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Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) delivers a speech during a ceremony to present national award and to mark the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Kremlin in Moscow on Feb. 23, 2018. 
(Alexey NIKOLSKY / Sputnik / AFP)
February 23, 2018 - 17:07 GMT
The French and German leaders on Friday urged Russia to support a cease-fire proposal for Eastern Ghouta, Syria in the U.N. Security Council.
Turkey's President and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures during the AKP's extended meeting of provincial heads at the party's headquarters in Ankara on Feb. 23, 2018. 
(ADEM ALTAN / AFP)
February 23, 2018 - 16:12 GMT
Blasting the large number of civilian deaths from Assad regime airstrikes in Eastern Ghouta, Syria as "unacceptable," Turkey’s foreign minister on Friday gave support to a U.N. cease-fire proposal.
Smoke billows following Syrian government bombardments on Kafr Batna, in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on Feb. 22, 2018. 
(AMER ALMOHIBANY / AFP)
February 23, 2018 - 15:47 GMT
After being delayed by Russia, the United Nations Security Council is set to vote Friday on a 30-day cease-fire resolution for Syria to allow for humanitarian aid.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a High Level Conference on the Sahel at the European Commission in Brussels on Feb. 23, 2018. 
(JOHN THYS / POOL / AFP)
February 23, 2018 - 09:11 GMT
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday called on European countries to step up efforts to stop Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime from committing massacres in Eastern Ghouta.
Syrian air bombardments against East-Ghouta (AFP)
February 22, 2018 - 13:15 GMT
The State of Qatar has expressed its strong denouncement and condemnation of the massacres and intensive aerial bombardments carried out by the forces of the Syrian regime forces in the besieged eastern City of Al Ghouta.
A mortar attack of two Palestine refugee children near the Palestinian refugee camp of Jaramana (AFP/File Photo)
February 22, 2018 - 11:49 GMT
UNRWA condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing yesterday in a mortar attack of two Palestine refugee children near the Palestinian refugee camp of Jaramana, 8 kilometers from Damascus, UNRWA Spokesperson Chris Guinness said.
UN Security Council meeting on Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta (AFP/File Photo)
February 22, 2018 - 08:55 GMT
Moscow's Permanent Representative to the UN Vassily Nebenzia on Wednesday called for a UN Security Council meeting on Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta.
Eastern Ghouta (AFP/File)
February 21, 2018 - 17:06 GMT
New airstrikes and shelling of the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 60 people and wounded dozens more on Wednesday.
The suspect when he was arrested, he was reportedly in the process of making an explosive belt to blow up an Army (AFP/File Photo)
February 21, 2018 - 14:58 GMT
General Security arrested a Syrian man suspected of planning to carry out an attack against the Lebanese Army for ISIS, a statement from the security agency reported Wednesday.
The media war between Turkey and Syria (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 21, 2018 - 14:49 GMT
After Syrian regime-backed forces entered into Afrin to protect Kurdish militias from Turkey, the propaganda machines of Turkey, Syria and Iran kicked into high gear to win the media battle of framing the issues
At least 167 civilians were killed on Monday and Tuesday by intensified Syrian regime attacks in Eastern Ghouta as well (AFP/File Photo)
February 21, 2018 - 14:36 GMT
At least 25 civilians have been killed by intensified Syrian regime attacks in the Damascus suburbs of Eastern Ghouta, said sources from the Syrian Civil Defense on Wednesday.
The accused are the surviving members of a group of four Britons — nicknamed the “Beatles” because of their English accents — who joined ISIS after 2012 (AFP)
February 21, 2018 - 10:38 GMT
The UK government is in talks with U.S. counterparts over what to do with two men from London detained in Syria on suspicion of terrorism.
Erdogan and Putin meeting to discuss the Syrian conflict (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 20, 2018 - 15:09 GMT
The U.S. is getting squeezed out of the Middle East.
Turkish tanks waiting at the border of Afrin (AFP/FILE)
February 20, 2018 - 15:04 GMT
The war in Syria is now on the verge of escalating beyond control.
A Syrian opposition fighter from Failaq al-Rahman brigade carrying a sniper rifle walks down a street full of damaged and partially destroyed buildings on the frontline in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on February 15, 2018 (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 15:14 GMT
Eastern Ghouta has been under a crippling regime siege since 2012
On Monday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned the Syrian regime against entering Afrin province in northern Syria (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 14:23 GMT
On Monday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned the Syrian regime against entering Afrin province in northern Syria.