There are conflicting reports over whether the Russian-backed Syrian government has halted its military push to retake the rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
The move comes amid strong international criticism over the failure to secure aid for civilians, as the Syrian army closes on the last rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Rebel-held territory in eastern Aleppo has been split in two after Syrian government forces captured the key district of al-Sakhour.
Activists are blaming government forces for the shelling in a rebel-held district of the Syrian capital, which reportedly happened during morning playtime.
This is the moment rescuers saved a boy left hanging precariously after more bombing in besieged Aleppo.
The prophesied “apocalyptic battle” for Dabiq did not come to fruition as Turkey-backed Syrian rebels rout ISIL from the village The ISIL stronghold near the Turkish border in northern Syria has been
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
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