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Syrian refugees living in a camp. (AFP/Getty Images/Nikolay Doychinov)
May 24, 2015 - 14:45 GMT
The UN agency urged the international community to support those countries hosting refugees.
State media said the helicopter had suffered technical problems. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 12:50 GMT
Daesh claims to have shot down a Syrian military aircraft in Aleppo province, although state media said the crash was a result of technical problems, AFP has reported.
A Syrian army soldier fires artillery shells towards Daesh targets in northeastern Palmyra on May 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 12:37 GMT
Residents told Syrian state news that the bodies of the dead, including women and children, were left out on the streets,
Daesh militants waving the trademark Jihadits flag as vehicles drive on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of Al-Hasakah. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 09:02 GMT
After taking the Syrian side three days prior, Daesh is now in full control of both sides of the border crossing.
The pretty ink work Suzanne showed off on Instagram. (Al Watan Voice)
May 24, 2015 - 08:15 GMT
Syrian actress Suzanne Najm Eddine has a butterfly on her shoulder!
A government helicopter reportedly targeted the area of al-Hamidia in Deir Ez-Zor on Saturday. (AFP/Al-Rifai)
May 23, 2015 - 14:22 GMT
At least 14 people have been killed after a barrel bomb attack on Deir Ez-Zor in eastern Syria, an opposition group has claimed.
The high intensity explosive has been deemed illegal in civilian areas under international law, but the vacuum bomb has also shown up in Afghanistan, by US forces, and in Chechnya, by Russians. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2015 - 12:33 GMT
High heat, high pressure bombs deemed illegal under international law — this is the vacuum bomb, and it may have just resurfaced.
Daesh took full control of Ramadi last week. (AFP/File)
May 23, 2015 - 12:20 GMT
Iraqi armed forces have retaken a police station in a western town in the country’s Anbar Province from ISIL militants after they started a military operation to liberate the provincial capital, Ramadi.
Daesh hostage John Cantlie is regularly used in the group's propaganda videos and articles. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 23, 2015 - 11:12 GMT
Daesh's propaganda magazine Dabiq featured an article suggesting the group is expanding so rapidly it could buy its first nuclear weapon within a year.
Residents bike in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, most of which is now controlled by Daesh. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 23, 2015 - 08:11 GMT
The UN Security Council has expressed grave concern for thousands of people trapped inside Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra after it was captured by Daesh militants.
Women pray in a church in Syria. A Syriac Catholic priest was kidnapped along with a companion near Qaryatayn, in Homs governorate, says an NGO. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
May 22, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
A Syriac Catholic priest was kidnapped along with a companion near Qaryatayn, in Homs governorate, says an NGO.