Syrian rebels said yesterday they have agreed to evacuate a bombed-out town in Eastern Ghouta, the first such deal since the start of the regime’s month-old assault on the enclave.
Hamas on Wednesday named a fugitive suspect in a bomb attack on Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah, two days after the Islamist movement itself was accused of the Gaza attack.
A teenage Palestinian girl who was filmed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank accepted a plea deal on Wednesday under which she will be sentenced to eight months in prison, her lawyer said.
An air strike hit near a school in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib Wednesday, killing at least 16 children, a monitoring organisation said.
Iran has defused all regional threats against the country, the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said yesterday, as tension rises between Tehran and Washington over the influence of the Islamic Republic in the Middle East.
An all-female Kurdish militia vowed to fight on after the death of a 26-year-old British woman during a major assault on a region in northern Syria where it has boosted women's rights.
At least 29 people were killed and scores injured on Tuesday when a rocket landed in a busy market place in an eastern suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media said.
Humanitarian aid on Tuesday reached desperate families displaced to the northern Syrian town of Tal Rifaat by a nearby Turkish offensive, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
A monitor said Tuesday three dozen pro-government fighters were killed in a district of Syria's capital as Islamic State militants took control of it in a surprise nighttime attack.
Some rebels in eastern Ghouta may soon agree to withdraw from the opposition enclave or accept rule by the Syrian state after big advances by the army into the area, a Syrian government minister said yesterday.