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Syrian men walk in a cemetery in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on Jan 9, 2017. (AFP/File)
January 22, 2017 - 11:36 GMT
Representatives from the Syrian government and opposition are set to meet Monday to reinforce a fragile cease-fire and put an end to the six-year deadlock in the country.
Satellite image of the Rukban Syrian refugee encampment at the Jordanian berm on Jordan-Syria border. (File photo)
January 21, 2017 - 11:56 GMT
The camp is home to refugees and to opposition groups who are active against both the regime of Bashar Assad and the Daesh extremist militant group, and was targeted by bombings last year.
This file photo taken on October 10, 2016 shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) speaking to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) as they attend a press conference in Istanbul (AFP/File)
January 21, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The meeting was held in coordination with the Turkish co-guarantor of the cease-fire in Syria, the Syrian opposition's military delegation said in a statement.
Female soldiers talk next to a CV90 combat vehicle. (AFP/File)
January 21, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
In 2015 Danish Defense Minister Peter Christiansen pledged to accelerate efforts of Denmark's special forces, working within NATO, against the Daesh in the Middle East.
Smoke billows following reported shelling by Syrian government forces in the rebel-held area of Deraa, in southern Syria, on January 18, 2017. (AFP/Mohamad Abazeed)
January 19, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The Jaysh al-Islam was among Syria's opposition groups in support of last month's ceasefire deal.
Over the past two days, he said, several reconnaissance flights were carried out over the targeted region using unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. (AFP/File)
January 19, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Total of 36 Daesh targets struck in joint operation, Russian commander said.
Smoke billows in the town of Qabasin, located northeast of the city of Al-Bab on January 8, 2017, during fighting against Daesh. (AFP/Nazeer al-Khatib)
January 18, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Four recent strikes reportedly "eliminated Daesh capabilities around the forward line of enemy troops near the city".
Daesh is coming under increasing pressure from a US-backed coalition of Kurdish and Arab militias and rival Turkish-backed Syrian rebel groups. (AFP/File)
January 18, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Daesh began to advance on Deir al-Zor in 2015, with the army only managing to retain control of the city’s airport and some neighbouring districts.
Syrian men stand amidst the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike by government forces, in the Syrian town of Binnish, on the outskirts of Idlib, on January 12, 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
January 18, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Lavrov pointed out similarities between Daesh and US support for mujahedin groups in Afghanistan in the 1980s.
Iranian, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Sergei Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu (From L) attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 20, 2016. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The discussions are slated for January 23 in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
Syrian singer George Wassouf referred to singer Asala as a
January 16, 2017 - 10:45 GMT
Syrian singer George Wassouf referred to singer Asala as a "whore and traitor" in a recent TV interview.
Syrian civil defense volunteers carry a wounded man following a reported airstrike by government forces, in the Syrian town of Binnish, on the outskirts of Idlib, on January 12, 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
January 16, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Violence has continued in the Wadi Barada region west of Damascus.
Smoke billows from a rebel-held area of Deraa, in southern Syria, following reported shelling by pro-government forces during sunset on January 12, 2017. (AFP/Mohamad Abazeed)
January 15, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Peace talks appear to be moving forward after the opposition initially hinted they would not attend.
Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad. (AFP/File)
January 15, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
A list produced by international investigators indicates that Bashar al-Assad and his brother were linked to the decision to use toxic weapons in 2014 and 2015.
South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, was kidnapped in Syria. (Twitter)
January 15, 2017 - 10:44 GMT
Shiraaz Mohamed was reportedly kidnapped in Syria five days ago, while travelling from a hospital to the Turkish border.
A coalition made up of Al-Nusra Front, the official Syrian affiliate of Al-Qaeda, and several Islamist factions seized the city of Idlib on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
January 14, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A number of women and children were reportedly killed in the airstrike.