Amid Syria's civil war Ahmad Sheer was left with a choice he never wanted to have to make: to flee his country, or join in the fighting
A former rebel fighter recounts why Syrians decided to pick up arms against the forces of the Bashar al-Assad regime, 10 years ago.
The investigative newspaper has faced multiple attacks over the years, including the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya.
Ten years since the start of the conflict in Syria that has killed half a million people, a Syrian journalist recounts how he spent nearly eight years dodging police, bullets and bombs, before finding refuge in Madrid.
Footage from the air taken by a Syrian opposition group showed scores of workers struggling to extinguish a massive fire resulting from burning oil tanker trucks in an open field.
Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said 30 to 50 children located in a refugee camp in northeastern Syria would be brought to Belgium.
The airstrikes targeted facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups, the Pentagon said.
Sumaya had fallen down a well in the northern Syrian town of Al-Bab.
According to Save the Children, an estimated 200 foreign children were repatriated in 2020 from camps in north-east Syria, down from 685 in 2019.
Turkey's charm offensive comes after months of difficulties between Ankara and Brussels.
Several people were taken to hospital in Lebanon after a fire at a Syrian refugee camp that state media said was started deliberately
In this vast plain of the Al Harrah desert, stretching from Syria across north-eastern Jordan and into Saudi Arabia, ancient drawings are carved into volcanic basalt rock.
Two jihadists from the Islamic State group, who were part of a terror cell nicknamed ‘The Beatles’ due to their British accents, have pleaded not guilty before a judge in the USA.
Syria is holding parliamentary elections across government-controlled areas of the country, as President Bashar al-Assad marks 20 years in power amid continuing war and deep economic woes.