,000.
A UN representative held a series of meetings with Lebanese officials Wednesday over issues facing women in conflict.
Activist group says 12 Daesh figthers dead in battle with Islamist rebels.
More than 225,000 Syrians are besieged by Daesh forces in the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, according to the most recent UN report, leaving civilians without access to foodstuffs and water supply.
The Pentagon has expressed doubt about the claims, saying there's no evidence to support that Baghdadi was wounded.
Syrian Army troops engaged militants in the mountainous Qalamoun region, thwarting opposition fighters infiltrating the country Tuesday.
April 21, 2015
Daesh beheaded two opposition fighters accused of fighting against the group, a monitor said Tuesday.
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been recuperating for weeks from serious injuries, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
Daesh released photos online Tuesday claiming to have executed 11 pro-government fighters in Iraq.
In a television interview with France 2 television on Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flatly denied reports that his forces have used chlorine gas and barrel bombs in combat.
Iran and Australia have agreed to share intelligence on tracking foreign fighters working with Daesh, as part of Australia's first official visit to Iran in over a decade.
As fighting continues in Yarmouk, the UN Security Council the council "called for unhindered humanitarian access to the Yarmouk camp and for the protection of civilians inside the camp."
April 20, 2015
The family, which includes four young children, was last seen April 7.
After shelling and clashes Monday, government forces cut off route used for weapons and fighter transport.
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After visiting Syrian refugee camps, Angelina Jolie is determined to make her next adopted child a Syrian one.
April 19, 2015
A group aligned with Daesh has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 34 people and injured another 115 on Saturday.
British counterterrorism detectives said Sunday they have arrested a fourth suspect in the slaying of a Syrian-born Muslim cleric.
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday.
Syrian Air is set to resume flights to and from Bahrain from May 2, a report said.
We're left with more questions than real answers on why Lina Diab went AWOL after her sister Rana finally speaks up.
April 18, 2015
Tunisia, the origin of 2,000 to 3,000 foreign militants in extremist groups, has launched a campaign against militant hopefuls.
April 17, 2015
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused neighboring Turkey of torpedoing a UN plan for a ceasefire with rebels in the second city of Aleppo. He told the Swedish newspaper Expressen that Ankara had used its influence with rebel factions to persuade them to reject the proposals put forward by UN envoy Staffan de Mistura for a ceasefire in the former commercial hub.
Syrian doctors have presented their accounts to the UN of alleged chlorine attacks in Idlib province in Syria.
April 16, 2015
Abdul Hadi Arwani, a Syrian-born imam and staunch critic of Assad, was murdered in London last week.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published a report claiming the Syrian crisis has killed over 220,000 people.
April 15, 2015
Daesh militants have broken into Iraq's Baiji oil refinery, seizing some of its facilities, officials said Wednesday.
Projects focusing on the health and education of refugees will begin by setting up nurseries specialized for children one to five years old.
Syrian opposition coalition officials said Wednesday the Syrian army was responsible for the dropping of a vacuum bomb in the northern city of Aleppo which left at least 13 people dead, including three children.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the UN Syria envoy to resume peace talks.
Author Ramzy Baroud identifies those responsible for the plight of Palestinians living in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp. Resident of Yarmouk are caught between the Syrian regime and Daesh, making every day a living hell.
The Human Rights Watch claims to have evidence indicating that Assad's forces used toxic chemicals in several barrel bomb attacks on Idlib between March 16 and 31.
Security sources in Lebanon say a deal may soon be forged between al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate, Nusra Front, and the Lebanese government for release of some 16 Lebanese servicemen whose hostage crisis at the extremist group's hands is now in it's ninth month. Meanwhile, the fate of another nine hostages held by Daesh remains unknown.
April 14, 2015
Daesh has lost ground to Palestinian fighters in Syria's Yarmouk camp, Palestinian officials and a resident said Tuesday.
The son of a British Labour councilor was caught in Turkey on April 1 along with eight other British citizens, while allegedly trying to illegally enter Syria to join militant groups.
Syrian actress Lina Diab is nowhere to be found!
A Daesh militant likely behind several recruits for the group was arrested in east Lebanon.
All nine Lebanese truck drivers kidnapped by al-Nusra Front on the border between Syria and Jordan returned home Monday.
April 13, 2015
Schools in rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo city will be closed for at least a week after bloody air raids on civilian areas, a monitor and activists said Monday.
Most of the kidnapped truckers kidnapped by the Nusra Front on the Syria-Jordan border earlier this month returned home on Monday. One driver is still missing.
Palestinians who fled Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus after Daesh militants stormed it gathered in Sidon, Lebanon in solidarity for those remaining in the camp.
EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova announced that the number of Europeans fighting alongside militants in Syria may exceed 6,000.