Rifaat, now 82 years old, was convicted of embezzling Syrian state funds by a Paris court on Thursday and sentenced to four years in prison.
BEHIND THE LINES: Bashar Assad is not about to fall, But economic deterioration, regime infighting, sanctions and unrest are combining to place his regime under renewed, severe pressure.
A former intelligence officer who applied for asylum in Germany six years ago after leaving Syria, is charged with 58 murders in a Damascus prison, where at least 4,000 activists were tortured.
More than two months of Russian-backed operations in and around Idlib province have yielded little or nothing for Russia and its ally President Bashar al Assad.
People chanted, honked and waved rebel flags on the way to the funeral in the border town of al-Dana, where one of Sarout's brothers is buried.
The false reports of airstrikes come in the context of both the US-IRGC tensions and tensions between the SDF and the Syrian regime.
Announcement represents a reversal of former U.S. president Barack Obama’s aim of ousting the Syrian dictator.
The big question is, what will be the future of millions of innocent people who live in Idlib and depend on the diplomatic maneuvers of Moscow, Ankara and Tehran?
The report, which claims to provide an account of a US offer to the Syrian regime, is interesting for some of the details it provides and the agenda it seeks to fulfill.
Kurdish-led authorities attempt to open new channels to President Bashar Assad's government as they seek to negotiate a political deal that keeps their autonomy within Syria.