World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 11, 2014
The UN said on Tuesday said, the number of children impacted by Syria's war has doubled in the past year to 5.5 million, many of them trapped in besieged areas and beyond reach.
Offbeat | Agence France-Press | Saturday March 8, 2014
A charity's video transposing the effects of the Syrian civil war onto an ordinary girl growing up in London has gone viral on the Internet.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
Behind barbed wire fences at a top-security site in a German forest, workers in hazard suits will soon destroy remnants of Syrian chemical weapons of a type first tested here during World War I.
World | Associated Press | Saturday February 15, 2014
Peace talks aimed at forging a path out of Syria's civil war have reached an impasse - with no guarantee of continuing - after five days of sparring over responsibility for mounting violence back home and President Bashar Assad's future, government a...
World | Reuters | Monday February 10, 2014
A woman curls up in grief in a darkened room - an artist's image as powerful as any of the thousands of photos and videos from Syria's civil war flashing across the world's computer and television screens.
World | Reuters | Monday February 3, 2014
Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign many consider a war crime.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 30, 2014
Opposing sides in Syria's civil war stood together to observe a minute of silence on Thursday in honour of the tens of thousands killed in the three-year conflict, a rare symbol of harmony a week into peace talks that have so fare yielded no compromi...
World | Reuters | Sunday January 26, 2014
Syria's civil war foes held their first face-to-face meetings on Saturday, launching talks aimed at ending nearly three years of conflict which has killed 130,000 people and destabilised the wider Middle East.
World | Reuters | Sunday January 26, 2014
Syria's civil war foes held their first face-to-face meeting on Saturday at the start of talks to end nearly three years of conflict which has killed 130,000 people and destabilised the wider Middle East.
World | Reuters | Saturday January 25, 2014
U.N. war crimes experts have documented more torture and killings by both sides in Syria and are confident they can build a case that could be taken up by the International Criminal Court, a leading member of the team said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Friday January 24, 2014
Syria's opposition leader on Thursday laid out his demands for talks on ending the country's civil war, calling for the creation of a transitional government that does not include President Bashar al-Assad.
World | Reuters | Tuesday January 21, 2014
A Syrian military police photographer has supplied "clear evidence" showing the systematic torture and killing of about 11,000 detainees in circumstances that evoked Nazi death camps, former war crimes prosecutors said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 2, 2014
More than 73,000 people were killed in Syria in 2013, the bloodiest year yet in the brutal civil war that began in March 2011, an NGO said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 1, 2014
The death toll in Syria's civil war has risen to at least 130,433, more than a third of them civilians on both sides of the conflict.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 31, 2013
At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 22, 2013
A car bombing on Sunday in the central Syrian province of Homs killed seven people, five of them schoolchildren, the official SANA news agency reported.
World | Reuters | Friday December 13, 2013
Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2 1/2-year civil war has killed more than 100,000 people
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 3, 2013
A growing body of evidence collected by UN investigators points to the involvement of senior Syrian officials, including President Bashar Assad, in crimes against humanity and war crimes, the UN's top human rights official said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 27, 2013
The commander of the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) said on Tuesday his group would shun a planned peace conference in Switzerland in January and would pursue its fight to topple President Bashar al-Assad regardless.
World | Associated Press | Saturday November 2, 2013
In the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a giant bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under cover of a truce among three factions in the country's civil war.