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A Syrian woman sits next to her children sleeping on the street in Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on August 29, 2014. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 07, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
A fire engulfed a four story building housing roughly 400 Syrian refugees.
Militants linked to Nusra Front have been hiding in the Qalamoun Mountains. (AFP/File)
May 07, 2015 - 10:25 GMT
Syrian forces and Hezbollah fighters clashed with militants, regaining the “entire area” of Assal al-Ward and Jibba in eastern Qalamoun.
The US will provide both military training and equipment such as weapons, trucks, and communications devices. (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
May 07, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Four hundred American military specialists are prepared to train and equip thousands of Syrians to fight Daesh, and perhaps the Syrian regime as well.
Sulaf with her hubby Wael Ramadan. (File photo)
May 07, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Rumor has it that Syrian actress Sulaf Fawakherji and her hubby are no longer together!
The White House said Tuesday the FBI is investigating the case to find any ties between Daesh and the gunmen. (Twitter)
May 06, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
The White House said Tuesday the FBI is investigating the case to find any ties between Daesh and the gunmen.
Egypt will host international discussions in May aiming to unify efforts to combat the destruction of antiquities by extremist groups. (AFP/Pedro Ugarte)
May 06, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Egypt will host international discussions in May aiming to unify efforts to combat the destruction of antiquities by extremist groups.
Jordan closed its border with Syria early last month for security reasons. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 10:47 GMT
Agricultural exports between Jordan, Syria and Lebanon severely affected, one month into the closure of the Nassib border crossing.
Syrian refugees who fled the war drink water inside Jordan's Azraq camp, April 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 09:46 GMT
Amnesty international called for the Syrian conflict to be referred to the International Criminal Court after releasing a damning report on war crimes committed by both sides.
Rescue workers attempt to put out a fire caused by an airstrike in Aleppo, April 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
Two civilians were killed and dozens others injured in a series of mortar attacks by Syrian militants in the cities of Aleppo and Sweida.
Thousands of Palestinians fled Yarmouk refugee camp since the Syrian army and Daesh stormed the area. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 08:23 GMT
A delegation of Palestinian Authority officials visited the besieged Yarmouk camp in Damascus where up to 18,000 refugees remain after the majority fled Daesh violence.
Bodies of children lie on the ground after a barrel bomb hit a school in Syria's northern city of Aleppo Saif al-Dawla district, where control is split between the Syrian regime and opposition, on May 3, 2015. At least seven civilians, including a teacher and four children were killed, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. (AFP/Fadi al-Halabi)
May 06, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The report blames Bashar al-Assad's regime for killing more than 499 civilians in the month of April alone.