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Germany arrests IS suspect, cites Bundesliga threat

League champions Bayern Munich will host Werder Bremen as the new season of Germany`s first division football championships kick off on August 26.

Up to 300,000 Syrian refugees could get Turkish citizenship: Report

Up to 300,000 Syrian refugees could get Turkish citizenship: Report

Up to 300,000 Syrian refugees living in Turkey could be given citizenship under a plan to keep wealthy and educated Syrians in the country, a Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday.

Syria regime raids on Aleppo kill 16 civilians: monitor

Dozens of Syrian regime strikes on Aleppo killed at least 16 civilians today, a monitor said, and caused huge damage to one rebel-held district targeted by a barrel bomb.

Blast kills Hezbollah military chief in Syria

Lebanon`s Hezbollah announced Friday that its top military commander had been killed in an attack in Syria where the Shiite militant group has deployed thousands of fighters backing the Damascus regime.

US, Russia 'agree freeze' on two Syrian fronts

There was no mention of Aleppo, where a week of fighting has killed more than 200 civilians.

Islamic State stitches up man's mouth in Syria, parades him

Deir Ezzo:  Islamic State militants stitched up a Syrian youth`s mouth and paraded him through the eastern city of Deir Ezzor for "talking too much", a media report said.

Syrian husband allows smugglers to rape his wife daily as payment for trafficking kin to Europe

Syrian husband allows smugglers to rape his wife daily as payment for trafficking kin to Europe

Crisis in Middle East have pushed the migrants to the brink that they are taking extreme measures to find a haven in Europe. In another heart-wrenching tale depicting migrants' plight, a Syrian refugee allowed smugglers to sexually exploit his wife daily as payment for trafficking his family to Europe.

Bombardment of rebel bastion near Damascus kills 31: Monitor

 At least 31 civilians were killed on Sunday in heavy bombardment of a besieged Syrian rebel stronghold east of Damascus that also struck a school, a monitoring group said.

Hundreds wait on Syria-Turkey border amid Kobane clashes

Hundreds of Syrians from the region of Kobane were on Friday waiting at the fence on the Syria-Turkey border as clashes continued between Kurdish fighters and Islamist jihadists, an AFP photographer reported.

Kurds in near full control of Syria`s Tal Abyad

Kurds in near full control of Syria`s Tal Abyad

Kurdish forces seized nearly full control of the Syrian town of Tal Abyad on Monday, fighting only pockets of jihadists on a vital supply line for the Islamic State group.

Syrian helicopter crashes; activists say militants downed it

A Syrian military helicopter crashed on Sunday at the northern air base of Kweiras, killing all its crew, state TV said, as an activist group said it was shot down by Islamic State militants.

Syrian army officer wounded in Damascus blast

A senior Syrian army officer was wounded in an explosion in a northern Damascus district on Monday, a monitoring group reported.

Syrian-born former imam found shot dead in London: Reports

A Syrian man living in Britain described as a prominent activist opposed to President Bashar al-Assad was found shot dead in his car in north-west London, the BBC reported on Wednesday. Police were called by paramedics after a man was found with what were thought to be bullet wounds to the chest, the broadcaster said.

'Islamic State blows up Syrian church'

Islamic State insurgents blew up an 80-year-old church in Syria`s northeastern province of Hassaka on Easter Sunday, Syrian state news agency SANA said.

Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor

Syrian regime helicopter crew captured by rebels, 1 killed: Monitor

Islamist rebels in Syria captured four crew members Sunday when a regime helicopter crashed in the northwest province of Idlib, a monitor said, while a fifth serviceman was killed.

Sporting Clube de Goa sign up Marcus, Mohmoud

Sporting Clube de Goa sign up Marcus, Mohmoud

Ahead of the second phase of the I-League football tournament, Sporting Clube de Goa have increased their attacking options with the signings of Goan striker Marcus Mascarenhas and Syrian international midfielder Mahmoud Al Amna on Thursday.

Syrian army kills an Islamic State commander: State media

The Syrian air force has killed an Islamic State commander in an air strike in an area of central Syria, Syrian state media and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday.

Six killed in fresh mortar attack in Syria

At least six people were killed and 10 others wounded by a fresh mortar attack against government-controlled districts of the country`s northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported.

Clashes, attacks kill at least 22 people: Iraq

Clashes between Iraqi government forces and militants along with attacks in the capital Baghdad on Wednesday killed at least 22 people and wounded dozens, officials said.

Syria keeps food, electricity subsidies despite war: PM

Despite a raging war, Syria has kept in place subsidies for electricity and basic foods, the prime minister said Monday, as the regime tries to drum up support in areas its control.