Before 2011, military service provided a decent livelihood for young men and was even a status symbol. That changed during the drawn-out war
'Pro-government forces and UN-designated terrorists flagrantly violated the laws of war and the rights of Syrian civilians,' chairman of UN panel says
U.S. sanctions imposed by on Assad's regime led to resurfacing of thousands of images of torture victims
Vulnerable to arrests, torture and even death at the hands of the Assad regime and militias, Syrian journalists 'never know the rules we need to follow'
Production of the drug was initially concentrated in Lebanon and the Islamic State group sells it to finance its activities, police said in a statement
Rebuilding destroyed cities will take billions of dollars more and cannot start until powers involved back a peaceful transition away from the rule of President Bashar al-Assad, EU governments say
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says attack east of Deir el-Zour killed six, in second attack in Syria attributed to Israel within a week
Pulling out of the humanitarian notification system could have far-reaching implications for the population of the war-torn country环球彩票网
Damascus looks to Russia and Iran for help, but sees 'no magic wand'
Military defectors and intelligence sources said series of strikes in southern, central and eastern Syria was a wave of raids that targeted Iranian bases