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There has been no let up in the battle for Aleppo and surrounding areas.
A nationwide ceasefire agreement in Syria brokered by Russia and the United States has come into effect.
An alleged chlorine gas attack on the Syrian city of Aleppo is said to have led to dozens of people including children being treated in hospital for suffocation.
Both rebels and government troops are sending in reinforcements to Aleppo as the long battle for Syria’s second city intensifies.
Rebel fighters in Aleppo in Syria have come under air-bombardment from pro-government forces.
Islamist rebels in Syria say they have broken through to besieged opposition-held areas in eastern Aleppo.
Syrian rebels have released video footage of a suspected chlorine gas attack in Syria.
Some 250,000 Aleppo residents have been put under siege after Syrian government troops effectively cut the road into rebel-held areas of the city, a monitoring group…
It is a ceasefire in all but name, the Syrian military’s declaration of a 72-hour “regime of calm”, coinciding with the end of Ramadan, that began at one o’clock on Wednesday morning, and will end at
An amateur video has emerged purporting to show chaos in Syria as fragile peace talks limp on in Geneva. A clip posted on social media claims to give
The Syrian elections – “theatre through which the regime is trying to give itself a little legitimacy”. That’s one view from the main oppostion body
Backed by Russian air support the Syrian army has launched its first offensive in the south of the country since September, when Russia entered the
Syrian government forces claim to have broken a two-year siege by ISIL militants on an airbase in the north of the country. A military source said
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says its analysis of an August ISIL bombardment proves mustard gas was used. First used 100
The Syrian regular army says it has begun a fresh offensive in a bid to retake the country’s second city and former economic powerhouse Aleppo
How much worse can the bloodshed in Syria get, with Russia dropping bombs on behalf of President Assad? President Putin says this is to fight
This is amateur footage, posted online, purports to show the aftermath of a Syrian regime attack on a neighbourhood in Aleppo. Residents are seen
Around 60 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in a Syrian air force raid on Saturday on a town held by ISIL militants in the north of the
“Thank God she is alive:” A moment of brightness amid the misery of Syria’s civil war. A young child is pulled from the rubble of a building
Conflicting versions of conflict in Syria as US and partner nations continue airstrikes against ISILIslamic State militants claim a video posted on a social media website shows its fighters having taken control of Syrian government airbase in the
Islamic State militants claim a video posted on a social media website shows its fighters having taken control of Syrian government airbase in the
Reports have emerged that members of ISIL have been trained to pilot three captured fighter jets in Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
With ISIL in control of nearly half of Kobani, the US and its allies have dramatically stepped up air strikes in a campaign newly named “Inherent
A 15-year-old Israeli boy has been killed in an attack by Syrian forces on the occupied Golan Heights. The raid launched from inside Syria is the
The last few hundred rebels have been permitted to leave Syria’s central city of Homs as part of a deal with the government. The army is back in
Sunni Muslim fighters abandoned the old city of Homs on May 7. Buses carried hundreds of rebels from the city centre to a rebel-held area north of
Syrian rebels have begun their withdrawal from Homs following a deal brokered by the UN with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Buses