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Syrians wait to receive food from a charity distribution vehicle in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, on the southern outskirts of Damascus, on Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Only 4 percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinian refugees has been funded so far this year, the UN said Sunday.
The video has not been verified as of yet. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Daesh released a new video showing the execution of eight Alawite Syrian soldiers in Hama.
Smoke rises from the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on March 26, 2015 following bombing by rebels. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 18:18 GMT
Syrian rebels claim opposition have seized full control of major Syrian city from Assad regime intelligence agencies.
A file photo of Syrian refugees gathering outside their tent at a makeshift camp in the Abu Samra district of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
A large fire broke out in a Syrian refugee camp near Qibbet Shamra on Saturday. No causalities were reported.
At least 71 people were killed in the first pushes of the offensive Thursday, according to the Observatory, when Nusra fighters seized control of several checkpoints outside Idlib. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 12:53 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday a major offensive by al-Qaeda's Syria arm Jabat al-Nusra ended Saturday with government forces pulling back into barracks in the center of the city and Nusra fighters seizing control.
Lebanese troops deploy in the eastern town of Arsal near the Syrian border on August 28. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 12:23 GMT
The Lebanese army seized a strategic hilltop on the outskirts of Arsal from Daesh and al-Nusra militants in their most recent military offensive.
US Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the US military aims to have fighters ready for a battle against Daesh by late summer or early fall. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 07:47 GMT
In one of the first concrete moves in the upcoming train and equip program led by the US, 400 Syrian rebels have been named to take part in a process the US military hopes will have them ready to fight Daesh militants by September.
The UN Human Rights Council has called on Syria to allow a Commission of Inquiry to continue its work documenting violations by all parties. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 18:56 GMT
The UN Human Rights Council has called on Syria to allow a Commission of Inquiry to continue its work documenting violations by all parties.
The army chief visited Turkish soldiers protecting the tomb in Syria. (AFP/Adem Altan)
March 27, 2015 - 13:15 GMT
The head of Turkey's army and top commanders have visited the new location of an historic tomb in Syria.
People were killed in  ground and air military operations. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 09:42 GMT
At least 108 people have been killed in various ground and air strikes carried out by the Syrian regime.
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps. (Wikimedia)
March 26, 2015 - 18:27 GMT
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps.