Recent

Women clap their hands and shout slogans during an anti-war demonstration on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on August 1, 2015. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
August 03, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The US was at first triumphant about securing the use of an Turkish airbase to fight Daesh in Iraq and Syria. But as violence erupts between Turkey and the Kurds, is it possible Obama made a diplomatic disaster?
The two Syrian short films “Noise of the Memory” and
August 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
al-Muthanna Days Festival for Short Films in Iraq granted two Syrian short films “Noise of the Memory” and "Calendar" awards.
Alliances are getting murkier still along the Turkish border. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 19:50 GMT
Alliances are getting murkier still along the Turkish border.
A Hezbollah artillery unit flies the flag of the group as it targets positions near Zabadani. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 19:18 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured a new position in east Zabadani Sunday, in a push that left scores of militants either dead or wounded.
The PKK has a long standing feud with Ankara. But the YPG have other international allies. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 12:52 GMT
Things are not getting any simpler in the Turkey vs. Daesh vs. Kurds debate.
Syrian rebels just made a ten minute video of their latest training results. But we're wondering when they think they might encounter zip lines on the Syrian battlefield. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 11:22 GMT
We're talking hoops of fire.
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 10:23 GMT
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday.
The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 12:48 GMT
The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees.
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) flag. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 01, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.
Hezbollah members and supporters carry the coffin of Jihad Mughniyeh during his funeral in Beirut's suburbs, January 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Despite making an advance in the Syrian border city of Zabadani, Hezbollah lost two fighters in clashes with militants.
A Syrian refugee man selling beans at the Zaatari refugee camp home to more than 55,000 Syrians, located close to the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The money will offset the effects of the World Food Programme cutting off all assistance to 440,000 Syrian refugees living in urban communities in Jordan.