Battle for Idlib

Idlib high on agenda at Syria summit in Tehran

Iran, Turkey and Russia meet in new diplomatic efforts as Syria plans offensive in rebel-held Idlib.

Middle East

Yearning for the flavours of home: Syrian refugees' Eid in Turkey

About 20,000 Syrians are reported to have returned home for the holidays but many simply can not do that.

Syria's War

Russia: West obstructing aid to Syria, refugee returns

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accuses the West of pressuring the UN to stay away from reconstruction efforts in Syria.

Lebanese FM: No reason for Syria refugees to stay in Lebanon

Syrian Refugees

Life goes on the Syrian way in Istanbul's 'Damascus Bazaar'

Syrians fleeing the war in their country have found a new home in the heart of Turkey's biggest city.

Life goes on the Syrian way in Istanbul's 'Damascus Bazaar'

Lebanon

Russia has plan for Syrian refugees, UN says return unsafe

Delegation headed by President Vladimir Putin's special envoy on Syria presents a proposal for the return of refugees in Lebanon, where one million registered Syrians are currently live.

Middle East

Syrian rebels 'agree' to leave area near Golan Heights

The deal is the latest in a string of agreements that have marked the government's recapture of much of southern Syria.

Syrian rebels 'reach agreement' with government to leave Quneitra

Syrian Refugees

'We don't want to hurt you': Israel blocks Syrians

Scores of displaced Syrians ordered back as they approached border fence along the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Israeli army turns away displaced Syrians along Golan Heights

Netherlands

'Newcomer sounds nicer': A Dutch debate over refugees

A debate over words simmers in the Netherlands. But what do refugees, or newcomers, think of constantly being defined?

Newcomer or refugee? Why the Dutch are sensitive about labels

Middle East

Some Syrian refugees in Lebanon are going home

A few hundred of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon have begun to return to their homes in government-controlled territory in Syria.

Syria's War

Syria truce deal 'breached' as western Deraa clashes intensify

Opposition activists say at least four people killed in government air raids targeting areas to the east of Deraa city.

Syria truce deal 'breached' as western Deraa clashes intensify

Middle East

Syrian rebels and Russia ceasefire deal breaks down

The Russian demands prompted a walkout by the rebels, who said the terms amounted to a humiliating surrender.

Syrian rebels and Russia ceasefire deal breaks down

Syria's War

Many players but little progress in Deraa ceasefire talks

Syria's Deraa could descend into a humanitarian catastrophe if a ceasefire deal is not reached, according to Jordan's foreign minister, as thousands of refugees are fleeing the war-torn province.

Syria's War

UN 'deeply alarmed' by Syria army offensive in Deraa

Army's battle against Deraa rebels has displaced 270,000 people in Syria's south, with thousands stuck at Jordan border.

Syria's war: UN 'deeply alarmed' by violence in southern Deraa

Al Jazeera World

Shahira: My Syrian Friend

The story of an unusual friendship between a Lebanese filmmaker and a young Syrian refugee girl.

Middle East

UN urges Jordan to admit some of refugees from Syria's Deraa

Amman is sending food and aid supplies, but says it will keep the border closed to the nearly 270,000 displaced by Syrian government offensive in Deraa province.