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The UN confirmed the extent of damage to the Temple of Bel with satellite images. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Satellite images confirmed the damage caused to the Temple of Bel by Daesh extremists in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.
This is the closest Daesh has ever been to the center of the Syrian capital. (AFP/Ammar al-Arbini)
September 01, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Daesh has moved closer to the center of Damascus than ever before, as militants clash with Syrian rebels in the Al-Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood.
Welcome to the year where a brutal terrorist organization has more 'brand recognition' that the Vatican and Jersey. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 21:51 GMT
Welcome to the year where a brutal terrorist organization has more 'brand recognition' that the Vatican and Jersey.
A member of the Syria Civil Defense
August 31, 2015 - 16:47 GMT
Renewed clashes in the Syrian border town of Zabadani have left six militants dead as Hezbollah and the Syrian army continue their advance two days after the collapse of a ceasefire.
A picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows a view of the external courtyard of the sanctuary of Bel in Palmyra. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
August 31, 2015 - 15:37 GMT
Syrian officials said the ancient structure may have survived Daesh's attempted destruction.
Lebanese security forces and emergency personnel gather outside a cafe targeted by a suicide bombing on Jan. 10, 2015 in the Jabal Mohsen Alawite neighborhood of Tripoli. (AFP/Ibrahim Chalhoub)
August 31, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Lebanese security said the militant confessed to recruiting for Daesh and fighting for the extremist group.
The Syrian government has for years been accused of dropping crude barrel bombs on civilian areas, most recently in the Damascus suburb of Douma. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 11:22 GMT
The Syrian government has for years been accused of dropping crude barrel bombs on civilian areas. Here's what it looks like.
Stars Nidal al Ahmadieh and Assala are at war... a Twitter war! (Alsayeda.net)
August 31, 2015 - 10:09 GMT
Stars Nidal al Ahmadieh and Assala are at war... a Twitter war!
An unknown number of civilians were also injured in the attack. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
At least ten civilians were killed and many others injured by government shelling and airstrikes in the Damascus suburb of Saqba.
Parts of the historic temple of Bel are believed to have been destroyed. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:45 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly destroyed another temple in the besieged Syrian city of Palmyra, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Pope Francis offered special prayers for 71 Syrian refugees who were found dead in the back of a truck in Austria. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Pope Francis called on people to help prevent crimes against refugees, days after the bodies of 71 Syrians were found at the back of a truck in Austria.