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
Syrian government air attacks on the city of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus cause widespread death and destruction
Islamic State militants claim a video posted on a social media website shows its fighters having taken control of Syrian government airbase in the
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
Saudi Arabia says the crisis in Syria has reached ‘catastrophic proportions’ and has called for a change in the ‘balance of forces’ on the
This is the dramatic footage of a Syrian regime helicopter plummeting to the ground, according to opposition figures.
Free Syrian Army say they
The first batch of chemical weapons has left Syria, it’s been confirmed.
They have been moved from two Syrian sites and onto the port city of
Syria: Humanitarian crisis
Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons could be destroyed by mid-2014, it’s been claimed.
Ahmet Uzumcu, chief of the world’s chemical weapons
Uncertainty over who would fill any power vacuum in Syria is arguably among the key reasons the UK’s parliament decided against taking part in
Death, brutality and suffering: the cruel realities of the Syrian conflict. A people scarred and a country ravaged, where rebels and government
After 19 months of bloody conflict there are still no signs of peace in Syria.
A ruthless battle has been raging in Aleppo for more than two
Our correspondent in Syria has been seeking out rebels in action in Aleppo.
This comes as current and former Western officials say their countries
Unlike other Arab dictators, Syria’s Bashar al-Assad continues to resist being overthrown. Despite the civil war, thousands dead, attacks against the
‘Stay clear’, Turkey is warning Syria along their 900km common border, as international diplomatic and military channels crackle with high
Here are some of the main points about international diplomatic efforts in Syria.
The special envoy of the UN and the Arab League met the president