A senior official said the US would end the program that hoped to establish a fighting force against Daesh. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 13:02 GMT
A senior official said the US would end the program that hoped to establish a fighting force against Daesh.
Daesh fought northern Aleppo's Syrian rebels in one of the group's largest advances in months. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 12:20 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the group's advances in Aleppo were one of the largest in months.
Over 250,000 people have been killed in the Syrian war since it erupted in 2011. (AFP/File)
October 09, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The Cairo-based Arab League said both Western and Russian intervention in Syria would not help resolve the Syrian war.
The CPJ said it was
October 09, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
Don't let the rankings fool you.
An image grab from a video released by Russia's defense ministry shows a Russian warship firing cruise missiles into Syria from the Caspian Sea. (YouTube)
October 09, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A CNN report said at least four cruise missiles fired by Russian warships in the Caspian Sea had accidentally landed in Iran.
The project is intended to protect Jordan from external threats. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 08, 2015 - 19:09 GMT
The Kingdom of Jordan has awarded Raytheon an $18.6 million contract to expand its border security work on the country's border with Syria.
Between Daesh, Russia and Assad, seems like Syria and Iraq have their own problems to deal with before taking on Lebanon's trash. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 17:42 GMT
Note: this is not an Onion story.
Syria game is hardest for us: Japan coach
October 08, 2015 - 13:10 GMT
Fancied Japan will be under pressure when it takes on Group E leader Syria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup 2019 joint qualifiers at the Seeb Sports Stadium on Thursday. The match kicks off at 5pm.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby made the comments during a press briefing on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters Russia's actions in Syria were "largely reactive" and that Russian airplanes were mostly striking Syrian opposition targets not affiliated with the Daesh group.
Over half a million refugees entered Europe in the past eight months. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a historic speech on the need for Europe to unite over the Syrian refugee crisis.
Russia's stealth fighters T-50 perform during the MAKS-2013, the International Aviation and Space Show, in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
October 08, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
Russian jets have a long history of airspace violations, including a recent incident in Turkish territory as well as a near collision with two US jets.