Deaths of fighters reported as government positions in Golan Heights are targeted for second time in recent days.
US and others urged to cut military aid to Egypt after video of apparent summary executions surfaces.
Government forces retake the town of Halfaya near Hama city and push deeper into rebel-held areas of Damascus.
Calls increase for the repeal of controversial law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims.
ISIL, Syria's war, and Iran's regional role expected to top the agenda of Pentagon chief's meeting with Qatar's Emir.
Video shows masked men approaching and attacking a group of activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds.
Removal of civilians and fighters from besieged towns ends after 48-hour halt, with prisoners set to be released.
State media says clerical body disqualifies former Iranian president from running in May presidential election.
Iraqi interior ministry says gunmen have released a Qatari hunting party that includes members of the royal family.
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