UN probe blames international community for raging Syria war

 The UN on Tuesday warned that if international stakeholders do not cut their military and other logistic support to the warring factions in strife-torn Syria, then the world will continue to suffer from the brunt of this raging conflict which has already claimed over 2,20,000 lives.

Hezbollah says will attack Nusra Front inside Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah`s leader said on Tuesday his Lebanon-based militant group will launch an attack inside Syria against al Qaeda-linked insurgents in the mountain region along the countries` border.

Rebels take control of strategic hill in Syria

The rebels fighting against Syria`s Bashar al-Assad regime Sunday took control of a strategic hill in the Al Hara region in Deraa province after two days of clashes with government forces in the area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

23 killed in clashes in northern Syria

At least 23 people were killed Thursday in clashes between Islamic State (IS) militants and the Kurdish People's Protection Units near the Syrian city of Kobani on the border with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

Regime air strike kills 10 children in Syria: Britain-based monitor

Sixteen people, among them 10 children, were killed in a government air raid in eastern Syria on Wednesday, a monitor said, but state media blamed the deaths on jihadist militants.

ISIS' another video of barbarism

ISIS issues another video, this time of the Syrian soldiers who were made to parade in there undergarments before executing them mercilessly.

Syria army kills 32 rebels in Daraa ambush: NGO

Syrian troops killed 32 rebels in an ambush in the southern province of Daraa early on Sunday, a monitoring group said.

Air raids kill 31 jihadists in Syria`s Raqa: NGO

At least 31 Islamic State militants and eight civilians died in Syrian air force raids on Sunday in the northern province of Raqa, a stronghold of the jihadist fighters, a monitoring group said.

Syria war causes USD 21.4 billion losses to oil industry

Syria`s oil and gas industries have suffered total losses of USD 21.4 billion since the outbreak of the country`s war three years ago, Oil Minister Suleiman Abbas said Tuesday.

UN warns against new European, Arab extremist networks

New extremist networks in Europe and the Middle East may emerge from the war in Syria as thousands of foreigners fight alongside local militants, the UN Security Council heard Wednesday.

Terror threat still acute: EU police

The European Union`s police organisation says the threat of terrorism across the 28-nation bloc is "acute and diverse," despite a fall in the number of attacks last year.

Syria war forces a family to flee every minute: Study

The war in Syria is driving one family from their home every minute, pushing the number of people internally displaced by conflict to record highs globally, a report said Wednesday.

Soccer star Diarra denies joining Syria war

French international Lassana Diarra on Tuesday denied rumours on social media websites that he had become a jihadist in the Syria war.

More than 150,000 killed in Syria conflict: NGO

More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, a monitoring group said in a new toll released on Tuesday.

Syria says it freed 25 in exchange for nuns

The Syrian government says it freed only 25 prisoners in exchange for 13 Greek Orthodox nuns who had been held by al Qaida-linked rebels and not 150 as was reported earlier.

Senior al Qaeda fighter killed in Syria: Rebels

A spokesman for a rebel coalition says a suicide bombing has killed a senior al Qaeda operative in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

UN aid resolution must respect `sovereignty`, says Syria

Syria said on Sunday it is ready to cooperate with a rare UN Security Council resolution to allow humanitarian access, so long as it respects "state sovereignty."

UN sets up air bridge for aid to Syria city

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has set up an air bridge to deliver 800 tonnes of aid to the city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria.

Russia, US move centrestage at Syria talks

UN`s mediator on the Syria conflict was to meet high-level Russian and US diplomats in Geneva in hope of breathing new life into the flagging peace talks.

Hundreds of civilians evacuated from Syria`s Homs

Aid teams evacuated hundreds of exhausted civilians from besieged districts of the city of Homs on Sunday, as Syria`s regime and rebels again accused each other of violating a truce.