16 Jul 2021
A Dutch court on Friday jailed a Syrian man for 20 years for his role in a rebel firing squad that executed a captured soldier loyal to the Bashar al-Assad regime in 2012.
17 Jun 2016
“There has been a systematic failure in the UN-led response,” said Roger Hearn, the former head of the UN Relief and Works Agency in Damascus, who ran the organisation during the first year of the conflict.
5 Jun 2016
US-backed Syrian rebels advancing on Islamic State group fighters in the strategic northern town of Manbij have progressed to within five kilometres (three miles) of the jihadist bastion, a monitor said Sunday.
26 Mar 2015
Britain will begin training Syrian "moderate opposition forces" in Turkey and other regional countries within weeks as part of its efforts to fight Islamic State militants, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced on Thursday.
15 Mar 2015
Islamic State extremists staged mock executions of Western captives held in a Syrian compound intended to be the jihadist answer to Guantanamo, former hostage Javier Espinosa revealed Sunday.