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This video screenshot shows a mass public execution of several dozen Syrian government soldiers in the ancient Roman theater of Syria's Palmyra, most likely soon after Daesh's May 21 takeover of the city.  (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 18:32 GMT
Daesh released a video Saturday showing a mass public execution of several dozen Syrian government soldiers in the ancient Roman theater of Syria's Palmyra.
Two of the three London schoolgirls who left for Syria in a high-profile case earlier this year have wed Daesh militants, said the families' lawyer.  (British Met Police)
July 04, 2015 - 15:12 GMT
Two of the three London schoolgirls who left for Syria in a high-profile case earlier this year have wed Daesh militants, says the families' lawyer.
A rebel Free Syrian Army fighter runs through a street in embattled Aleppo, November 18 2013.  (AFP/Mahmud al-Halabi)
July 04, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
A rebel alliance on Saturday has seized a strategic Syrian military barracks in government-held western Aleppo as battles rage for full control of the city.
Hezbollah fighters patrol the Qalamoun mountains, along Lebanon's border with Syria, May 20 1015.  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
July 04, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
In an ongoing push for control along the Lebanese-Syrian border region, Hezbollah and Syrian army forces launched renewed attacks on the strategic border town Zabadani.
Opposition fighters undergo training in Syria. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Watchdog group says at least 31 al-Nusra front members were killed in an explosion while gathering for an iftar meal.
July 03, 2015 - 18:21 GMT
A new Islamist rebel alliance, including Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, was locked in a fierce battle Friday to seize government-held areas of Aleppo, the divided former economic capital.
Syrian-Kurdish refugee children in a camp near Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.  (AFP/Safin Hamed)
July 03, 2015 - 11:28 GMT
A UN report released Thursday urged the international community to address the growing problem of Syrian refugee child laborers, many of whom are exploited to support their families.
Opposition fighters from the al-Ezz bin Abdul Salam Brigade undergo training near the al-Turkman mountains in Syria's northern Latakia province.  (AFP/File)
July 03, 2015 - 10:24 GMT
Amidst recruitment issues, US military is to send first round of "moderate" trainees into Syria in upcoming weeks.
Syrian government airstrikes bombarded Aleppo late Thursday and into Friday as Islamist rebel groups launched a major offensive to seize full control of the city.  (AFP/File)
July 03, 2015 - 09:46 GMT
Syrian government airstrikes bombarded Aleppo late Thursday and into Friday as Islamist rebel groups launched a major offensive to seize full control of the city.
Pentagon officials said the militant, Tarik bin Tahar al-Awni al-Harzi, had been transporting and supplying weapons for Daesh, as well has helping fighters enter Syria from Turkey.  He was killed June 16 near Syria's border with Iraq.  (AFP/File)
July 03, 2015 - 06:46 GMT
Pentagon officials said the militant, Tarik bin Tahar al-Awni al-Harzi, had been transporting and supplying weapons for Daesh, as well has helping fighters enter Syria from Turkey.
The Syrian regime has been heavily criticized for its use of
July 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Syrian Ambassador on Thursday rejected a UN report condemning Syria's use of barrel bombs in the conflict.