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Mohammed Alloush has resigned over what he called the failure of peace talks. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 05:41 GMT
Syrian opposition senior negotiator Mohammad Alloush announced his resignation late Sunday, citing what he saw as the futility of the UN-led Geneva process to end the country's civil war.
People walk past a damaged barbershop in a government-controlled district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on May 21, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
May 30, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
The Turkish military says 58 Daesh positions around Aleppo were hit on Sunday.
Chief negotiator for the main Syrian opposition umbrella group the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), Jaysh al-Islam's Mohammed Alloush. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Mohammed Alloush said the talks had failed to stop the bloodshed in Syria.
The disease is particularly prevalent in Daesh's territory (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 08:09 GMT
The disease, known as cutaneous leishmaniasis, has spread from Daesh-held areas to neighboring countries with the refugee crisis
With a donation as small as 50 cents, WFP can provide a child with nutritious food for a whole day. (UN Multimedia)
May 29, 2016 - 12:54 GMT
Smartphone users in the Arab world can help provide food to Syrian refugees in Lebanon with just one click on the ShareTheMeal app.
Turkish artillery fire from the border near Kilis town toward northern Syria, Kilis, Turkey, February 16, 2016. (AFP/Halit Onur Sandal)
May 29, 2016 - 12:12 GMT
Since mid-January, Daesh rockets have been targeting towns and cities in southern Turkey, close to the Syrian frontier. A total of 21 people, including Syrians sheltering in Turkey, have been killed and more than 70 others wounded.
The report outlines the dynamics that force children to work instead of attend school. (ILO/Tabitha Ross)
May 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and Syrian Network for Human Rights estimate that at least 60,000 Syrian refugee children in Jordan are working in dangerous conditions.
Syrian regime security forces overlook the Hama province. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Prisoners in the Assad-backed Hama prison have rioted, taking ten policemen hostage while demanding to be released.
Smoke rises over the Golan Heights. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
The IDF created a special unit to handle the needs of Syrian civilians at the northern border.
A file photo of Daesh fighters parading through Raqqa. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The "entire area of A'zaz," near the Turkish border, was unsafe and civilians need a humanitarian corridor to be allowed to get to safety, Karl Schembri, spokesman for the Norwegian Refugee Council in the Middle East, told dpa.
This file photo shows Syrian refugees, who had fled Tal Abyad, re-entering Syria with their belongings from Turkey, June 22, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2016 - 11:08 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people in Syria have been trapped in the Daesh-held northeastern city of Raqqah as well as the outskirts of Aleppo as both cities face offensives by government and Kurdish forces.
Syrian civil defence volunteers pull a body from under the rubble following a reported attack by Syrian government forces on May 27, 2016, in the Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood in the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
May 28, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A civil defense official said Russian and Syrian warplanes launched at least 40 airstrikes on Aleppo province.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed al-Jubeir has continued to be vocal about opposing Bashar al-Assad remaining in power. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Adel al-Jubeir raised concerns over the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting between the GCC and Russia.
Jaysh al-Islam fighters in Eastern Ghouta. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Jaysh al-Islam and al-Rahman Legion signed a ceasefire agreement and decided to unite rebel forces in Eastern Ghouta.
Lebanese forces deployed in a military operation in Arsal. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Lebanese forces arrested Sameh al-Breidy during a military operation in Arsal.