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Bodies of children lie on the ground after a barrel bomb hit a school in Syria's northern city of Aleppo Saif al-Dawla district, where control is split between the Syrian regime and opposition, on May 3, 2015. At least seven civilians, including a teacher and four children were killed, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. (AFP/Fadi al-Halabi)
May 06, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The report blames Bashar al-Assad's regime for killing more than 499 civilians in the month of April alone.
Hezbollah fighters also destroyed six Nusra vehicles. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
Hezbollah fighters clashed with militants from Nusra Front near the Syria-Lebanon border.
Lebanese soldiers patrol the volatile Bekaa Valley town of Arsal near the Syrian border, August 7, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 08:04 GMT
Militants from Nusra Front warned Lebanon's government against shelling their positions in the outskirts of Arsal Tuesday.
Located along the Lebanese border, the Qalamoun region is a strategic area for both Syrian government forces and their allies and rebel factions trying to expand their control of supply routes in Syria's southern region. (AFP/FIle)
May 05, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
In the strategic border region of Syria's Qalamoun, rebel factions battle the Syrian army and its allied Hezbollah fighters, who said a counter offensive on positions there is ruled out for now.
North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2015 - 17:42 GMT
North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead.
Regime forces near Nabuk, in the Qalamoun mountains. (AFP/Sam Skaine)
May 04, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Nusra-affiliated militants launched a surprise attack in the western Qalamoun mountains on Monday against Hezbollah and Syrian army positions.
Lebanese prisoners walk between the cells at Roumieh prison, northeast of Beirut. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
May 04, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Nineteen guards were injured in a mutiny attempt by inmates last month in Lebanon's notorious Roumieh Prison.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in the border town of Arsal, August 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:34 GMT
Security forces arrested a top Daesh recruiter early Sunday, as he tried to cross from Lebanon into Turkey.
Smoke billows following air strikes by regime forces in the restive Jobar area, in eastern Damascus on April 29, 2015. (AFP/Lens of a Young Dimashqi)
May 04, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in a busy area of downtown Damascus. No casualties have been reported as of yet.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri (center). (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 04, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Two men were arrested in connection with an assassination plot against Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri.
Armed fighters loyal to Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, sit under a gate at the entrance of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur on April 26, 2015. (AFP/Hass News/Ali Nasser)
May 03, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Nusra Front militants allegedly received anti-tank weapons training in Syria’s Qalamounin region as they prepare to battle Hezbollah.