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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.
Syrian Red Crescent personnel evacuate the body of a man following a reported mortar strike by rebel fighters in a government-held part of the Syrian city of Homs, on February 10, 2017. (AFP/Stringer)
February 17, 2017 - 12:27 GMT
Around 40 percent of Deraa is under opposition control.
Mihael Petrelis glances at the appellate court's decision outside a federal appeals court after it ruled against lifting the stay on U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order imposing a temporary immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations in San Francisco, California. (AFP/Elijah Nouvelage)
February 17, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The revised executive order may explicitly exclude green card holders from the travel ban.
In Geneva, UN humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland called on parties to allow aid convoys to reach besieged and hard-to-reach areas of Syria to demonstrate
February 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The UN envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, was meanwhile meeting with top Russian officials in Moscow in the run-up to the anticipated start of Syrian peace talks in Geneva.
Turkey backed Syrian opposition fighters walk with their weapons in the northeastern outskirts of the Syrian town of al-Bab, Daesh's last stronghold in Syria's Aleppo's province, on February 15, 2017. (AFP/Rafat Ahmed)
February 16, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Turkish soldiers and Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have been fighting Daesh in its last stronghold in northern Syria.
The Latin star says that he is proud of his reputation as a needy,
February 16, 2017 - 10:55 GMT
The Latin star says that he is proud of his reputation as a needy, "cheesy romantic."
Supporters of Assad gather in 2010 (Flickr, image used for illustrative purposes only)
February 16, 2017 - 10:40 GMT
The Syrian President has defended the controversial immigration policy of his American counterpart in eyebrow-raising statements.