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Saudi Arabia should probe Pak transgender woman's death: HRW

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

US warplanes hit Syrian town again; 7 civilians dead

In Damascus, dozens of Syrian students gathered outside the UN offices to protest the US missile attack.

09 Apr 2017 8:29 AM

Syria rebels call for continued US strikes against regime

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

Day after gas attack, warplanes launch fresh air strikes in Idlib area

The United States has blamed the chemical attack on Syrian government forces.

05 Apr 2017 2:06 PM

86 killed in ‘toxic gas’ air strike in Syria, including 30 children

However, the Britain-based monitoring group was unable to confirm the nature of the substance.

04 Apr 2017 12:56 PM

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Blast near border town of Arsal kills 2 Syrians, 3 wounded: Lebanese officials

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak to the media.

30 Mar 2017 9:27 PM

UN official quits over ‘Israel apartheid’ report

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

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque

Rescue workers struggled to pull survivors from rubble, dozens of residents were still unaccounted for.

17 Mar 2017 1:11 PM

Syrian army responsible for Idlib school bombing, 21 children killed: UN

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

Syria crisis: 66,000 displaced in recent fighting

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

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Syrian army retakes town of Palmyra from ISIS

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 pulls back from Syria's Palmyra: monitor

ISIS had withdrawn to residential neighbourhoods in the east of the city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.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

Syria regime hanged 13,000 in notorious prison: Amnesty

Most of the victims were civilians believed to be opposed to the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

07 Feb 2017 11:05 AM

Russia gets UN backing for Syria truce, Kazakhstan talks

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

Bashar al-Assad visits orphanage on Christmas

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

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In Aleppo, Assad supporters shout their joy after regime victory

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

After Aleppo, Assad likely to target Idlib

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

1,000 evacuate Aleppo in buses, ambulances; arrive in opposition territory

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

A look at Palmyra: Historic Syrian city retaken by ISIS

Palmyra boasts 2,000-year-old towering Roman-era colonnades and priceless artifacts.

12 Dec 2016 10:17 AM

Syrian troops shell Aleppo’s rebel enclave

Civilians continued to stream out of the ever-shrinking enclave, residents and opposition groups said.

09 Dec 2016 2:46 PM

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