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Air raid kills 25 at Syria market: Monitor

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 20:15

An air strike on a market on Thursday killed at least 25 people, including three children, in a village of the north Syrian province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.

UK asks Muslim women to help stop Syria Jihadists

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 15:44

Scotland Yard`s counter-terrorism chiefs today appealed to Muslim women in the UK to prevent their relatives from travelling to Syria to fight against President Bashar al-Assad`s regime after a rise in arrests related to the conflict was reported.

Jordan amends anti-terror law to face Syria fallout

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 13:10

Controversial amendments to Jordan`s anti-terrorism law seek to curb the influence of homegrown al Qaeda affiliated jihadists fighting the regime of the kingdom`s northern neighbour Syria, analysts said.

3 charged with sending chemical equipment to Syria

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 02:11

US prosecutors have charged a Pennsylvania man and two foreign citizens with conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and laboratory equipment to Syria, authorities said in a case that was under seal for 17 months until today.

Syrian opposition asks for more Saudi aid

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:43

The head of Syria`s main opposition group has asked Saudi Arabia to increase its support for the rebel Free Syrian Army, his advisor said Wednesday.

Syria announces name of first presidential candidate

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 17:13

The Syrian parliament Wednesday announced the name of the first candidate who registered for the presidential election, media reported.

Syria chemical handover at 86.5 percent: watchdog

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 00:02

Syria has handed over 86.5 per cent of its chemical weapons, the global chemical watchdog said today, amid new claims that Damascus may have launched attacks with an industrial chemical earlier this month.

German rapper-turned-jihadist reported dead in Syria

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:31

A German former rapper who joined jihadists fighting in Syria has been killed in a suicide bombing carried out by rival fighters, jihadist sources and a monitor said Tuesday.

`Almost one million` Syrian refugees in Turkey: PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:27

The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey has reached "almost one million," Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, while pledging to keep accepting those fleeing the war.

New Syria chemical claims emerge as election announced

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:03

The OPCW said last week that 65 per cent of Syria`s stated chemical weapons have been removed from the country.

Top UN officials warn against Syrian presidential polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 13:22

Top UN officials have cautioned that Syria`s newly announced presidential elections have a risk of undermining efforts to achieve a political solution to the country`s three-year-old conflict, a UN spokesperson said here Monday.

Australia mulls more aid for Syrian refugees

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 05:46

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said here Monday that his country is looking into increasing aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan, local media reported.