Syria

March 31, 2014

The programme aims to offer an environment that gives a sense of normality, purpose and hope to vulnerable youths who are forced to live in refugee camps, the statement said.
06:44 GMT

The programme includes several training disciplines, including tailoring, electrical wiring, IT and business skills, as well as supporting classes in Arabic, mathematics and life skills.

Regime barrel bomb attacks have targeted Syria's Aleppo on an almost daily basis (File Archive/AFP)
06:44 GMT

Regime forces have continued to execute air strikes on rebel strongholds over Sunday and advanced their efforts to take over the mountainous Qalamoun region near the Lebanese border.

March 30, 2014

The picture Ayman posted of himself on Facebook last week. (Image: Facebook)
07:22 GMT

Ayman Reda posted a picture of himself looking badly injured by a missile in Syria.

March 29, 2014

The U.S. faced criticism for its inaction in Syria, but many believe U.S. military involvement would have further fanned the flames of the complex conflict. (AFP/File)
10:46 GMT

In a televised interview Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama said military action could not have prevented the Syrian civil war.

March 28, 2014

Trapped Palestinian families caught in the middle of Syria's civil war (File/AFP)
10:15 GMT

Palestinians are continuing to struggle inside Yarmouk refugee camp, close to the Syrian capital as the humanitarian crisis worsens.

It is unclear who controls the oil fields, according to human rights groups (File/AFP)
06:29 GMT

ISIS and Islamist groups sustained casualties on Thursday after a battle for the Jafra oil field, east of Syria.

March 27, 2014

As the Syrian conflict enters its third year, the Assad regime has been gaining ground throughout parts of the country.  (AFP/File)
18:26 GMT

The explosion killed one and injured eleven others.

The Syrian Army recently seized the strategic town of Yabroud. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT

The Syrian Army and Hezbollah are making advances on the town of Flita.

Rebels fighter stand on the images of the late Syrian president Hafez al-Assad (R) and his son present Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the Kasab border crossing with Turkey, in the northwestern province of Latakia.
12:00 GMT

Syria has formally called on the United Nations to take all essential measures to halt Turkish involvement in rebel offensives taking place in Syria’s Kasab district.

"The Neighborhood Gate" star is still alive and filming the show's sixth sequel (Image: Facebook).
08:17 GMT

Fortunately for the "Barb Al Harah" star and his fans, Wael Sharaf is still alive and well in Syria, despite the rumors saying otherwise.

Syria rebel soldiers have been intensely fighting along the Deir Ezzor front over the past few weeks as well (Ahmad Aboud/AFP)
07:14 GMT

Rebel fighters have infiltrated more villages in the government-stronghold of Latakia over the past week after the fall of the Kasab crossing to rebel fighters Sunday.

March 26, 2014

Islamist militants are increasingly targeting Shiite shrines in the battle for Syria. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Islamist militants belonging to a splinter group of Al Qaeda on Wednesday bombed a large Shiite Muslim shrine in the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, activists reported.

Syria rebels have also been fighting along the Deir Ezzor front in recent weeks (Ahmad Aboud/AFP)
12:46 GMT

Opposition and regime fighters clashed in another part of Latakia province only days after continuous fighting near the Kasab border crossing.

Assad publicly expressed earlier this month that he hopes the next Lebanese president "would support the resistance axis" (File Archive/AFP)
09:15 GMT

A report was released Wednesday that indicates that Syrian President Bashar Al Assad's administration has called on its Lebanese allies to prevent the neighboring countries elections.

March 25, 2014

The Nusra Front is one of many groups fighting to topple Bashar Assad. (AFP/File)
14:46 GMT

Syrian rebels seized the strategic town of Samra early Tuesday.