UN wants Syria to account for war dead, detainees
The UN has called on the Syrian government to provide information about thousands of detained and missing people. "Now is the moment" to provide the information, not after the war ends, a UN official said.
Helping the devastated Syrian city of Raqqa recover
US planes and militias on the ground fought for months to drive the self-styled Islamic State out of Raqqa. But the liberated city now lies in ruins. While the US has been providing aid for its stabilization, much more is needed to rebuild the city.
Aftermath of car bomb explosion in north Syrian town of Azaz
A car bomb has killed at least one person in the north Syrian town of Azaz, an area controlled by Turkey-backed Syrian rebel groups.
Russia puts pets at centre of spy row
The investigation into the attempted poisoning of a former Russian spy have taken an unexpected turn. Russia demanded information about the pets kept at Sergei Skripal's home, only to discover they had perished. It's adding fuel to the conspiracy theories. Plus, the Syrian exile keeping memories of her hometown, Raqqa, alive through social media.
Video: Inside the Kurdish courts trying IS group militants
The long and gruesome war that the Kurds have waged against the Islamic State (IS) group has not only left thousands dead but also produced many prisoners. For the first time, a TV crew has been allowed inside the Kurdish courts, where judges following Kurdish laws try the jihadists behind some of the atrocities perpetrated against Syrian civilians and the Yazidi community.
Seven years on: Syrian kids growing up without ever having known peace
Today marks seven years since the Syrian war began. How has it lasted this long and why is the international community so helpless to stop it?
Mass destruction in Deir al-Zor after Syrian gov't declares victory over IS
Mass destruction in Deir al-Zor after Syrian gov't declares victory over IS.
Dangerous escape route to Romania
An increasing number of Syrian and Iraqi refugees are fleeing through Turkey, across the Black Sea, to Romania. The coast guard has already rescued a number of people stranded at sea. Romania fears the Black Sea may become a new refugee route.
Clashes between Syrian Army and militants near al Humaymah
Footage released by Central Military Media purports to show tanks firing in Homs province as clashes erupt between the Syrian Army and militants.