Syrian forces engaged in fierce fighting with rebels and jihadists on Sunday, responding to an onslaught with intense bombardments.
The UN's OHCHR hears of 'torture, executions and unfair trials' in Syria, while a separate UN commission accuses the Syrian Air Force of war crimes.
The UN's Syria envoy said the inconclusive talks ended on a more positive note than previous rounds.
Peace talks aimed at finding a political solution to the war in Syria have resumed in Geneva.
Russia and the Assad regime in Syria pursued the deliberate and systematic destruction of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a new report concludes.
Turkish backed rebels fighting as part of the Free Syrian Army claim to have taken control of a key road leading into the city of al-Bab.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he believes beyond any doubt that “terrorists” have “definitely” masked themselves as refugees
The Syrian army has said that recent advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State northeast of Aleppo are a starting point for further operations against the extremist…
Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 82 people have been killed, with militants attempting to cut the enclave off from a nearby military base
The Syrian government reportedly reaches a deal with rebels in the Wadi Barada valley, which could see Damascus' main water supply fully restored.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said the government is ready to negotiate on everything, including his position as president.
At least nine people have been killed and dozens more hurt by a car bomb in the Syrian government-held town of Jableh.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his family visited a convent north of Damascus on Christmas day.
The evacuation of civilians and rebel fighters from eastern Aleppo could be completed within two days according to Turkey which helped mediate the exodus.
The military has broadcast messages saying it is poised to enter the last rebel enclave, as estimates vary as to how far the process has to go.
Seven-year-old Bana Alabed is reportedly among evacuees from Aleppo in a two-way process from government and rebel-controlled areas.
Fighters and families board buses in Aleppo as evacuations of the destroyed eastern part of the city begin once more
US Secretary of State John Kerry has accusing President Bashar al Assad and his forces of ''carrying out nothing short of a massacre'' in the city.
Until very recently parts of eastern Aleppo had been controlled by rebels – despite the pounding from government forces and their Russian allies.
Thousands of people are being moved out of the city in an operation expected to last several days, after government forces regained control.
‘More than words are needed to save civilians’, the mayor of east Aleppo said as he arrived in Brussels to address the EU summit.
A Syrian government minister has said the evacuation plan must ensure the safety of civilians when the rebels withdraw from eastern Aleppo.
A first convoy of people requiring medical attention left war-shattered eastern Aleppo on Thursday morning, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Russia's ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin says an agreement has been struck for rebels to evacuate the city in north-western Syria.