Medics say 530 people wounded in weekend clashes between anti-riot police and protesters in Lebanon, demanding ouster of political class viewed as inept, corrupt, responsible for ever-deepening economic crisis.
After almost five years since the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) announced its caliphate in Iraq and Syria, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have announced that the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) has finally been defeated in Syria, after it was defeated in Iraq in December 2017.
65-year-old Syrian woman dies in captivity among over 30 others seized two weeks ago from Sweida province. The woman like many of the captives is from the Druze minority community that lives in Southern Syria.
After attacking Syria's southern province of Sweida and killing over 250, ISIS kidnapped dozens of women and children from the villages they attacked. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that at least 36 Druze women and children were kidnapped.
Car bombing in Centeral Damascus kills 2 people and injures 14. The blasts have not been claimed yet, however regime media has blamed ISIS for the blasts. This comes after the regimes forces launched an operation to clear southern Damascus from ISIS militants.