Syrian media has accused Israel of bombing a military research center near Damascus. The allegations are causing furor within Syria and among its allies.
Muslims in Gaza, Iraq, Syria and other regions have started the Eid al-Fitr festival with conflict looming over family celebrations. Eid follows the fasting month of Ramadan.
ISIS now controls wide swaths of Iraq and Syria. Its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, seems out to establish an Islamic empire. Are the borders in the Middle East about to be redrawn?
Israeli air strikes have killed at least five people in the Gaza Strip, after a fresh spate of rocket fire into Israel. At least one missile has also been fired from either Lebanon or Syria, Israel claims.
After a highly questionable election, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has begun his new term. The fact that he should present himself as a bulwark against terrorism is a mockery, says DW's Rainer Sollich.
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