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Tired by war, some Syrians seek respite by the sea

Added: 17.08.2017 17:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

Children splashing in the Mediterranean, young men and women in swimwear smoking hookah -- this could be any holiday hot spot, but it's Latakia, a seaside town in war-torn Syria.


Europe's migrant crisis is changing

Added: 17.08.2017 16:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

Much has changed since the height of the refugee crisis that gripped Europe in the summer of 2015. Since the shocking images of drowned Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi went viral, the crisis has largely been out of international headlines.

Tags: EU, Syria, ISIS

Residents rebuild Syria's shattered city

Added: 15.08.2017 10:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

Standing on the highest point in Aleppo, the calm and the quiet are humbling.

Tags: Aleppo, Syria

'They have nothing to lose. We do': Australia struggles with ISIS threat

Added: 08.08.2017 14:14 | 3 views | 0 comments

For most young Australians, the violence and extremism of Syria feels a world away. But for a tiny minority, ISIS exerts a powerful allure, leading a small but significant number to head to the Middle East to take up arms.


Inside Syria's safe zones, Russia and Assad hold the cards

Added: 07.08.2017 17:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

It was once one of the most violent battlefields in Syria, but standing at the front line in the center of Quneitra, in the country's southwest, newly-established safe zones are bringing a welcome respite from the bloodshed.


War crimes prosecutor quits Syria inquiry

Added: 07.08.2017 12:57 | 2 views | 0 comments

Veteran war crimes prosecutor Carla del Ponte is quitting the UN's Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, the panel confirmed on Sunday.

Tags: Syria

Young Syrian refugees don't plan to return home

Added: 03.08.2017 8:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

More than half of young Syrian refugees don't plan to return home permanently unless the war in their country comes to an end and ISIS is eliminated.


Missing Syrian internet activist executed in 2015, wife says

Added: 02.08.2017 15:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Syrian government executed well-known internet activist Bassel Khartabil in 2015, Khartabil's wife and Amnesty International said on Tuesday.


Moscow flaunts military might across the world

Added: 31.07.2017 6:20 | 5 views | 0 comments

Russia's full naval might was on display Sunday as the country celebrated its annual Navy Day in multiple time zones, with parades and demonstrations held in all four corners of its vast territory, as well as at Russian bases abroad -- including in Syria and in annexed Crimea.


'Don't fight Assad,' US tells Syrian allies

Added: 28.07.2017 0:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

The US-led coalition fighting ISIS has told its local Syrian allies that they must be exclusively focused on fighting ISIS and not fight the Syrian regime, a directive that prompted one rebel group to depart a joint coalition base in Southern Syria, several coalition and US defense officials told CNN.

Tags: Syria, ISIS

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