The staggering death toll came a day after Syria passed the seven-year mark in its relentless civil war.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
Seven years ago, Eastern Ghouta was a green suburb. Today the UN calls it “hell on Earth,” and the potential site of crimes against humanity. In the last two weeks, more than 650 civilians have been killed and thousands injured…
By PBS NewsHour
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
While Syrian Democratic Forces battle Islamic State militants in Raqqa, children outside the besieged city still find a way to have their own fun.
By Larisa Epatko
By Omar Etman
A suicide car bomber killed at least 21 people on Sunday in a rare attack on Damascus, the seat of power for President Bashar Assad.
By Associated Press
An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility Sunday for twin blasts near holy shrines frequented by Shiites in the Syrian capital Damascus that killed at least 40 people.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others.
Greece launched a program Monday to provide education to the thousands of migrant children displaced in that nation. But the program is facing resistance from Greek parents concerned about cultural differences and infectious diseases. The pushback is one example of…
In our news wrap Friday, hundreds of Syrian residents and fighters were allowed to leave Daraya, a suburb of Damascus that had been under siege since 2012. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Russian counterpart in Geneva to discuss…
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