Syria street in Tripoli in northern Lebanon is on the front line of a religious and political conflict. Sunnis versus Shi'ite Alawites. Both groups are Muslim - but they're bitter enemies.
Amnesty International has criticized rich nations for not taking in enough refugees from Syria. According to the rights group, that represents a failure to respond to the crisis created by the country's civil war.
Lebanon’s army has announced the arrest of a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the "Islamic State." One of his children was reportedly captured with the woman.
Top diplomats from 40 countries gathered in Berlin on Tuesday for an international conference dealing with Syria's refugees. The situation in neighboring Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey is on the verge of collapse.
A state news agency in Syria has broadcast accusations that warplanes from Israel have been carrying out air strikes in the province around Damascus. An international airport was reportedly targeted.
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