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Syrian doctor, rescuer to receive top US peace prize

22 November, 2020

The Gandhi peace award, organised by the peace advocacy organisation Promoting Enduring Peace (PEP), named Dr Zahir Sahloul and civil defense leader Maysoun Al-Misry as recipients.

Russia violates Syria ceasefire with new Idlib airstrikes

14 October, 2020

Russia became a new member of the 47-seat UN human rights council on Tuesday.

UN rejects Saudi bid for human rights council

13 October, 2020

Relief, dismay and anger have surrounded the latest additions to the UN's Human Rights Council

Karabakh leader says situation 'calmer' but truce fragile

11 October, 2020

Hopes that a Russian-brokered ceasefire might hold were further dashed on Sunday with both sides accusing the other of intense shelling.

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

09 October, 2020

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

Nineteen killed in car bomb attack in northern Syria

06 October, 2020

A car bomb attack in the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab, which is controlled by Turkish-allied forces, has killed 19 people, most of them civilians

Russia marks brutal five-year intervention anniversary in Syria war

30 September, 2020

Russia's intervention in the Syria war has cost thousands of lives.

White Helmets offer assistance in fighting Syria wild fires

09 September, 2020

Despite being vilified by the brutal Assad regime, the White Helmets have offered to assist in extinguishing fires that have engulfed western Syria.

A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

04 September, 2020

The search for a potential survivor in Beirut's rubble is taking place exactly a month since the massive blast that killed and wounded thousands of people and traumatised Lebanon.

Syrian regime bombs Idlib amid fears of major offensive

24 July, 2020

The Syrian regime has bombed villages in rebel-held Idlib province, injuring two people, as humanitarian workers said that they feared a new regime offensive could displace thousands of people.

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