Waiting in an aid line outside Lebanon`s capital Beirut, Assyrian Christian Francie Yaacoub remembers the well-stocked home she left behind in Syria as she fled advancing Islamic State group jihadists.
A German woman who had been fighting with the Kurdish People`s Protection Units against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group was killed on Sunday in the northeastern Syrian province of al-Hasakah, a monitoring group said on Monday.
The Islamic State (IS) continued to keep 350,000 civilians living in the northeastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zour under confinement, the Syrian Observatory for Rights Human (SOHR) reported on Thursday.
Intense clashes in southern Syria have killed scores of pro-government and insurgent fighters in the past week, a group monitoring Syria`s war said on Sunday, forecasting even fiercer violence as the weather clears.
Lebanon`s former prime minister Saad al-Hariri arrived back in the country overnight on a rare visit and will make a speech on Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of his father Rafik`s assassination, Lebanese media said.