The story of one Syrian's journey from Damascus to Manchester
Of its 250,000 Palestinians, scarcely 18,000 now remain; up to 1,500 are dead, many of them due to hunger
Surely a man on a near £1m income over five years, law degree from Cambridge and ambitions to manage the economy, should not have lost control of his purse strings?
Officials say the Syrians were chasing rebels who were trying to sneak into Lebanon
From child torture to sarin gas, the security services’ methods have dictated the war
Relatives criticise Foreign Office for lack of action
What prompted the death of a man whose life was more valuable to Assad than any other foreigner’s in Syria?
Family deny Syrian security authorities' claims that he committed suicide and demand an explanation
They hope a ‘hearts and minds’ campaign – promising extra aid and public services in opposition-held areas – will help counter similar efforts by more radical Muslim groups
The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons has said that preparations are on track to move the most dangerous chemical agents from sites in the war-torn country to the port of Latakia, but there are serious security issues on key roads.
Picture appears to showing starving rebels with a slaughtered lion
Sudden offer by Tehran to negotiate a high-speed end to this cancerous threat of further war was thus greeted with almost manic excitement
Teenager met the president in the Oval Office as he signed a proclamation marking Friday as 'International Day of the Girl'
Little-known watchdog gets Nobel recognition for work trying to rid world of chemical weapons – but critics point to recent genocide in Syria and claim award is ‘premature’
Nobel committee reveals OPCW as official winner one hour after the result was leaked by Norweigan public broadcaster NRK
UN-sanctioned inspectors have already begun to destroy Syria’s arsenal. But with as much as 1,000 tonnes of sarin, mustard gas and other neurotoxic agents spread across dozens of different locations, the task remaining is huge