Eyad al Gharib, 44, has been found guilty over his role in helping to arrest protesters and deliver them to a detention centre in Damascus in 2011, making this the first verdict for crimes against humanity in Syrian civil war.
The same day the UN published its latest Syria inquiry report, which classified the regime’s acts as international crimes, it also prepared to elect it to a body that protects self-determination.
Once pledging allegiance to al Qaeda, the HTS’s Mohammed al Jolani is rolling up his sleeves to fight his past and convince the world that he’s the man who can save Syria’s Idlib.
For the first time since 2012, Syrians convicted of serious crimes in Germany can be deported. But refugees in the country fear the deportations might not remain limited to criminals.
It's been nearly three years since a new governance and security infrastructure was put in place in Afrin, Syria - but the menace of terror still haunts its people.
A series of UN resolutions saved countless lives in Syria by pushing humanitarian relief where it was most needed.
The ambush is the second this week to target buses traveling between the regime-controlled areas and to be blamed on suspected Daesh militants.
Israel rarely confirms details of its operations in Syria, but says Iran's presence backing regime leader Bashar al Assad is a threat.
Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and US special envoy for Syria Joel D Rayburn discuss the Syrian crisis and the ongoing constitutional talks during a meeting in Ankara.
The Human Rights Watch investigation presents evidence that incriminates ten top-rung Russian and Syrian military officials in what the organisation describes as "war crimes".
The move freezes any US assets of those blacklisted and generally bars Americans from dealing with them.
In a rare statement acknowledging strikes in neighbouring Syria, the Israeli army said its targets included “observation posts and intelligence collection systems, anti-aircraft artillery facilities and command and control systems".
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