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A Free Syrian Army fighter fires a weapon inside a damaged building during clashes with forces from the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
September 24, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Sources belonging to both the Syrian military and the militants confirmed the recapture of the Handarat camp on Saturday.
A Syrian man carries the body of an infant retrieved from under the rubble of a building following a reported airstrike on September 23, 2016, on the al-Muasalat area in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
September 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
On Friday Aleppo saw the heaviest-yet bombardment, expected pave the way for a ground offensive by Syrian government forces.
Syrian pro-regime fighters patrol the Ramussa area south of the city of Aleppo, on September 21, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
September 23, 2016 - 07:05 GMT
State-owned media reported that the army would set up exit points for civilians to leave the city.
The now famous image of Omran Daqneesh in Aleppo (Aleppo Media Center)
September 22, 2016 - 14:31 GMT
Six-year-old American Alex wrote to Obama asking him to bring Omran Daqneesh to the US where he could live with him and his family.
A Syrian soldier stands guard as Red Crescent members wait for opposition fighters and their families to change buses at a Syrian army checkpoint on the edge of the rebel-held Waer neighbourhood in the central city of Homs during an evacuation operation on September 22, 2016. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
September 22, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The UN sent an aid convoy to besieged people in rural Damascus.
Syrian men remove a baby from the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike in the Qatarji neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on September 21, 2016. (AFP/Ameer Alhalbi)
September 22, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
It comes a day after airstrikes hit medical facilities in Aleppo.
A man registers for vaccine during a vaccination campaign carried out by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, on September 19, 2016, in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern edges of the capital Damascus. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
September 21, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
The strike on the medical facility comes two days after a UN humanitarian aid convoy was hit bringing supplies to Aleppo.
Syrian troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016 (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
September 21, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
Missiles tore into a humanitarian aid convoy in Aleppo Province on Monday night as a partial US and Russia-led ceasefire collapsed in a fresh round of airstrikes and recriminations. It’s not yet clear who was directly responsible, but if it was designed to snuff out any final flickers of hope of diplomatic progress, it appears to have had the desired effect.
A soldier in The New Syrian Army (Twitter)
September 21, 2016 - 13:03 GMT
Images from Amaq are on Twitter, but don’t offer much proof the soldiers came from The New Syrian Army.
US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a Refugee Summit on the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly inNew York on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Jim Watson)
September 21, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Over 65 million refugees have fled their homes worldwide as a result of armed conflict.
An Israeli warship patrols the Mediterranean Sea (AFP/File)
September 21, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Eli Cohen, famous Israeli spy, was hanged by the Syrian government in 1964. Now, new footage of his hanging in downtown Damascus has surfaced.
Aid is seen strewn across the floor in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 20, 2016, the morning after a convoy delivering aid was hit by a deadly air strike. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
September 21, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Meanwhile Russia has accused rebels of destroying the convoy via a ground attack, not the air.
US President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 20, 2016 in New York City. (AFP/Drew Angerer)
September 21, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Obama said the international community must either move forward or recede into old divisions of religion and race.
A damaged truck carrying aid is seen on the side of the road in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 20, 2016, the morning after a convoy delivering aid was hit by a deadly air strike. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
September 21, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
UN chief Ban Ki-moon delivered scathing criticism accusing the Syrian regime of intentionally attacking a UN humanitarian aid convoy.
Migrants fix their makeshift tent made from blankets in the Moria camp, on the island of Lesvos, on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
September 20, 2016 - 19:52 GMT
More than 3,000 refugees reached Greek islands in the month of August.
Members of The White Helmets retrieve a body from the rubble in Aleppo (AFP/Ameer Alhalbi)
September 20, 2016 - 16:15 GMT
Some have accused the group having ties to jihadists in Syria.