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Citizenship means security, stability, and a passport. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
UN observers in Madaya, 2012 (AFP / Loai Beshara)
May 02, 2016 - 11:21 GMT
The UN’s Arabic account doesn’t mention airstrikes, but found time to focus on Syrian recipes.
A man hangs a Turkish flag in the border town of Kilis, after Daesh rockets struck the town. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)
May 02, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Turkish military launched an attack against Daesh after the militants shot rockets into Kilis.
Syrian and Lebanese protesters wave the Syrian flag as they take part in a demonstration in front of United Nations offices in Beirut in solidarity with the civilians of Aleppo on May 1, 2016. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 02, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Aleppo has been the center of a deadly escalation of violence over the last week.
Lebanese army soldiers on patrol, as their country's flag waves in the background. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
The Lebanese army released a video of explosions and artillery fire, and claims it was a successful operation against militants.
Supporters are calling to
May 01, 2016 - 12:49 GMT
Supporters are calling to "turn Facebook red" in solidarity with the shattered city.
The card is uploaded off-camp with 62 Turkish Lira per person per month, about 19 euros. It provides each person with an average of 2100 calories per day.  (Twitter)
May 01, 2016 - 09:47 GMT
The World Food Programme has been using the e-Food cards in Turkey for three years, where over 2.7 million Syrian refugees are sheltered in 26 refugee camps.
Regime aircraft pounded rebel areas of Syria's second city Aleppo in another day of bloodshed. (AFP/Ameer Alhalbi)
May 01, 2016 - 08:36 GMT
Nearly 30 strikes hit rebel-held areas of the city – the ninth straight day that Aleppo has been targeted by government forces.
People walk amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 28, 2016. (AFP/Ameer al-Halbi)
April 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Violence in Syria has surged back to levels not seen since a ceasefire went into effect.
A Syrian family walks amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported airstrike on April 28, 2016 in the Bustan al-Qasr rebel-held district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Baraa al-Halabi)
April 29, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The airstrikes also destroyed a hospital that was supported by MSF.
Kuwaiti security forces surround a Shia mosque that was attacked by Daesh. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kuwait reaffirmed its commitment to fighting Daesh internationally.
These ISIS fighters may or may not be more competent than Abu Hajaar (AFP / File)
April 28, 2016 - 17:07 GMT
“We’ve all had our Abu Hajaar days”
Lebanese forces deployed in Arsal. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Abu Fouz, a top Daesh commander, was killed in an offense in Arsal, Lebanon.
A man gestures while walking through rubble after multiple airstrikes in Aleppo today. (AFP/Amee Alhalbi)
April 28, 2016 - 14:32 GMT
Multiple airstrikes hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Aleppo, killing dozens.
Syrian civil defence volunteers remove the body of a man from the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported airstrikes on April 27, 2016 in the rebel-held eastern neighbourhood of Bab al-Nayrab in the city of Aleppo. (AFP/Ameer al-Halbi)
April 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Civil defense workers blamed the airstrike on Russian warplanes, saying it struck a hospital.
UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura expressed deep frustration about an escalation in fighting in Syria, which all but torpedoed the talks. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 07:27 GMT
Russia and the US need to bring the cessation of hostilities back to the level it was at when it first went into effect in late February and early March, de Mistura said after concluding the latest round of peace talks in Geneva.