The head of Save the Children and a volunteer A&E doctor warn the world urgently needs to do more to ease the Syrians' suffering.
The Syrian Army advances in eastern Ghouta as international calls to respect the UN-agreed ceasefire continue
Moscow's call for a daily five-hour "humanitarian pause" failed to halt the bombing over rebel-held Ghouta on Tuesday, and there was no sign of any UN aid deliveries or medical evacuations.
Six major charities claim an anti-refugee backlash and misleading rhetoric in host countries have created a false impression that Syria is now safe.
A spokesman for Syria's opposition rules out taking part in Russian brokered peace talks.
Despite President Assad's renewed military might, opposition groups say the Syrian leader must play no part in an interim period under any peace deal
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
US-backed forces have Islamic State fighters surrounded in central Raqqa - but driving the militants out could take up to four months
By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute
Vladimir Putin says Russia has information that the US is planning to launch new missile strikes on Syria. The Russian president also says there are plans to fake chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
Iran warns US not to attack again
Russia has said chemical gas which killed dozens in Syria leaked from a rebel facility, after it was bombed by Syrian planes.
Russia has said chemical weapons that killed as many as 100 people in the town of Idlib leaked from a rebel weapons facility after it was bombed by the Syrian air…
People fleeing villages around the Syrian city of Raqqa claim ISIL has been using civilians as human shields.
Eyewitnesses say rebels and their families have begun leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city. The Russian-backed deal with the government is expected to be among the largest evacuations of its
Opposing sides in the Syrian war have come face to face in UN peace talks for the first time in three years, as a way out of the deadly conflict remains elusive.
Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…
The US-backed campaign against ISIL is closing in on Raqqa, the Syrian capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.
Syria's opposition and government representatives are meeting in Astana, in the latest efforts to secure peace after a six-year long civil war.
Russia, Iran, Turkey and President Bashar al-Assad have all agreed to meet in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to try to end the conflict in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has…
Conflicting messages are coming from Syria, Turkey and Russia following the suspension of a ceasefire agreement between the latter two countries which was supposed to see tens of thousands of people e
Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.
The guns turned on Raqqa almost a week ago with the start of an offensive by the Syrian Democratic Forces – the SDF – on the city which is the stronghold of the so-called Islamic…
They called it ‘The Global Day of Rage for Aleppo’.
Embattled Syrian President Bashar al Assad has hit out at the US, saying it has no will to work with Russia to defeat ISIL and other groups seen as terrorist in…
The United Nations has said it will resume aid operations to Syria by sending trucks to a besieged district near Damascus.