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An earlier report from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the US-led coalition strike in Aleppo this weekend killed some 52 civilians and not a single Daesh militant. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
US officials have denied a report that surfaced over the weekend from the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights which purported the recent coalition strike in Aleppo killed 52 civilians and failed to hit any Daesh targets or other militants.
Reports of Daesh losing territory may be more wishful thinking than fact. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
The Pentagon claims Daesh is losing territory fast as Shiite militia and government troops attempt to push them out of Iraq; but what of the large swathes of land being taken by the militants in Syria?
Jordanian security forces stand near the Nasib border crossing in Syria following clashes. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 07:57 GMT
Millions of dollars worth of goods remain stranded in Lebanon due to the Syria-Jordan border attack in April, putting a strain on the exports market in the region.
Fighting between regime forces and rebel groups has raged in the Ghouta suburbs for years as regime forces attempt to regain control of a key supply route there. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 07:06 GMT
Syrian government forces clashed with rebel fighters Sunday in the Ghouta suburbs, just outside the capital Damascus as schools across rebel-held Aleppo announced closures in light of the most recent barrel bomb attacks.
The Palestinian refugee camp continues to see violence inflicted by Daesh and the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The Palestinian refugee camp continues to see violence inflicted by Daesh and the Syrian regime.
A rebel fighter monitors the surrounding area during clashes with government forces in the Syrian northeastern city of Deir Ezzor, on Oct. 28, 2013. (AFP/Ahmad Aboud)
May 03, 2015 - 17:26 GMT
The Syrian army has "cut off the last main road" for rebels leading out of eastern Damascus, a monitor said Sunday.
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 15:33 GMT
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said.
Armed fighters loyal to Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, sit under a gate at the entrance of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur on April 26, 2015. (AFP/Hass News/Ali Nasser)
May 03, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Nusra Front militants allegedly received anti-tank weapons training in Syria’s Qalamounin region as they prepare to battle Hezbollah.
Asala Nasri in the studio. (Facebook)
May 03, 2015 - 12:22 GMT
Nidal Al Ahmadieh called Syrian singer Asala Nasri "a criminal and stupid" on an interview on channel "Ten".
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.