Friday July 03, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
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.
Friday May 22, 2015
A roundup of national and international news stories
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Syrian pro-government fighters have withdrawn from the Syrian city of Palmyra after militants from the self-styled Islamic State group entered its neighbourhoods in large numbers, Syrian state television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.
Saturday May 02, 2015
US-led air strikes targeting the so-called Islamic State group have killed at least 52 civilians in a village in northern Syria, a monitoring group has said.
Monday April 27, 2015
A coalition of Islamist rebels seized an army base in northwestern Syria at dawn after a suicide bomber from al-Qaeda's Nusra Front drove a truck packed with explosives into the compound and blew it up.
Saturday April 25, 2015
Islamist insurgents including al-Qaeda's wing in Syria, Nusra Front have captured the north western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour.
Saturday April 04, 2015
The self-styled Islamic State group has taken control of 90% of a Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts.