In a listless border town, the teenager goes unnoticed, one of the hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled the Syrian civil war, dashing across villages and farms to land in Jordan, just five miles from home. But this young man carries a burden — maybe an honor, too — that almost no one else shares
Two years into the conflict, the humanitarian situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, a spokesperson of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Rebel groups in Aleppo say they have recovered more than 100 bodies from a small river in the south of the city and say more are yet to be dragged from the water after what appears to be one of the biggest massacres to have taken place in the war-ravaged city
Police tear-gassed protesters in Cairo on Monday as clashes still gripped Egypt despite a declared state of emergency. The main opposition group meanwhile rejects president Morsi’s call for a dialogue as unrest enters its fifth day. The violent unrest across Egypt rages on despite a 30-day state of emergency in Egypt starting Monday evening that President Morsi declared earlier.
Syria’s embattled President Bashar al-Assad attended prayers at a mosque in the capital on Thursday, making a rare public appearance, as his troops blasted rebel districts in the flashpoint city of Homs