The extremists tear down facade of second-century theater and monument after recapturing the town from government troops.
Russia set the new diplomatic process in motion after its air force helped the Syrian government and allied, Iran-backed militia defeat rebels in Aleppo city's east last month.
'We expect the new administration to accept this invitation,' says Russian foreign minister, adding that cooperation on issues like fight against terror would follow.
The Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria is not Aleppo, and the media is not interested in the some 6,000 Palestinian refugees under siege.
The fighting has been the heaviest in the city for a year, a monitoring group reported.
The delegation will press the Assad regime on violations of the cease-fire and try to 'neutralize' Iranian influence during talks in Kazakhstan, officials say.
Country has seemingly reached the limits of its endurance and readiness to mobilize against the Assad regime, but that doesn’t mean rebels will stop fighting.
An international investigation finds that the decision to use chlorine bombs in 2014-15 came from the very top; the Syrian government maintains that ISIS is behind the attacks.
Syrian army command says Israel fired rockets at air base, warns or repercussions over 'flagrant' attack.
Prior to new report, Eichmann's right-hand man was thought to have died around 2010 in Damascus, where he lived for decades and advised Syria's then-president, Hafez Assad.
Bethlehem hosted an open day of musical events last week, including a master class by a renowned French violinist. If only the Israeli army wasn't so busy creating stories for me to cover.
Habib Elghanian, founder of Plascokar industries for which the building was named, had the edifice put up in the 1960's, in a pre-Islamic revolutionary era when the Jews fared well in Iran.
The Plasco building is an iconic presence on the Tehran skyline and was built in the early 1960s by an Iranian-Jewish businessman.
The victims included state employees, teachers and soldiers.
Hotel website says facilities and services in West Bank hotels now comparable with the best hotels in Israel.
Iraqi forces face major security threats as Islamic State fighters seek to sow sectarian violence.
Day after arrest, gunman who killed 39 in Istanbul says: 'I was given instructions to search for a new target… Reina looked suitable for the attack.'
Paris peace summit, UN anti-settlements resolution and Trump entering the White House said to be behind agreement. 'A unity government is of strategic importance,' Palestinian official says.
The Peoples' Democracy Party chairman is accused of leading a terror organization and blamed for the 2014 protests over Turkey's policies on Syria, which caused over 30 deaths.
Rights group demands probe into the killing; IDF says the incident is already being investigated.