Over three million people have fled Syria: United Nations
Over three million people have fled Syria: United Nations

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Friday announced that over three million Syrians have been registered as refugees and the crisis is only getting worse, BBC reported.

IS executes `dozens` of Syria troops in new atrocity

Islamic State jihadists have executed "dozens" of fleeing Syrian soldiers, a monitor said Thursday, the latest in a string of brutal abuses alarming Western powers who fear a global spread of the terror.

Assad is no anti-terrorism partner but a jihadist ally: France

Syria's Bashar al-Assad is not the West's partner in the fight against terrorism but an ally of Islamic extremists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, French President Francois Hollande warned on Thursday.

Assad is no anti-terrorism partner but a jihadist ally, France warns

Syria`s Bashar al-Assad is not the West`s partner in the fight against terrorism but an ally of Islamic extremists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, French President Francois Hollande warned Thursday.

Obama approves air surveillance of IS in Syria

US President Barack Obama has authorised surveillance flights over Syria in a move to gain intelligence on the activities of Islamic State (IS) Sunni militant group, BBC reported Tuesday.

Hundreds dead as Islamic State seizes Syrian air base: Monitor

Islamic State militants stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing it from government forces after days of fighting that cost more than 500 lives, a monitoring group said.

UK rules out pact with Syrian President to fight IS terror

UK`s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond ruled out any alliance with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to combat the Islamic State militants, who have unleashed havoc in Iraq and Syria, killing hundreds of people.

Syria war toll over 180,000: NGO

More than 180,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict broke out in March 2011, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a new toll published Thursday.

Syrian army takes town near Damascus in blow to rebels

Syrian government forces backed by Lebanon`s Hezbollah took control of a town just outside Damascus from Islamist fighters on Thursday, a blow to the rebels who had held it for more than a year.

Hillary Clinton blames Islamic militants rise on Obama policies

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton blamed the rise of Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria on failures of US policy under President Barack Obama, in an interview published on Sunday.

Jihadists capture key base from Syrian Army: Monitor

Islamic State jihadists captured the key Brigade 93 Syrian Army base in Raqa province overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Air strikes in east of Syrian capital kill 64: Monitoring group

Air strikes by Syrian government forces in the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus killed at least 64 people at the weekend, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

Islamic State withdraws from Syria villages: NGO

The jihadist Islamic State has withdrawn from several villages dominated by a Sunni tribe in eastern Deir Ezzor province after clashes, a monitoring group said.

Jihadists order total cover-up for Syrian women: NGO

The jihadist Islamic State has imposed a strict dress code for women in eastern Syria, forbidding them from showing any part of their bodies, a monitoring group said on Thursday.

Syria army shelling near Damascus kills 12: NGO

Twelve people were killed, among them a child, in Syrian army shelling late Wednesday on Douma, a rebel-held town near Damascus, a monitoring group said.

US unveils USD 378 mn in new humanitarian aid for Syria

United States today unveiled USD 378 million in new humanitarian aid for the Syrian people, denouncing "appalling `starve or surrender` tactics" by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Bombs in Syria`s Aleppo kill 13 pro-Assad fighters: Monitor

Opposition forces in Syria exploded bombs in tunnels under Aleppo late on Tuesday and killed at least 13 fighters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the northern city, a group tracking the violence said.

6 children among 15 dead in Aleppo bombing: Syria monitor

Six children were among at least 15 civilians killed in overnight bomb attacks by government and rebel forces in the divided city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday.

Syria`s Assad joins prayers to mark end of Ramadan

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad was given a warm reception by the faithful on Monday when he joined in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Damascus, to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Jihadists kill at least 50 Syria troops in ambush: Monitor

Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush today, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said.