The government on Monday seized the Yarmuk Palestinian camp and adjacent neighbourhoods of Tadamun and Hajar al-Aswad, putting Damascus fully under its control for the first time since 2012.
Tarik Jadaoun -- known by his nom de guerre Abu Hamza al-Beljiki -- earlier pleaded not guilty to a range of terror, insisting he had "got lost" and pleading for mercy.
Israel is the first country to have used the US-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military's official Twitter account.
On a former battlefield of the 1991 Gulf War, deep in Iraq’s southern desert, a Kuwaiti investor is looking to grow 100,000 date palms and build a nature reserve complete with ostriches and deer.
On a rooftop in Syria’s capital, Mohamed al-Rihawi plunges silk threads into emerald green dye, preparing it to be woven into the city’s famed brocade.
The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus for the first time since early in the seven-year-old war, after pushing Islamic State militants out of a south Damascus pocket, the military said.
In a corner of his sprawling farm, Milouda Mohamed proudly unveiled his latest venture — a pond full of catfish that could herald a new future for farmers like him on the Sahara desert.