The New York-based group also rapped the Security Council for inaction over the violence in Syria
This extra 125 million euros is in addition to 75 million euros already made available under the EU’s European Neighbourhood Instrument
Assad took part in prayers at the Al-Kheir mosque, in Muhajarin, near his home in northwest Damascus
China has repeatedly expressed concern about the upsurge in violence in Iraq and the march of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
ISIS lost at least 28 jihadist fighters during the incident in the northern province of Raqa
The firms were added to the EU’s Syria sanction list along with nine organisations and three people
A Lebanese soldier who apparently deserted was shown in a video posted online this week seated beneath a flag of the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra ...
Staffan de Mistura was on July 10 named to replace hugely respected Algerian Lakhdar Brahimi, who resigned in May after two frustrating rounds of peace talks
Atef Saadeddine said he has joined Al-Nusra Front, which is battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces
The two soldiers died after a clash with suspected smugglers trying to cross from Syria into Turkey
Turkey hosts over one million Syrian refugees after Erdogan announced an open-door policy for those fleeing the conflict
Assad has defied calls by Western states for him to step aside during the conflict that started in 2011 with protests against his rule
For security reasons, the location of the ceremony that had initially been scheduled for Thursday has yet to be disclosed
Lebanese authorities have acknowledged the crisis, saying that the country faced political and economic collapse
The U.N. says women struggle particularly to pay rent and keep food on the table.
The chemicals, which can be used legitimately for making plastics and pharmaceuticals, were exported by unnamed British companies
Returning fighters have the skills to carry out terror attacks or support others planning them.
Bashar al-Assad’s government last year promised to dismantle all its chemical arsenal
Europe has accepted fewer than 100,000 refugees displaced by the country's three-year-old civil war
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a man, his wife and their six children were killed in the raid in the town of Dael
A compromise draft to boost cross-border access and threaten sanctions on those that stand in the way was proposed
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi says ‘those who can immigrate to the Islamic State should immigrate’
Thousands have been killed in the conflict in the world's youngest country, while more than 1.5 million have been forced to flee
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the sale was evidence of the “confusing” nature of the escalating conflict in the Middle East
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the attack, but gave a higher toll of 15 civilians
The aim of the operation is to cut crossing points rebels use for supplies and “to separate Qalamoun from Zabadani”
Human Rights Watch have spotlighted 25 child soldiers involved in ISIS, the Free Syrian Army and al-Nusra Front
An English Defense League protest against a planned mosque happened to be a KFC fast-food branch, costing local police heavily
Prince Saud al-Faisal and Sergey Lavrov discussed other regional and international matters
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