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When Yusra Mardini was fleeing war-torn Syria an appearance at the Olympic Games seemed impossible but the face of the Refugee Team is now heading for Rio.
July 26, 2016 - 16:11 GMT
When Yusra Mardini was fleeing war-torn Syria an appearance at the Olympic Games seemed impossible but the face of the Refugee Team is now heading for Rio.
Syrian civil defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, dig out a young boy trapped under the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported air strikes on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Mashhad in the northern city of Aleppo, on July 25, 2016. (AFP/Karam al-Masri)
July 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
300,000 residents in Aleppo are facing an all-out siege and daily bombings.
The late actor Khalil Haddad. (all4syria.info)
July 26, 2016 - 08:09 GMT
He passed away in the Syrian city of Halab.
Police investigators work at the site of a suicide bombing in Ansbach, southern Germany, on July 25, 2016. (AFP/Daniel Karmann)
July 25, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
An investigation has begun after a 27-year-old Syrian refugee detonated an explosive device, killing himself and injuring others.
Damascus, Syria (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 12:16 GMT
A video obtained by Orient Net shows the gruesome killing.
Syrians stand next to debris and bloodstains following bombardment by government forces on the Salhin district of the northern city of Aleppo on July 21, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
July 25, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Airstrikes in Aleppo have recently increased, coinciding with clashes on the ground between the government and opposition forces.
Lebanese soldiers in Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Amid fears of militant spillover, Lebanon has enacted strict restrictions on the movement of Syrian refugees in Arsal.
Officers are seen at police cordon near the site of a suicide attack in the southern German city of Ansbach on 25 June, 2016. (AFP/DPA)
July 25, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The third attack to strike Bavaria in a week, it's unclear whether the man only wanted to commit suicide or if his goal was to kill others.
Nusra Front members in Aleppo, Syria (AFP/Fadi al-Halabi)
July 25, 2016 - 00:44 GMT
Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria is rumored to be splitting from the international militant network.
Police are seen arresting the man who began attacking people with a machete in the small town of Reutlingen in southwest Germany. (Twitter)
July 24, 2016 - 18:23 GMT
German police confirmed the man, armed with a machete, was a 21-year-old from Syria, but did not release his name.
Syrians look for victims under the rubble of a collapsed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo on July 19, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
July 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Earlier this week the UN Special Envoy for Syria said he hoped a new round of peace talks would begin in August in Geneva.
 Aleppo has been subject to fierce violence in and around the city. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
July 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
According to the Independent Doctors Association, four hospitals and the central blood bank were struck and are now out of service.
Airstrikes against civilians in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Aleppo has seen an uptick in airstrikes in recent days
The World Bank is offering a series of loans to Jordan. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The World Bank is offering Jordan $1.4B to address health, education, and employment needs of Syrian refugees.
Fighters from Syria's Manbij military council sit in a truck on the outskirts of the northern town of Manbij before another battle with Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Daesh rejected the US-coalition offer to leave Manbij before heavy fighting began, though the militants will let wounded civilians travel outside of the city.