The HRW said it confirmed the death by reviewing official documents and on assertions by a family member that she was tortured in custody.
13 Apr 2017 7:38 PM
In Damascus, dozens of Syrian students gathered outside the UN offices to protest the US missile attack.
09 Apr 2017 8:29 AM
The US attack on the Shayrat base in central Syria was Washington's first military action against the regime in the six-year civil war.
07 Apr 2017 2:27 PM
The United States has blamed the chemical attack on Syrian government forces.
05 Apr 2017 2:06 PM
However, the Britain-based monitoring group was unable to confirm the nature of the substance.
04 Apr 2017 12:56 PM
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak to the media.
30 Mar 2017 9:27 PM
Israel’s UN envoy Danny Danon and Washington’s ambassador to the world body, Nikki Haley, welcomed Khalaf’s resignation.
18 Mar 2017 10:59 AM
Rescue workers struggled to pull survivors from rubble, dozens of residents were still unaccounted for.
17 Mar 2017 1:11 PM
The commission said the October 26 attack on the Haas village school complex in the rebel-held province of Idlib constituted a war crime.
15 Mar 2017 8:12 AM
Many of those people sought refuge in areas around Manbij, a town controlled by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.
05 Mar 2017 1:46 PM
It was also the second blow for ISIS group in Syria in a week, after Turkish fighters seized the Syrian town of al-Bab on Feb 23.
03 Mar 2017 7:53 AM
ISIS had withdrawn to residential neighbourhoods in the east of the city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
02 Mar 2017 3:22 PM
Most of the victims were civilians believed to be opposed to the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
07 Feb 2017 11:05 AM
President Putin has said he would reduce Moscow's military contingent in Syria, which has been fighting for the government since 2016.
01 Jan 2017 8:34 AM
The rebel withdrawal from east Aleppo last week marked Assad’s biggest victory since Syria’s crisis began in 2011.
26 Dec 2016 1:21 PM
The final phase of the evacuation ended when a convoy carrying nearly 150 people departed towards rebel-held areas outside the city.
23 Dec 2016 9:39 AM
President Assad pursued a policy of siege, truces and forced surrenders, deporting thousands of rebels and opposition to Idlib.
18 Dec 2016 3:50 PM
Ambulances carrying the first evacuees from Aleppo left remaining rebel-held territory in the city on Thursday under a fragile exit deal.
15 Dec 2016 7:53 PM
Palmyra boasts 2,000-year-old towering Roman-era colonnades and priceless artifacts.
12 Dec 2016 10:17 AM
Civilians continued to stream out of the ever-shrinking enclave, residents and opposition groups said.
09 Dec 2016 2:46 PM