Jabhat al-Nusra fighters in Syria. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
A Syrian activist and member of the Farouq Brigade describes his torture by Jabhat al-Nusra.
Daesh militants stormed Yarmouk in April, causing further clashes in the camp. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
The UN has called for the protection of Palestinian civilians in Syria's besieged Yarmouk camp following a series of bombings by the Syrian army.
Those killed include eight members of the same family. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 16:47 GMT
More than a dozen civilians have been killed after militants fired shells at government-held positions in Aleppo, Syria.
A man sits in a destroyed building in southern Damascus' Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, April 2015.  (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Syrian regime shells struck Yarmouk late Friday, causing damage to the beleaguered southern Damascus camp. No casualties reported.
Damage from a U.S.-led airstrike in a northwestern Syrian village, September 2014.  (AFP/Sami Ali)
May 02, 2015 - 07:38 GMT
An airstrike Friday in Syria's Aleppo province killed 52 civilians, including 7 children, activists say.
In February, the US and Turkey signed an agreement to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels fighting Daesh and Syrian President Bashar al Assad, but the program has so far not begun. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Pentagon spokesperson Elissa Smith said Friday reports that Washington had send some 100 troops to Turkey to prepare to train Syrian rebels last week were "unfounded and erroneous."
The count includes deaths resulting from Daesh and other extremist parties operating in Syria, as well as Syrian regime bombings across the country. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
The Syrian Network for Human Rights reports some 2,231 people were killed in Syria during the month of April, 95 percent of them civilians.
Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between Lebanese authorities and Daesh and Nusra militants, who kidnapped 25 Lebanese servicemen after a brutal offensive there last August. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The bodies of one Lebanese soldier and one civilian were handed over to Lebanese authorities on Friday by Daesh militants in the Lebanese border town of Arsal.
Lebanese troops travel through the town of Arsal, close to the Syrian border, August 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Fourteen Syrian refugees were arrested by Lebanese security forces Friday for "suspicious" activity, the country's state news agency reported.
Syrian troops in a pro-government tank keep watch in the Latakia province. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Bashar al-Assad's army clashed with Islamist rebels in Latakia province Thursday, according to Reuters.
Daesh has claimed executing Yemeni soldiers in a video posted online Thursday, a monitor said. (Twitter)
April 30, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Daesh has claimed executing Yemeni soldiers in a video posted online Thursday, a monitor said.