Syria

July 9, 2014

Millions have fled the violence in Syria. (AFP/File)
11:48 GMT

Syrian rebels killed at least 14 people in Khatab village.

Syrian government troops walk through the besieged city of Aleppo, July 8, 2014 (File/AFP)
11:19 GMT

Syrian rebels have cited concern over the besieged city of Aleppo amid fears Syria's largest city will be recaptured by government forces.

A protester stands with a sign during an anti-Assad protest in Washington, 2013 (File/AFP)
08:04 GMT

A number of British firms provided the Syrian regime with chemical weapons in the 1980s according to a Foreign Office report seen by the BBC.

Bahra headed the opposition delegation at the Geneva II talks. (AFP/File)
07:22 GMT

The Syrian National Coalition, Syria's main opposition group, elected Hadi al-Bahra as their new president.

July 8, 2014

British citizens were recently pictured in a propaganda video by terrorist group ISIL (File/AFP)
11:00 GMT

Muslim leaders in the UK called for unity and urged British citizens not to travel to Iraq and Syria and join terrorist groups such as ISIL.

There are an estimated 1.5 million Syrian refugees residing in Lebanon (File/AFP)
07:34 GMT

Forty-five thousand Syrian refugees were removed from the UNHCR's registry and verification program in Lebanon because they "failed to keep in contact", according to a spokesperson.

July 7, 2014

Lebanon hosts millions of Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
14:34 GMT

The head of Lebanon's parliamentary Health Committee MP Atef Majdalani said Syrian doctors and nurses are practicing illegally in Lebanese hospitals and clinics.

Earlier this week, a leaked report said ISIS planned to attack Lebanon (File/AFP)
13:02 GMT

A military judge on Monday charged 28 suspects with belonging to the radical Sunni group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria.

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10:33 GMT

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Syrian refugees in Lebanon make up at least 27 percent of the population (File/AFP)
10:09 GMT

The complications surrounding Lebanon's policy for Syrian refugees are back on the negotiating table with the UNHCR.

July 6, 2014

Ahmad Jarba has served as president of the coalition for a year, the maximum term allowed by the group (File Archive/AFP)
15:26 GMT

Syria's opposition group will meet this week in Istanbul to elect a new president.

ISIS now controls most of Syria's oil fields as well as the country's eastern territories (Welayat Raqa/AFP)
14:11 GMT

At least 30,000 people were forced to leave their homes in eastern Syrian by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) Saturday.

Lebanese soldiers stand beside the aftermath of a bombing in Bekaa Valley in December 2013 (File/AFP)
11:21 GMT

Lebanon's Internal Security Forces believe that radical Sunni militant group ISIS will strike the country with a series of attacks, according to a leaked report.

Regime barrel bomb attacks targeted the city of Aleppo daily in late 2013 and early this year (File Archive/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Violence throughout Syria left dozens more killed Saturday.

July 4, 2014

ISIS also remains in control of the city of Raqqa located in north central Syria (Welayat Raqa/AFP)
15:02 GMT

Jihadists in Syria now control all of the country's main oil and gas fields.