The Damascus suburb is home to around 400, 000 people and has been subject to an extensive bombing campaign by forces loyal to President Assad.
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says pro-government forces have recaptured 10 percent of the embattled rebel enclave.
The Syrian Army advances in eastern Ghouta as international calls to respect the UN-agreed ceasefire continue
Euronews spoke to a local doctor and aid worker about the plight of civilians, and about their faith in prospects for desperately-needed relief.
Syria says it has written to the United Nations, demanding international condemnation
of the US bombing attack in a rare confrontation between two sides who fought against the Islamic State.
Russia wants a new independent investigation but the US wants to press ahead with prosecuting the Assad regime. Meanwhile chemical attacks are reportedly ongoing.
French President Emmanuel Macron, says the military campaign against ISIL in Syria should be completed in February and he would push for peace talks involving all parties in the conflict, including President Bashar al-Assad.
Charity officials working on the outskirts of Damascus have warned that humanitarian conditions have reached crisis levels as the Syrian government continues to block trucks carrying relief supplies from reaching badly effected areas.
As civilian casualties rise, the UN has urged for peace talks in Syria as Russian President Putin says their work in the country is nearly done.
Secret meeting in Sochi saw Russian presidnet urge al-Assad to pursue political solution more actively.
The Friends of Syria, which includes Britain, France, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, held a meeting on the sidelines of the UNGA
Syria claims Israeli jets struck a military base. Monitoring group claims the site was a chemical weapons facility.
Syrians fleeing Raqqa say a lack of resources and the grueling summer heat are making life increasingly hard.
At one refugee camp, north of the
Russia's defence ministry and Syria's opposition agree to create a new de-escalation zone near Homs.
A partial truce for southwest Syria brokered by the US and Russia at the G20 mostly held firm on Sunday.
Russia and US in a row after Syrian jet downed
Russia labels US-led air strikes near Syria's border with Jordan 'unacceptable' and a violation of Syrian sovereignty.
For the first time in Syria’s conflict, rebels and their families have been evacuated from a district of Damascus besieged by regime forces.
France's foreign minister says samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "undoubtedly" used sarin nerve gas in the attack in northern Syria on
Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital.
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By day and by night, thousands of civilians and fighters continue to be evacuated from four besieged towns in Syria under a deal struck between the Assad regime and…
Syrians living under siege for more than two years have begun to leave their homes under an evacuation deal.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has come out fighting over claims his armed forces used chemical weapons against his own people. The claims are "100% fabricated" he says.
The White House spokesman said even Hitler 'didn't use chemical weapons', unlike Syria's Assad, apparently overlooking the Holocaust.
Russia has reportedly sent a warship armed with Kalibr cruise missiles to join a pre-existing battle group off the coast of Syria.