A Syrian refugee from the informal Rukban camp .(AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:15 GMT
Residents of al-Rukban camp on the Jordanian-Syrian border have appealed to the United Nations and the Jordanian government to lift the siege on the camp.
Syrian refugees gather their belongings in the southern Lebanese village of Shebaa as they prepare to return to Syria on August 13, 2018 (AFP/Ali DIA)
October 15, 2018 - 10:15 GMT
Some 835 Syrian refugees have registered with Lebanese General Security to return to their home country Monday, a source from the security agency said.
The Syrian side of the Nasib border crossing with Jordan. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Jumana Ghunaimat on Sunday announced that the Jaber/Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria will be reopened on Monday.
Al-Hilal's Omar Kharbin
October 14, 2018 - 18:33 GMT
Zamalek have denied all reports concerning a possible move of Al-Hilal's Omar Kharbin to the Cairo giants in the winter transfer window.
TIP Propaganda (TIP)
October 14, 2018 - 14:52 GMT
This isolated set of jihadi fighters' resistance may invite Syrian and Russian forces to storm into Idlib, jumpstarting the offensive to retake the territory.
A Syrian man holds the Iranian flag as a convoy carrying aid provided by Iran arrives in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor. (LOUAI BESHARA/ AFP)
October 14, 2018 - 09:38 GMT
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the Islamic Republic will keep its military advisory presence in Syria as long as Tehran finds it "effective and useful" and as long as the Arab country's government demands it.
Maryam Rajavi (AFP/FILE)
October 11, 2018 - 12:55 GMT
The MEK is an elusive group. But Massoud Khoadandeh, who helped run the group's smuggling, spying, and security operations, tells Al Bawaba of its inner-workings and its eventual decline into an inward looking, reclusive cult.
Netanyahu wants world to recognize #Golan Heights as Israeli territory (Twitter)
October 11, 2018 - 12:31 GMT
Russia rebukes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for asking the international community to recognize the regime’s claim to “sovereignty” over the occupied side of Syria’s Golan Heights, warning that any such move would constitute a flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (AFP)
October 11, 2018 - 11:12 GMT
Russia's Vice Premier Maxim Akimov on Wednesday expressed hopes in improved relations with Israel after tension following the accidental Syrian downing of a Russian plane during an Israeli air strike in Syria last month.
October 11, 2018 - 11:04 GMT
The U.N.’s fund for children, UNICEF, has urged warring parties in Syria to allow basic health service deliveries to tens of thousands of increasingly desperate Syrians trapped in the desert near the Jordanian border.
Syrian rebel-fighters from the National Liberation Front (NLF) secure a tank, part of heavy weapons and equipment withdrawn yesterday from a planned buffer zone around Idlib. (OMAR HAJ KADOUR / AFP)
October 10, 2018 - 08:15 GMT
The withdrawal of heavy weapons by Syrian opposition in northwestern Idlib proves the opposition’s trust in Turkey, one of its member said on Tuesday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Twitter)
October 10, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has signed a decree, granting amnesty to those who have either deserted the army or avoided military service, and giving them several months to report for duty.
S-300 missile defense systems  (Shutterstock)
October 09, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
Moscow has reportedly supplied Syria with three battalion sets of S-300 missile defense systems of eight launchers each for free amid its widening row with Israel, whose air force recently helped the downing of a Russian aircraft in the Arab country.
Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh (Twitter)
October 09, 2018 - 09:16 GMT
Ministers are refusing to let seven captured Islamic State fanatics back into the UK.
A child in the Syrian town of Douma in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus carries blankets distributed by relief workers and the United Nations on July 26, 2018 (AFP/File)
October 08, 2018 - 19:23 GMT
Tens of thousands of Syrians in areas recaptured by government troops this year remain starved of humanitarian aid, with the relief agencies helping them for years now unable to reach them.
The National Liberation Front said the withdrawal of heavy arms from the Idlib buffer zone will take several days. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2018 - 12:57 GMT
The Syrian opposition is set to complete on Monday the withdrawal of all its heavy weapons from Idlib frontlines in northwestern Syria, according to opposition sources.