53 minutes ago.Damascus, Syria
Israel launched strikes on Syria on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/AP/PTI)

  • A Syrian officer was killed and three soldiers were wounded in the Israeli strike
  • It launched the strike after a missile was fired towards a secretive nuclear site in Israel
  • Since the outbreak of Syria's civil war in 2011, Israel has routinely carried out aerial raids on the country

28 March.Suez, Egypt
Ravaged by a civil war since 2011, Syria is suffering from a major economic crisis. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The ship was due to reach the Banias port by Friday
  • Blockage at the Suez Canal has delayed the import causing fuel shortage in Syria
  • Syria announced 50% hike in petrol price amid shortages in mid-March 

15 March.Idlib, Syria
Demonstrators wave the flag of the Syrian opposition during a demonstration in the rebel-held city of Idlibas they mark ten years since the nationwide anti-government protests that sparked the country's devastating civil war on Monday. (AFP Photo)

  • Some waved the opposition's three-star flag or held up images of those killed during the conflict
  • "Freedom, freedom, freedom," they sang in Idlib city, exactly as did the first protesters in 2011
  • In 2011, protests started with a demand to end President Bashar al-Assad's rule