The UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, did not mention Russia by name and said all sides in the conflict had violated international law.
EU leaders on Thursday will call on Russia to stop its bombing in Syria and allow humanitarian aid to enter the besieged city in Aleppo.
Leaflets dropped over rebel-held parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo urged people to take their chance to get out, as a so-called ‘humanitarian pause’ in air strikes formally came into effect on…
Just hours before he meets the leaders of Russia and Germany, French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday that he’s urgently trying to extend an eleven hour ceasefire planned for tomorrow in…
Russia and Syria have suspended air strikes on Aleppo, two days ahead of a planned eight-hour humanitarian pause to allow aid through to the city.
This is the moment rescuers saved a boy left hanging precariously after more bombing in besieged Aleppo.
Moscow says bombing will stop in the Syrian city on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave. The US dismisses the move.
EU foreign ministers urged Russia and Syria to end their bombing of Aleppo, warning the attacks “may amount to war crimes.
The rescue service operating in rebel-held areas of Syria claims an airstrike by Russian jets killed a large family in Aleppo.
Turkish-backed rebels have taken the Syrian town of Dabiq from ISIL militants forcing the jihadist group from their symbolically important stronghold.
President Bashar al-Assad has said that Saudi Arabia offered to help his regime if they denounced Iran.
Senior EU ministers condemn Russia's role in Aleppo - but say the priority is to stop the bombing, not impose sanctions on Moscow.
In what has been described as the heaviest bombardment in days by Russian planes, at least 50 civilians were killed in Tuesday’s air strikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo and nearby villages, accordin
In his first speech as foreign secretary Boris Johnson accused Russia of "deliberate attacks on humanitarian convoys."
After several days of relative calm in Aleppo, Russian jets resumed heavy bombardment of rebel-held areas on Tuesday, according to a rebel official and a British-based monitoring…
Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancelled a planned trip to Paris next week, after his French counterpart said he would see him only for talks on Syria.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he will ask the International Criminal Court to investigate possible war crimes in Syria.
Officers say Jaber al-Bakr, who was turned in by members of the Syrian community, has connections with ISIL.
Syrian forces continue to make gains in the rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Russia blocks a French-drafted resolution calling for an end to airstrikes on Aleppo, while its own text fails to gain enough support.
The UN Security Council looks set to vote on a draft resolution over the weekend that calls for an immediate ceasefire across Syria.
Russia has ratified a treaty with Syria giving it a permanent air base and conferring diplomatic immunity on its forces there.
Moscow says Washington should 'consider the consequences' of any airstrikes on Assad's forces with a reminder of its own missile capability.
Since 2013 volunteer rescue workers in the White Helmets organisation have been trying to save lives in the Syrian civil war. But Moscow and Damascus accuse them of being close to terrorist groups, an
The UN special envoy to Syria, Staffan De Mistura, has said eastern Aleppo faces total destruction that will result in the deaths of thousands of civilians.
Pro-government media say the Syrian army is pressing ahead in a major campaign, supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian air power.
Peace appears to be ever-further away in Syria with daily offensives pounding residential areas and the US announcement of a suspension of “participation in bilateral channels with…
After repeated air raids on rebel-held parts of Aleppo, including hospitals, Washington says it has abandoned its effort to convince Russia to impose a ceasefire in…