They will also plan regulations on the release of detainees and prisoners, and the search for missing people. (AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The meeting will take place on Monday, a day before a fifth round of Astana talks to resolve the situation in Syria.
Those who can prove a “bona fide relationship” or hold valid U.S. visas will not be affected by the regulation, according to the cable. (AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 10:10 GMT
Trump administration set new criteria that requires 'close' family or business relation in the US for visa application.
A US airstrike hits the area to the north of Raqqa in December 2016. It is not yet known who carried out Wednesday's airstrike in al-Dablan. (file photo)
June 29, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The identity of the aircraft used in Wednesday's airstrike is not yet known.
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fires a machine gun in the Syrian city of Raqa's eastern al-Sinaa district, on June 21, 2017, during an offensive by US-backed fighters to retake the Islamic State (IS) group bastion. (Delil Souleiman/AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Turkey has massed troops on the Syrian border, as clashes with Kurdish militias broke out on Tuesday night sparking fears of wider skirmishes between the two groups.
Assalan those weren't even hers. (Instagram / assala_official)
June 28, 2017 - 12:23 GMT
Who said Arabic stars couldn't do drugs as well as their Hollywood counterparts? Not Syrian singer Assala Nasri.
Smoke Billows in Old City of Mosul (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Three years after the declaration of its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State extremist group is changing tactics to survive in the Middle East and beyond.
Another 250 civilians, including 53 children, were killed in Raqqa province, where US-backed forces are trying to oust IS from their self-declared
June 27, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The strikes come just a day after at least 12 civilians were killed on Monday when a suspected Russian airstrike struck the town of Qouriya in the eastern Syrian town of Deir az-Zor.
Damascus denied accusations it was behind the chemical attack. (AFP)
June 27, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
US warns President Bashar al-Assad will pay a "heavy price" if further chemical weapons attack goes ahead.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on the outskirts of Raqa, June 7, 2017, two days after finally entering the northern city. (Delil Souleiman/AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
US-backed fighters seized a quarter of Syria's Raqqa from the Islamic State group, a monitor said on Monday, less than three weeks after they first launched the offensive to recapture the northern city.
Smoke billowing following a suicide car bombing in Rashidin, west of Aleppo, that targeted buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns of Fuaa and Kafraya. (AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
At least 10 people were killed Saturday when a vehicle bomb exploded in the town of Dana.
A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights shows smoke billowing from the Syrian side of the border on June 24, 2017, after projectiles fired from the war-torn country hit the Golan. (Jalaa Marey/AFP)
June 24, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Israel retaliated within an hour with drone strikes on a group of Syrian tanks.
PKK fighters take position with their rife during a traning session. (AFP)
June 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Weapons delivered to the PKK/PYD will be taken back after Daesh is defeated, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said in a letter sent to his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.
A Syrian boy looks at rebel fighters from the Jaish al-Fatah (or Army of Conquest) brigades marching through the northwestern city of Idlib in March 2017. (AFP)
June 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Thursday that Turkey, Russia and Iran have been working on a plan to station their forces in de-escalation areas in Syria.
US special operations personnel ride in a pickup truck in the village of Fatisah in the northern Syrian province of Raqa on May 25, 2016 (AFP Photo/Delil Souleiman)
June 21, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
A US senator has warned against the United States' measures in Syria, which is pushing Washington "closer and closer" to a military conflict with Iran and Russia.
10.3 million of the world's displaced people fled their homes last year alone. (AFP)
June 20, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi described the number as "the highest figure since we started recording these figures".
A US airstrike on Raqqa in December 2016. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 20, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Australia announced a temporary suspension of its air operations in Syria on Tuesday, following the downing of a Syrian bomber by a U.S. jet.