ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the attack, is opposed to all sides in Syria’s six-year civil war, including Syrian insurgent groups.
Hanan Odah, a Palestine refugee is living proof that as large businesses collapse, small-scale enterprises can survive and even thrive in the grassroots markets.
Trump had criticised the nuclear agreement and threatened to dismantle Obama’s deal, but it appears that he has decided, at least for now, to keep it alive.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said jets thought to belong to the US-led coalition hit the town of Al-Bukamal near the border with Iraq.
Well over 3,000 people have left Qaboun in two days of evacuations, paving the way for the government to regain control of the area.
Sunni rebels cornered in northeastern Damascus evacuated the district Sunday following a secret evacuation deal with Syrian authorities.
It’s estimated that at least 800 medical personnel have been killed since the start of the Syrian war.
After an army offensive near the Syrian capital that shut the routes into the rebel enclave, steep price hikes have triggered rising despair in the suburbs.
With severe fuel shortages hampering agriculture, transport and other activities, a makeshift refinery has been set up to extract fuel from plastic waste.
Syrian government forces and rebels clashed in the northwestern province of Hama shortly after the Russian de-escalation zones deal took effect.
Syria’s armed opposition rejected a Russian plan of creating safe zones in Syria, calling it a threat to the country’s territorial integrity.
Trump and Putin spoke on the phone for the first time since US relations with Russian were strained by the US attack on a Syrian airfield.
An aid convoy carrying food and medical supplies reached the rebel-held besieged city of Douma for the first time since October.
The Pentagon’s tally is far lower than the estimate of outside groups. Monitoring group Airwars claims more than 3,000 civilians have been killed.
Even though parkour takes its toll on their bodies, these youths see it as an escape from the atmosphere of war and freedom from their pain and sorrow.
Yusra Mardini, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee who swam in the first ever refugee Olympic games last year, has been appointed as a UN goodwill ambassador.
Trump’s policies have not only brought the world to the verge of war, but are also affecting global humanitarian and environmental programmes negatively.
The black listings are the latest action taken by the Trump administration in response to the April 4 chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun.
Morocco and Algeria have had a contentious relationship since independence from France.
With the US strikes on Syria and Afghanistan, coming in quick succession and without the much-anticipated reset of relations with Russia, the world suddenly looks more dangerous.
Qatar, which has used its influence to free foreign hostages in war zones, is a key mediator and a potential broker of deals in Syria’s six-year conflict.
Haley’s brief speech fell short of introducing innovations to confront rights violations or prevent them in places such as Syria, Burundi and Myanmar.
With the last rebel fighters leaving the town of Damascus, the same is expected in Zabadani with the government gradually restoring services in these areas.
In a 2013 agreement brokered by Russia and the US, Syria had agreed to destroy its chemical weapons.
A US-led military coalition which conducted strikes against ISIS militants in the province of Deir al-Zor is facing allegations of high civilian casualties.
The month of March saw an unprecedented series of civilian casualties due to coalition airstrikes in both Syria and Iraq.
If Damascus becomes a battleground for gangs and militias, many more millions of civilians would join the 11.6 million who have already fled their homes in the civil war.
Men of violence are in command in the US and now call the shots in the world’s major ‘trouble spots,’ with diplomacy slowly slipping out of sight.
Thousands of Syrians have been evacuated from besieged areas in recent months under deals between President Bashar al-Assad’s government and rebels.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which pro-Damascus media said was carried out by a suicide car bomber.
By creating a “hub and spoke” model to counter international terrorism, the US today has a veto on its legal regime, its proscribed actors and use of military force.
Russia continues to side with Syria as the country’s government and diplomats deny any involvement in the deadly sarin gas attack in Syria’s Khan Sheikhoun.
Rex Tillerson received an icy welcome in Russia even as Trump announced that relations with Russia had soured over the missile attack on Syria, its ally.
Trump’s missile strike against Assad’s gassing of Syrians could be the beginning of an international law and consensus against use of chemical weapons.
Sean Spicer’s assertion sparked instant outrage on social media and from some Holocaust memorial groups who accused him of minimising Hitler’s crimes.
Since last week’s attack – which like those four years ago came just before dawn when the wind is the calmest and poison gas most effective – residents have activated a night watch to warn others in case of another attack.
Trump had previously been disinclined to intervene against Assad and the recent missile attack raised expectations that he might now adopt a tougher-than-expected stance with Russia.
The 19-year-old became a global symbol of the fight for girls’ education after being shot in Pakistan’s Swat valley in 2012 for opposing Taliban restrictions on female education.
The US missile strike in Syria will unite Russia’s technology with China’s money and muscle and is not good for regional or world peace.
As Donald Trump tackles troubles at home, US interventionism is taking over policymaking. The president is now fully embraced by the national security and foreign policy establishment.