Recent

An Israeli F-15 jet fighter takes off from the Negev desert in December 2015. (AFP/Jack Guez)
February 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Lebanese armed forces report the airstrikes were made from Lebanese airspace in order to bypass Russian air defences in the south of Syria.
Flames billow following a reported car bomb explosion at a Syrian pro-government position in Daraa on February 20, 2017. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Regime warplanes struck the Damascus suburb of Barza in violation of a ceasefire deal between the Assad regime and opposition forces.
A large number of civilians are forced to flee their homes every day as Turkish-backed militants make advances in the city. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
At least 110 civilians have been killed by Turkish airstrikes in the Daesh-held Syrian city of al-Bab over the past two weeks
The Lebanese government estimates that around 1.5 million Syrian refugees live in unofficial camps around the country in deteriorating economic conditions. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 07:39 GMT
The $1.9 billion includes $1.57 billion given by donors in 2016 and $344 million carried over from 2015 by U.N. Agencies, the World Bank and NGOs.
Russian soldiers in the Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
February 21, 2017 - 06:59 GMT
The four deaths raise the number of Russian military officially reported killed in Syria to 26 since September 2015.
A female fighter in a pro-Kurdish image. [Twitter]
February 20, 2017 - 16:08 GMT
In northeastern Syria, there exists a fighting group not only comprised entirely of women, but also revered by their community.
Chief opposition negotiator Mohammad Alloush (C) of the Jaish al-Islam looks on during the second session of Syria peace talks at the Rixos President Hotel in Astana, on February 16, 2017. (AFP/Stanislav Filippov)
February 20, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The upsurge in attacks has mostly taken place in Homs, the outskirts of Damascus, and Deraa province.
Syrian civil defense volunteers, known as the White Helmets, search for survivors following reported government airstrike on the rebel-held town of Douma, east of Damascus, on February 19, 2017. (AFP/Sameer al-Doumy)
February 20, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Violence is escalating in the area near the Jordanian border as government forces try to retake the province from opposition fighters.
Tens of thousands of people march holding a banner reading
February 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Spain has been slow to make good on its pledge to take in more than 17,000 refugees over a two-year period.
US-backed Kurdish and Arab fighters advance into the Daesh bastion of Manbij, in northern Syria, in June 2016. (AFP/File)
February 19, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Both Syria's Kurds - supported by the US - and Bashar al-Assad have condemned Turkey's military activity as a violation of Syria's sovereignty.
Syrian army tanks are positioned on the eastern outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on February 17, 2017. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
February 19, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Russia says its long-range bombers have fired cruise missiles at Daesh's main stronghold in eastern Syria.
Syria has been locked in a vicious civil war since early 2011. (AFP/File)
February 19, 2017 - 10:09 GMT
Regime forces shelled the Qaboun neighborhood in eastern Damascus for the second day, killing four people.
The Real Madrid superstar, 32, often visits the country while Hollywood actress Jolie is well known for her charity work. (Beiruting)
February 19, 2017 - 09:51 GMT
The show highlights the plight of one Syrian refugee family.
Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been killed in the war. (AFP/File)
February 19, 2017 - 07:10 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said "seven rockets and several shells hit areas on the edges of Qabun."
The Russian warplanes reportedly destroyed the militants’ bases and training camps as well as a Daesh command center in Raqqa. (AFP/File)
February 18, 2017 - 14:38 GMT
The Russian warplanes successfully destroyed the militants’ bases and training camps as well as a Daesh command center.
Erdogan linked the resolution of the Syrian crisis with confronting 'terrorism', especially the Daesh group inside Syria. (AFP/File)
February 18, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Erdogan linked the resolution of the Syrian crisis with confronting 'terrorism', especially the Daesh group inside Syria.