Displaced Syrian children at a camp.
The militant stronghold has since September been protected from a massive regime offensive by a buffer zone deal inked by Damascus ally Russia and rebel backer Turkey.
Khalil Ashawi went to the Atmeh camp for displaced people on the Syrian-Turkish border, where families have been sheltering since 2011 from a conflict that has made half of Syrians homeless.
A sound installation based on interviews with former detainees at a high-security prison in Syria has been nominated for Britain's Turner Prize for contemporary art in a shortlist unveiled on Wednesday.
The start of Unit 1 operations of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant has emphatically shown that nuclear energy can also be channelled for peaceful purposes. And the UAE has shown that in remarkably praiseworthy fashion.
Pakistan has lost millions of precious lives fighting against terrorism for the last four decades. There is no doubt that Pakistan is the only country in the world that has won the war against terrorism after paying a huge price
Donald Trump’s suggestion that the US election be postponed shouldn’t come as a great surprise. He might not admit it but he’ll have seen the polling. It’s sufficiently bad that in many quarters it’s already assumed that he’s lost.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is facing the most serious crisis of his long career as the standard bearer of the Israeli nationalist and religious right. For several years middle-aged Israelis have demonstrated against his expansionist policies