October 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Turkish officials said Jarabulus was clear of all extremist groups and so far over 7,700 people had returned home.
ICARDA made the first withdrawal from the Norwegian “Doomsday” Global Seed Vault to reconstruct the collection lost in Aleppo. (Wikimedia Commons)
October 25, 2016 - 06:48 GMT
Terbol's new facility is being prepared to house and restore Aleppo's seed legacy, which was threatened by conflict in Syria.
Nusra Front fighters south of Aleppo (AFP /Georges Ourfalian)
October 24, 2016 - 22:13 GMT
The New Arab reports that Sheikh Abdullah al-Muhaysini made the claim on Twitter.
Shells of buildings in Aleppo, Syria. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
George Sabra, vice president of Syrian opposition negotiating delegation in Geneva and member of SHNC, told Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that Europe announced an initiative two days ago to ceasefire and send humanitarian aids.
Is there anything she can't do? (Instagram)
October 24, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Is there anything she can't do?
Entitled “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter”, the show looks at emergency housing in contemporary crisis zones. (UNHCR)
October 24, 2016 - 10:10 GMT
For the first time, a major museum has explored the plight of the world’s homeless with an exhibition on refugee shelters.
7-year-old Bana Alabed tweets from East Aleppo, documenting everyday life in the besieged region. (Twitter)
October 23, 2016 - 14:33 GMT
“Good afternoon world, I am lucky to be alive after it rain bombs all the night. - Bana #Aleppo.”
A Syrian man walks past destroyed buildings on May 2, 2016, in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Russian military announced an 11-hour ceasefire for Thursday to allow civilians, rebel fighters and injured persons to leave the area, promising them safe passage.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 16:46 GMT
Foreign Policy reports that a staffer for Congressman Doug Lamborn asked about popping the Syrian president during a meeting.
A verdict is not expected before April 2017. (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The suspect allegedly participated in the abduction on February 17, 2013 and was "involved in guarding the kidnapped victim (a Canadian lawyer) between March and June 2013".
Syrian refugees walk on their way back to the Syrian city of Jarabulus on September 7, 2016. (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 11:53 GMT
Many displaced Syrians are heading to the newly-freed, half-shattered town of Jarablus, which has become a symbol of Turkey's intervention in the Syrian war. But it is far from clear what awaits them there, and whether the nascent buffer zone is sustainable.
A bombed out neighborhood in east Aleppo (AFP/File)
October 21, 2016 - 21:26 GMT
Images surface of escape routes given to east Aleppans from the regime.
Smoke rises from reported opposition fire from buildings in an eastern government-held neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on October 20, 2016 as clashes erupted in an area designated as a humanitarian corridor for civilians to leave the embattles city, an AFP journalist said, despite an announced pause in the Syrian army's Russian-backed offensive. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
October 21, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Russia has told the UN it will stop bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo for 11 hours a day over the next four days.
Syrian boys stand next to an Arab Red Crescent lorry carrying humanitarian aid in the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus, on October 19, 2016. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
October 21, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Continued shelling from both sides casts doubt on the 'humanitarian pause' in fighting that was supposed to take place.
The YPG is part of the US-backed SDF group  (AFP/File)
October 20, 2016 - 19:08 GMT
Turkey bombs YPG in Syria, revealing complexities of international relations
Passport fraud is more commonplace than one might expect. (
October 20, 2016 - 18:17 GMT
Passport fraud could sweeping the globe faster than Syrian refugees are fleeing; in fact, the practice is not limited to the Syrian refugee community but is also the preserve shady business oligarchs.