Bolton sets conditions on planned withdrawal from Syria
Agreement comes at emergency meeting in Moscow
As the US withdraws from Syria, the war-torn country risks becoming another battleground in the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Standoff continues around Kurdish stronghold
UAE reopens Damascus embassy in boost for Assad and signal that Syria is open for business
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that American troops had defeated the terror organisation and would withdraw from Syria.
Insurgents said to have launched chlorine shells into the government occupied city, although rebel group leaders deny the claims.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says a constitutional committee for Syria should be formed as soon as possible. It comes after a four-way summit on Syria in Istanbul together with Germany's Angela Merkel, France's Emmanuel Macron and Russia's Vladimir Putin.
Human Rights Watch says the Syrian government is using a controversial new property law to prevent displaced residents returning to their homes in former rebel-held areas.
Members of the Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib province demonstrated on Tuesday against the targeting of their facilities and volunteers by Syrian forces and their allies.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the creation of a "buffer zone" in Syria's Idlib province. It will be a demilitarized area in between Syrian government forces and rebel forces during the looming battle for the territory.
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman the blame "fully rests with Israel", adding that Russia "reserves the right to take further steps in response."
Leaders say there will be no attack on the rebel city.
Idlib residents are said to be preparing themselves ahead of expected offensives on the Syrian city, with one man making gas masks from whatever he can get his hands on — charcoal, cotton, party cups and plastic bags.
Russian and Syrian warplanes have kept up their assault on Idlib after a summit failed to agree on a ceasefire.
After days of shelling and bombing in Syria’s Idlib province, Bashar al-Assad’s forces are amassing on the frontlines of the conflict– and time is running out for civilians to leave the area.
Why is the fight for Idlib so significant, what are the likely outcomes, and could it really be the last battle of the Syrian conflict? Euronews spoke to experts to find out.
On Tuesday Russian warplanes resumed airstrikes on targets in Idlib for the first time in three weeks. Al-Qaida linked groups are based there and Russia says it wants to defeat them.
Abdallah al-Harith, a 21-year-old fine arts student, said that the artists are "bringing back life to a dark place".
Watch: Syrian state television shows Assad arriving at the al-Rawda mosque.
Aleppo comes back to life after devastation of war
Tourism chiefs in Damascus released a glossy tourism video promoting the Syrian capital on the day it was ranked one of the worst cities in the world.
Idlib antiquities museum reopens after 5 years
Government forces seek to take final rebel stronghold
Dozens dead in Syria arms depot blast
Around 900 Syrian refugees who had been in Lebanon have returned to their homeland over the weekend. This is the fourth round of people to return to Syria in a one-month period