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Lebanese soldiers stop vehicles to perform routine checks at a military checkpoint. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 16:16 GMT
Ten Syrian army defectors were arrested Wednesday in the northern Bekaa town of al-Labweh, Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported.
It seems that, when David Cameron last week said that he wanted Britain to “do more” against Daesh, he actually meant more to make the situation messier, more volatile and more dangerous. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
If you thought Britain’s approach to the so-called Daesh was already confused and misguided – it just got a whole lot worse.
Israeli authorities neither confirmed nor denied carrying out the attack. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:11 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights killed five pro-regime forces on Wednesda
Syrian rebels launched a wide-scale military operation against Assad's army in Hama province. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Syrian rebels pushed further into the Assad stronghold of Hama province bordering Latakia, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
An image from al-Manar news shows the first moments of an explosion as Hezbollah destroys a tunnel used by opposition forces. (Twitter)
July 28, 2015 - 18:16 GMT
At least 20 militants were killed in clashes Tuesday with Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
Idlib province has been the site of heavy clashes and government airstrikes since its capital city was taken by the rebels earlier this year. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
Watch how the rebels' battle unfolded.
The Syriac defense group active in Hasakah say their YPG allies should be left out of Turkish strikes. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:56 GMT
YPG's Assyrian Christian allies in Hasakah say the Kurds should be left out of Turkish strikes.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) mans a mounted machine gun in the al-Nashwa neighborhood in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakah on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
July 28, 2015 - 13:01 GMT
Syrian government forces and Kurdish fighters have pushed Daesh militants from the northeastern city of Hasakah, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
State Department Spokesperson John Kirby addressed a group of reporters during a press conference in  Washington DC on Monday. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 11:37 GMT
State Department Spokesperson John Kirby addressed the question during a press conference in Washington DC.
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.