Among other things, the al Qaeda leader said the group would not target the Alawite community inside Syria, despite the community's ties to the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 23:22 GMT
On Wednesday, Al Jazeera Arabic aired an exclusive interview with the Syrian al-Qaeda leader inside Syria. Here's what he had to say.
Twenty people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra inside an amphitheater, the monitor said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 20:29 GMT
Twenty people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra inside an amphitheater, the monitor said Wednesday.
The Assyrian flag. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 27, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Assyrian Christians can return home after Syrian Kurdish fighters reclaimed the city from Daesh.
Zakariya Ashiq, 20, left the UK last year in an attempt to join Daesh in Syria. (West Midlands Police)
May 27, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
A 20-year-old British national was found guilty on charges of terrorism after trying to join Daesh in Syria last year.
At least 22 Hezbollah fighters have been killed since the group launched an offensive against Nusra Front in Qalamoun. (Hezbollah press office)
May 27, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters Wednesday reportedly killed a group of Nusra Front militants in Qalamoun, retaking control of the area.
Since the caliphate was established last year, Daesh has conducted numerous terrorist attacks around the world. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
With the one-year anniversary of Daesh's so-called caliphate approaches, experts expect an increase in attacks around the world.
A Syrian child runs from sniper fire in the city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 09:33 GMT
Three people were killed and at least 19 others injured by militant fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo Wednesday.
Syrian rebels make victory signs as they patrol a street in the town of Tal Abyad near the border with Turkey, last year. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey and US military personnel kicked off the train and equip program with a small number of rebels.
A file picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows the citadel (background) of the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus, over looking the city. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 26, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The Syrian government's antiquities chief made an announcement that, as of yet, Palmyra's magnificent ancient ruins remain unscathed despite Daesh's offensive.
A Syrian regime soldier aims a rocket launcher towards rebel locations in the Qalamoun region. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Six Hezbollah fighters and 30 militants were killed in the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese-Syrian border.
here's what happens when Lebanese TV goes wrong.
May 26, 2015 - 12:52 GMT
This is decidedly not the best way to have a productive debate on Hezbollah.