A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.

A new UN-backed report says the war in Syria has plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty, reduced life expectancy by 20 years, and led to massive economic losses estimated at over $200 billio

Drawing one of the strongest links yet between global warming and human conflict, researchers said on Monday that an extreme drought in Syria between 2006 and 2009 was most likely due to climate ch

Drawing one of the strongest links yet between global warming and human conflict, researchers said Monday that an extreme drought in Syria between 2006 and 2009 was most likely due to climate chang

Education is now one of the deadliest pursuits for children and teachers inside Syria, as the country's schools are increasingly being damaged and destroyed in the conflict.

An improperly mixed or possibly sabotaged measles vaccine has killed as many as 50 children in insurgent-held areas of northwestern Syria, volunteer medical organizations and physicians reported We

Genes From Wild Plants In Region Vital For Crops

The United Nations expressed concern about the possible spread of polio in the war-ravaged countries of Syria and Iraq and beyond on Tuesday despite the biggest vaccination campaign undertaken in t

The Fragile States Index is an annual ranking of 178 nations based on their levels of stability and the pressures they face.

The FAO Food Price Index was down for a third consecutive month in June, a decline mostly influenced by lower wheat, maize and palm oil prices that reflected ample supplies and improved global production prospects for these commodities.

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