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Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush on Friday , summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.
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The refugee camp of 20,000, mostly children, on the Syrian side of the Turkish border north of Aleppo faces death on all sides.
Along the country's border with neighbouring Lebanon, I met some of the three million refugees who have sought sanctuary away from the killing fields of cities like Aleppo and Homs.
Syria has risen as a top threat to the U.S. homeland that rivals Yemen's al Qaeda affiliate known for its innovative bombs successfully smuggled aboard airplanes, a top Pentagon official said on Thursday.
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Thursday that 31.8 percent of chemical weapons, removed from Syria earlier this year, have been destroyed, according to RIA Novosti All 1300 metric tons of chemicals removed from the Syrian Arab Republic by the joint mission of the Organization for the Prevention of ... (more)
Britain's biggest drugmaker said on Thursday it was investigating the latest claims dating back to 2010, which were laid out in the email received by the company on July 18. The allegations relate to its former consumer healthcare operations in Syria, which were closed down in 2012 due to the worsening civil war in the country.
An image made available by the jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 11, 2014 allegedly shows militants of the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant waving the Islamic Jihad flag and holding up their weapons as a vehicle drives on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the ... (more)
Fighters from the extremist Islamic State group on Thursday overran part of an army base in northern Syria, which has been under the militants' siege for months, in ferocious battles that killed or wounded dozens on both sides, activists said.
All the toxic chemicals removed from Syria under a deal with the Syrian government to destroy its chemical weapons stockpile have been delivered to destruction facilities outside the country, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday.
The Middle East suffers a new trauma every week. Iraq is disintegrating, as the Syrian conflict crashes across its borders.
Lost amid the chaos of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was a little-noticed development in the western press about the Russian defense industry.
The European Union on Wednesday froze the assets of two oil- trading firms accused of organising covert shipments of oil to Syria.
While filming a documentary in Syria in the summer of 2003, I visited the Jaramana refugee camp near Damascus.
A rebel fighter sits on chairs as he aims his weapon through a hole inside a house in the town of Morek in Hama province July 21, 2014.
Hezbollah boss Hassan Nasrallah made a phone call to Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal on Monday and vowed to support "the resistance in Gaza in any way necessary."
Six children from the same family were killed in an air strike by government forces on a village in the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Wednesday .
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:14 pm
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