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Daesh militants seized the city from the Syrian army in May. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Syrian troops and volunteer forces have liberated some key positions around the central Syrian city of Palmyra, killing scores of Daesh militants in the area.
Russian oil and gas companies plan to restart projects worth a total of $1.6 billion with Syria. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 05:47 GMT
Russian oil and gas companies plan to restart projects worth a total of $1.6 billion with Syria.
Did the American army veteran predict the escalated violence we're seeing in Turkey and Iraq now? (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 00:02 GMT
Did the American army veteran predict the escalated violence we're seeing in Turkey and Iraq now?
Between the Houthis and Daesh, things are still pretty bad for journalists in this region. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 23:04 GMT
Between the Houthis and Daesh, things are still pretty bad for journalists in this region.
Things are getting more tense for Turkey across the border. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 14:24 GMT
Things are getting more tense for Turkey across the border.
Success in Zabadani would be a capstone to territorial gains made by Hezbollah in the Qalamoun region. (Twitter)
July 27, 2015 - 14:11 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army tightened the screws on militants holed up in the center of the embattled border town of Zabadani over the weekend.
Kurdish forces position themselves inside a classroom on July 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 13:08 GMT
Syrian government troops and Kurdish forces advanced Sunday against Daesh fighters in the northeastern city of Hasakah.
YPG fighters are currently fighting Daesh militants in Syria. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG) accused Turkish forces of targeting their positions instead of Daesh in Syria.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the YPG took over Daesh-held Sarrin, a strategic town near Kobani. (YouTube)
July 27, 2015 - 10:55 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the YPG took over Daesh-held Sarrin, a strategic town near Kobani.
 A Jordanian soldier stands guard in his tank at the Jordan-Syrian border near Mafraq. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 09:59 GMT
Jordanian Border Guards arrested three infiltrators who were attempting to cross into Syrian territories from the kingdom.
A Turkish soldier watches smoke rise from the border Syrian town of Kobani, June 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
NATO ambassadors are due to meet Tuesday in Turkey to discuss Ankara's military operation against Daesh and PKK targets.