Absurdity is questioning a dictator's motives

Saying the Assad regime is behind the Khan Sheikhoun chemical attack does not mean calling for World War III.

by Malak Chabkoun

Humanitarian crises

How Germany used Islam during World War I

A refugee camp in a small German town stands on the spot of a mosque built to entice Muslims to fight for the kaiser.

Syria's Civil War

Syrian refugees in Lebanon struggling with health needs

A Lebanese NGO is supporting Syrian refugees with mobile clinics.


MAPPED: The battle against ISIL

In the past year and a half, ISIL's territory has been shrinking steadily.

Middle East

Syria evacuations resume after deadly bomb attack

The reciprocal evacuations from two pro-government villages and two opposition-held towns resumed under tight security.

Middle East

Syria: Air raid kills nine children of one Idlib family

Rescue workers and monitor blame Russian, US-led coalition and Syrian jets for the death of many children and women.

Middle East

'Deadly US air strike in Syria hit peaceful mosque'

US claims Aleppo air raid targeted al-Qaeda, but rights groups and researchers say civilians were hit in mosque.

Asia Pacific

Syrian envoy slams US airfield attack 'message sending'

Syrian ambassador to North Korea blasts comments that US cruise missile attack was a 'message' delivered to Pyongyang.

Syria's Civil War

Syria's war explained from the beginning

The Syrian civil war is the deadliest conflict the 21st century has witnessed so far.


America's addiction to war

War brings supposedly disparate parts of the US together to rally around the flag, yellow ribbons and even Donald Trump.

by Andrew Mitrovica


Trump's lack of strategy on Syria is dangerous

Trump's reluctance to level with US allies about his Syria strategy will only lead to further bloodshed.

by Joe Macaron

Middle East

Syria convoy blast 'kills 126, including 68 children'

Monitor says at least 126 people were killed as explosion targets convoy of evacuees from two pro-government villages.

Syria's Civil War

Timeline: Reshaping Syria's demographic structure

A fact sheet about Syria's evacuation deals between the regime and armed opposition groups.

Middle East

Qatar calls for independent probe into chemical attack

Qatari foreign minister, in Russia for talks on Syria war, says 'horrific scenes' after gas attack cannot be replicated.

Middle East

Riyad Hijab: 'Assad has no future in Syria'

Former PM and current opposition leader kicks off Al Jazeera's 11th annual forum addressing the 'new equation' in Syria.