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Syrian regime forces bigan operations alongside Iranian-backed militias against opposition groups in southwestern Daraa, killing eight civilians. (AFP/ File Photo)
June 21, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Bashar al-Assad regime forces along with Iranian-backed militias have launched an operation against opposition groups in southwestern Daraa province, killing eight civilians, according to a Syrian civil defense unit on Wednesday.
A picture taken June 11, 2018 following air strikes by pro-government forces on villages in Syria's northwestern Idlib province. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group says these strikes killed 38 civilians including four children whilst other raids  led to 50 wounded. (AFP File Photo)
June 20, 2018 - 11:35 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is a documenting body collecting data from a network of informants about the now 7-year-old conflict. It has become a "go-to" source by practically every major media outlet. But not everyone is happy with it especially now because of its alleged relations with the British Foreign Office.
Syrian refugee Sahira Zoubi works on a new handbag, made from recycled newspapers, at an up-cycling workshop in Irbid city, northern Jordan, May 9, 2018. (JT)
June 20, 2018 - 09:58 GMT
S ameera Al Salam folds a discarded piece of newspaper into a long strip then loops it round her finger to form a tight circle, the first stage of making the upcycled handbags, trays and bowls the Syrian refugee hopes will help her earn a living.
Staffan de Mistura, United Nations' special envoy to Syria , held talks with Turkish, Russian, and Iranian officials about Syrian Constitution. (AFP/ File)
June 19, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
Staffan de Mistura, the UN special envoy for Syria, on Tuesday met with senior Turkish, Russian, and Iranian officials towards the establishment of a constitutional committee for the war-battered country.
A rebel tank in Quneitra (AFP/FILE)
June 19, 2018 - 12:37 GMT
The Syrian war is mutating beyond all recognition as southern Syrians brace for a siege.
Explosions light the sky over the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta. (AFP, Photo/Mohammed Eyad)
June 19, 2018 - 08:05 GMT
Fifty-two pro-regime fighters were killed in overnight strikes in Syria, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merke (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 18, 2018 - 13:42 GMT
Angela Merkel is facing 'destiny day' in a bitter row over immigration that could see her 13-year rule of Germany come to an abrupt end within days.
Staffan de MISTURA, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 18, 2018 - 08:31 GMT
U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will kick off on Monday a tough two-week process to bridge the gap between the three “guarantor” states of the Astana process - Russia, Turkey and Iran - and the U.S.-led group of six which also compromises France, Britain, Germany, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
Photo: SANA
June 18, 2018 - 04:34 GMT
Syria’s weightlifting team will participate in the Mediterranean Games Tarragonna 2018 through the male weightlifters Ahed Joughili, Majd Hassan...
Deir Ezzor, Syria. (AFP/ File Photo)
June 17, 2018 - 16:18 GMT
ISIS fighters are close to losing their small pockets in east Syria after being besieged in the two provinces of Hasaka and Deir Ezzor, particularly in areas located east of the Euphrates River.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 15, 2018 - 15:01 GMT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the European Union (EU)’s member countries to overcome their differences and take a unified approach to the bloc’s refugee crisis.
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June 14, 2018 - 10:54 GMT
Senior officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey will meet in Geneva on June 18-19 for consultations with the United Nations about setting up a constitutional committee for Syria, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said in a statement on Wednesday.
This year's Ramadan series had a common theme, namely the worrying and unacceptable mistreatment of women (Source: Albawaba Entertainment - Youtube)
June 14, 2018 - 10:15 GMT
Looking back, this year's Ramadan series had a common theme, namely the worrying and unacceptable mistreatment of women.
Site of the Douma chemical attack in Syria (Twitter)
June 14, 2018 - 08:33 GMT
The nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were "very likely" used as weapons in two attacks in central Syria in late March 2017, said a global chemical weapons watchdog.
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June 13, 2018 - 17:46 GMT
ISIS has in the past few weeks become active in Syria, apparently resorting to its sleeper cells in several regions including the so-called Badia, a vast desert area.
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June 13, 2018 - 17:41 GMT
Only 40 of the 400 British jihadis who fought in Syria and Iraq have been prosecuted on their return home.