The earthquakes that hit southern Turkey and war-ravaged northern Syria on Monday have killed over 12,000 people, with the death toll expected to rise as rescue crews race against time to save people trapped beneath rubble.
As Turkish-backed forced moved into northern Syria, a Kurdish young woman says she feels helpless and betrayed — but vows that her people will return to their homeland.
This week, the Turkish military began an incursion into northeastern Syria, prompting residents in the area to flee south.
According to a new study, a small portion of a site can yield thousands of objects, adding up to millions of dollars.
ISIS fighters committed heinous crimes. Thousands are now locked up in camps and prisons across northern Syria. But the evidence against them is flimsy and the cost of justice, high. What should happen to them?
Jordan Matson, from Racine, Wisconsin, was once a soldier in the US Army. Today Matson is a volunteer fighter with a Kurdish militia in northern Syria, fighting against ISIS and hoping to bring more Americans over to join the war.
Most of the reports of atrocities in the Syrian civil unrest have been blamed on the Syrian government forces. Now,Human Rights Watch has documented some of the worst incidents of the war - executions, indiscriminate killing and kidnappings - and says the rebel forces are the culprits.
Clear signs of torture cover his body. His back is covered in scars from being whipped, and his shoulders are bandaged from being burnt with melted nylon.
While the loss of life in Syria continues to mount, there's another toll being extracted from the nation. While it's certainly less grave than the loss of life, it still represents a tragic loss to the country's, and even the world's history.
As Syrians flee the increasing violence in Syria, and as government forces increase intensity of their crackdown, many refugees are discovering that Syrians forced have planted anti-personnel mines along the border — making their escape extremely dangerous.
Officials are concerned the Syrian Army is trying to hide signs of summary executions in the Baba Amr area near Homs after the rebels withdrew and the Syrian Army moved in.