Bombs fall on Aleppo’s largest hospital as Russia sends more warplanes to Syria
Russia's Izvestia reported that Moscow will send more Su-24 and Su-34 warplanes to join the campaign, which began a year ago.
US-backed rebel commander captured by al-Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria
The powerful Islamist Nusra Front is ideologically opposed to the more moderate Syrian rebels and their Western supporters, but occasionally fights alongside them against the Islamic State.
Al-Nusra Rebels Shot Down a Syrian Warplane and Captured Its Pilot
Syria's military confirmed that a plane had been shot down and said it was hit by a surface-to-air missile. The pilot of the Su-22 bomber jet may have survived.
Former Canadian Engineering Student Now Accused of Trying to Join Al Nusra
Following a two-year investigation, the RCMP anti-terror unit is accusing 23-year-old Kevin Omar Mohamed, of traveling to Turkey in April 2014 to join jihadist group Jabhat al Nusra, the Syrian branch of al Qaeda.
The War in Syria: 10 VICE News Films Covering the Conflict
For the past five years, VICE News journalists have been on the ground in Syria documenting the rebel struggle, civilian suffering, and the rise of the Islamic State.