Islamic State in 'full control' of Palmyra

Thu 21 May, AT 08:53

Fears rise that IS will destroy ancient ruins in Syrian city, which is also a strategic military prize

Syrians run from bomb in Aleppo

Syrian asylum seekers poised to appeal passport convictions

One-Minute Read
Thu 16 Apr, AT 09:55

Men wrongly advised to plead guilty to passport charges, says Criminal Cases Review Commission

Week in pictures: 15 - 21 March

Sun 22 Mar, AT 06:30

From a giggling Duchess of Cambridge on St Patrick's Day to lion cubs living in Gaza

A cloud of smoke rises following an air strike by Syrian government forces in the rebel-held area of Douma

Syrian civil war enters fifth year

Fri 20 Mar, AT 10:37

Civilians are suffering in darkness as the conflict rumbles on. How did the country get into such a mess?

Syrian military 'shoots down' US drone in Latakia

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Wed 18 Mar, AT 10:03

Washington confirms it has lost contact with an unmanned aircraft, but says it's not clear if the surveillance plane was attacked

The parents of Arab-Israeli Mohammed Musallam at the family's home in the East Jerusalem

Islamic State video shows boy shooting 'spy' in forehead

One-Minute Read
Wed 11 Mar, AT 08:48

Family of victim Muhammad Said Ismail Musallam deny Islamic State claims that he was an Israeli spy

The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Amnesty: world's response to Islamic State 'shameful'

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Wed 25 Feb, AT 14:20

UN Security Council members should lose veto power on humanitarian issues, group says

Relatives of Coptic Christians murdered by Islamic State mourn their loved ones

Coptic Christians: who are they and what do they believe?

Mon 16 Feb, AT 14:59

A sizeable minority in Egypt and Libya, Coptic Christians attach great importance to prayer and fasting

Bashar al-Assad 'informed' on US-led airstrikes against IS

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Tue 10 Feb, AT 08:44

Syrian President says regime has no plans to work with US and denies ever using barrel bombs