More than 162,000 people have died in the Syrian war, according to the Syrian Observatory of Human rights. Up to 80,836 were civilians including 8,607 children and 5,586 women.

More than 30 UN member states have been invited to participate in the international conference of peace on Syria Preparations for the long-sought international conference on Syria, but Iran, the main Syrian ally, is not among them yet

UN investigators says in their report that surface to surface rockets armed with gas sarin were used in the attack against Goutha in Syria, killing civilians among then many children. This is the conclusion of the report of the UN investigation team made public Monday. Read the full remarks of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the Security Council about it.

The number of Syrians forced to seek shelter abroad since civil war began in March 2011 passed the 2 million mark on Tuesday with no sign of the outflow ending soon, the UNHCR informs.

At least 100,191 people died in Syria as a result of the violence since the beginning of the conflict, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The organization, based in the UK,  has a net of volunteers on the ground collecting data and published the results in a statement saying that: has documented 100,191 casualties since […]