The prisoners rose up last week over poor conditions and plans to send inmates to a notorious military jail where they were set to be executed, following convictions during extra-judicial military tribunals.
The Fatih neighborhood is one of many Syrian enclaves that have emerged in Turkish cities across the country, offering a familiar community where refugees can share a common culture — but where life still remains difficult.
Despite Russia's rhetoric, most of the recent attacks by the Syrian army, which is backed by Russian airstrikes and allied fighters from Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah, have focused on other rebel groups rather than IS.
The news came as Amnesty International released a report accusing US-allied rebel group the YPG of committing war crimes by driving out thousands of non-Kurdish civilians and destroying their homes.
Physicians for Human Rights has accused Russia of carrying out airstrikes against multiple medical facilities throughout Syria in the last week, damaging hospitals and injuring healthcare workers.
As Russian airstrikes continued to pound targets across Syria on Sunday, video footage emerged of volunteer civilian rescuers responding to bombing sites.
More than 200 regime loyalists are holed up in a hospital complex encircled by rebel fighters in the northwestern city of Jisr al-Shughour.
A woman accused of committing adultery is shown being stoned to death by her father and Islamic State fighters in the countryside of Hama.
Syria’s province of Dera’a is referred to as the birthplace of the revolution, but for displaced people, it's the end of the road.
As night fell on Wednesday, Gaza was once again plunged into war as Israeli fighter jets hit a number of targets in the small strip of land. Israel claims the assassination and subsequent air strikes, called "Operation Pillar of Defense," were in...
Wow, the war's completely stopped and everyone's sitting around playing with each other's hair.