June 20, 2014

Iraqi soldiers were stationed at one of the border crossings earlier this year, but violence has forced many troops to withdraw from their posts (File Archive)
16:02 GMT

At least 34 Iraqi security forces were killed in the border town of Al Qaim Friday.

The deadly attack was carried out by "The Islamic Front" in the province of Hama (File/AFP)
12:46 GMT

A car bomb killed at least 34 people and injured 50 others in the Syrian province of Hama early on Friday.

Victims of the attack included women and children (File/AFP)
09:17 GMT

At least six people were killed in a car bomb attack and nine others injured in the Syrian city of Homs.

June 19, 2014

At least 20 people were killed in another regime-led airstrike earlier this week in Aleppo (Zein Al Rifai/AFP)
20:00 GMT

Syrian government warplanes attacked a town southeast of the capital in its attempt to recapture the strategic rebel-held area.

Lebanon is currently home to 1.5 million Syrian refugees (File/AFP)
16:10 GMT

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas on Thursday alerted the UN of the country's decision to quell Syrian refugees entering Lebanon.

Female Kurdish soldiers stand ready to fight in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain (File/AFP)
13:17 GMT

Syria's biggest Kurdish group, the Democratic Union Party, was accused of employing child soldiers and committing other abuses, according to a Human Rights Watch report.

Sulafa's beautiful daughter "Dahab." (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT

Sulafa Memar has finally decided to reveal what her beautiful daughter looks like!

June 18, 2014

Tfeil is also home to 100,000 Syrian refugees, some who also fled the violence (File/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Residents in the border town of Tfeil fled the area during clashes between Hezbollah fighters and rebel forces from the Free Syria Army.

Ain al-Hilweh camp has been at the center of violent clashes, kidnappings and assassinations in recent months (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT

Palestinian factions in the troubled Lebanon camp of Ain al-Hilweh, tightened security ahead of Ramadan in response to developments in Iraq.

Rebel fighting in Deraa has increased in recent months. (AFP/File)
10:34 GMT

An airstrike by a Syrian helicopter killed at least 12 people in a refugee camp near the Jordanian border Wednesday.

June 17, 2014

Al Qaeda-linked Al Nusra Front already controlled the Syrian side of the Al Qaim border crossing (File Archive)
17:39 GMT

Syrian rebels took control of the Al Qaim Iraqi-Syria border crossing Tuesday.

Lebanon currently hosts over one million Syrian refugees (File/AFP)
16:26 GMT

Kuwait will assist refugees and local host communities in Lebanon with aid, National Assembly Speaker Razouk al-Ghanim said during a visit to the country.

The Syrian men were accused of belonging to Ziad Jarrah Brigades - an Al-Qaeda affiliated group (File/AFP)
12:11 GMT

A Lebanon prosecutor on Tuesday charged five Syrian men with belonging to an Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist group.

Terrorist groups, Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham, clashed with ISIL militants across Syria (File/AFP)
11:37 GMT

Clashes between ISIL militants and other rebel groups erupted in Syria as Bashar Assad's fighter jets raided the city of al-Raqqah.

Heavy fighting continues in Deir al-Zor as ISIL militants fight members of the al-Nusra Front. (AFP/File)
11:02 GMT

Five people were killed in a car bomb that detonated near an office belonging to al-Nusra Front in eastern Syria.