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The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra was seized by Daesh on May 17. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
Daesh militants said they would only destroy statues in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra which violated the group's religious prohibition against polytheistic depictions, The Guardian reported.
A file picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows a sculpture found in the ancient Syrian oasis city of Palmyra, 215 kilometers northeast of Damascus, displayed at the city's museum. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 28, 2015 - 08:56 GMT
The larger structures seem safe for now, but the video doesn't tell the whole story.
One female soldier claims the Daesh targets women on and off the battle field. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 07:54 GMT
The YPJ Kurdish women’s militia takes on Daesh in the northern Syrian city of Ras al Ayn.
News coming out of Syria gets increasingly complicated and confusing — these maps help us dumb it down. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
News coming out of Syria gets increasingly complicated and confusing — these maps help us dumb it down.
A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday.
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.