Tuesday June 30, 2015
The so-called Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria on accusations of "sorcery," the first such execution of women in Syria.
Thursday June 25, 2015
Fighters from the so-called Islamic State group are said to have killed at least 20 Kurdish civilians in an attack on a village south of the Syrian town of Kobane.
Sunday June 21, 2015
Self-styled Islamic State group militants have laid landmines and explosives at the site of the ancient ruins in Syria's Palmyra, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said.
Saturday May 30, 2015
A series of barrel bombs dropped from Syrian regime helicopters killed at least 71 civilians and wounded dozens in the northern province of Aleppo.
Monday May 25, 2015
Syrian government aircraft launched at least 15 strikes in and around the ancient city of Palymra today, following its fall to the self-styled Islamic State group, a monitoring group has said.
Friday May 22, 2015
A roundup of national and international news stories
Thursday May 21, 2015
Fighters from the self-styled Islamic State militant group have executed at least 17 people, including civilians, after the jihadists seized Syria's ancient city of Palmyra on Thursday, a monitor said.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Syrian pro-government fighters have withdrawn from the Syrian city of Palmyra after militants from the self-styled Islamic State group entered its neighbourhoods in large numbers, Syrian state television has said.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
A round-up of national and international news.
Tuesday May 05, 2015
Amnesty International has said Syrian forces are committing "crimes against humanity" by indiscriminately bombing the city of Aleppo.