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Dozens ill after alleged Syrian government chlorine attack on Aleppo

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.

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.

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Syrian rebels prepare for Aleppo siege

Syrian government troops say they are moving in against rebel held positions in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Syrian government troops say they are moving in against rebel held positions in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

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Syrian government forces 'cut road to Aleppo'

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…

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…

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Syrian army announces ceasefire covering entire country for 72 hours

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

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

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Tensions flare in Syria as peace talks limp on

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

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

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Syrian army turns its attention to the south in major offensive

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

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

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Syrian troops break two-year ISIL siege of northern airbase

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

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

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OPCW says has proof chemical weapons used in ISIL attack in Syria

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 Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says its analysis of an August ISIL bombardment proves mustard gas was used. First used 100

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Syrian bid to retake Aleppo from rebels begins on southern outskirts

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

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

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Analysis: Russia's intervention in Syria

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

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

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Child pulled from rubble is rare moment of hope in Syrian war

“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

“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

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Death and destruction in Syria

Syrian government air attacks on the city of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus cause widespread death and destruction

Syrian government air attacks on the city of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus cause widespread death and destruction

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ISIL fighters 'trained to fly warplanes' in Syria

Reports have emerged that members of ISIL have been trained to pilot three captured fighter jets in Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Reports have emerged that members of ISIL have been trained to pilot three captured fighter jets in Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

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US-led coalition steps up airstrikes on ISIL targets at Kobani

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

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

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Israeli boy killed by Syrian troops on the Golan Heights

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

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

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Rebels lose Homs in Syria, to fight elsewhere

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

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

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Homs in ruins as Syrian rebels leave

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

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

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Syrian rebels begin evacuation of Homs

Syrian rebels have begun their withdrawal from Homs following a deal brokered by the UN with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Buses

Syrian rebels have begun their withdrawal from Homs following a deal brokered by the UN with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Buses