The Arab League has barred Syria from participating in summits since 2011, and also agreed to impose economic and political sanctions on the war-torn country. (File photo)
December 09, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Syria's membership in the Arab League has been suspended since the conflict began in 2011.
Syrian residents fleeing the violence gather at a checkpoint, manned by pro-government forces, in the Maysaloun neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on December 8, 2016. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
December 09, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Medical aid, food, drinking water, and shelter from the cold are becoming increasingly rare in Aleppo.
The rebels say they want a short truce to evacuate 500 critical medical cases. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Syrian rebels are continuing to fight despite being pushed into an ever shrinking area of the eastern part of the city.
Syrian pro-government soldiers patrol the Uwaija neighborhood as they advance in Aleppo's rebel-held areas. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
December 08, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
384 civilians, among them 45 children, have been killed as a result of airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces.
In this photo, smoke rises from reported opposition fire from buildings in an eastern district of Aleppo, Syria. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 07:14 GMT
The government and Russia have indicated they would only accept a surrender by the embattled rebel forces, calling on them to agree to leave the territory. The opposition has lost 80 per cent of the eastern section of the city which it controlled.
The source said the Israeli assault was an attempt to
December 07, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Syria’s state television says Israeli military aircraft have targeted an airbase near the capital Damascus.
Syrian pro-government forces in the Myessar district in east Aleppo on 4 December 2016. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 11:53 GMT
The British-based monitoring group, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said an army advance on Tuesday and overnight, supported by heavy air strikes and shelling, caused insurgents to withdraw from the Old City.
Aleppo conditions are becoming increasingly difficult due to illness, food shortages and a lack of medical facilities. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad now controls nearly 75 per cent of eastern Aleppo.
Asala and Duraid were separated by conflicting opinions on the Syrian regime. (File photo)
December 07, 2016 - 09:23 GMT
Separated by conflicting opinions on the Syrian regime.
Airstrikes hit a hospital in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
200 other civilians were reportedly injured in the attacks.
Ricky and Jwan showed off their incredibly toned bodies on romantic Mexican getaway. (Instagram)
December 07, 2016 - 08:31 GMT
Ricky and Jwan showed off their incredibly toned bodies on romantic Mexican getaway
Smoke billows from the southern suburbs of Aleppo during fighting between regime forces and rebel fighters on December 3, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
December 07, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Opposition fighters who refused to leave the area would be "eradicated," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
The Instagram account has more than 4,100 followers from all around the world, with a good number from European countries and the US. (Instagram)
December 06, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
The Instagram account was created in late August with the initial purpose of raising awareness of life in the camp for Syrian refugees, but has become a new way for refugees to interact with the outside world.
Asala went back home with gifts worth 2 million USD. (Facebook)
December 06, 2016 - 09:35 GMT
Jealous much?
On the ground in Aleppo, Syrian government forces claimed to have moved into the al-Shaar neighbourhood in the rebel-held east. If confirmed they've now taken 70% of the rebel territory in the city in just over a week. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Venezuela also voted against the draft resolution, while Abgloa abstained. The remaining 11 states voted in favour.
Syrian medics treat a man at a makeshift hospital in the Tariq al-Bab neighborhood. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
In the past, Russia and the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime have been repeatedly accused of attacks on medical facilities in Aleppo and other rebel-held areas.