August 7, 2014
The Committee of Muslim Scholars said negotiations were ongoing to release the captured soldiers held by jihadists since clashes erupted over the weekend.
Human Rights Watch accused Jordan of denying entry to or forcibly deporting Palestinian refugees.
At least 1,000 Syrian refugee families were transported back to Syria with the help of Syrian and Lebanese authorities.
Police in Lebanon's Arsal found at least 30 charred bodies in a Syrian refugee camp, a security source confirmed Thursday.
ISIS militants agreed to leave the Lebanese border town of Arsal within 24 hours, according to a source while three additional captured soldiers were freed as part of the truce deal.
While it is sadly the reality for many a person in the war-torn city of Damascus, the day has not yet come for Wael Sharaf to say goodbye to this earth as rumors had suggested.
August 6, 2014
Lebanese forces continued to battle ISIS jihadists in the bordering town of Arsal Wednesday despite a withdrawal of Nusra Front militants from the area.
At least 16 people, including two children, have been killed and dozens of others wounded in a shelling by foreign-backed militants targeting a number of areas in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
A group of chemical weapons experts is due to travel to Syria to continue the destruction of the country’s chemical capabilities.
The UN criticized ISIS attacks in Iraq and Syria and was "deeply concerned" following the latest offensive in Sinjar where 200,000 civilians from the Yazidi community are believed to have fled.
August 5, 2014
Michel Aoun declared on Tuesday that he had long warned against holding negotiations with terrorists fighting the army in the northeastern town of Arsal.
Hezbollah Tuesday denied its fighters intervened in the ongoing clashes between the Lebanese Army and militants from Syria in Arsal, and commended the government for its unified stance in support of the military.
August 4, 2014
Calling themselves the 'white shrouds,' local tribesman in Syria's Deir al-Zor province are fighting ISIS back, conducting kidnappings and violent killings of militants trying to seize control.
Violence continues to erupt in the border town of Arsal. Since the Syrian war began, it spilled into Lebanon and had detrimental consequences for the entire region.
Over 44 people were killed in and around Damascus Sunday after clashes between government forces and rebels, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.